Abuse Quotes

If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relation to do the business.

William Makepeace Thackery

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

Henry Labouchere

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

Warren E. Burger

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.

James Baldwin

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

Edmund Burke

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

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

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

John Adams

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.


The man who first abused his fellows with swear-words instead of bashing their brains out with a club should be counted among those who laid the foundations of civilization.

Sir John Denham

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

James Madison

Well, I never been to Spain But I kinda like the music Say the ladies are insane there And they sure know how to use it They don't abuse it, never gonna lose it I can't refuse it.

Hoyt Wayne Axton

It is impossible to correct abuses unless we know that theyre going on.

Julian Paul Assange

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

Edgar Watson Howe

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Updated On : April 15, 2013
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