abuse

quote: I will check the internet for at least an hour every morning scanning worldwide news to do with child abuse. So if you're constantly putting yourself in an environment where you're checking up on social economics or homelessness problems, if you keep yourself aware of it, you don't really have a day off.

quote: Power without abuse loses its charm.

quote: In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.

quote: The duty of responsibility placed on any MP is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed and I for one don't believe the Conservative Party would abuse that trust by selecting someone who did not have the goods to do the job, just for the sake of media coverage.

quote: Celibacy is the worst form of self-abuse.

quote: Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.

quote: 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.

quote: No one can be as calculatedly rude as the British, which amazes Americans, who do not understand studied insult and can only offer abuse as a substitute.

quote: The abuse of cabmen in a block.

quote: It is not to be argued that the abuse of a thing proves that it
is useless.

quote: Are you not accustomed to look at home, when you abuse others?

quote: Satire should, like a polished razor keen,
Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen.
Thine is an oyster knife, that hacks and hews;
The rage but not the talent to abuse.

quote: I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help
humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker.
The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that
can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds. Money only appeals to
selfishness and irresistibly invites abuse. Can anyone imagine M
anyone imagine Moses, Jesus or Gandhi armed with the money-bags
of Carnegie?

quote: Bad language or abuse
I never, never use,
Whatever the emergency;
Though "Bother it" I may
Occasionally say,
I never never use a big, big D.

quote: Last night the very gods showed me a vision--
I fast and prayed for their intelligence--thus:
I saw Jove's bird, the Roman eagle, winged
From the spongy south to this part of the west,
There vanished in the sunbeams; which portends,
Unless my sins abuse my divination,
Success to th' Roman host.

quote: It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing, but
one should not abuse it.

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

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

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

quote: We like so much to hear people talk of us and of our motives, that we are charmed even when they abuse us.

quote: When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.

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

quote: Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.

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

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

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