Abuse Quotes

Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar. - Samuel Griswold Goodrich

There is no greater breach of the public trust than knowingly misleading the country into war. In a democracy, we simply cannot tolerate the abuse of this trust by the government. - Senator John Kerry

A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it. - George MacDonald

If it looks like shit, smells like shit, and feels like shit, you don't have to actually eat it to know it's shit. -Seth Eisenberg

Threaten the oppressed and be prepared to face their onslaught, abuse them and be prepared for an even greater threat. - Martin Dansky

More than 90 percent of all the prisoners in our American prisons have been abused as children. - John Powell

One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty. - Jane Austen

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

Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values. - Warren E. Burger

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. - Lord Chesterfield

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

It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it. - Seneca

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

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

The best security against revolution is in constant correction of abuses and the introduction of needed improvements. It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. - Richard Whately

The Texas 'redistricting' has outed Tom Delay. -Jim Hightower

The Cincinnati policeman was using his nightstick like a posthole digger. (in reference to the death by ruptured kidney and other factors after the clubbing of Nathaniel Jones by 2 Cincinnati policemen). - Bill Hall

The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing..for once started upon that journey, the hog never came back. One by one the men hooked up the hogs and slit their throats. There was a line of hogs with squeals and lifeblood ebbing away.. until at last each vanished into a huge vat of boiling water (some still alive). The hogs were so innocent. They came so very trustingly. They were so very human in their protests. They had done nothing to deserve it. in the book THE JUNGLE. - Upton Sinclair

The zen of flyfishing is that zen masters don't fish.. the Buddha suffocates no creature. - O Anna Niemus

Prince Charles and his son William worked off their Christmas dinner yesterday by trying to blast some small furry creatures to pieces. - John Mceachran

My uncle never met an animal he didn't want to kill. - Hilary Hemingway

If there is justice with no mercy, Ira Flatow will have to come back countless times as a lab rat for all the cruelty he has promoted on NPR. - Animal Rights
Government is force, legalized plunder. - John Mcallister

30,000 baby chicks were sent through a San Diego factory farm chipper by workers too tired to continue individual strangling. That made the chipper a chicker.. while the little drum with swirling knives into which some factories drop baby chicks is called an eviscerator.. and what is the name for those tiny mouse sized guillotines Purina as owner of the magazine Lab Animal advertised for decapitation of captive expendable lab animals?- O Anna Niemus

When I step out of the role you have written for me you make me feel like a plagiarist. from the play Jake's Women. - Neil Simon

70 pheasants shot in Rolling Rock by Dick Cheney who's not in Iraq. - O Anna Niemus

Wars damage the civilian society as much as they damage the enemy. Soldiers never get over it. - Paul Fussell

Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar. - Samuel Griswold Goodrich

A wounded deer leaps highest, I've heard the hunter tell; 'Tis but the ecstasy of death, And then the brake is still. The smitten rock that gushes, The trampled steel that springs,, A cheek is always redder Just where the hectic stings Mirth is mail of anguish, In which its cautious arm Lest anybody spy the blood And, you're hurt exclaim. - Emily Dickinson

I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another. - Jane Porter

They did the little boy turkey named Art... choke and then served his dead body with artichokes. - Saiom Shriver

I haven't touched my brother in almost 18 years. Steven B Richey
There are none more abusive to others than they that lie most open to it themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me today will have somebody to laugh at him tomorrow. - Seneca