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Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
I didn't just invent saying offensive things.
The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
What I think is fair to say is that, coming out of the Republican camp, there have been efforts to suggest that perhaps I'm not who I say I am when it comes to my faith - something which I find deeply offensive, and that has been going on for a pretty long time.
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.
Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Success consecrates the most offensive crimes.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
Every time I write something, I think, this is the most offensive thing I will ever write. But no. I always surprise myself.
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorization.
I never find sincerity offensive... so, be sincere.
An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society.
I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner.
You can't be satirical and not be offensive to somebody.
Some people can do things and get away with it. Comics are famously like that. Why is it that some guys can say the most horrible things and it's not offensive, it's funny?
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
Alfred North Whitehead
I am not a particularly political person, but, as a Tribeca resident, the commodification of September 11th is offensive to me.
I mean, when you're a pioneer and you are at the forefront of an offensive, you're going to be the most optimistic person.
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.
I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me.
Our music has always been instant reactive and I guess taking our time to absorb things and say what you really want to say could be much more offensive than anything we've ever done.
So we're considering doing a new Christmas album, because there's been Christmas episodes since then, and maybe finally do the version of 'The Most Offensive Song Ever' with lyrics intact.
We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?
I don't lead a particularly Bohemian existence. The main criterion for me is not to be judgemental of other people so long as what they do is not harmful or offensive to others.
I don't find the whole 'cougar' word that offensive.
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