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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely.
- Joseph Ratzinger

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

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

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

We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent
in nuclear families as love,
protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families.
- David Elkind

Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also
animated with the love of truth and virtue,
no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Use, don't abuse.
- Grace Jones

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

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

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 think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.
- Lynn Swann

The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one
of the most vicious crimes conceivable,
a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent.
- James T. Walsh

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

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

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

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

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

So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone.
- Pamela Stephenson

We must do all we can to empower parents and communities
to protect our youth and to encourage healthy behavior
free from binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.
- Jon Corzine

There was mental and physical abuse in my family.
- Erin Moran

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

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

When you have no basis for an argument,
abuse the plaintiff.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Judicial abuse occurs when judges substitute their
own political views for the law.
- Lamar S. Smith

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

The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S.,
one that too easily can lead to the exploitation,
abuse and even death of immigrants.
- Roger Mahony

I've always had a natural fear of the police,
or abuse of their power.
- Terrence Howard

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

We improved the environment in which our children live,
learn and play by decreasing crime and clamping down
on abuse and violence in the home and on the streets.
- Jane D. Hull

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

By finding waste and abuse in entitlement programs,
and eliminating it, we can ensure that the funds that
are put into these programs go to the people that need them the most.
- Jim Ryun

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

To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse.
- Neal Barnard

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

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

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

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

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will,
in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their
presence we are diminishing our future.
- Marya Mannes

No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse.
Women have to feel like they are not alone.
- Salma Hayek

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

I would like to say that what Mel Phillips was doing
was not sexual harassment but more sexual abuse of children,
because he was doing it in a sexual manner now that I look back on it.
- Tom Cole


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