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He who praises in praesentia, and abuses in absentia, have with him pestilentia. (Quote by - German Proverb)

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society. (Quote by - John Adams)

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer)

If a man does not control his temper, it is a sad admission that he is not in control of his thoughts. He then becomes a victim of his own passions and emotions, which lead him to actions that are totally unfit for civilized behavior, let alone behavior for a priesthood holder. (Quote by - President Ezra Taft Benson)

If the cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now surely fail. Because the goal of America is freedom, abused and scorned tho' we may be, our destiny is tied up with America's destiny. (Quote by - Martin Luther King)

If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relation to do the business. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

The Cincinnati policeman was using his nightstick like a posthole digger. (Quote by - Bill Hall)

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

The problem, of course, lies with the realities concealed from us. This has always been the case. While the American public has slowly grappled with ongoing injustices visible within our own borders, it has long failed to discover and correct our government's abuses abroad. In the end, however, this is our government, and torture is being utilized in our names and supported by our tax dollars. We are responsible. (Quote by - Jennifer Harbury)

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. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

A rising mass movement attracts and holds a following not by its doctrine and promises but by the refuge it offers from the anxieties, barrenness and meaningless of an individual existence. It cures the poignantly frustrated not by conferring upon them an absolute truth or by remedying the difficulties and abuses which made their lives miserable, but by freeing them from their ineffectual selves and it does this by enfolding and absorbing them into a closely knit and exultant corporate whole. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

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. (Quote by - Animal Rights)

For me, campaigning and good business is also about putting forward solutions, not just opposing destructive practices or human rights abuses. (Quote by - Anita Roddick)

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline. (Quote by - Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe)

Four characteristics constitute anyone who possesses them a sheer hypocrite, and anyone who possesses one of them possesses a characteristic of hypocrisy till he abandons it: when he is trusted he betrays his trust, when he talks he lies, when he makes a covenant he acts treacherously and when he quarrels he abuses. (Quote by - The Prophet Mohammad)

There is no dichotomy between man and God's image. Whoever tortures a human being, whoever abuses a human being, whoever outrages a human being, abuses God's image. (Quote by - Oscar Romero)

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

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. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. (Quote by - Baldwin, James)

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. (Quote by - Seneca)

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

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

The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt. (Quote by - Mencken, H. L.)

Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar. (Quote by - Samuel Griswold Goodrich)

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

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