abuse Quotes

Character issues such as drug abuse are not exclusive to Detroit Public Schools. My reference to substance abuse, not intended to focus on any particular school district, was simply used to illustrate this position.
tags: character focus abuse drugs school
— Kwame Kilpatrick
But in college, we can wear our alcohol abuse as proudly as our university sweatshirts; the two concepts are virtually synonymous.
tags: abuse alcohol college university
— Koren Zailckas
I didn't go to Cirque Lodge for alcohol abuse or drug abuse
tags: abuse alcohol drugs
— Kirsten Dunst
One main problem with raising awareness of LGBT abuse is the denial. The term "domestic violence" is perceived as something akin to alcoholism, ("I don't sit on a park bench drinking") and people do not see that they are perpetrating or are a victim of DV because they have a set idea about what it is.
tags: people abuse problem denial ideas victim
— Kim Kardashian
When somebody shows up at your job and jeopardizes your job, yelling and screaming, that's financial abuse. It threatens your ability to take care of yourself.
tags: abuse job care financial
— Kerry Washington
From what I've been told, the scariest part of being part of a domestic abuse relationship is the idea that you cannot escape and you cannot get help, that feeling of being stuck.
tags: abuse help ideas relationship
— Kerry Washington
Whenever I talk to survivors [of a domestic abuse relationship] who have lived through that and are on the other side and their whole perspective on life is a complete 180, I'm just so inspired.
tags: abuse perspective
— Kerry Washington
I'd never really heard of financial abuse, although it makes so much sense when you hear it defined.
tags: abuse financial
— Kerry Washington
A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse. A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who laid that kind of abuse on him. I know I would.
tags: men work hell abuse
— Kent McCord
I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.
tags: children believe abuse service child attention neglect victim
— Kenny Guinn
All freedoms provided by democracy are for those who believe in it. Can the rights and freedoms of millions of virtuous people who believe in democracy be safeguarded if those who seek to destroy it abuse rights and freedoms to achieve their goals?
tags: people freedom believe abuse right achieve democracy
— Kenan Evren
Sit peacefully in a church and think of church history: witchburning perhaps, or child abuse, genocide, the amassing of disgusting wealth, the repression of women, inquisitions, castrating child choir singers, the denial of Santa Claus and the support of fascists in power.
tags: children women power abuse child denial church wealth
— Kaz Cooke
For too long, Americans have fallen victim to financial abuses at the hands of predatory lenders that operate in the shadows.
tags: abuse financial american victim
— Kay Hagan
I want people to realize that the domestic abuse charges happened in 1989. I didn't meet any of them until 1993.
tags: people abuse
— Kato Kaelin
I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse.
tags: character children action abuse job child
— Kathleen Turner
We all like to think that if we were the victims of domestic abuse we'd up and leave - but it's not always as easy or straightforward as that. Women stay with abusive partners for all kinds of reasons - they love them, they fear them, they have children with them, they believe they can change them or they simply have no where else to go.
tags: children fear women believe abuse child victim
— Kate Thornton
Since strict obedience is demanded and harshly enforced, only the least talented, least articulate, least nuanced thinkers, least likely to take a stand against abuse, and the least courageous people thrive in the Church today.
tags: people abuse church
— Kate Kelly
When it comes to my interpersonal relationships with men, of course, a lifetime of abuse vastly affected everything I did. I always came from a place of abuse, actually wanting, welcoming, and accepting it because that was my language. It never seemed strange to me.
tags: men language abuse relationship
— Karrine Steffans
If he were any other man, I might have suspected him of substance abuse, of being coked up or something. But Barrons was too much a purist for that; his drugs were money, power, and control
tags: men power control abuse drugs money
— Karen Marie Moning
Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy... . And special in this is the child's feeling that the parents' love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity ... may be only a pretense.
tags: world honesty anxiety abuse charity envy christian parent
— Karen Horney
The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change.
tags: time abuse
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Let's not build the policy around the abuse. That's not good policy. That's actually bad policy. Build the policy around the aspiration point. That's what we need to do when we're seeing abuse online.
tags: abuse seeing bad
— Kamala Harris
I'm interested in confronting police brutality and police abuse of cracking down on street performers and street artists, but also in valorizing street art as legitimate performance within the artistic sphere, where it's so often conflated with pan-handling and begging and not "successful" art. I want to change laws around street performance.
tags: law abuse artist
— Kalan Sherrard
The abuse of cabmen in a block.
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— Juvenal
Being a woman is a very powerful thing, I think, and you don't want to abuse that.
tags: women powerful abuse
— Juno Temple
The abuse of love, like the abuse of health, brings suffering and death in its train.
tags: death health suffering abuse
— Juliette Drouet
More often than not, what animals require our protection from is not hurricanes or fires, but abuse at the hands of other people.
tags: animals people abuse fire protection
— Julie Klam
Kyle had to give her credit; it took skill-plus no heart and a serious abuse of the English language- to break up with someone in fewer than 140 characters.
tags: character heart abuse
— Julie James
Some people have bigger egos than others. You have to take a lot of abuse, and take it in and not respond, because you don't want conflicts on the movie, you don't want to start screaming at people even when they treat you - even when they're not behaving properly, because you want them to do their job, and keep on doing it.
tags: people abuse job conflict movie
— Julie Delpy
I have experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from men, but I have also experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from women, usually when I failed to respond to their advances.
tags: men women violence abuse jealousy
— Julie Burchill
I am deeply Catholic and always will be, but I'm no longer a member of the church. I left in 2003 because of the sex abuse scandal.
tags: abuse sex church
— Julianna Baggott
One of the best attributes of human beings is that they're adaptable; one of the worst attributes of human beings is they are adaptable. They adapt and start to tolerate abuses, they adapt to being involved themselves in abuses, they adapt to adversity and they continue on.
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— Julian Assange
It is impossible to correct abuses unless we know that theyre going on.
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— Julian Assange
Media is a big problem around the world, it's powerful and can abuse its power.
tags: power world powerful abuse problem media
— Julian Assange
Judging your early artistic efforts is artist abuse. . . Remember that in order to recover as an artist, you must be willing to be a bad artist. Give yourself permission to be a beginner. By being willing to be a bad artist, you have a chance to be an artist, and perhaps, over time, a very good one
tags: chance time abuse bad artist
— Julia Cameron
The guarantee of safety in a battering relationship can never be based upon a promise from the perpetrator, no matter how heartfelt. Rather, it must be based upon the self-protective capability of the victim. Until the victim has developed a detailed and realistic contingency plan and has demonstrated her ability to carry it out, she remains in danger of repeated abuse.
tags: abuse danger relationship victim
— Judith Lewis Herman
With power comes the abuse of power. And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It's nothing new.
tags: power abuse crazy
— Judd Rose
In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist.
tags: world abuse faith revolution war capitalism
— Juan Goytisolo
I'm against abstinence programs because I really consider "abstinence only" child abuse.
tags: children abuse child
— Joycelyn Elders
I was in my late thirties when my eyes were opened to truth in God's Word that showed me I wasn't living the abundant life Jesus died for me to have. I had a very negative mindset and was miserable most of the time because of the abuse I had experienced throughout my childhood.
tags: time truth living mindset abuse eyes god jesus childhood
— Joyce Meyer