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For if there is anything to one's praise, it is foolish vanity to be gratified at it, and if it is abuse - why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or another!
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I've abused myself a lot over the years. But my voice is still intact - really, it's better.
I was an abused kid.
However vile the abuse they receive, media people must remember this is part of the price of getting a public voice. Stay grateful. Don't kick down, kick up. Criticise power rather than proles.
I've worn stilettos since I was 12, so I have abused my feet to the point of no return.
Enough of this occupation, terror and abuse. We are not in need of your help. We are able to combat and defeat terrorism, and achieve unity. We are not in need of your bases, your experience and etc.
Muqtada al Sadr
I do not believe that I fell in love with a woman because I was abused.
There was mental and physical abuse in my family.
It's hard to stop wars, and it's hard to stop the abuse of the planet and all of those things. I guess you just do what you can do and voice your concern.
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.
I'm worried about privacy - the companies out there gathering data on us, the stuff we do on Twitter, the publicly scrapeable stuff on Facebook. It's amazing how much data there is out there on us. I'm worried that it can be abused and will be abused.
I am doing my job and trying to win a game for my team. I shouldn't be getting racially abused; it's silly.
You can't abuse your voice by yelling and screaming.
Danielle de Niese
I wanted to write something from a child's viewpoint... Five of the characters I have played in movies have either been abused or became abusers, themselves, and I just kind of felt like there was a need.
I don't really drink very much, although I have abused alcohol in the past.
You should see me during an action film. I look like an abuse victim.
When I first became recognizable from appearing on television, I abused my notoriety as much as I possibly could, at the expense of both my health and personal relationships.
I am one of the most successful economists, according to what markets tell us, though most of my professional colleagues, who are much keener to accept market outcomes than I am, would dismiss me as a crank or - the worst of all abuses among economists - a 'sociologist.'
In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish an anti-democratic regime.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
I had been, you know, held in the closet for two months and, you know, abused in all manner of ways. I was very good at doing what I was told.
Lying to a committee is a very grave abuse, and there ought to be a clear punishment.
Training with Bela and Marta Karolyi took the joy out of the Olympics for me. I look back and feel there was a lot of verbal and physical abuse. For years, I felt it was my problem.
Abuse is the means in which violence retards love.
One of the speakers asked how many women had been harassed or abused sexually in their life? There were thousands of women in the audience, and almost every one of them raised her hand.
When I played, I received racial abuse but I was just one of a few black players and we weren't backed up by the authorities.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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