40+ Popular Abuse Quotes And Sayings

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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 peop

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 peop

Abused patience turns to fury. Thomas Fuller

Abused patience turns to fury. Thomas Fuller

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury

Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. George Washington

Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. George Washington

The only sexual act that is sinful is the one that uses or abuses. Pat Buckley

The only sexual act that is sinful is the one that uses or abuses. Pat Buckley

Genetic engineering is a result of science advancement, so I don’t think that in itself is bad. If used wisely, genetics can be beneficial, but they

Genetic engineering is a result of science advancement, so I don't think that in itself is bad. If used wisely, genetics can be beneficial, but they c

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

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

Because I’m just a giving person spiritually, I feel that if your intentions are to use or abuse or take advantage of, then you might get what you get

Because I'm just a giving person spiritually, I feel that if your intentions are to use or abuse or take advantage of, then you might get what you get

This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process; and the molestation of that process by the majority is an

This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process; and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abu

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

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

Bullies want to abuse you. Instead of allowing that, you can use them as your personal motivators. Power up and let the bully eat your dust. Nick Vujicic

Bullies want to abuse you. Instead of allowing that, you can use them as your personal motivators. Power up and let the bully eat your dust. Nick Vujicic

The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. James Madison

The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. James Madison

In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the law

In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the law

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

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

Child abuse is a heinous and personally damaging crime; it is therefore incumbent on the Church to treat such matters with the utmost seriousness

Child abuse is a heinous and personally damaging crime; it is therefore incumbent on the Church to treat such matters with the utmost seriousness. Joh

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

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

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

We won’t tolerate abuses and crimes made every day in the name of freedom of speech. That is freedom of extortion and blackmail. Rafael Correa

We won't tolerate abuses and crimes made every day in the name of freedom of speech. That is freedom of extortion and blackmail. Rafael Correa

Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritate, you will be thought to have deserved it. Tacitus

Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritate, you will be thought to have deserved it. Tacitus

The government is so out of control. It is so bloated and infested with fraud and deceit and corruption and abuse of power. Ted Nugent

The government is so out of control. It is so bloated and infested with fraud and deceit and corruption and abuse of power. Ted Nugent

What distresses me at times is that I meet a lot of people in their 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, who still say they’re a victim of child abuse. Dave Pelzer

What distresses me at times is that I meet a lot of people in their 40's, 50's, 60's, who still say they're a victim of child abuse. Dave Pelzer

I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power. Patricia Cornwell

I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power. Patricia Cornwell

When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor

When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor;

God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least for me, an abuse of paper. Alvar Aalto

God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least for me, an abuse of paper. Alvar Aalto

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

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

Children in dysfunctional homes at risk of abuse are kept in danger for too long because politically correct rules mean we won’t challenge unfit

Children in dysfunctional homes at risk of abuse are kept in danger for too long because politically correct rules mean we won't challenge unfit paren

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

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

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

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

For too long, Americans have fallen victim to financial abuses at the hands of predatory lenders that operate in the shadows. Kay Hagan

For too long, Americans have fallen victim to financial abuses at the hands of predatory lenders that operate in the shadows. Kay Hagan

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

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

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

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

There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those

There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those da

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms. James F. Cooper

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms. James F. Cooper

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12. Xavier Becerra

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12. Xavier Becerra

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. George Washington

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. George Washington

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

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

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

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

Love yourself instead of abusing yourself. Karolina Kurkova

Love yourself instead of abusing yourself. Karolina Kurkova

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

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

Democracy is an abuse of statistics. Jorge Luis Borges

Democracy is an abuse of statistics. Jorge Luis Borges