Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old abuse quotes, abuse sayings, and abuse proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

List Of Motivational Abuse Quotes And Sayings

 

Abuse changes your life…Fight Back and change the life of your abusers by Breaking Your Silence on Abuse!

Patty Rase Hopson


Nobody abuses us more than we abuse ourselves.

Don Miguel Ruiz


Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.

Voltaire


Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar.

Samuel Griswold Goodrich


Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

Harriet Beecher Stowe


Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.

Herbert Ward


Every abuse ought to be reformed unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.

Voltaire


We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.

Mohandas Gandhi


Verbal abuse is still abuse. It’s abuse in the form of words. Don’t assume that a few hurtful words won’t cost them their life. Words hurt.

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Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated, you will be thought to have deserved it.

Tacitus


Best Inspirational Abuse Quotes And Proverbs Sayings

 

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

Edgar Watson Howe


The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.

Mary Bertone


So many people suffer from abuse and suffer alone.

Pamela Stephenson


Abuse is abuse; Be nice… Harsh words don’t break bones but they often break hearts.

Rev Run


To those who abuse: the sin is yours, the crime is yours, and the shame is yours. To those who protect the perpetrators: blaming the victims only masks the evil within, making you as guilty as those who abuse. Stand up for the innocent or go down with the rest.

Flora Jessop

 


Overcoming abuse doesn’t just happen, It takes positive steps every day. Let today be the day you start to move forward.

Assunta Harris


The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect.

Heather Brooke


Any abuse of animals is the same as abuse of men, women, or children.

Alison Goldfrapp


The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

Edmund Burke


Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan


Famous Humorous Abuse Quotes And Proverbs

Do not suppose that abuses are eliminated by destroying the object which is abused. Men can go wrong with wine and women. Shall we then prohibit and abolish women?

Martin Luther


When purpose is not known, abuse is inevitable.

Dr. Myles Munroe


Not all forms of abuse leave bruises.

Danielle Steel


Men will let you abuse them if only you will make them laugh.

Henry Ward Beecher


There is no excuse for human rights abuse, whether in the name of security or in the name of liberation.

Irene Khan


The abuse of a harmless thing is the essence of sin.

Aw Tozer


These are the four abuses: desire to succeed in order to make oneself famous; taking credit for the labors of others; refusal to correct one’s errors despite advice; refusal to change one’s ideas despite warnings.

Confucius


Never join with your friend when he abuses his horse or his wife unless the one is about to be sold, and the other to be buried.

Charles Caleb Colton


Learn to use an axe, and respect it and you can’t help but love it. But abuse one and it will wear your hands raw and open your foot like an overcooked sausage.

Richard Proenneke


Do you never look at yourself when you abuse another person?

Plautus