Abuse Quotes

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

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.


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

John Adams
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