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"Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime." - Herbert Ward

"To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse." - Neal Barnard

"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

"I do not support child abuse. It's a disgusting crime of which I am a victim." - Milo Yiannopoulos

"Don't forget that the most effective form of child abuse is giving a child everything they want." - Randy Alcorn

"When we hear a story of the abuse of a child or the abuse of women almost all people are appalled by instances of that kind." - Desmond Tutu

"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

"Every parent can imagine the joys of child abuse." - Mason Cooley

"Research on child abuse suggests that religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify the abuse of children. When contempt for sex underlies teachings, this creates a breeding ground for abuse." - Mary Garden

"Is letting our children watch TV a form of child abuse? If our children grow up knowing everything about Britney Spears and nothing about nature or faith, about anything, is that not a form of child abuse?" - Patch Adams

"Closing a public library is child abuse, really, because it hinders child development." - Alan Bennett

"Preliminary research-most of it published outside the medical literature-indicates that a significant number of our patients have experienced some form of violence and abuse during their lifetime, including elder abuse, child abuse, gang-related violence, sexual abuse, and domestic violence." - David Schneider

"Parental child abduction is child abuse." - Chris Smith

"We can develop a social vaccine (Self-esteem). We can outgrow our past failures - our lives of crime and violence, alcohol and drug abuse, premature pregnancy, child abuse, chronic dependency on welfare, and education failure." - John Vasconcellos

"Inculcating the various competing - competing, note - falsehoods of the major faiths into small children is a form of child abuse, and a scandal." - A.C. Grayling

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

"Pity is a benign form of abuse." - Michael J Fox

"We also want to make sure Penn State becomes a national leader in this whole area of child abuse prevention and treatment." - Rodney Erickson

"As to abuse, I thrive on it. Abuse, hearty abuse, is a tonic to all save men of indifferent health." - Norman Douglas

"Child abuse damages a person for life and that damage is in no way diminished by the ignorance of the perpetrator. It is only with the uncovering of the complete truth as it affects all those involved that a genuinely viable solution can be found to the dangers of child abuse." - Alice Miller

"I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse." - Kathleen Turner

"Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty." - Robert Casey

"I am deeply aware of the pain caused to any victim of child abuse, especially at the hands of a trustworthy person within the church. I do encourage any person who believes they have been a victim of abuse to come forward and to inform the police." - David Hope

"You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my mother. My mother, I would say, was a... very brutal disciplinarian." - Lynn Johnston

"But somewhere within each of us, buried at varying depths depending on the age and degree of neglect or abuse, shame or coercion we endured, there is a resistant, daydreaming, rebellious, creative, unique child - a true self who is waiting." - Gloria Steinem

"What distresses me at times is that I meet a lot of people in their 40's, 50's, 60's, who still say they're a victim of child abuse." - Dave Pelzer

"If you think a caregiver has an active substance abuse problem, that person should never be entrusted with your child." - Emily Yoffe

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

"Any time your parent says they party with you, that is its own form of child abuse." - Dennis Miller

"The government doesn't really prosecute for polygamy anymore, but a lot of the arrests are of groups supporting themselves through welfare scams or for child abuse. So that was all I'd really heard about polygamists." - Jeanne Tripplehorn

"Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way. I was a very, very serious child... I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class." - Christine Lavin

"Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home." - Matt Blunt

"I'm a child who was abused. I know the difference. I clearly know the difference. The whipping for correction and then their child abuse." - Tyler Perry

"The abuse of grace is affectation, as the abuse of the sublime is absurdity; all perfection is nearly a fault." - Voltaire

"I think that education today is a form of child abuse. The natural tendency of children is to solve problems, but we try to indoctrinate them with facts, which they are supposed to feed back, and then we fail them. And that's child abuse. And you should never raise children that way. You should cultivate and encourage their natural tendencies to create solutions to the problems around them." - Grace Lee Boggs

"The single most prevalent form of child abuse in this country is the act of sending a child to a government school. We worry incessantly about the separation of church and state. We would do well to devote half as much attention to the separation of government and education." - Neal Boortz

"Sit peacefully in a church and think of church history: witchburning perhaps, or child abuse, genocide, the amassing of disgusting wealth, the repression of women, inquisitions, castrating child choir singers, the denial of Santa Claus and the support of fascists in power." - Kaz Cooke

"I went to law school. And I became a prosecutor. I took on a specialty that very few choose to pursue. I prosecuted child abuse and child homicide cases. Cases that were truly gut-wrenching. But standing up for those kids, being their voice for justice was the honor of a lifetime." - Susana Martinez

"I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop." - Alanis Morissette

"Indeed, my conclusion from a lifetime of psychohistorical study of childhood and society is that the history of humanity is founded upon the abuse of children. Just as family therapists today find that child abuse often functions to hold families together as a way of solving their emotional problems, so, too, the routine assault of children has been society's most effective way of maintaining its collective emotional homeostasis." - Lloyd deMause

"I keep wondering how to explain the experience of child abuse from the inside. I'm going to try to explain what my world was like when I was sexually abused. The thing you have to remember is that this was the thinking of a child." - Robin Quivers

"Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny." - Ben Stein

"I'm certainly not suggesting legalization of polyamory. But it's also unfairly judgmental of you to compare such relationships to the criminal acts of bestiality or child sexual abuse." - Emily Yoffe

"It's important to talk about it. You raise awareness. But you can also prevent it (child abuse) by not letting it be a secret." - Chris Witty

"Child abuse is a heinous and personally damaging crime; it is therefore incumbent on the Church to treat such matters with the utmost seriousness." - John Sentamu

"If circumcision has any justification AT ALL, it should be medical only. Parents' religion is the worst of all reasons - pure child abuse." - Richard Dawkins

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

"Sadomasochiasm - which we know very well doesn't exist in societies that don't have child abuse - is regarded some sort of natural sexual expression." - Gloria Steinem

"Permitting and protecting even the smallest acts of abuse by a tiny fraction of our officers leads to a culture where extreme acts of abuse are more likely." - Rahm Emanuel

"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

"The abuse of political power is not as important as the loss of lives. Plus there is a process for curing the abuse of institutions." - Babatunde Fashola

"The travesty of slavery wasn't physical abuse. It was the moral abuse of looking at a human being as if they are an animal." - Alan Keyes

"In The Lost Message of Jesus I claim that penal substitution is tantamount to 'child abuse - a vengeful Father punishing his Son for an offence he has not even committed.' Though the sheer bluntness of this imagery (not original to me of course) might shock some, in truth, it is only a stark 'unmasking' of the violent, pre-Christian thinking behind such a theology." - Steve Chalke

"The abuse of a good does not diminish the good of a good" - Matthew Kelly

"As a free-speech advocate, I believe that adults should have access to any material they want. As a parent, and a community member, I think people should be able to protect their homes from imagery - much of it violent - that is, I feel, a form of child abuse when adult society inflicts it upon children." - Naomi Wolf

"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

"Even child abuse specialists do not routinely screen for domestic violence. This shows how much more education we need to do, even among experts, to understand the known links between violence of the child and the parent." - Jocelyn Brown

"I was a sick child, I was scared, and honestly speaking, I never thought about why I didn't tell anyone about my abuse. Abuse victims don't have all the answers, and I never thought it was abuse. My generation was totally different. Now a small child knows many things, much more than what we knew. When I understood it was not right, it was much later." - Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

"There are a lot of bands using self-abuse as a marketing gimmick." - Bruce Dickinson

"The abuse of a thing is no argument against the use of it." - Jeremy Collier

"The abuse of a harmless thing is the essence of sin." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I've always had a natural fear of the police, or abuse of their power" - Terrence Howard

""...arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and as a matter of law, unsupportable."" - Luther L. Bohanon

"Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech." - Charles Bradlaugh

"I've always had a natural fear of the police, or abuse of their power." - Terrence Howard

"I think evil is our collective shadow. Each one of us has a tendency for the diabolical. If I put you in inhumane conditions, if you're not educated, if you're extremely poor, if you're humiliated, then as a child if you suffer abuse, then you will manifest even when you grow up." - Deepak Chopra

"We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless...We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action...No action." - Michael Jackson

"I hope, by being honest about what happened to me, to help nourish a culture of honesty that might make something different - and better - possible. We really need to squarely face the issue of child abuse in America, and to look at our perversity, our illness." - Laura Mullen

"Indecision is a form of self-abuse - be ready to step up!" - Suzanne Evans

"Transcend your abuse and transform it into a source of courage, creativity and compassion." - Adeline Yen Mah

"Telling the truth without sensitivity can be a form of abuse." - Frank Hall

"[Ed Miliband]'s elevated personal abuse into a sort of strategy" - Nick Clegg

"Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is." - Ronald Reagan

"Kid's heads are filled with so many nonfacts that when they get out of school they're totally unprepared to do anything. They can't read, they can't write, they can't think. Talk about child abuse. The U.S. school system as a whole qualifies." - Frank Zappa

"People say, "Oh, we ought to fight for animal rights." We fought for human rights, but even if humans have rights, they can still be horribly abused and are every day. You don't have to go to some far off land, far away place; we have a lot of child abuse in our own society." - Jane Goodall

"I will check the internet for at least an hour every morning scanning worldwide news to do with child abuse. So if you're constantly putting yourself in an environment where you're checking up on social economics or homelessness problems, if you keep yourself aware of it, you don't really have a day off." - Samantha Morton

"LSD was my "wonder child", we had a positive reaction from everywhere in the world. Around two thousand publications about it appeared in scientific journals and everything was fine. Then, at the beginning of the 1960s, here in the United States, LSD became a drug of abuse. In a short time, this wave of popular use swept the country and it became "drug number one". It was then used without caution and people were not prepared and informed about its deep effects. Instead of a "wonder child", LSD suddenly became my "problem child"." - Albert Hofmann

"Never judge a philosophy by its abuse." - Saint Augustine

"Imagination is an abuse of power." - Johannes Grenzfurthner

"Abuse is an indirect species of homage." - William Hazlitt

"Not all forms of abuse leave bruises." - Danielle Steel

"Abuse is the very hallmark of liberty." - Lord Hailsham

"The abuse of power takes happiness away." - Frederick Lenz

"Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar." - Samuel Griswold Goodrich

"Sarcasm is an abuse of the intellect." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Applause is the beginning of abuse" - Ted Hughes

"Romanticism is the abuse of adjectives" - Alfred De Musset

"Abuse of power comes as no surprise" - Jenny Holzer

"Democracy is an abuse of statistics." - Jorge Luis Borges

"Pity is just another form of abuse." - Michael J Fox

"If no one had ever challenged religious authority, there'd be no democracy, no public schools, women's rights, improvements to science and medicine, evolution of slavery and no laws against child abuse or spousal abuse. I was afraid to challenge my religious beliefs because that was the basis of creation-mine anyway. I was afraid to question the Bible or anything in it, and when I did, that's when I became involved with PFLAG and realized that my son was a perfectly normal human being and there was nothing for God to heal because Bobby was perfect just the way he was." - Mary Griffith

"If no one had ever challenged religious authority, there"d be no democracy, no public schools, women's rights, improvements to science and medicine, evolution of slavery and no laws against child abuse or spousal abuse. I was afraid to challenge my religious beliefs because that was the basis of creation-mine anyway. I was afraid to question the Bible or anything in it, and when I did, that's when I became involved with PFLAG and realized that my son was a perfectly normal human being and there was nothing for God to heal because Bobby was perfect just the way he was." - Mary Griffith

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

"I'm against abstinence programs because I really consider abstinence only child abuse." - Joycelyn Elders

"I'm against abstinence programs because I really consider "abstinence only" child abuse." - Joycelyn Elders

"Mistreating your drum set is just one step below child abuse" - John Bonham

"You need to identify the values that come out of that kind of belief system, because I don't see them. All the polls I look at say, for example, that adultery is committed as much in the Bible Belt as in any other part of the country. The same goes for abortion, child abuse, spouse abuse or murder." - John Shelby Spong

"Each and every child in this country is valuable because they are our future as a society. We cannot afford to lose a single child to ill-health, under-education, abuse, addiction, jail, or gun violence. America's highest goal should be for every child to grow up to be a successful young adult - healthy, educated, free, secure, and a good citizen." - John F Kerry

"Female genital mutilation targets little girls, baby girls - fragile angels who are helpless, who cannot fight back. It's a crime against a child, a crime against humanity. It's abuse. It's absolutely criminal and we have to stop it." - Waris Dirie

"I went through a lot of abuse and a lot of really difficult things growing up - depression, anxiety, attempted suicide." - Pattie Mallette

"Child abuse is one of those issues that's very difficult to talk about because it's surrounded by guilt and shame and so on, but us avoiding that issue doesn't help those kids in need out there who need support." - Chris Hemsworth

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

"Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power." - James Madison

"Any abuse of animals is the same as abuse of men, women, or children." - Alison Goldfrapp

"I talk openly about my past and what I've gone through - abuse being something that was very real in my household, and a lot of chaos growing up as a child. I think that I naturally just gravitated towards music that I could really feel on a deep level - and that meant sadness. I was able to connect with that at a really young age." - Christina Aguilera

"From personal experience, I completely agree that it is often easier to go for monotone sadness. When I was starting out, I wrote a gazillion short stories that ran the gamut of human suffering - drug addiction, child abuse, terminal illness, loved ones dying by all manner of misfortune, etc. In hindsight, it's clear that I mistook the power of the situation for the power of the story." - Anthony Marra

"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

"Power is a dangerous thing. Be careful that you don't abuse it or let it make a tyrant of you." - Louisa May Alcott

"What a pity that 'nothingness' has been devalued by an abuse of it made by philosophers unworthy of it!" - Emile M Cioran

"What a pity that 'nothingness' has been devalued by an abuse of it made by philosophers unworthy of it!" - Emil Cioran

"Psychiatry does not commit human rights abuse. It is a human rights abuse." - Thomas Szasz

"It would be easy to abuse a person when they never recognized it as abuse." - Marissa Meyer

"The problem isn't the abuse of power; it's the power to abuse." - Mike Cloud

"It's not just the abuse of power that's the problem. It's the power to abuse." - Stefan Molyneux

"The time has also come to recognize the painful truth that traditional Judeo-Christian moral values of pain and pleasure in human relationships have contributed substantially to child abuse and to the prevalence of physical violence in Western civilization.... The religious system upon which our culture is based holds that pain, suffering and deprivation are moral and necessary to save one's soul and make one a 'good person.' The crucifixion and scourging of Christ are examples." - James W. Prescott

"As I presided over Massie's execution, I thought about the abuse and neglect he endured as a child in the foster care system. We failed to keep him safe, and our failure contributed to who he was as an adult. Instead of spending hundreds of millions of dollars to kill him, what if we spent that money on other foster children so that we stop producing men like Massie in the first place?" - Jeanne Woodford

"[T]he Clinton administration launched an attack on people in Texas because those people were religious nuts with guns. Hell, this country was founded by religious nuts with guns. Who does Bill Clinton think stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock? Peace Corps volunteers? Or maybe the people in Texas were attacked because of child abuse. But, if child abuse was the issue, why didn't Janet Reno tear-gas Woody Allen?" - P. J. O'Rourke

"I would encourage my children to protect themselves if there's any sort of physical abuse against them. I would definitely go speak to the perpetrator, and if the perpetrator was a child, I'd speak to their parents. But I ... Oh my God, I don't know what I'd do if I was privy to watching my kids being bullied! I would do what any parent would, I'd be like a grizzly bear protecting his cubs." - Rib Hillis

"When the scope of the problem seems insuperable, isn't it time to call this one, give it up, and get on with life as we know it. I do know that answer to that one: that's called child abuse. When my teenager worries that her generation won't be able to fix this problem, I have to admit to her that it won't be up to her generation. It's up to mine. This is a now-or-never kind of project." - Barbara Kingsolver

"I understood when I was just a child that without water, everything dies. I didn't understand until much later that no one "owns" water. It might rise on your property, but it just passes through. You can use it, and abuse it, but it is not yours to own. It is part of the global commons, not "property" but part of our life support system." - Marq de Villiers

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

"The best way of losing a cause is to abuse your opponent and to trade upon his weakness." - Mahatma Gandhi

"For too many women pregnancy is just the start of loneliness and abuse. It is a cruel reality." - Fay Ripley

"A play that forces us to question our moral responsibility to the victims of human rights abuse." - Lynn Nottage

"There is a time when the hoary head of inveterate abuse will neither draw reverence nor obtain protection." - Edmund Burke

"Being a mother of two little girls, it was an absolute nightmare for me to teach them about sexual abuse." - Deepa Kumar

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

"No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone." - Salma Hayek

"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

"Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers." - Charles W Pickering

"The abuse of prescription pills is a real thing. I understand that there are people that really need them and I understand that there are people that abuse them, and it's just a gray line that unfortunately has to exist." - Channing Tatum

"Man is a child of his environment" - Shinichi Suzuki

"The tyrant is a child of pride." - Sophocles

"You are a child of the universe..." - Max Ehrmann

"You are a child of God." - Marianne Williamson

"Who knows the thoughts of a child?" - Nora Perry

"Boldness is a child of ignorance." - Francis Bacon

"Boldness is a child of ignorance" - Francis Bacon

"A proverb is the child of experience." - Proverbs

"I am a child of God." - Wynonna Judd

"I'm a child of the Sixties." - Ian Mcshane

"Man is a child of his environment." - Shinichi Suzuki

"I was a child of the '80s." - Rob Lowe

"Every major communication tool on the Internet has spam and abuse problems. All email services, blogging services and social networks have to dedicate a significant amount of resources and time to fighting abuse and protecting their users." - Evan Williams

"We talk about how we think, believe, suspect Michael Jackson treats children. We don't talk about how WE treat child stars. Child stars are abused by the culture. And what's more treacherous than when the rewards of child stardom issue from the abuse? Child stars are performers above all else. Whenever their triumps, they are going to make sure we see everyone of their scars. That's the final price of admission." - Margo Jefferson

"I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention." - Kenny Guinn

"Child abuse is still sanctioned - indeed, held in high regard - in our society as long as it is defined as child-rearing. It is a tragic fact that parents beat their children in order to escape the emotions from how they were treated by their own parents." - Alice Miller

"Child abuse is still sanctioned - indeed, held in high regard - in our society as long as it is defined as child-rearing. It is a tragic fact that parents beat their children in order to escape the emotions from how they were treated by their own parents." - Alice Miller

"Whilst child abuse may be committed behind closed doors, it should never be swept under the carpet." - Constance Briscoe



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