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"Sure, my boss took advantage of me, but I will always remain firm on this point: it was a consensual relationship. Any 'abuse' came in the aftermath, when I was made a scapegoat in order to protect his powerful position," - Monica Lewinsky

"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

"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 spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this position." - George Washington

"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

"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

"Character issues such as drug abuse are not exclusive to Detroit Public Schools. My reference to substance abuse, not intended to focus on any particular school district, was simply used to illustrate this position." - Kwame Kilpatrick

"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

"What makes Jessica Jones series so unique is that it really is an allegory for many different types of abuse, whether it be sexual abuse, physical abuse, or psychological abuse. That's what makes this such an incredibly bold show." - Rachael Taylor

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

"The constitution has put women in a position where no one will protect them from religious cliques. If a woman is the third or the fourth wife and she has no rights inside her home and, on top of that, there is domestic abuse in her house, she is doomed. Under Islamic Sharia law a woman must accept beatings from her husband. Under Islamic Sharia, she must not revolt because she is the third or fourth wife." - Yanar Mohammed

"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

"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

"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

"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

"There may be talent without position, but there is no position without some kind of talent." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"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

"I understand the lifelong scars born by women who are victims of assault and abuse." - Jeff Sessions

"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

"Women are afraid. It is unpopular to question the bible. They are creatures of tradition. They fear to question their position in the testament, as they feared to advocate suffrage fifty years ago. Now they are quarreling as to which were among the first to advocate it. You see they are not used to abuse as I am. In Albany, fifty years ago, when I went before the legislature to plead for a married woman's right to her own property, the women whom I met in society crossed the street rather than speak to me." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"Above all, leadership is a position of servanthood." - Max De Pree

"My position concerning God is that of an agnostic." - Albert Einstein

"Fundamentally, [prayer] is a position, a placement of oneself." - Patricia Hampl

"I have a position of indirect respect and oblique power." - Drew Carey

"In the world take always the position of the giver." - Swami Vivekananda

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

"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

"The only abuse of drugs is the control of drugs by other people....The only control is self-control." - Timothy Leary

"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

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

"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

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

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

"You're either in a position of abundance or you're in a position of poverty. Now, that's every area of your life. That's not just financially." - Paula White

"A lot of conservatives, a big part of the Republican base don't like his position on common core, don't like his position on immigration." - Jeb Bush

"Never abandon the possibility of attack. Attack even from a position of inferiority, to disrupt the enemy's plans. This often results in improving one's own position." - Adolf Galland

"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

"I think we start suffering as soon as we come out of the womb. I think that people tend to stereotype. When they think of suffering, they think of abuse - physical abuse, emotional abuse, poverty, that kind of thing. There's different levels of suffering. I don't think that it has to do with how much money you have - if you were raised in the ghetto or the Hamptons. For me it's more about perception: self-perception and how you perceive the world." - Lucinda Williams

"I kind of like the position of being the fair-haired savior of my mother" - Patty Duke

"Am sorry to note that abuse and condemnation of a common acquaintance often constitutes very strong bond of union between otherwise uncongenial spirits." - E. M. Delafield

"Lesbian and gay people are a permanent part of the American workforce, who currently have no protection from the arbitrary abuse of their rights on the job." - Coretta Scott King

"Old age is not a time of life. It is a condition of the body. It is not time that ages the body, it is abuse that does." - Herbert M. Shelton

"To inflict cruelties on defenceless creatures, or condone such acts, is to abuse one of the cardinal tenets of a civilized society - reverence for life." - Jon Evans

"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

"Blessed be mirthfulness! It is one of the renovators of the world. Men will let you abuse them if only you will make them laugh." - Henry Ward Beecher

"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

"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

"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

"The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race." - Charles Bradlaugh

"None seemed to think the injury arose from the use of a bad thing but from the abuse of a very good thing" - Abraham Lincoln

"God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is at least for me an abuse of paper." - Alvar Aalto

"It has long been recognized that the problems with alcohol relate not to the use of a bad thing, but to the abuse of a good thing." - Abraham Lincoln

"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

"Will we march only to the music of time, or will we, risking criticism and abuse, march to the soul-saving music of eternity?" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"As long as your abuser has you scared, you will stay in the cycle of abuse. Thinking of solutions helps you to escape." - Roseanne Barr

"A man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest. I think that kind of thing is an abuse of history." - Paul Kingsnorth

"Friends, I will disown and repudiate any man of my party who attacks with such foul slander and abuse any opponent of any other party." - Theodore Roosevelt

"If you wish to enjoy a position, find ways of being useful, hard working and cooperative with the people whose favour has given you the position" - Shri Radhe Maa

"It is the aim of the modern school, not to treat every position according to one general law, but according to the principle inherent in the position" - Richard Reti

"'Drugs' and psychedelics are not two members of a family, they are antithetically opposed to each other. The pro-psychedelic position is an anti-drug position." - Terence Mckenna

"Snobbery is the pride of those who are not sure of their position." - Berton Braley

"I nominate the Reverend Ian Paisley for the position of First Minister of northern Ireland" - Gerry Adams

"A man of character will make himself worthy of any position he is given." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Life is not so much a matter of position as of disposition" - Anonymous

"The Catholics had been in the position of oppressors, and the Protestants of the oppressed" - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel



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