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Letter "A" » abusing
«It's time to put out an All Points Bulletin on Sylvester Stallone. Not for artistic crimes but for so grossly abusing his license to pander.»
«Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.»
Author: Francis Quarles
«Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.»
«Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened»
«Our Founding Fathers would shudder to see how easily forces outside the mainstream now seem to effortlessly push some Senate leaders toward conduct the American people don't want from their elected leaders: Abusing power. Inserting the government into our private lives. Injecting religion into debates about public policy. Jumping through hoops to ingratiate themselves to their party?s base, while step by step, day by day, real problems that keep American families up at night fall by the wayside here in Washington.»
Author: Senator John Kerry
Abuse of Power
«But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; / And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; / And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.»
«Since we cannot match it let us take our revenge by abusing it.»
«No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government.»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, abuse of power
, form of government
, Human nature
«In every country and in every age the priest has been hostile to liberty; he is always in allegiance to the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection of his own»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, in return
, of his own
«Here will be an old abusing of God's patience and the king's English.»