Abuse Quotes

Never judge a philosophy by its abuse

Saint Augustine

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.

Alan Greenspan

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse

Alan Greenspan

We like so much to hear people talk of us and of our motives, that we are charmed even when they abuse us.

Marie de Sevigne

Abuse is often of service. There is nothing so dangerous to an author as silence. His name, like a shuttlecock, must be beat backward and forward, or it falls to the ground.

Samuel Johnson

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

Edmund Burke

I do not waste my time in answering abuse; I thrive under it like a field that benefits from manure.

Henry Labouchere

We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children

John Sculley

Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values.

Warren E. Burger

But as the priceless treasure too frequently hides at the bottom of well, it needs some courage to dive for it, especially as he that does so will be likely to incur more scorn and obloquy for the mud and water into which he has ventured to plunge, than thanks for the jewel he procures; as like in manner, she who undertakes the cleansing of a careless bachelor's apartment will be liable to more abuse for the dust she raises than commendation for the clearance she effects.

Anne Bront

Without free speech no search for Truth is possible; without free speech no discovery of Truth is useful; without free speech progress is checked, and the nations no longer march forward towards the nobler life which the future holds for man. Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech. The abuse dies in a day; the denial slays the life of the people and entombs the hope of the race.

Charles Bradlaugh

The author of Amelia, the most singular genius which their island ever produced, whose works it has long been the fashion to abuse in public and to read in secret.

George Henry Borrow

I am not a fan of people who abuse service staff. In fact, I find it intolerable. Its an unpardonable sin as far as Im concerned, taking out personal business or some other kind of dissatisfaction on a waiter or busboy.

Anthony Michael

The consequences of your denial will be with you for a lifetime and will be passed down to the next generations. Break your Silence on Abuse!

Patty Rase Hopson

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery of party, faction, and division of society

John Adams

There is nothing humorous about steroid abuse. I would think that the California Milk Processor Board and their advertising agency would know better regarding an issue that threatens America's youth.

Tim Brosnan

[Steroids are] not healthy, ... There's a real health issue with steroid abuse. At any level, but particularly a young age level. There are many adverse health effects so I think it's a concern we have to take as a college-level group.

Ben Miller

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.

James Madison

There are more people abusive to others than lie open to abuse themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me to-day will have somebody to laugh at him to-morrow.

Seneca

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.

John Adams

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

At the time the volatility of your innate short temper was exacerbated by the aftermath of your abuse of illicit drugs,

Peter Evans

No one can be as calculatedly rude as the British, which amazes Americans, who do not understand studied insult and can only offer abuse as a substitute.

Paul Gallico
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