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Misuse Quotes

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Stupidity is also a gift of God,
but one mustn't misuse it.
- Pope John Paul II

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You possess a potent force that you either use,
or misuse, hundreds of times every day.
- J. Martin Kohe

Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism,
is easy to misuse for political purposes.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

As a Christian, there is no other part of the New Right
ideology that concerns me more than its self-serving
misuse of religious faith.
- Mark Hatfield

 

Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision,
like the decision to step out in front of a moving car.
You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
- Philip K. Dick

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one,
better to perform one than to listen to one,
better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction,
entertainment, or acquisition of "culture."
- John Cage

In addition, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms
Act provides protection for those in the firearms industry
from lawsuits arising out of the criminal or unlawful
acts of people who misuse their products.
- Bob Ney

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Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of
dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies,
misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs,
and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
- Chris Chocola

I think there was an absolute, deep gap between consensual
relations between adults,
which people may like or dislike, and people who physically
impose themselves on children or misuse their authority to impose on children.
- Barney Frank

This anniversary serves to help remind the American people that,
in the wake of one of the greatest political scandals
and misuse of power in our history as a nation,
scandal produced important reforms that served this
nation well for two decades.
- Elliot Richardson

I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear -
Valerie Amos,
Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence
services trying to press them.
I had to make sure that we didn't promise a misuse
of aid in a way that would be illegal.
- Clare Short

There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country,
and not one of them will have an accident today.
The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs,
alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children.
Period.
- Ted Nugent

We have all read tragic stories in our local papers
about gun accidents as a result of misuse.
As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility
by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to
store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands.
- Ron Lewis

Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary.
When you start thinking of pressure,
it's because you've started to think of failure.
- Tommy Lasorda

Opposition is not necessarily enmity;
it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity.
- Sigmund Freud

Mrs.
White, in my opinion, made false statements.
She misused what she claimed was the prophetic gift she had.
- Walter Martin

Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals,
including war.
- Hans Kung

How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
- Herbert Spencer

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship.
A true friend would die for you, so when you start
trying to count them on one hand,
you don't need any fingers.
- Larry Flynt

But also, the guest workers program,
it's quite often misused,
meaning people could come in as part of a guest workers
program and after two weeks in the fields,
they'd run off to do every other kind of job that isn't
covered by a guest workers program.
- Dana Rohrabacher

It wouldn't be fair to say that conservatives cherish
property the way liberals cherish equality.
But it would be fair to say that the takings clause
is the conservatives' recipe for judicial activism
just as they say liberals have misused the equal protection clause.
- Michael Kinsley

I would find myself backing away from all of the "isms,"
all of the communities.
I have always been able to be misused by every community But that is OK.
I would rather be misused than neglected.
- Anthony Braxton

If you get it out into the urban field it's going to
be used or misused but it'll also probably provide
a way of people acknowledging what the aesthetic is
about because people have to confront it every day.
- Richard Serra

The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving
legitimate and benign uses of this technology,
while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting
consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and,
of course, designed for nefarious purposes.
- Cliff Stearns

He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself
better than others and misusing his critique of society
as an ideology for his private interest.
- Theodor Adorno

My aim is to show that those governments that violate
the rights of people by invoking the name of Islam
have been misusing Islam.
- Shirin Ebadi

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is impossible for a man to conceal himself.
In every act, word or gesture,
he stands revealed as he is,
and not as he would have himself appear to be.
From the Universe, nothing is or can be hidden.
- Ernest Holmes

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Stand with anybody that stands right,
stand with him while he is right
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

We listen. We listen. We move.
We sit. It rains. The sun comes out.
(there stands a friend)
We listen. We laugh. We share.
We sit. We dance. It rains.
There stands a friend.
We listen. We share. We sit. We dance.
The sun comes up.
There. I stand, a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history
rests on something spiritual.
If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history.
If it is weak, it suffers world history.
- Albert Schweitzer

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
- Joseph Hall

Every young man would do well to remember that all
successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion
is the truest to every man even if it stands low
in the scales of philosophical comparison.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
- Henry B. Adams

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

Ultimately, words are only words, and its only the
music that stands by itself.
- Joshua Homme

One night stands are not for me.
I think it's gross when you just give it up.
- Paris Hilton

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
- Henrik Ibsen

I got a kick out of the stands when they would heckle me.
I would take the energy from that.
- Kurt Russell

Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it,
stands absurdly too high and will go down.
- George Byron

I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain
musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for.
- Stephen Malkmus

Agnosticism has nothing to impart.
Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces
you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too.
- Anna Julia Cooper

I am anti-Bush.
A lot of what he stands for is the antithesis of what I stand for.
- Jonathan Shapiro

At the beginning of all experimental work stands the
choice of the appropriate technique of investigation.
- Walter Rudolf Hess

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
- Malcolm X

It stands to the everlasting credit of science
that by acting on the human mind
it has overcome man's insecurity
before himself and before nature.
- Albert Einstein

Do real life people actually fall in love
with the idea of being in love?
Unfortunately, it is actually quite common.
Someone wants desperately to have
the husband or wife of their dreams.
They visualize the vine-covered cottage
with the white picket fence.
They choose the colors for the nursery.
They design all the aspects of their married life.
A real person stands no chance of measuring up to those fantasies.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every good thing in the world stands on the razor-edge of danger.
- Thornton Wilder

Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament,
St.
Peter's stands at their head.
- John Strachan

I think that my past stands me in good stead in that
it does have a certain strength for musicians.
- John Sebastian

Work for something because it is good,
not just because it stands a chance to succeed.
- Vaclav Havel

Christianity stands or falls as a living program,
a way of life, made concrete in the life of man by
the life of God through the life of the concretely living Christ.
- Kenneth L. Pike

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
- Tacitus

Iran stands behind a substantial number of terrorist actions against us,
together with Hizballah and the Islamic Jihad.
It pretends to care for the Palestinians.
- Moshe Katsav

My original opinion still stands.
I don't think he should have put it out.
- Lonnie Donegan

I keep telling myself, don't get cocky.
Give your services to the press and the media,
be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while.
- Vida Blue

Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands,
before too long you're up in the stands with them.
- Tommy Lasorda

Nothing stands out so conspicuously,
or remains so firmly fixed in the memory,
as something which you have blundered.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

In my case, the body of work stands for itself...
I think my work has been representative of me as a man.
- Sidney Poitier


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