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Show me the enforced laws of a state for the prevention of cruelty to animals and I in turn will give you a correct estimate of the refinement, enlightenment, integrity and equity of that commonwealth's people. (Quote by - L.T. Danshiell)

There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

Well, yes, my sources suggest that there's a lot of support for the notion that there is a lot of Koran abuse and that it was very much a systematic design, not just an aberration. (Quote by - Jane Mayer)

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 by - Paul Brooks)

All European tradition, Marxism included, has conspired to defy the natural order of all things. Mother Earth has been abused, the powers have been abused, and this cannot go on forever. No theory can alter that simple fact. Mother Earth will retaliate, the whole environment will retaliate, and the abusers will be eliminated. Things come full circle, back to where they started. That's revolution. (Quote by - Russell Means)

If a ma s character is to be abused, say what you will, ther s nobody like a relation to do the business. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackery)

The million little things that drop into your hands, The small opportunities each day brings, He leaves us free to use or abuse, And goes unchanging along His silent way. (Quote by - Helen Keller

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 by - Senator John Kerry)

An argument derived from the abuse of a thing does not hold good against its use. (Quote by - Author Unknown)

For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love. (Quote by - Pythagoras)

It's obvious when a kid comes out of nowhere. I had one kid like that and I just referred him to his counselor. It turned out the kid had a lot of substance abuse issues. But you can tell. (Quote by - Frank Sandomenico )

Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

Threaten the oppressed and be prepared to face their onslaught, abuse them and be prepared for an even greater threat. (Quote by - Martin Dansky)

I s a political pronouncement, not a medical or scientific one. (Quote by - Bob Curley)

To inflict cruelties on defenceless creatures, or condone such acts, is to abuse one of the cardinal tenets of a civilised society (Quote by - reverence for life)

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society. (Quote by - John Adams (1735 - 1826))

There are more people abusive to others than lie open to abuse themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me today will have somebody to laugh at him tomorrow. (Quote by - Seneca)

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)

Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass. (Quote by - Aishwarya Rai)

I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs ...[they] are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no right to neglect, nor to violate by cruelty. (Quote by - James Herriot)

It doesn't surprise me. It's a major tip of the iceberg. It never goes away. I think a lot of the other problems are also substance abuse related. (Quote by - Joe Sullivan )

Most people who have survived abuse have great strength. (Quote by - John Bradshaw)

We like so much to hear people talk of us and of our motives, that we are charmed even when they abuse us. (Quote by - Marie de Sevigne)

I almost shudder at the thought of alluding to the most fatal example of the abuses of grief which the history of mankind has preserved-the Cross. Consider what calamities that engine of grief has produced!(Quote by - John Adams (1735 - 1826))

Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home. (Quote by - Matt Blunt)

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