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"More often than not, what animals require our protection from is not hurricanes or fires, but abuse at the hands of other people." - Julie Klam

"Unconscious behavior is at the core. Think of the 40 billion animals we abuse and eat who are born into suffering. It's a karmic disaster." - Russell Simmons

"Becoming a vegan is a sure way of completely avoiding participation in the abuse of farmed animals. Vegans are a living demonstration of the fact that we do not need to exploit animals for food." - Peter Singer

"For most humans, especially for those in modern urban and suburban communities, the most direct form of contact with nonhuman animals is at meal time: we eat them.... The use and abuse of animals raised for food far exceeds, in sheer numbers of animals affected, any other kind of mistreatment." - Peter Singer

"There are viable (and usually better) alternatives to the use of animals for food, sport, clothing, & experimentation. I beg you to discontinue any actions that might cause or condone animal torture, abuse, or destruction." - Moby

"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

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

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

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

"Men swagger around calling themselves "cattlemen" but abuse their grass like a rapist. And abuse their cattle with concrete fecal feedlots without any regards to rumen function. Vegetable growers plow thousands of acres, planting monocrops of annuals in a never-ending tillage routine that totally annihilates carbon wealth. Why? Why are we so enamored of things that destroy carbon and disrespect the animals under our care? Grass. Lowly grass. It just gets no respect. And yet it is the lifeblood of the planet." - Joel Salatin

"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

"In my opinion, one of the greatest animal-welfare problems is the physical abuse of livestock during transportation.... Typical abuses I have witnessed with alarming frequency are; hitting, beating, use of badly maintained trucks, jabbing of short objects into animals, and deliberate cruelty." - Temple Grandin

"I know you have the capability to understand right from wrong because you hate people who harm children. Well, why not despise people who harm animals? It's hypocritical! Why protect one and violate the other when neither one wants or deserves the abuse? They just wish it would end. Stop praising the innocence in children then ignoring or making fun of the innocence in animals." - Gary Yourofsky

"Humans are animals of habit." - Arundhati Roy

"Animals are footprints of God." - Martin Luther

"For too long we have occupied ourselves with responding to the consequences of cruelty and abuse and have neglected the important task of building up an ethical system in which justice for animals is regarded as the norm rather than the exception. Our only hope is to put our focus on the education of the young." - John Hoyt

"I have seen firsthand how injustice gets overlooked when the victims are powerless or vulnerable, when they have no one to speak up for them and no means of representing themselves to a higher authority. Animals are in precisely that position. Unless we are mindful of their interests and speak out loudly on their behalf, abuse and cruelty go unchallenged." - Desmond Tutu

"The issue of animal use and abuse can seem insurmountable, it is tragic and it is complex. We love our companion animals and we value wildlife but we are generally blind to the realities of what goes into the food we eat." - Liz Marshall

"Abuse of words is the foundation of ideology." - Joseph Joubert

"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

"There are two main goals behind ALF actions. The first is obviously to remove as many animals as possible from fur farms, vivisection labs, and other areas of abuse. The second is to cause as much economic damage to these industries and persons as possible." - Jerry Vlasak

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

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

"No cause can justify the abuse of human rights." - Irene Khan

"The abuse of the best things is always detrimental." - Jean-Georges Noverre

"Evil comes from the ABUSE of free will" - C S Lewis

"Information is power. Disinformation is abuse of power." - Newton Lee

"The abuse of the Earth is the ecological crisis." - Vandana Shiva

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

"I think Dario Ringach is a poster boy for the concept that the use of force or the threat of force is an effective means to stop people who abuse animals," "No strictly peaceful movement has succeeded in liberation," "I think the animal rights movement has been restrained in its use of force, mostly because people in the struggle are often people of privilege who aren't willing to risk losing that privilege." - Jerry Vlasak

"God answered the prayers of animals." - Thomas Aquinas

"We take these animals and completely violate who they are. We use them, abuse them, and deprive them all their lives...then we cut their throats, shred them and eat them! Morally, I'm against it, ethically, I can't justify it, and ecologically, it's just insane. The thought of meat-eating makes me shudder. As far as wearing fur is concerned, it is the rudest, most inconsiderate, selfish and sick facade I can imagine." - River Phoenix

"We take these animals and completely violate who they are. We use them, abuse them, and deprive them all their lives...then we cut their throats, shred them and eat them! Morally, I'm against it, ethically, I ca' justify it, and ecologically, it's just insane. The thought of meat-eating makes me shudder. As far as wearing fur is concerned, it is the rudest, most inconsiderate, selfish and sick facade I can imagine." - River Phoenix

"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

"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

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time." - David Bonior

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'" - David E. Bonior

"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

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

"The challenge of power is how to use it and not abuse it. When you abuse it, it reverses on you and it hurts you." - Frederick Lenz

"Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision." - Tecumseh

"Talk of the abuses of slavery! Humbug! The thing itself is the essence of all abuse!" - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Animals are sentient creatures. I love them very much. I do not feel that we have the right to torture, murder, and abuse them for our own disgusting dietary and fashion wants and needs." - Davey Havok

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

"Some degree of abuse is inseparable from the proper use of everything." - James Madison

"Loving money at the expense of others is an abuse of power to get wealth." - Myles Munroe

"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

"The history of paper money is an account of abuse, mismanagement, and financial disaster." - Richard Ebeling

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

"Th abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power." - William Shakespeare

"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

"Liberty... is there only when there is no abuse of power." - Baron de Montesquieu

"The abuse of children is the worst offence that anybody can commit." - Ann Widdecombe

"But the Republic has its rules and it must not tolerate any abuse of them." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"That which renders life burdensome to us generally arises from the abuse of it." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

"Abuse is often of service. There is nothing so dangerous to an author as silence." - Samuel Johnson

"Feminism is built on believing women's accounts of sexual use and abuse by men." - Catharine Mackinnon

"The abuse of terms has at all times been an evil." - Hannah More

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

"We lose thousands of our fellow Americans every year to opioid abuse." - Donald Trump

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

"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

"Animals are considered as property only. To destroy or to abuse them, from malice to the proprietor, or with an intention injurious to his interest in them, is criminal. But the animals themselves are without protection. The law regards them not substantively. They have no RIGHTS!" - Shirley Lord

"The thing about animals that speaks to me so much is that my passion for the animals and against animal abuse is based on the knowledge that these creatures which think and feel can't speak for themselves. I feel it is my responsibility to speak for those who can't speak for themselves." - Sam Simon

"Animals can seem more pure. Without complication, I mean, animals are selfless. What animals do for us, they do out of instinct." - Susan Orlean

"We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defence of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience." - Gary L Francione

". . . money . . . is really the difference between men and animals, most of the things men feel, animals feel, and vice versa, but animals do not know about money." - Gertrude Stein

"We didn't evolve through billions of years to remain animals." - Zoltan Istvan

"Human reason borrowed many arts from the instinct of animals." - Samuel Johnson

"Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social animals." - Aldo Leopold

"Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul." - Pythagoras

"Even in animals there exists the spirit of their sires." - Horace

"We aren't consistent in our treatment of animals." - Andy Rooney

"We have no problem with the extinction of domestic animals." - Wayne Pacelle

"Human care (of animals) is simply sentimental, sympathetic patronage." - Wayne Pacelle

"Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable." - Plato

"The use of animals in medical research remains absolutely essential...." - John Savill

"Of course animals have a personality and emotions." - Jane Goodall

"I have a pretty good understanding of animals." - Eric Stonestreet

"The antidote to this abuse of formal Government, is, the influence of private character, the growth of the Individual." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Get arrested. Destroy the property of those who torture animals. Liberate those animals interned in the hellholes our society tolerates." - Jerry Vlasak

"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

"At this time of year it's easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity - the lies, the corruption, the abuse." - Banksy

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

"All abuse and waste of God's creatures are spoil and robbery on the property of the Creator." - Adam Clarke

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

"Secrecy is the linchpin of abuse of power, . . . its enabling force. Transparency is the only real antidote." - Glenn Greenwald

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

"....to abuse the intellect for reasons of pride, vanity, or escape from responsibility, is the fruit of that same tree." - Walter M. Miller, Jr.

"African-Americans are being disproportionately affected by, you know, the kind of misuse and abuse of power." - Ras Baraka

"Abuse and neglect negate love. Care and affirmation, the opposite of abuse and humiliation, are the foundation of love. No one can rightfully claim to be loving when behaving abusively." - Bell Hooks

"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

"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

"If it is abuse, - why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned goodnatured friend or another!" - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

"Where it is permissible both to die and not to die, it is an abuse of valour to die." - Mencius

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

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

"Beware the abuse of Power. Both by those we disagree with, as well as those we may agree with" - Benjamin Carson

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

"The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human right violation on earth." - Jimmy Carter

"Freedom requires that government keep the channels of competition and opportunity open, prevent monopolies, economic abuse and domination." - Herbert Hoover

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

"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety" - Carol Ann Duffy

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

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

"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

"Unnecessary noise is the most cruel abuse of care which can be inflicted on either the sick or the well." - Florence Nightingale

"The country feels like it's entitled to abuse this state and forget about us, and we are sick of it." - James Carville

"People who have addictive problems usually have some subset of emotional difficulties that causes them to abuse substances." - Leigh Steinberg

"I'd never really heard of financial abuse, although it makes so much sense when you hear it defined." - Kerry Washington

"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

"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 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

"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

"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

"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

"Abuse yourself all you want - just leave animals out of it. Don't wear fur." - Steveo

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

"We know we cannot be kind to animals until we stop exploiting them - exploiting animals in the name of science, exploiting animals in the name of sport, exploiting animals in the name of fashion, and yes, exploiting animals in the name of food." - Cesar Chavez

"The way animals are carted around reminds me of the slavery of my people... The slavery of animals has to be ended too." - Benjamin Zephaniah

"I call animals "guardians of Being," especially animals that live with humans. Because, for many humans, it's through their contact with animals they get in touch with that level of being." - Eckhart Tolle

"Millions of animals are euthanized every year because shelters can't find homes for them. Buying animals from pet stores also tends to support puppy and cat mills-many of which have deplorable conditions for animals, which shouldn't be tolerated." - Laura Mennell

"When animals do something noble we say they are behaving "like humans". When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving "like animals". Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings." - Philip Wollen

"When animals do something noble we say they are behaving 'like humans'. When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving 'like animals'. Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings." - Philip Wollen

"The goal of revival is conformity to the image of Christ, not imitation of animals." - Richard Lovelace

"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

"The people of California clearly have the right to prohibit the sale of a product that is the result of abject animal abuse." - Nathan Runkle

"Once again, President Clinton is using American troops to deflect attention from his record of lies, distortions, obstructions of justice and abuse of power." - Ron Paul

"It is sure that those are most desirous of honour or glory who cry out loudest of its abuse and the vanity of the world." - Baruch Spinoza

"The evils of the body are murder, theft, and adultery; of the tongue, lying, slander, abuse and idle talk; of the mind, covetousness, hatred and error." - Gautama Buddha

"To mis-quote is the very foundation of original style. The success of most writers is almost entirely due to continuous and courageous abuse of familiar misquotation." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Prosperity, in regard of our corrupt inclination to abuse the blessings of Almighty God, doth prove a thing dangerous to the soul of man." - Richard Hooker

"It is because of his brain that [modern man] has risen above the animals. Guess which animals he has risen above." - Will Cuppy

"Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals' suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote." - Paul Harvey

"Veganism must be the baseline if we are to have any hope of shifting the paradigm away from animals as things and toward animals as nonhuman persons." - Gary L Francione

"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man." - Arthur Schopenhauer



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