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The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

Related topics: Power

What I fear most is power with impunity.
I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.
- Isabel Allende

But constant experience shows us that every man invested
with power is apt to abuse it,
and to carry his authority as far as it will go.
- Charles de Secondat

Anyone 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.
- Jean de La Fontaine

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With power comes the abuse of power.
And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses.
It's nothing new.
- Judd Rose

Power without abuse loses its charm.
- Paul Valery

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty,
but also by the abuse of power.
- James Madison

 

Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it.
- Lincoln Steffens

I've always had a natural fear of the police,
or abuse of their power.
- Terrence Howard

This House cannot function without an open,
accountable, and independent ethics process;
and the molestation of that process by the majority
is an abuse of power that cannot stand.
- Louise Slaughter

The essence of Government is power; and power,
lodged as it must be in human hands,
will ever be liable to abuse.
- James Madison

The right of self defense never ceases.
It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to
nations and to individuals,
and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or
by those who abuse her power,
its obligation is not the less strong.
- James Monroe

Every American, regardless of their background,
has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion.
Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will
reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone
our basic Constitutional rights.
- Pete Stark

Ukraine had quite serious impact on the many Russians.
They could see that ordinary people in Ukraine which is a bordering state,
very close to Russia, the people of this state are,
they didn't want to tolerate anymore the power abuse by Ukrainian officials.
- Garry Kasparov

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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 (Mahatma) Gandhi

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
- Alan Greenspan

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare,
goods and services to consumers.
- Charles W. Pickering

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

When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw
rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird.
I never got that in London no matter what I wore.
- Bjork

Well, I guess the sexual abuse by Mel Phillips in a sense,
he had a fetish for feet.
He used to play with my feet and other kids' feet,
and that was his thing.
- Tom Cole

It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing,
but one should not abuse it.
- Antoine Rivarol

Ritalin abuse is a big issue in the US.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering
and alcohol abuse going on while recording,
I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.
- Jim Diamond

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense,
I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word,
and the people to whom it is applied.
- George Catlin

The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one
of the most vicious crimes conceivable,
a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent.
- James T. Walsh

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.
- Kathleen Turner

When you have no basis for an argument,
abuse the plaintiff.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

By finding waste and abuse in entitlement programs,
and eliminating it, we can ensure that the funds that
are put into these programs go to the people that need them the most.
- Jim Ryun

Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle:
Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass.
- Aishwarya Rai

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.
When we see land as a community to which we belong,
we may begin to use it with love and respect.
- Aldo Leopold

I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual
abuse and exploitation of our children.
- Jim Ryun

The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S.,
one that too easily can lead to the exploitation,
abuse and even death of immigrants.
- Roger Mahony

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect,
a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
- James F. Cooper

The abuse of detainees in U.S.
custody has severely undermined our Nation's position in the world.
- Diane Watson

The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely.
- Joseph Ratzinger

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

To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse.
- Neal Barnard

Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
- Rick Larsen

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive
a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
- George Washington

We must do all we can to empower parents and communities
to protect our youth and to encourage healthy behavior
free from binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.
- Jon Corzine

I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is
to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
- Richard Pryor

I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people
to look at their faith in a different way.
- William P. Leahy

Understand that legal and illegal are political,
and often arbitrary, categorizations;
use and abuse are medical,
or clinical, distinctions.
- Abbie Hoffman

Judicial abuse occurs when judges substitute their
own political views for the law.
- Lamar S. Smith

We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent
in nuclear families as love,
protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families.
- David Elkind

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery,
of party, faction, and division of society.
- John Adams

No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse.
Women have to feel like they are not alone.
- Salma Hayek

Let's suppose somebody abused you sexually.
You still had a choice, though not a good one,
about what to tell yourself about the abuse.
- Albert Ellis

The military is trying very hard right now to put a
better face on Guantanamo,
and I think they actually have tried to rid some of
the extreme versions of abuse that we have read about.
- Jane Mayer

I am disappointed in the music business,
I feel like a lot of people in the music business are phoney,
there's a lot of people who will abuse and take my kindness.
- Blu Cantrell

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
- Edgar Watson Howe

If you want that good feeling that comes from doing
things for other folks then you have to pay for it
in abuse and misunderstanding.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University.
I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

But the Republic has its rules and it must not tolerate any abuse of them.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda;
it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse
toward a mostly imagined,
highly dangerous outside enemy.
- Mark Poster

I would like to say that what Mel Phillips was doing
was not sexual harassment but more sexual abuse of children,
because he was doing it in a sexual manner now that I look back on it.
- Tom Cole

The landlords are not agriculturists;
that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated.
- Richard Cobden

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse,
the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12.
- Xavier Becerra

My childhood was safe and sane.
No abuse and no traumas.
I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught
me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
- Ronnie James Dio

What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions,
the worst in cultural prejudice.
The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.
- Maxim Gorky

I think the dangers are different now.
Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety.
- Carol Ann Duffy

I've overcome neglect and deprivation,
abandonment and abuse.
- Tatum O'Neal

We improved the environment in which our children live,
learn and play by decreasing crime and clamping down
on abuse and violence in the home and on the streets.
- Jane D. Hull

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

What white man has ever seen me drunk? Who has ever
come to me hungry and left me unfed? Who has seen me
beat my wives or abuse my children? What law have I broken?
- Sitting Bull

So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone.
- Pamela Stephenson

Without public pressure from caring people,
our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse.
- Morris Dees

When you have police officers who abuse citizens,
you erode public confidence in law enforcement.
That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
- Mary Frances Berry


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