Using People Sayings and Quotes

Some people are only interested in what you can do for them. They take advantage of your kindness, while offering nothing in return. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes on using people.

Two people only hurt each other if they doubt the love they have for one another. Lars Von Trier
Good people do not turn other people into water coolers. Constance M. Burge
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. Disraeli
It's them as take advantage that get advantage in this world. George Eliot
It is the greatest of advantages to enjoy no advantage at all. Thoreau
If you don't get the better of yourself, someone else will. Evan Esar
A sworn vow never to be taken advantage of again. Anthony Rosario Wagner
I've worked too hard and built too much to be taken advantage of. I know my worth and what I bring to the table. Tony A. Gaskins
I'm open to the possibilities of being one of those people who reach certain heights without being owned by others. Tony A. Gaskins
It's when you get complacent that you get taken advantage of. Tony A. Gaskins
You don't need to know every detail, but you should know the basics. There are so many people who get taken advantage of. Tony A. Gaskins
If you don't want to be taken advantage of, if you don't want your brand to be misrepresented, if you don't want someone else to be in control of your destiny, then do your work. Tony A. Gaskins
People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. James Frey
Abusive men find abusiveness rewarding. The privileged position they gain is a central reason for their reluctance to change. Lundy Bancroft
Abusive men tend to be happy only when everything in the relationship is proceeding on their terms. Lundy Bancroft
Violence is not just punches and slaps; it is anything that puts you in physical fear or that uses your body to control you. Lundy Bancroft
To dominate is to attempt to control another person's actions. Beverly Engel
The person who tries to dominate another person has a tremendous need to have his own way. Beverly Engel
A dominating person often resorts to threats in order to get in. Beverly Engel
Domineering behavior includes ordering a partner around; monitoring time and activities; restricting resources. Beverly Engel
To dominating partners, even commitment can feel like emotional suffocation. Beverly Engel
Many women encountering nonphysical types of abuse experience grave psychological and physical health symptoms. Carol A Lambert
Whether psychological or physical, abuse is about one thing; control. Carol A Lambert
Psychologically abused women experience depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. Carol A Lambert
Psychological abuse by far makes people more fearful than any other type of abuse. Carol A Lambert
A controlling partner who ridicules personal traits, criticizes, controls activities, and ignores their partner causes a loss of self-esteem. Carol A Lambert
When people encounter controlling behavior, they often feel 'erased' as if to the perpetrator they don't exist. Patricia Evans
In relationships, particularly, controlling behavior sets the stage for all kinds of abuse. Patricia Evans
Acts against others whether cold or subtle such as a contemptuous glands or hot and explosive such as a burst of rage are paradoxically both senseless and understandable, they are also attempts to control. Patricia Evans
People who have indulged in controlling behaviors are often stunned man they realize what they've done. Patricia Evans