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I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.
George Bernard Shaw
It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance.
I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied.
The Obama administration is an affront to every freedom-loving American,and a threat to every private sector job in this country.
And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain.
Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly.
I respect women like Gloria Steinem who paved the way. But when you say 'feminist' now, there is a message that if you are sexy and you acknowledge that part of your personality publicly, then it's somehow an affront to women. And I reject that.
The hijab, or sikh turban, or Jewish skullcap are all explicit symbols, but they do not represent a threat or affront to others, and have no bearing on the competence, skills and intelligence of a person.
Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love.
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