Nursery Crimes - Child Abuse and Childrens Games

Famous quotes containing the words abuse, games, crimes, nursery and/or child:

    Incest and child abuse are not yet being presented as recreational.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.
    William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    ... we have broken down the self-respecting spirit of man with nursery tales and priestly threats, and we dare to assert, that in proportion as we have prostrated our understanding and degraded our nature, we have exhibited virtue, wisdom, and happiness, in our words, our actions, and our lives!
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)

    To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)