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The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority. (Quote by - James Fenimore Cooper)

Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy. (Quote by - Voltaire)

The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing..for once started upon that journey, the hog never came back. One by one the men hooked up the hogs and slit their throats. There was a line of hogs with squeals and lifeblood ebbing away.. until at last each vanished into a huge vat of boiling water (some still alive). The hogs were so innocent. They came so very trustingly. They were so very human in their protests. They had done nothing to deserve it. in the book THE JUNGLE. (Quote by - Upton Sinclair)

There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses. (Quote by - Andrew Jackson)

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

The principal power in Washington is no longer the government of the people it represents. It is the Money Power. Under the deceptive cloak of campaign contributions, access and influence, votes and amendments are bought and sold. Money established priorities of action, holds down federal revenues, revises federal legislation, shifts income from the middle class to the very rich. Money restrains the enforcement of laws written to protect the country from abuses of wealt laws that mandate environmental protection, antitrust laws, laws to protect the consumer against fraud, laws that safeguard the securities markets, and many more. (Quote by - Richard N. Goodwin)

When I step out of the role you have written for me you make me feel like a plagiarist. from the play Jake's Women. (Quote by - Neil Simon)

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

The zen of flyfishing is that zen masters don't fish. The Buddha suffocates no creature. (Quote by - O Anna Niemus)

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)

He who abuses others must not be particular about the answer he gets. (Quote by - Danish Proverb)

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)

Quotations, like much better things, has its abuses. (Quote by - Isaac Disraeli)

Whatever you do, trample down abuses, and love those who love you. Different translation: Whatever you do, crush the infamous thing [superstition], and love those who love you. (Quote by - Voltaire)

The majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and by acting on the law of the strongest breaks up the foundations of society. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

The best among you are those who are best to women folk. (Quote by - Arabic Proverb)

Inward rest gives an air of leisure to [Christ's] crowded life: above all, there is in this Man a secret and a power of dealing with the waste-products of life, the waste of pain, disappointment, enmity, death -- turning to divine uses the abuses of man, transforming arid places of pain to fruitfulness, triumphing at last in death, and making a short life of thirty years or so, abruptly cut off, to be a finished life. We cannot admire the poise and beauty of this human life, and then ignore the things that made it. (Quote by - Whitham, A. E.)

Abuses are the result of seeing one another too often. (Quote by - Proverb)

30,000 baby chicks were sent through a San Diego factory farm chipper by workers too tired to continue individual strangling. That made the chipper a chicker.. while the little drum with swirling knives into which some factories drop baby chicks is called an eviscerator.. and what is the name for those tiny mouse sized guillotines Purina as owner of the magazine Lab Animal advertised for decapitation of captive expendable lab animals. (Quote by - O Anna Niemus)

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

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

I haven't touched my brother in almost 18 years. (Quote by - Steven B Richey)

I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another. (Quote by - Jane Porter)

Never join with your friend when he abuses his horse or his wife unless the one is to be sold, and the other to be buried. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

Government works best under the glare of public scrutiny. Absent such scrutiny, abuses occur. (Quote by - Steven W. Hawkins)

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