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Astrology is an aesthetic affront. It cheapens astronomy, like using Beethoven for commercial jingles.
I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance.
Every aspect of Obamacare is an affront to the very founding of this country.
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.
If you are going to be serving a living thing, you have to honor that living thing with some kind of care and thought and preparation to rationalize the taking of that life in some way. Where if you're just grinding up hamburger at McDonald's, I see that as a bit of an affront to living things.
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