“we love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. ” ~ friedrich nietzsche. “whether you like it or not, the last few years i’d be the first one to tell you i haven’t been the pedro martinez that i’m used to being. ” ~ pedro martinez. “my father (danny thomas) used to tell me. Being used quotes and sayings. Givers need to set limits because takers rarely do. To love is to lose, as once they leave you behind, everything comes falling apart. There’s nothing worse than being used, except for denying it and allowing it to continue. People don’t abandon people they love. They abandon people they were using. 50 being used quotes and sayings 1.