32+ Best Verbal Abuse Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Verbal abuse is harsh and insulting language directed at a person. Profoundly inspirational verbal abuse quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Verbal Abuse Quotes

Emotional abuse poisons a relationship and infuses it with hostility, contempt, and hatred. Beverly Engel

Some guys like to undermine a girl’s self-esteem with little verbal jabs. Eventually it all adds up. One bee sting doesn’t hurt a horse, but enough bee stings can kill a horse. Oliver Gaspirtz

To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. Mandy Hale

Verbal abuse is not a form of entertainment. J. E. Brown

Emotional abuse is a nonphysical behavior or attitude that controls, demeans, punishes or isolates a person. Dee Brown

Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child’s tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It’s not funny and it’s not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn’t the least bit funny. Ben Stein

The disrespect and hatred each partner begins to feel leads to more and more emotional abuse and to each partner justifying inappropriate, even destructive, behavior. Beverly Engel

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words they’ll destroy me. Cassandra Giovanni

The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect. Heather

Bless people when they revile you. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego. Swami Vivekananda

Psychological invalidation is one of the most lethal forms of emotional abuse. It kills confidence, creativity and individuality. Madhu Menon

By continually scolding someone, they in time become accustomed to it and despise your reproof.

Emotional abuse is designed to undermine others’ sense of self. It is deliberate humiliation, with the intent to seize control of how others feel about themselves. Lorraine Nilon

Rash and incessant scolding runs into custom and renders itself despised. Michel de Montaigne

Over time, anger can build up on the part of both abuser and victim, and emotional abuse can turn into physical violence. Beverly Engel

The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things. Jean De La Bruyere

Don’t put up with disrespect just to keep them in your life

To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness. Edgar Allan Poe

The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal Astrid Alauda

There is nobody so weak of invention that he cannot make up some little stories to vilify his enemy. Joseph Addison

Get pissed because you deserve more than this abuse. Emotional abuse is the gateway to all abuse. Get out!Tracy Malone

The bitter clamor of two eager tongues.

As the emotional abuse takes its toll and each partner becomes less and less self assured, each clings to the relationship even more. Beverly Engel

They have vilified me, they have crucified me; yes, they have even criticized me. Richard J. Daley

Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself. Voltaire

Abusive language and swearing are a legacy of slavery, humiliation, and disrespect for human dignity, one’s own and that of other people. Leon Trotsky

In emotionally abusive relationships there is a determined intent to formulate statements or actions which leave a person feeling awful. Dee Brown

Children should be able to live a life free from bullying and harassment and it is time that we all took a stand against this. Katherine Jenkins

Emotional abuse is considered by many to be the most painful form of violence and the most detrimental to self esteem. Beverly Engel

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