Quotes of Battered

“ Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice. ”

- Gloria Steinem

“ One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Today the family is being attacked and defended with equal vehemence. ”

- Mark Poster

“ I have lived long enough to be battered by the realities of life, and not too long to be downed by them. ”

- John Mason Brown

“ Dreiser... I love... and almost wouldn't speak to anyone who ever attacked him. ”

- Marguerite Young

“ Usually, the stuff that's your best idea or work is going to be attacked the most. ”

- Francis Ford Coppola

“ I just think it's an accomplishment on this path that we're on to try and get back to the top. ”

- Kobe Bryant

“ We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. ”

- Bible

“ If we are attacked we can only defend ourselves with guns not with butter. ”

- Joseph Goebbels

“ I have lived long enough. My way of life is to fall into the sere, the yellow leaf, and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends I must not look to have. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered. ”

- Michael J. Fox

“ Drive hammered, get slammered. ”

- Unknown

“ Driving hammered will get you nailed. ”

- Unknown

“ Let not adversity oppress thee: be rather like unto the nail; the farther 'tis hammered, the firmer it holds. ”

- Ivan Panin

“ If Clinton had only attacked terrorism as much as he attacks George Bush we wouldn't be in this problem. ”

- Dennis Miller

“ Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city. ”

- Anatole Broyard

“ Let the tent be struck. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living. ”

- Chuck Swindoll

“ Pressed into service means pressed out of shape. ”

- Robert Frost

“ I battered the cordons around me And cradled my wings on the breeze, Then soared to the uttermost reaches With rapture, with power, with ease! ”

- Georgia Douglas Johnson

“ At his wife's 60th birthday party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Dick Cheney had a huge steak and battered onion rings for dinner. Afterwards he met with 100 donors, not campaign donors, heart donors. ”

- Jay Leno

“ I was struck by the way in which meanings are historically attached to words: it is so accidental, so remote, so twisted. A word is like a schoolgirl's room — a complete mess — so the great thing is to make out a way of seeing it all as ordered, as right, as inferred and following. ”

- William H. Gass

“ Many of us unconciously create drama in our minds, expecting the worst from a situation only to have our expectations become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Inadvertantly we become authors of our own misfortune. And so we struggle from day to day, from crisis to crisis, bruised and battered by circumstances without realizing that we always have a choice… What if you began to expect the best from any situation? Isn't it possible that you could write new chapters in your life with happy endings?…Suspend your disbelief… ”

- Sarah Ban Breathnach

“ Do I look like a masochist or the sort who'd go through physical or verbal abuse? A year after my accident… when I fell of the stairs, I'm still being asked if I was physically abused. It saddens me that I'm being portrayed as this battered woman. ”

- Aishwarya Rai
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