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Abuse Of Religion Quotes

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"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

"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

"Jesus is great - is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between - the bureaucracy, you know.... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping?" - Bill Maher

"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

"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

"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

"Now, we deny not, but that politicians may sometimes abuse religion, and make it serve for the promoting of their own private interests and designs; which yet they could not do so well neither, were the thing itself a mere cheat and figment of their own, and had no reality at all in nature, nor anything solid at the bottom of it." - Ralph Cudworth

"... 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

"The love of truth, virtue, and the happiness of mankind are specious pretexts, but not the inward principles that set divines at work; else why should they affect to abuse human reason, to disparage natural religion, to traduce the philosophers as they universally do?" - George Berkeley

"What matters is abuse, and how it is anchored in a religion that denies women their rights as humans. What matters is that atrocities against women and children are carried out in Europe. What matters is that governments and societies must stop hiding behind a hollow pretense of tolerance so that they can recognize and deal with the problem." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"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

"My religion is a religion of sharing, not of following" - Rajneesh

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

"I don't approve of religion." - Ayn Rand

"Adversity reminds men of religion." - Livy

"I don't approve of religion." - Ayn Rand

"I do' approve of religion." - Ayn Rand

"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

"Freedom of religion has been replaced by freedom from religion." - Ralph E. Reed, Jr.

"It is certainly no part of religion to compel religion." - Tertullian

"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

"The freedom of the press is a valuable privilege; but the abuse of it, in this country, is a frightful evil. The licentiousness of the press is a deep stain upon the character of the country; & in addition to the evil of calumniating good men, & giving a wrong direction to public measures, it corrupts the people by rendering them insensible to the value of truth & of reputation. The ecclesiastical establishments of Europe which serve to support tyrannical governments are not the Christian religion but abuses and corruptions of it." - Noah Webster

"I felt angry, frustrated. I felt I didn't belong, not in my church, not in my home, not in my skin. Amidst the chaos, i felt alone, in need of a friend instead of a sister, someone detached from my world. The "woman's role" theory disgusted me. I would soon be a woman, and I knew I could never perform as expected. I was tired of my mom's submission to her religion, to her husband's sick quest for an heir, to his abuse. I was sick of my dad, of reaching for him as he fell farther away from us and into the arms of Johnnie WB." - Ellen Hopkins

"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

"Religion is the opiate of the people." - Karl Marx

"The Exploitation of Religion Must Be Opposed." - Yousef Saanei

"The god of the world's leading religion." - Ambrose Bierce

"Terror is everywhere the beginning of religion." - William Edward Hartpole Lecky

"Greed is really the religion of vulgarity." - Massimo Vignelli

"Religion is the retarded stepchild of philosophy." - Frank Mir

"What excellent fools religion makes of men." - Ben Jonson

"The religion of Freemasonry is not Christian" - Albert Mackey

"The idol is the expression of religion." - Swami Vivekananda

"Envy is the religion of the mediocre" - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion." - John Wesley

"Difference of opinion is helpful in religion." - Thomas Jefferson

"Religion is the venereal disease of mankind." - Henry de Montherlant

"Religion is the opium of the poor" - Ernest Hemingway

"Proof' is the hallmark of religion." - Bill Gaede

"Religion is the metaphysics of the masses." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Morality is but the vestibule of religion." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"The shortest definition of religion: interruption." - Johann Baptist Metz

"Religion is a byproduct of fear," - Arthur C Clarke

"Christianity is called the religion of pity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"There is no religion of terrorism." - Shahrukh Khan

"Science is the natural ally of religion." - Theodore Parker

"Sacred religion! mother of form and fear." - Samuel Daniel

"Religion is the pious worship of God." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The religion of humanity is love." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Religion, richest favor of the skies." - William Cowper

"Celebrity is the religion of our time." - Maureen Dowd

"Labor is the handmaid of religion." - Charles Henry Parkhurst

"Religion is made up of unrestrained wishes." - Dorothee Solle

"The home of Religion is the heart." - Abdu'l-Baha

"A revival of religion presupposes a declension." - Charles Grandison Finney

"Religion gets in the way of morality." - Kim Campbell

"Religion is a mere question of geography." - Edward Gibbon

"Religion is the balm of the people." - Karl Marx

"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

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

"The heart of their [Walsingham Witnesses] religion seemed to lie in disproving the religion of others." - Rosemary Mahoney

"Christianity is not a religion; it is the announcement of the end of religion." - Robert Farrar Capon

"The Honorable Elijah Muhammad teaches us the religion of Islam, which is a religion of peace." - Malcolm X



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