Emotional blackmail quotes
Emotional blackmailing is another form of manipulation. It can ruin your relationship badly. Emotional blackmail quotes can help you in developing a better understanding of the concept. This article is all about emotional blackmail quotes.
Here are some of the best emotional blackmail quotes :
“The emotional blackmailer may go out of their way to do things for you, even if it goes against their self-interest…they’ll bring it up over-and-over again, frequently reminding you what they’ve sacrificed to make you happy.” – Amica Graber.
“Although they may do this in ways which seem harmless, it’s a common tactic to trigger fear and doubt.” – Samantha Morrison.
“Emotional blackmail is the use of fear, obligation, and guilt to control another person.” – Susan Forward.
“If after an argument, your partner goes out for hours without telling you where they are, this indicates that they are punishing you for the disagreement by intentionally causing you to worry or feel anxious.” – Kryss Shane.
“In order for a blackmailer to be successful, they must know what the target fears. This fear is often deep-rooted such as fear of abandonment, loneliness, humiliation, and failure.” – Christine Hammond.
“That’s blackmail on top of attempted murder, Kye. I can officially kill you.” – Keri Arthur.
“Selfish people also tend to have victim mindsets… Their actions plant seeds of loneliness; then they cry upon the blooming.” – Steve Maraboli.
“The worst guilt is to accept an undeserved guilt.” – Ayn Rand.
“Blackmail is aggravating in normal circumstances, but far worse when it’s coming from a younger sister.” ― Mackenzi Lee, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue.
“Having a heart that’s three sizes too small must be really convenient for business.” ― Naima Simone, Beauty and the Bachelor.
“I can be ruthless, unforgiving, and a manipulative bastard. But I don’t play games with sex.” ― Naima Simone, Beauty and the Bachelor.
“Every honorable man is forced to yield to blackmail once or twice in his life, just for the sake of keeping peace in the community.” ― Don Marquis, Archeology: The Long Lost Tales of Archy and Mehitabel.
“I am one of those servants – butlers usually – who respectfully point out when their master is about to do something stupid: “You should probably only burn the document once the blackmail has been completed, m’ lady.” ― Joe Dunthorne, Submarine.
The following are my most favorite emotional blackmail quotes.
“Action or exaction? Voting, petitions, solidarity, information, human rights: all these things are gently extorted from you in the form of personal or promotional blackmail.” ― Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories II, 1987-1990
“Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.” ― Jean Cocteau.
“In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages.” Author: Alberto Fujimori
“It was [Hugh’s] omnipresent fear that some woman might be foisted on him who would turn out to be an adventuress and would blackmail him. This preoccupation made it almost impossible for him to engage a secretary.” Author: Anthony Powell
“Chacko had been a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and was permitted excesses and eccentricities nobody else was. He claimed to be writing a Family Biography that the Family would have to pay him not to publish. Ammu said that there was only one person in the family who was a fit candidate for biographical blackmail, and that was Chacko himself.” Author: Arundhati Roy
“To count upon his virtue and use it as an instrument of torture, to practice blackmail with the victim’s generosity as sole means of extortion, to accept the gift of a man’s goodwill and turn it into a tool for the giver’s destruction.” Author: Ayn Rand
Emotional blackmail girlfriend quotes
Emotional blackmailing can be the root of many problems in a relationship, whether a boyfriend does it or a girlfriend. Here are some best emotional blackmail girlfriend quotes:
“Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.” Author: Robin Morgan
“Emotional blackmail is one of the primary ways that one partner controls another partner. It’s done in such a way that the controlling partner manipulates the other person‘s emotions in an attempt to get their way.” – Dr. Connie Omari.
“Emotional blackmail is a powerful form of manipulation. It leaves you in a FOG when there is a haze of Fear, Obligation, and Guilt. Often the emotional blackmailer is not a deliberate tactic on the others’ part – it’s just the method that gets them what they want! And have found that it works!” – Carey West.
“Some people earn love. Some people blackmail others into it.” – Rebekah Crane.
“Love is a wonderful thing, my dear, but it leaves you wide open for blackmail.” – Jasper Fforde.
“The bonds of friendship dwindle with age, Oliver. But a little blackmail lasts forever.” ― Stephen Hunt, The Court of the Air.
Here are some very popular emotional blackmail girlfriend quotes:
“Every honorable man is forced to yield to blackmail once or twice in his life, just for the sake of keeping peace in the community.” ― Don Marquis, Archeology: The Long Lost Tales of Archy and Mehitabel.” ― Marie Phillips, Gods Behaving Badly.
“Blackmail threats are e-mails from madmen.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson, The Book of Maxims, Poems and Anecdotes.
“She had hair the color of’ blackmail, a spine as straight as a guillotine, and a face that could sink ships.” ― Marie Phillips, Gods Behaving Badly.
“You can’t use blackmail on someone who doesn’t know anything about the hold you have on them.” ― Charlaine Harris, Dead to the World.
“Some people earn love. Some people blackmail others into it.” ― Rebekah Crane, The Upside of Falling Down
“The tale of a righteous leftist – THE BRAND DEMAND” ― Johnny Worthen, The Brand Demand
“What would you do if someone was blackmailing you?”, “Wish them luck. I ain’t got nothing.”–Daisy Pettles, Shady Hoosier Detective Agency Book 2
“Love is a wonderful thing, my dear, but it leaves you wide open for blackmail.” ― Jasper Fforde, Lost in a Good Book.
“He is a brilliant man, said Miss Doggett. She helped him a good deal in his work, I think. Mrs. Bonner says that she even learned to type so that she could type his manuscripts for him. ‘Oh, then he had to marry her,’ said Miss Morrow sharply. ‘That kind of devotion is worse than blackmail – a man has no escape from that.” Author: Barbara Pym
“Grayson looked at me again. This time his gaze traveled from my hair down, and he let me see that he was looking. What he meant by this was that he thought I was beautiful, it was not just my miraculous hair, and we shouldn’t be distracted from our true love by the pesky detail that he was blackmailing me into dating his brother.Right.” Author: Jennifer Echols
Family emotional blackmail quotes
It may seem weird, but family members can also be manipulative sometimes. Here are family emotional blackmail quotes:
“What is certain is that he [the baby] has too much attention from the one person who is entirely at his disposal. The intimacy between mother and child is not sustaining and healthy. The child learns to exploit his mother’s accessibility, badgering her with questions and demands which are not of any real consequence to him, embarrassing her in public, blackmailing her into buying sweets and carrying him.” Author: Germaine Greer
“Kodan: “I had the good sense to win the hand of a woman as smart and kind as she is beautiful. If not more so.”Tava: “You mean you had the wit to blackmail me into following you home, where you promptly stole my heart,” she teased.Kodan: “That, too,” he agreed. “But I didn’t steal your heart. I merely exchanged it for mine.” Author: Jean Johnson
“Knowledge of my atrocious selfishness settled on me. All those bitter home truths she had flung at me, right from the beginning…and still loved me; was so blind that she still loved me. One day she had said: When you love me (and she had not meant “make love to me”) it’s as if God forgave me for being the mess I am; and I took it as chicanery, another emotional blackmail, to make me feel essential and so give me a sense of responsibility towards her.” Author: John Fowles
Following family emotional blackmail quotes explain well how family members can prove manipulative:
“Normally, anything is done in the name of ‘the kids’ strikes me as either slightly sentimental or faintly sinister—that redolence of moral blackmail that adheres to certain charitable appeals and certain kinds of a politician. (Not for nothing is baby-kissing the synonym for public insincerity.)”
“[T]he very multiculturalism and multiethnicity that brought Salman to the West, and that also made us richer by Hanif Kureishi, Nadeem Aslam, Vikram Seth, Monica Ali, and many others, is now one of the disguises for a uniculturalism, based on moral relativism and moral blackmail (in addition to some more obvious blackmail of the less moral sort) whereby the Enlightenment has been redefined as ‘white’ and ‘oppressive,’ mass illegal immigration threatens to spoil everything for everybody, and the figure of the free-floating transnational migrant has been deposed by the contorted face of the psychopathically religious international nihilist, praying for the day when his messianic demands will coincide with possession of an apocalyptic weapon. (These people are called nihilists for nothing.) Of all of this, we were warned, and Salman was the messenger. Mutato nomine et de te Fabula narrator: Change only the name, and this story is about you.” Author: Christopher Hitchens
Lady Macbeth emotional blackmail quotes
The following are my favorite Lady Macbeth emotional blackmail quotes:
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. — Thomas Szasz
“Yet I do fear thy nature. It is too full of the milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great, art not without ambition, but without the illness that should attend it.”
“Look like the’ innocent flower, but be the serpent under ’t.”
“We fail? But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail.”
“What beast wasn’t then? That made you break this enterprise to me?”
“This the eye of childhood, That fears a painted devil.”
“Hie thee hither,
That I may pour my spirits in thine ear
And chastise with the valor of my tongue.
All that impedes thee from the golden round.”
Popular emotional blackmail quotes
“More academics should blog, post videos, post audio, post lectures, offer articles and more. You’ll enjoy it: I’ve had threats and blackmail, abuse, smears and formal complaints with forged documentation.” Author: Ben Goldacre
“Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.” Author: Benito Mussolini
“This is emotional blackmail.”No, it’s life.” Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“I’m really not good blackmail material.” Author: Chris Colfer
“Real artists cannot be blackmailed. I suspect they’ve been confessing shit all their life.”Author: Darnell Lamont Walker
“My husband would do anything for me …’ It’s degrading. No human being ought to have such power over another.”It’s very real power, Harriet.”Then … we won’t use it. If we disagree, we’ll fight it out like gentlemen. We won’t stand for matrimonial blackmail.” Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
“Every conceivable cruel method of blackmail was used against me to obtain by force and at all costs confessions and statements both about comrades who had been arrested and about political activities.” Author: Ernst Thalmann
“Why do I write? Out of fear. Out of fear that the memory of the people I write about might go lost. Out of fear that the memory of myself might get lost. Or even just to be shielded by a story, to slip inside a story and stop being recognizable, controllable, subject to blackmail.” Author: Fabrizio De André
“Since the Heart of Consequence was ripped out of the churches, even the stars shine crooked in the skies. Everyone goes to church to gossip and envy each other’s hats, but the heart has gone out of it. This country is like an old mother dying, and nobody cares enough to save her because they are too busy going through her purse. Every city is a snake’s nest of pillagers, pickpockets, anglers, cheats, cardsharps, harlots, forgers, smugglers, charlatans, footpads, highwaymen, blackmailers, pettifoggers, hedge-robbers and drunkards – you have seen all this for yourself. How can their soul survive when they have ripped out their Heart?” Author: Frances Hardinge
“The soap-box orators talked in the bitter cold at Marble Arch with their mackintoshes turned up around their Adam’s apples, and all down the road the cad cars waited for the right easy girls, and the cheap prostitutes sat hopelessly in the shadows, and the blackmailers kept an eye open on the grass where the deeds of darkness were quietly and unsatisfactorily accomplished.” Author: Graham Greene
“Blackmailers never explain their thinking. They’re like pirates that way. Dark-hearted, dangerous— and cool like Johnny Depp.” Author: Janette Rallison
“I am one of those servants – butlers usually – who respectfully point out when their master is about to do something stupid: “You should probably only burn the document once the blackmail has been completed, m’ lady.” Author: Joe Dunthorne
“That’s blackmail on top of attempted murder, Kye. I can officially kill you” Author: Keri Arthur.
“It was a nice bit of blackmail that kept him off my back, but he refused to take the message that I wasn’t going to work for him. ‘Course, that might be my fault…since I seemed unable to say no when he waved enough money at me.” Author: Kim Harrison
Emotional blackmail examples quotes
“The days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us with nuclear bombs.” Author: Kim Jong Un
“?A farm is a manipulative creature. There is no such thing as finished. Work comes in a stream and has no end. There are only the things that must be done now and things that can be done later. The threat the farm has got on you, the one that keeps you running from can until can’t, is this: do it now, or some living thing will wilt or suffer or die. It’s blackmail, really.” Author: Kristin Kimball
“The next week, she withheld my paycheck until I signed a document (drafted by David) in which I promised not to marry Connor. Ever. I signed the document, took the check, and had David draft another document forbidding all Spellmans to practice any form of blackmail. David tried to explain to me that a contract in which you promise not to break the law is ultimately redundant, but I didn’t care.” Author: Lisa Lutz
“Charity is salt in the wound. It is painful. The state gives charity with the bitter hatred of a victim to his blackmailer. The receiver of free money is subjected to harassment, insult, and profound humiliation. Newspapers are enlisted to heap scorn on the arrogant bastards who choose to beg instead of starving or let their children starve. It is made clear that the poor seek charity as great and sordid chicanery in which they delight. And there are some who do. As there are people who take delight in sticking hot needles deep into their abdomens, swallow pieces of broken bottles. A special taste. Speaking for humanity in general, the poor accept charity with a shame and loss of self-respect that is truly pitiful.” Author: Mario Puzo
“But the captain just shook his head. “That’s very good of you to say, Cress. But trust me. I would have blackmailed someone.” Author: Marissa Meyer
“Either you want to try and blackmail me, or you’re hitting on me. Which is it?” Author: Melanie Tushmore
“The necessity of reform mustn’t be allowed to become a form of blackmail serving to limit, reduce, or halt the exercise of criticism. Under no circumstances should one pay attention to those who tell one: “Don’t criticize, since you’re not capable of carrying out a reform.” That’s ministerial cabinet talk. Critique doesn’t have to be the premise of a deduction that concludes, “this, then, is what needs to be done.” It should be an instrument for those who fight, those who resist and refuse what is. Its use should be in processes of conflict and confrontation, essays in refusal. It doesn’t have to lay down the law for the law. It isn’t a stage in programming. It is a challenge directed to what is.” Author: Michel Foucault
“Unless a person can give reasons, there is, literally, no reason why anyone else should take that person seriously. But without reason, all we are left with is emotional blackmail. We sometimes call it ‘moral blackmail,’ but it has nothing to do with morals, only with the implied juvenile threat of having a tantrum unless everyone else gives in.” Author: N.T. Wright
“Every love story, every commercial trade, every secret, every matter in which trust is involved, is a gentle transaction of hostages. Everything is, to a degree, in the custody of every other thing. Blackmail, kidnapping, then, are among the extreme violations of the deal. Anyway, I seem to be about to have Jim’s child; at least, I think I will, and the thing is, I haven’t mentioned it to Jim.” Author: Renata Adler
“Stoneville seems like a decent enough chap.”She stifled a hysterical laugh. “Oh, yes, quite decent. We met him in a brothel, and he’s blackmailing us into deceiving his grandmother.” Author: Sabrina Jeffries
“Alan: Conning people out of their savings. Forgery. Blackmail. Selling real estate on Mars. We could have it all. You with me, Bambi?”Sin: “Clive, I was with you from ‘I’m a social worker.” Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
“The bonds of friendship dwindle with age, Oliver. But a little blackmail lasts forever.” Author: Stephen Hunt
“I’ve never liked talking about my personal life, ever. Ever since I was 20, I’ve lived in a kind of public arena; and there have been stalkers, blackmailers, death threats, physical violence and threats to friends of mine, colleagues of mine, to myself.” Author: Timothy Dalton
“Sentimental blackmailing is the melodrama done by heart over our brain.” Author: Upasana Banerjee
“I’ll make you a little confession. I am not ashamed to use the word class. I will also plead guilty to another charge. The charge is that people belonging to my class think they’re better than other people. You’re damn right; we’re better. We’re better because we do not shirk our obligations either to ourselves or to others. We do not whine. We do not organize a minority group and blackmail the government. We do not prize mediocrity for mediocrity’s sake. Oh, I am aware that we hear a great many flattering things nowadays about your great common man – you know, it has already been revealing to me that he is perfectly content so to be called, because that is exactly what he is: the common man and when I say common I mean common as hell.” Author: Walker Percy
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