Famous quotes containing the words ritual and/or abuse:
“We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.”
—Walter Benjamin (18921940)
“You shall not abuse any widow or orphan. If you do abuse them, when they cry out to me, I will surely heed their cry ...”
—Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 22:22,23.