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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.
God doesn't love me any more or less because I had some work done on my face. You know, I prayed about it a long, long, long, long, long time, because there again, I wouldn't want to do anything that I felt was going to be offensive to God.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Every time I write something, I think, this is the most offensive thing I will ever write. But no. I always surprise myself.
I don't say things to be offensive; I say things because they're funny to me. It amuses me.
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
Ninety-eight percent of the things that come out of my mouth are intended to be harmless or even charming. They're not ever intended to be offensive or controversial.
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
Alfred North Whitehead
When I was in college, my school newspaper accepted an ad from a Holocaust revisionist organization. This would have been offensive on most college campuses across the country, but I went to a school with a very large Jewish population, so the ad, as you might expect, stirred absolute outrage.
I'm not that involved in personal grooming. But I try not to be offensive to people.
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.
I've been told by the BBC that if I make one more offensive remark, anywhere, at any time, I will be sacked. And even the angel Gabriel would struggle to survive with that hanging over his head. It's inevitable that one day, someone, somewhere will say that I've offended them, and that will be that.
I'm going to be who I am. And if you find it offensive, if you find it to be too tough, I'm not going to lose any sleep over it.
If a person says or does something that we consider offensive, our first obligation is to refuse to take offense and then communicate privately, honestly, and directly with that individual. Such an approach invites inspiration from the Holy Ghost and permits misperceptions to be clarified and true intent to be understood.
David A. Bednar
Basketball is a simple game. Your goal is penetration, get the ball close to the basket, and there are three ways to do that. Pass, dribble and offensive rebound.
I'm sad that it's uncool or offensive to talk about environmental or human rights issues.
Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner.
I don't know that the referee can be watching holding on the offensive line and get back to the quarterback. I think watching the quarterback is a full-time job.
I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me.
I think 'Jesus' is the most offensive word in anyone's life. When we mention Jesus, He is the only one who says 'I am God. I am holy. I am the only way to a truthful life.' No one - not Mohammad, not Buddha, not anyone says that they were holy, not anyone says that they were God, not anyone says that they faced the devil face to face and won.
People ask me, 'Have you ever considered doing stand-up?' To me it would be less offensive if someone asked me, 'Have you ever considered dental implants?'
I understand being less sexy than Osama bin Laden, but not less sexy than Carrot Top. That, I find offensive.
The thing is, I don't believe in most of what's done. The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's put into mediocrity is just amazing which I find to be fundamentally offensive as a human being.
John F. Kennedy
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