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Quote Left 'In the bad old days reference to Blacks/women/Jews/others were in negative language which perpetuated poor treatment/ abuse/ exploitation of these people. Animals have suffered more from negative language stereotyping than all the others, and demeans them so constantly that they created an environment that allows all sorts of cruelties, many too horrendous to describe! An animal is 'it' instead of 'he' or 'she', this perpetuates our view of them as 'things' rather than individuals and is a major first step towards cutting them up for meat and leather, testing drugs/cosmetics/ household products on their bodies, and tearing off their coats for furs!!! Those who have pets are referred to as 'owners' rather than guardians/care givers/companions, reinforcing the idea that they are property much as slaves were considered property. Let's avoid these references: Dirty rat; filthy pig; acting like an ass; dirty dog; she's a bitch; ugly duckling; there's more than one way to skin a cat; behaving like an animal; making a monkey out of someone; killing 2 birds with one stone; working like a horse, you're chicken ... There are many more! Please think before uttering them and tell others. Thank you!' Quote Right
Quote Left When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff. Quote Right
Quote Left So, in the infinitely nobler battle in which you are engaged against error and wrong, if ever repulsed or stricken down, may you always be solaced and cheered by the exulting cry of triumph over some abuse in Church or State, some vice or folly in society, some false opinion or cruelty or guilt which you have overcome! And I beseech you to treasure up in your hearts these my parting words: Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Quote Right
Quote Left The position we hold-the abolitionist position-is often said to be 'extreme,' and those of us who hold it are said to be 'extremists.' The unspoken suggestions are that extreme positions cannot be right and that extremists must be wrong. But I am an extremist when it comes to rape-I am against it all the time. I am an extremist when it comes to child abuse- I am against it all the time. I am an extremist when it comes to sexual discrimination, racial discrimination-I am against it all the time. I am an extremist when it comes to abuse of the elderly- I am against it all the time. The plain fact is, moral truth often is extreme, and must be, for when the injustice is absolute, then one must oppose it-absolutely. Quote Right
Quote Left In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.) Quote Right
Quote Left As we become increasingly aware of the finite limits to the carrying capacity of the planet, the inefficiency of converting eight or nine kilograms of grain protein into one kilogram of animal protein for human consumption would by itself be sufficient argument against continuation of our present dietary habits. When one adds in the abuse of animals inherent to factory farming methods, the depletion and contamination of aquifers, the intense use of grain crops and grazing areas, and the release of methane and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the case against our meat-eating behavior becomes overwhelming. And that is before we factor in the effects of animal fats - an inescapable component of meat and poultry - on human health. Quote Right
Quote Left Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts Quote Right
Quote Left The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. Quote Right
Quote Left I am tearing the feathers out of the pillows, waiting, waiting for Daddy to come home... Quote Right
Quote Left Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic; it is merely a form of emotional masturbation. It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process. Quote Right
Quote Left Until we can own our centuries old distortion of God's word, we will probably never really move off the dime in current distortions of God's word. There is no special merit in declaring that what we hold now is part of the 'faith once delivered to the saints' or 'the church's teaching from the beginning.' We have been consistently right in some things -- consistently wrong in others. I believe... that our 'teaching' has often been racist and misogynist -- not always through our documents, but with winks, jokes, the language of our prayers, exclusionary policies and actions and the toleration of domestic violence and violence against minorities. This is not rocket science. When we do not intervene in long patterns of abuse, we tolerate and support that abuse -- and our silence speaks our doctrine, doesn't it? Quote Right
Quote Left He felt that it would be dull times in Dublin, when they should have no usurping government to abuse, no Saxon Parliament to upbraid, no Engli... Quote Right
Quote Left Sexism is the foundation on which all tyranny is built. Every social form of hierarchy and abuse is modeled on male-over-female domination. Quote Right
Quote Left For most humans, especially for those in modern urban and suburban communities, the most direct form of contact with nonhuman animals is at meal time: we eat them.... The use and abuse of animals raised for food far exceeds, in sheer numbers of animals affected, any other kind of mistreatment. Quote Right
Quote Left Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic it is merely a form of emotional masturbation. It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process. Quote Right
Quote Left The fact is that far more crime and child abuse has been committed in the name of God, Jesus, and Mohammed than has ever been committed in the name of Satan. Many people don't like that statement, but few can argue with it. Quote Right
Quote Left We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless…We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action…No action. Quote Right
Quote Left 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 Moses, Jesus or Ghandi armed with the money-bags of Carnegie Quote Right
Quote Left Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions. Quote Right
Quote Left In my opinion, one of the greatest animal-welfare problems is the physical abuse of livestock during transportation.... Typical abuses I have witnessed with alarming frequency are; hitting, beating, use of badly maintained trucks, jabbing of short objects into animals, and deliberate cruelty. Quote Right
Quote Left And then, Sir, there is this consideration, that if the abuse be enormous, nature will rise up, and claiming her original rights, overturn a corrupt political system. Quote Right
Quote Left We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism. Land can be healthy or sick, fertile or barren, rich or poor, lovingly nurtured or bled white. Our present attitudes and laws governing the ownership and use of land represent an abuse of the concept of private property.... Today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see and nobody calls the cops. Quote Right
Quote Left Th abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power. Quote Right
Quote Left People abuse their own friends and family, but it is only after performing many meritorious acts that one gets a human birth. Quote Right
Quote Left You may abuse a tragedy, though you cannot write one. You may scold a carpenter who has made you a bad table, though you cannot make a table. It is not your trade to make tables. Quote Right
Quote Left It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag. Quote Right
Quote Left Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism. Quote Right
Quote Left Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him. Quote Right
Quote Left Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts. Quote Right
Quote Left To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse. (child's diabetes related to cows' milk.) (His book Food For Life cites 300 dietary studies.) Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Abuse

Quote Left When it comes to abuse don't judge yourself for the way others treated you you don't believe that there is no way out of abuse always have faith never lose hope remember your not alone there's always someone willing to help when you fall short Quote Right
Quote Left Each day is a gift~ how you use it or abuse it is up to you. Quote Right
Quote Left "We have no freedom to abuse freedom" Quote Right
Quote Left Abuse is act of exercising evil in the guise of liberalism, authority, politics and religion. Quote Right
Quote Left Neglect is the most insidious form of abuse Quote Right
Quote Left Women over the Age of 40 suffer from one of these 2 new diagnosis: 1 Too Good-To be True Syndrome! Women who have been abused by men in the past, damaged, they look for reasons to ruin a great relationships. 2 Knight in Shining Armor Disease Women who fall in Love within the 1st 3 months. Rule of thumb *A man can only fake his true nature for 3 months. Wait to see who he truly is. Quote Right
Quote Left An abuser is his only worse enemy Quote Right
Quote Left One abuses Authority by not carrying Authority. -LEEL- Quote Right
Quote Left " We are not entitled to anything, love, happiness, comfort, or peace. We do not deserve anything either, hate, sorrow, abuse, or neglect. We are not owed these things, they are merely things that happen." Quote Right
Quote Left To all of you people who have uttered nuances about me, 'go fuck yourself'. I'm finally going to allow myself to say it, i am better than you, because i worked harder, longer, endured hell and kept my dignity, while remaining generous among all the abuse and jealousy. There is strength growing in me. Perhaps, it's called womanhood. I'm wielding power, so step off me. Quote Right
Quote Left What happens to most of us is a fair amount of verbal abuse from others begins to wear on our spirits over time and we lose faith in ourselves and forget our personal power. Quote Right
Quote Left The puppet chooses to be a puppet. The abused woman chooses to be abused. The drug addict chooses to be addicted. Whether we are giving our personal power away to a person or a drug, we have to accept we are choosing to do so. Quote Right
Quote Left If you love her don't abuse her, if you hate her don't make her wait, 'Cause women's patience isn't eternal! Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes our love is abused, and sometimes taken out of context. I love you's are often misused and seen as complex. Quote Right
Quote Left REGARDING THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT TRUMP: Have faith that the founding fathers created a government of checks and balances to make sure no one could threaten the nation. Our forefathers also enshrined our fundamental rights in a Bill of Rights to ensure every minority and individual would be safe from abuse by powers of the government. Finally, please recall the little good done by our politicians, and that reason exists to believe Trump can be better. Quote Right
Quote Left Why do love abuse you? Because it is not love it is hate. Quote Right
Quote Left Abuse the inner monster The demon within The man who sees not himself The woman who has no control The pain that devours The hurt souls. Quote Right
Quote Left Take very few Abuses to heart, you will live longer. Quote Right
Quote Left Abuse has many forms but it's often some thing being overdone and sometimes a hoax about someone. Quote Right
Quote Left Abuse has many forms but it's sometimes a hoax about someone who was lured into a trap- and it's often some thing over done. Quote Right
Quote Left Premeditated mental abuse can not be reversed without full meaning...although the intension is honestly considered. Quote Right
Quote Left Physical abuse is terrible but more easily observed than mental abuse that often goes unseen and is as bad or worse. Quote Right
Quote Left To all abused women, I love you!! Please leave and start again. I send you strength and the power to throw off the shackles of control. Believe in yourselves and make me proud to be your friend. Quote Right
Quote Left At times life felt like one long gang rape, and child abuse and rape are assaults I know a lot about and not just in the physical sense. Quote Right
Quote Left The only permission people have to abuse you is what you give them and God does not put His stamp of approval to abuse of any kind Quote Right
Quote Left Hidden among us, those abusers and rapists or the others at war with you because of your skin tone or sex. And those pretending to help but who enjoy making you sick sometimes unto death. These too make up a society, to our horror - while others gladly profit from it. And we say we are free? Quote Right
Quote Left if people of the same race can abuse each other then what is the sence in being a racist Quote Right