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It's not a slam at you when people are rude -- it's a slam at the people they've met before. (Quote by - Source Unknown)

Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated, you will be thought to have deserved it. (Quote by - Tacitus)

We declare that one who uses the God-given body of another without divine sanction abuses the very soul of that individual, abuses the central purpose and processes of life. (Quote by - Jeffrey R. Holland (1940 - ))

Itís not a slam at you when people are rude ó itís a slam at the people theyíve met before. (Quote by - Anonymous)

The major factor in this decision has been the disgraceful abuse that I have suffered. [On resigning as Scotland boss] (Quote by - Berti Vogts)

Lots of mental health facilities won't take people with substance abuse problems. Or places for substance abuse treatment can't help with mental issues. (Quote by - Russell Rasco )

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him. (Quote by - Edgar Watson)

When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff. (Quote by - Cicero (106 - 43 BC))

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

A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still. (Quote by - Johnson, Samuel)

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)

The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

Our treatment of animals will someday be considered barbarous. There cannot be perfect civilization until man realizes that the rights of every living creature are as sacred as his own. (Quote by - Dr. David Starr Jordan)

It is the wit and policy of sin to hate those we have abused. (Quote by - Sir William Davenant)

In the 1600's, a language of flowers developed in Constantinople and in the poetry of Persia. Charles II introduced the Persian poetry to Europe, and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu brought the flower language from Turkey to England in 1716. It spread to France and became a handbook of 800 floral messages known as the Book Le Language des Fleurs. Lovers exchanged messages as they gave each other selected flowers or bouquets. A full red rose meant beauty. Red and white mean unity. Crocus said "abuse not", while a white rosebud warns that one is too young for love. Yellow roses were for jealousy, yellow iris for passion, filbert for reconciliation and ivy for marriage. (Quote by - John Shepler)

I got this today, they say; "tomorrow I shall get that. This wealth is mine, and that will be mine too. I have destroyed my enemies. I shall destroy others too! Am I not like God? I enjoy what I want. I am successful. I am powerful. I am happy. I am rich and well-born. Who is equal to me? I will perform sacrifices and give gifts, and rejoice in my own generosity." This is how they go on, deluded by ignorance. Bound by their greed and entangled in a web of delusion, whirled about by a fragmented mind, they fall into a dark hell. Self-important, obstinate, swept away by the pride of wealth, they ostentatiously perform sacrifices without any regard for their purpose. Egotistical, violent, arrogant, lustful, angry, envious of everyone, they abuse my presence within their own bodies and in the bodies of others. (Quote by - Bhagavad-Gita)

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)

Government is force, legalized plunder. (Quote by - John Mcallister)

It's long been known substance abuse has a significant correlation with abuse and neglect. (Quote by - Terri Jacobs )

For too long we have occupied ourselves with responding to the consequences of cruelty and abuse and have neglected the important task of building up an ethical system in which justice for animals is regarded as the norm rather than the exception. Our only hope is to put our focus on the education of the young. (Quote by - John Hoyt (1932 - ))

Everyone is an abused child, if you think about what governments do. (Quote by - Tim Roth)

Cruelty to dumb animals is one of the distinguishing vices of low and base minds. Wherever it is found, it is a certain mark of ignorance and meanness; a mark which all the external advantages of wealth, splendour, and nobility, cannot obliterate. It is consistent neither with learning nor true civility. (Quote by - William Jones)

How long will you abuse our patience, Catiline? (Quote by - Cicero (106 - 43 BC))

Any one 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. (Quote by - Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695))

We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children. (Quote by - John Sculley )


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