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Abusive Quotes

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When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive;
women were the ones I ran to for comfort.
- Kevyn Aucoin

I value mothers and motherhood enormously.
For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction
I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither.
- William Trevor

The first dog I had was owned by an abusive couple.
He was very skittish.
He wouldn't let me hold him.
It was explained to me that it was because of how he was treated.
- Casey Affleck

I've stood up to producers before, and even a director.
I saw them being abusive.
A lot of people on the set are scared to say stuff
when they're not being treated right.
- Natalie Portman

 

As a result of the feminist revolution,
feminine becomes an abusive epithet.
- Percy Wyndham Lewis

The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew.
The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan's script:
daughter.
- Tatum O'Neal

I grew up in an abusive home and was told on a daily
basis by my father that I would never amount to anything
and that I looked like a boy.
- Janice Dickinson

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I have a temper, but I wouldn't call me abusive.
- Tatum O'Neal

A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW.
There is no Geneva Convention for kids.
- Andrew Vachss

If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals,
such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor,
then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
- Alexis Herman

My Struggles is a record close to me.
It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father.
- Missy Elliot

We were just a gaggle of kids, and everybody played
together and had a good time.
You know how kids can be completely horrible -
abusive but fun.
But anyway, it was a nice childhood.
- Peter Jurasik

Ethically, I think pretty much every code of ethics
for doctors suggests that they should not be in an interrogation room,
particularly if there's anything coercive or abusive going on.
- Jane Mayer

Well, I went through some emotionally abusive relationships
and allowed myself to not be properly respected as a lady,
as a human being even, though I tried everything I knew to be a lady.
- Gloria Gaynor

It was my first big relationship and it was just very abusive.
I wouldn't give him the credit of naming him,
if he ever reads this.
But he was older, in the music business -
or so he said.
- Lisa Snowdon

I saw a guy being really abusive to his girlfriend.
She was asking people to help, but no one would.
When he grabbed her, I tried to separate them,
but he turned on me.
I punched him and knocked him down.
It wasn't a scandal; I was just doing what anybody should.
- Timothy Hutton

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

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

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

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare,
goods and services to consumers.
- Charles W. Pickering

I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people
to look at their faith in a different way.
- William P. Leahy

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

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.
When we see land as a community to which we belong,
we may begin to use it with love and respect.
- Aldo Leopold

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

I think people are sick and tired of all the abuse songs,
and drug addiction, we want to bring to world a big fat smile.
- Steve Brown

We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past,
but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner
openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell.
- Arthur Murray

I want people to realize that the domestic abuse charges happened in 1989.
I didn't meet any of them until 1993.
- Kato Kaelin

Use, don't abuse.
- Grace Jones

Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural
outcome of a world in which force rules,
in which human beings are objects.
- Chris Hedges

Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering
and alcohol abuse going on while recording,
I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.
- Jim Diamond

Nothing is so wearing as the possession or abuse of liberty.
- Emile M. Cioran

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

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle:
Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass.
- Aishwarya Rai

The military is trying very hard right now to put a
better face on Guantanamo,
and I think they actually have tried to rid some of
the extreme versions of abuse that we have read about.
- Jane Mayer

Power without abuse loses its charm.
- Paul Valery

Let us not forget who we are.
Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
- Ronald Reagan

I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual
abuse and exploitation of our children.
- Jim Ryun

I love to laugh, it's my main thing.
I love to abuse the English language.
- Dan Fogelberg

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

When you have police officers who abuse citizens,
you erode public confidence in law enforcement.
That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
- Mary Frances Berry

I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University.
I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing,
but one should not abuse it.
- Antoine Rivarol

This House cannot function without an open,
accountable, and independent ethics process;
and the molestation of that process by the majority
is an abuse of power that cannot stand.
- Louise Slaughter

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

The landlords are not agriculturists;
that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated.
- Richard Cobden

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

When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw
rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird.
I never got that in London no matter what I wore.
- Bjork

Media corporations have a civic responsibility not
only to prevent fraud and financial abuse,
but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.
- Charles W. Pickering

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

The abuse of detainees in U.S.
custody has severely undermined our Nation's position in the world.
- Diane Watson

If you want that good feeling that comes from doing
things for other folks then you have to pay for it
in abuse and misunderstanding.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech.
- Charles Bradlaugh

What white man has ever seen me drunk? Who has ever
come to me hungry and left me unfed? Who has seen me
beat my wives or abuse my children? What law have I broken?
- Sitting Bull

It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate
the President's lack of an exit strategy,
and the fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S.
tax dollars.
- Russ Carnahan

What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions,
the worst in cultural prejudice.
The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.
- Maxim Gorky

Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda;
it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse
toward a mostly imagined,
highly dangerous outside enemy.
- Mark Poster

Let's suppose somebody abused you sexually.
You still had a choice, though not a good one,
about what to tell yourself about the abuse.
- Albert Ellis

I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is
to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
- Richard Pryor

With power comes the abuse of power.
And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses.
It's nothing new.
- Judd Rose

Understand that legal and illegal are political,
and often arbitrary, categorizations;
use and abuse are medical,
or clinical, distinctions.
- Abbie Hoffman

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense,
I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word,
and the people to whom it is applied.
- George Catlin

A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse.
A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who
laid that kind of abuse on him.
I know I would.
- Kent McCord

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

Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it.
- Lincoln Steffens

I am disappointed in the music business,
I feel like a lot of people in the music business are phoney,
there's a lot of people who will abuse and take my kindness.
- Blu Cantrell

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


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