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Abuse In Marriage Quotes


"The abuse of cabmen in a block." - Juvenal

"I got married at 22 and remained in an abusive marriage for 10 years. I made up my mind that that was never going to happen to me again. I made a brave step to walk out in a society when you didn't walk out of an abusive marriage. It was mental and physical abuse." - Joyce Banda

"The abuse of love, like the abuse of health, brings suffering and death in its train." - Juliette Drouet

"Abuse is always wrong. Some try to excuse it. Most perpetrators have a sense of entitlement, thinking their actions are justified. Ironically, their victims may also believe they deserve to be mistreated. Some will even defend their abuser, citing his or her earnest apologies afterward. But abuse in any form, for any reason, wounds both spouses. It's always sinful, and few things destroy trust in a marriage as quickly. Regardless of childhood pain or marital conflict, mature spouses learn to set limits so anger doesn't become abuse by frequency, degree, or duration." - Rob Jackson

"The situation of women living in Islam-stricken societies and under Islamic laws is the outrage of the 21st century. Burqa-clad and veiled women and girls, beheadings, stoning to death, floggings, child sexual abuse in the name of marriage and sexual apartheid are only the most brutal and visible aspects of women's rightlessness and third class citizen status in the Middle East" - Maryam Namazie

"I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds." - Ginnifer Goodwin

"Emotional abuse is any type of abuse that is not physical in nature. It can include everything from verbal abuse to the silent treatment, domination to subtle manipulation." - Beverly Engel

"However, if you listen to me I think you can hear years of abuse in my voice - both bad abuse and good abuse." - Belinda Carlisle

"The Obama administration came into Utah and said, 'We're not going to listen to what the U.S. Supreme Court said. 'We, the federal government, are going to recognize marriages in the state of Utah and Utah state law explicitly does not recognize as marriage,' and that was really, in my view, an abuse of power." - Ted Cruz

"I'm in an interracial marriage." - Harold Ford Jr

"I believe in traditional marriage." - Karl Rove

"I definitely believe in marriage." - Michael Strahan

"I still believe in marriage." - Frank Bruno

"Ritalin abuse is a big issue in the US." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"There was mental and physical abuse in my family." - Erin Moran

"Abuse is the means in which violence retards love." - Inga Muscio

"I don't have to take this abuse from you - I have hundreds of people waiting in line to abuse me!" - Bill Murray

"Marriage is not common in Sweden." - Eva Gabrielsson

"I believe in marriage and fidelity." - Gloria Vanderbilt

"In marriage, compromise nurtures the relationship." - Tim Allen

"Marriage is an exercise in torture." - Frances Conroy

"Marriage is destinie, made in heaven." - John Lyly

"I believe in the sanctity of marriage." - Sam Brownback

"Child abuse continues to be a significant problem in the United Sates. It was estimated that 2001,903,000 children were the victims of child abuse or neglect. Child abuse is a crime perpetrated on the innocent and the defenseless." - Pete Domenici

"You always hear about waste and abuse in Washington. And usually it doesn't mean much, because nobody ever finds where that waste and abuse is." - Barack Obama

"And I also felt that no one in an audience could abuse me worse than the sort of abuse I had had at work as a psychiatric nurse." - Jo Brand

"The abuse of detainees in U.S. custody has severely undermined our Nation's position in the world." - Diane Watson

"for every marriage that is made in Heaven, there is a marriage made in Hell." - Phyllis Chesler

"I believe in traditional marriage and I believe in the Defense of Marriage Act." - Herman Cain

"I see an incredible abuse of close-ups in many films these days. Why is that?" - Emmanuel Lubezki

"Before you abuse, criticize, and accuse walk a mile in my shoes." - Elvis Presley

"Anthropologists have concluded that child virtually unknown in New Guinea." - Lloyd deMause

"There is no excuse for waste, fraud, and abuse in the Defense Department budget." - John Bolton

"Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values." - Warren E Burger

"I have been to more than 80 countries, and there is not one-not one-that I didn't have women coming up to me sharing stories of overcoming major abuse, a bad marriage turning good, etc." - Gloria Gaynor

"Use, don't abuse." - Grace Jones

"In marriage, as in chemistry, opposites have often an attraction." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Accident counts for much in companionship as in marriage." - Henry Adams

"With mirth in funeral and with dirge in marriage." - William Shakespeare

"I am lucky in marriage and in dogs." - Jon Katz

"Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage." - Henry Adams

"A band is like a marriage, and if you're in a marriage with someone, and you lose yourself in that marriage, the relationship is over, really." - Richie Sambora

"Marriage is a formality, a legal bondage. Love is of the heart; marriage is of the mind. That's why I am never in favor of marriage." - Rajneesh

"I could be wrong, but I think heterosexual marriage is threatened more by heterosexuals. I don't know why gay marriage challenges my marriage in any way." - Elizabeth Edwards

"Marriage is an excercise in learning our flaws everyday" - Siddharth Katragadda

"Marriage is unbelievable, i couldn't be more in love." - Jessica Simpson

"All in all, death is something like marriage." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"In marriage, you must have trust and love" - Mercy Johnson

"In a good marriage each is the others better half." - Alfred Hitchcock

"In every house of marriage there's room for an interpreter." - Stanley Kunitz

"Marriage is a sort of tacit hunting in couples." - Susan Sontag

"There is no marriage in Heaven, but there is love." - Edgar Lee Masters

"In the beginning, a monkey evolutioned gay marriage." - Stephen Colbert

"The only grounds for divorce in California are marriage." - Cher

"In a marriage, you and your partner come first." - Mila Kunis

"Marriage is a garden that I'm constantly growing in." - Stacey King

"Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed." - Hoshang N. Akhtar

"Marriage changes passion - suddenly you're in bed with a relative." - Anonymous

"If marriage were outlawed, only outlaws would have in-laws." - Anonymous

"Another ingredient in a happy marriage: Budget the luxuries first!" - Robert A Heinlein

"More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed." - Thomas Fuller

"Garth, marriage is punishment for shoplifting in some countries!" - Wayne Campbell

"Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America." - Ernest Istook

"I hope gay marriage will be legal in every state." - Mark Consuelos

"More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"The challenging times will bring you closer together in marriage." - Bill Rancic

"In America, we are demanding everything from our marriage." - Helen Fisher

"Stability is why society has an interest in marriage." - Gene Robinson

"I've had two terrific relationships, but both ended in marriage." - Jane Seymour

"Obviously, the institution of marriage in America has utterly collapsed." - Paul Singer

"Marriage is such a mark of adulthood in my mind." - Mandy Moore

"Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance." - Jane Austen

"You know, there were major problems in my marriage." - Hulk Hogan

"Partnership, not dependence, is the real romance in marriage." - Muriel Fox

"There is no excuse for human rights abuse, whether in the name of security or in the name of liberation." - Irene Khan

"The abuse of buying and selling votes crept in and money began to play an important part in determining elections." - Plutarch

"... actresses require protection in their art from blind abuse, from savage criticism. Their work is their religion, if they are seeking the best in their art, and to abuse that faith is to rob them, to dishonor them." - Nance O'Neil

"My philosophy is, "murder the rapist in your mind so you stop killing yourself." I've seen, in my lifetime, that sexual abuse has turned into self-abuse. When I kill the rapist inside of me, I will stop killing myself." - Margaret Cho

"A fondness for power is implanted in most men, and it is natural to abuse it when acquired." - Alexander Hamilton

"Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra? In heaven's name,Catiline, how long will you abuse ourpatience?" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Not the brightest gem in the jewelry shop, but you've got to admire his single-minded dedication to drug abuse." - John Green

"You simply collapsed, sir. In layman's terms, your body revoked its permission for you to continue heaping abuse upon it." - Scott Lynch

"Assertion, unsupported by fact, is nugatory; surmise and general abuse, in however elegant language, ought not to pass for proofs." - Junius

"Power is something that is abused. I suppose use and abuse are in the eye of the beholder." - Frederick Lenz

"Democracy sometimes appears paralyzed by those who take advantage of its freedoms in order to abuse them for undemocratic ends." - David Pryce-Jones

"As an elephant in the battlefield withstands arrows shot from bows all around, even so shall I endure abuse." - Gautama Buddha

"Whenever society begins to create policies and laws rooted in fear and anger, there will be abuse and injustice." - Bryan Stevenson

"I'm afraid that's in the nature of modern politics - it's as much conducted by abuse as argument." - Tony Blair

"Laws exist in every state that make animal cruelty a crime. Horse slaughter is simply another form of animal abuse." - Bo Derek

"(about his wife) in Jean I think I've found the ideal partner... I think... I abuse her." - Kevin Keegan

"Had Mother Nature been a real parent, she would have been in jail for child abuse and murder." - Nick Bostrom

"I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith in a different way." - William P Leahy

"Within the E.U., in a wider context, people are increasingly recognising the need to prevent the abuse of free movement." - Theresa May

"The best guarantee against the abuse of power consists in the freedom, the purity, and the frequency of popular elections." - John Quincy Adams

"[Imeachable conduct is] misconduct by public men, or, in other words, from the abuse or violation of some public trust." - Alexander Hamilton

"Finally, the scariest thing about abuse of any shape or form, is, in my opinion, not the abuse itself, but that if it continues it can begin to feel commonplace and eventually acceptable." - Alan Cumming

"The most personal thing I've put in [Touch of Evil] is my hatred of the abuse of police power. It's better to see a murderer go free than for a policeman to abuse his power." - Orson Welles

"It feels as if childhood sexual abuse or domestic abuse of women in the home has increased but actually if you ask women of 60 or 70 years old, the incidence is about the same. We just didn't know it." - Gloria Steinem

"Liberal child welfare experts decided that child abuse was not evidence of a moral or character flaw in the abusing parent. Instead, like poverty, crime, and homelessness, child abuse came to be viewed as evidence of a societal failure." - Mona Charen

"Quran says do not abuse others' gods, they will abuse Allah. But most people do not believe in this... they feel their way is the only right one. This is to maintain religious hegemony." - Asghar Ali Engineer

"I've never ever attacked someone who's been the victim who's been the victim of sexual abuse. Not only that, I've put people in jail who've been the victim of sexual abuse." - Rudy Giuliani

"We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage." - Barack Obama

"Marriage is a plastic flower - marriage is an institution. And who wants to live in an institution?" - Rajneesh

"Those who enter into marriage, must be fully prepared to establish their marriage, as the first priority in their lives." - James E Faust

"It's in the Bible. God created it. He did not create gay marriage. He created man and woman marriage - duh!" - Victoria Jackson

"I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage." - Kyle Chandler

"Each marriage has to be judged separately, and we never know what's going on in another person's marriage." - Mary Wesley

"I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage." - Connie Britton

"Parents who spoil their children out of 'love' should realize that they are performing acts of child abuse. Although there are no laws against such abuse-no man-made laws anyway-this spiritual mistreatment may result in as much long-term personal and social damage as the worst physical abuse." - Randy Alcorn

"Mere abuse is no criticism." - P G Wodehouse

"The best marriage in the world is two servants in love. The worst marriage in the world is two masters in love." - Jimmy Evans

"May this marriage be blessed.May this marriage be as sweet as milk and honey.May this marriage be as intoxicating as old wine.May this marriage be fruitful like a date tree.May this marriage be full of laughter and everyday a paradise.May this marriage be a seal of compassion for here and hereafter.May this marriage be as welcome as the full moon in the night sky.Listen lovers, now you go on, as I become silent and kiss this blessed night." - Rumi

"Domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships - in other words, in families - the last place we would want or expect to find violence." - Leslie Morgan Steiner

"There are powerful emotions that bring two people together in wonderful harmony in a marriage. Satan knows this, and would tempt you to try these emotions outside of marriage. Do not stir emotions meant to be used only in marriage." - Richard G Scott

"Abuse of power isn't limited to bad guys in other nations. It happens in our own country if we're not vigilant." - Clint Eastwood

"Teach positively, never abuse kids in the teaching process. I believe it is cowardly to teach in a negative way, to insult players, or challenge their manhood." - Gordie Gillespie

"Power breeds responsibilities, in international affairs as in domestic - or even private. To dodge or disclaim these responsibilities is one form of the abuse of power." - Irving Kristol

"What a state of society is this in which freethinker is a term of abuse, and in which doubt is regarded as sin?" - William Winwood Reade

"Emotional abuse is like being continuously kicked in the shins. It can be worse than getting one punch in the face, and it cements itself." - Ashley Banjo

"I think there's definitely billions and billions in waste, fraud and abuse. There's billions that can be generated in the economy by eliminating the bureaucracy." - Sean Hannity

"Arguments cannot be answered by personal abuse; there is no logic in slander, and falsehood, in the long run, defeats itself." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"I used to be able to be in England and just be fine. No one had any idea who I was.I get a lot more abuse in England." - Robert Pattinson

"I apprehend... that the total abandonment of the principle of rotation in the offices of President and Senator will end in abuse." - Thomas Jefferson

"We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent in nuclear families as love, protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families." - David Elkind

"Widespread use of online voting will create the potential for abuse that will make the problems inherent in e-voting pale in comparison." - Bob Barr

"Children in dysfunctional homes at risk of abuse are kept in danger for too long because politically correct rules mean we won't challenge unfit parents." - Michael Gove

"Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural outcome of a world in which force rules, in which human beings are objects." - Chris Hedges

"There's no better feeling in the world than knowing that my show played a role in stopping animal abuse or alleviating animal suffering." - Jane Velezmitchell

"The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future." - Marya Mannes

"By ensuring that no one in government has too much power, the Constitution helps protect ordinary Americans every day against abuse of power by those in authority." - John Roberts

"We make no greater voluntary choice in this life than the selection of a marriage partner. This decision can bring eternal happiness and joy. To find sublime fulfillment in marriage, both partners need to be fully committed to the marriage." - James E Faust

"Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant; a marriage of interest, easy; and a marriage where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and, indeed, all the sweets of life." - Joseph Addison

"Same-sex marriage is so ingrained in the culture now that when you're talking about regular, good old-fashioned marriage, you have to say "opposite-sex marriage" to let people know what you're talking about. Just describing, just talking about "marriage" doesn't let anybody know what you mean anymore. You have to specify opposite-sex marriage." - Rush Limbaugh

"We need marriage equality in every state in this nation. Otherwise, no state really has marriage equality, and we will not rest until it is a reality." - Andrew Cuomo

"What a good thing there is no marriage or giving in marriage in the after-life; it will certainly help to smooth things out." - Barbara Pym

"Marriage is a partnership between one man and one woman... Nothing could be clearer in the Bible as to what constitutes a marriage in God's sight." - David Jeremiah

"Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst man in proportion to the level he is unfit for marriage." - Samuel Johnson

"Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution." - Bertrand Russell

"Women have come a long way over the past 20 years, but in substance abuse and addiction, women have come the wrong way." - Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

"Abuse counselors say of the abusive client: "When he looks at himself in the morning and sees his dirty face, he sets about washing the mirror." - Lundy Bancroft

"But in college, we can wear our alcohol abuse as proudly as our university sweatshirts; the two concepts are virtually synonymous." - Koren Zailckas

"I get a lot more abuse in England. That's just a general English attitude. I did the same thing to famous people. It's just your instinct." - Robert Pattinson

"We shall never prevent the abuse of power if we are not prepared to limit power in a way which occasionally may prevent its use for desirable purposes." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"THE most widespread form of child abuse in the United States is parents sending children to the government to be educated." - Neal Boortz

"As in so many cases of sexual abuse within the family, it is much more complicated than had it been done by a stranger." - Erin Merryn

"The truth is sometimes a poor competitor in the market place of ideas - complicated, unsatisfying, full of dilemmas, always vulnerable to misinterpretation and abuse." - George F Kennan

"Most of us find it difficult to accept a definition of love that says we are never loved in a context where there is abuse." - Bell Hooks

"All of us have far too much to do to waste our time and energies in criticism, faultfinding, or the abuse of others." - Gordon B Hinckley



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