Maltreating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Maltreating ndash; AbuseAbuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.ndash;John AdamsIs not liberty to be evil liberty? If not, what is it? Do we not say that it is necessary to take liberty from idiots and bad men, because they abuse it?ndash;Jeremy BenthamThe abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.ndash;Mary BertoneWhen you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.ndash;CiceroWhen certain persons abuse us let us ask what kind of characters it is they admire. We shall often find this a most consolatory question.ndash;Charles Caleb ColtonAbuse of any one generally shows that he has marked traits of character. The stupid and indifferent are passed by in silence.ndash;Tryon EdwardsAnyone 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.ndash;Jean de La FontaineAbuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.ndash;Edgar Watson HoweDon't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.ndash;Edgar Watson HoweWe 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.ndash;Aldo Leopold
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