Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abuse Quotes


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

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

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

"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

"Confuse was the nurses' word for abuse." - Susanna Kaysen

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

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

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

"Reserve your abuse for your true friends." - Larry Wall

"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

"My father told me abuse is generational." - Glenn Beck

"Power without abuse loses its charm." - Paul Valery

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Abuse is abuse; Be nice.. Harsh words don't break bones but they often break hearts." - Joseph Simmons

"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

"I didn't go to Cirque Lodge for alcohol abuse or drug abuse" - Kirsten Dunst

"Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself." - Voltaire

"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

"Abuse and respect are diametric opposites: You do not respect someone whom you abuse, and you do not abuse someone whom you respect." - Lundy Bancroft

"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

"Epithets are not arguments. Abuse does not persuade." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Judging your early artistic efforts is artist abuse." - Julia Cameron

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

"Humor is a drug which it's the fashion to abuse." - William Gilbert

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

"Abuse directed at women is always sexual or violent." - Louise Mensch

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

"Every man who has power is impelled to abuse it." - Baron de Montesquieu

"I totally bristle against words like "dysfunction" or "abuse."" - Justin Torres

"When purpose is not known, abuse is inevitable" - Myles Munroe

"Nobody abuses us more than we abuse ourselves." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"I don't think his hands could take the abuse." - Randall Cobb

"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

"I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse." - Tatum O'Neal

"Personal abuse is no substitute for policy. It signals panic." - Margaret Thatcher

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

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

"You survived the abuse, you're going to survive the recovery." - Mariska Hargitay

"If I abuse myself daily, who can I love?" - Big K.R.I.T.

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

"Don't abuse yourself or withhold self-love or self-care." - Bryant H Mcgill

"Domestic abuse is wrong, but domestic retribution is okay." - Dov Davidoff

"You survived the abuse, you're going to survive the recovery." - Mariska Hargitay

"Government has within it a tendency to abuse its powers." - John C Calhoun

"Self abuse is anti-social, aggression still natural." - Richey Edwards

"It isn't cool to abuse the ability to swing." - Thomas Dolby

"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

"Every institution goes through three stages - utility, privilege, and abuse." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"How long, Catiline, will you abuse our patience?" - Cicero

"The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse." - Edmund Burke

"I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse." - Tatum Oneal

"The constant abuse of online activity must stop." - Joe Barton

"The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"You can't abuse your voice by yelling and screaming." - Danielle De Niese

"Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse." - Rick Larsen

"Most people who have survived abuse have great strength." - John Bradshaw

"Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone." - Pamela Stephenson

"Celibacy is the worst form of self-abuse." - Peter De Vries

"Satire is an abuse of wit. It corrects few evils." - Christian Nestell Bovee

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

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

"Drug abuse is a medical disease that requires medical professionals." - Doug Ose

"Every institution goes through three stages utility, privilege, and abuse." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order." - Anne Wilson Schaef

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

"People say you can abuse marijuana. You can abuse cheeseburgers. Does that mean we should close Burger Kings." - Joe Rogan

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

"What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse." - Isabel Allende

"We live on the most incredible planet, and yet we abuse it, and we abuse it mercilessly." - Paul Watson

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"We can decrease abuse and murder when we get that for both sexes, abuse does not derive from power, but powerlessness." - Warren Farrell

"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

"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 democratic state can sometimes abuse its power as much as those who seek to destroy it abuse fundamental rights and democratic practices." - David Blunkett

"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

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

"Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him." - E W Howe

"Men will let you abuse them if only you will make them laugh." - Henry Ward Beecher

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

"The court does not fly off the handle. It does not shout abuse. It speaks calmly." - Janusz Korczak

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

"I had a psychotic break that was brought on by alcohol and drug abuse," - Scott Stapp

"Everyone has a right to be stupid. Some just abuse the privilege." - Dave Barry

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

"Gluttony and Lust are the only sins that abuse something that is essential to our survival." - Henry Fairlie

"Language makes culture, and we make a rotten culture when we abuse words." - Cynthia Ozick

"When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff." - Cicero

"Those who want luxury cars should buy them at market rates and not ... abuse public funds." - Gideon Gono

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

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

"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

"Everybody has a right to be stupid, but some people abuse the privilege." - Joseph Stalin

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

"My point about alcohol is that if you abuse something, it abuses you back." - Michka Assayas

"Every good movement passes through five stages, indifference, ridicule, abuse, repression, and respect." - Mahatma Gandhi

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

"Abuse a man unjustly and you will make friends for him." - E W Howe

"A man's tyranny is measured only by his power to abuse." - Donn Piatt

"Men who flatter women do not know them; men who abuse them know them still less." - Constance de Theis

"We mistake excitement for passion, rationalization for reason, cleverness for intelligence, and abuse for love." - Alan Robert Neal

"The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own." - Katherine Anne Porter

"If you abuse power, you will be burned and then you will learn...if you live." - Frederick Lenz

"Physical aggression by a man toward his partner is abuse, even if it happens only once." - Lundy Bancroft

"Abusers thrive on creating confusion, including confusion about the abuse itself." - Lundy Bancroft

"Do you never look at yourself when you abuse another person?" - Plautus

"Are you not accustomed to look at home, when you abuse others?" - Plautus

"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

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

"Unmerited abuse wounds, while unmerited praise has not the power to heal." - Thomas Jefferson

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

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

"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

"What about this overcrowded land/How much more abuse from man can she stand?" - Marvin Gaye

"The military do so love shiny new technology, there's always so many ways to abuse it." - Peter F. Hamilton

"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

"A great man is one who can have power and not abuse it." - Henry Latham Doherty

"Freedom can be destroyed, not just by its retraction, but also by its abuse." - Ravi Zacharias



Abuse Sexual Abuse, Abuse, Abuse and Control, Abuse and Love, Abuse and Neglect, Abuse and Violence, Abuse Child, Abuse History, Abuse in Marriage, Abuse in Relationships, Abuse of Animals, Abuse of Authority, Abuse of Drugs, Abuse of Love, Abuse of Money, Abuse of Position, Abuse of Power, Abuse of Religion, Abuse of Trust, Abuse Power, Abuse Relationship, Abuse Survivor, Abuse Victims, Alcohol Abuse, Animal Abuse, Authority Abuse, Child Abuse, Child sexual abuse, Childhood abuse,