33 Quotes About Abusive Friends


Many have suffered from instances of bullying or abuse as a child. This can lead into later encounters of abuse with others. These quotes about abusive friends capture the warnings signs and behavior you should avoid displaying.

“A bad friend is is worse than an enemy, an enemy you can see and avoid, but to detect an insincere friend is hard.”

“A bad friend secretly plots your downfall.”

“A leader does not reduce his speeds to meet the views of negative thinkers. He leaves them to do their job as he focuses.”

“Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unecessary as when you were alone.”

“Develop a can-do-spirit and be sure you are not suppressed by the naysayers whose daily actions are meant to discourage you from achieving what you believe.”

“Don’t tell your friend you are fighting with your wife, it gives him pleasure.”

“Enemy: A friend whose mask has fallen.”

“Fake friends; those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs they know they are in to destroy your legacies.”

“Free your life from the fangs of gossips by not associating yourself with them. Anyone who helps you to gossip about someone can also help someone to gossip about you.”

“Friendship is like an investment; the best type yields the best profit for you! It’s not just about making friends; it’s about making right friends for the right reasons!”

“I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.”

“If you aren’t destroying your enemies, it’s because you have been conquered and assimilated, you do not even have an idea of who your enemies are.”

“If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself.”

“It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.”

“Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.”

“Losing excess fats through exercise is important, but losing useless friends is urgent. Treat urgent things first!”

“Love yourself instead of abusing yourself.”

“Never be an insincere friend, never be manipulative, one day you will be discovered and lose everything.”

“No system of mass surveillance has existed in any society that we know of to this point that has not been abused.”

“Peace is something you only have when your enemy is gone. Either after you have turned him into a friend or vanquished him.”

“Some bad friends are so crafty in such a way that by the time their mission is reveal, they have already executed portions of it.”

“Stay away from people who drive your emotions crazily. Find a better company!”

“The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.”

“The reason you don’t succeed in life is because you are too lenient with your deadly enemies. Identify them and eradicate them completely, don’t let any of their seed escape your vengeful sword.”

“There are only two kinds of people who can drain your energy: those you love, and those you fear. In both instances it is you who let them in. They did not force their way into your aura, or pry their way into your reality experience.”

“There is a 100% assurance that what your friend’s enemy tells you about your friend is false. What your failure tells you about your passion is fake. Don’t give up.”

“There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.”

“To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals.”

“To become a better you, secure your dreams from the jaws of people who discredit your ambitions.”

“To leaders, one trusted friend is better than ten well known betrayers.”

“What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.”

“You will know a friendship is not natural when you don’t feel relaxed with.”

“You will meet a lot of people in your life; some laugh with you, others will laugh at you; some will love to clean your mess, others will love to mess you up!”

There are many signs to emotional abuse that can lead into far worse encounters than ever imagined.

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