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The line between humor and bad taste is your audience, in which some people will find everything offensive, and some people will find nothing offensive, but the truth is that most humor originates in what would be called bad taste.
I've made this statement many times: If I would have to do it over again, I would have made known the forthcoming Tet Offensive.
Tanks being deployed far forward is an indication of offensive action; tanks in depth is an indication of defensive action.
Football is about having the best offensive play possible. I always like to play offensive football, and nobody will convince me otherwise.
An offensive war, I believe to be wrong and would therefore have nothing to do with it, having no right to meddle with another man's property, his ox or his ass, his man servant or his maid servant or anything this is his.
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
I'm not just offensive, I'm very smart about the way that I do it, and that takes a lot of time. People say that young comics shouldn't be trying these things. That's ridiculous. You should try everything and see what sticks.
There are only so many times I can say, 'I owe it to my offensive linemen,' or, 'The credit should go to my teammates,' before it becomes run down.
You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.
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'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.
People in Britain see Richard Quest as a kind of an offensive cartoon character.
As an offensive lineman, having spatial awareness is key: understanding where the quarterback is going to be and understanding what the defensive end might do depending on the play we're running.
I find pop art really offensive because it's taking a piece of popular culture and putting it somewhere where people can't see it.
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 am not a particularly political person, but, as a Tribeca resident, the commodification of September 11th is offensive to me.
Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner.
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.
Japan has always regarded the aircraft carrier as one of the most offensive of armaments.
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
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.
One of the greatest indicators of our own spiritual maturity is revealed in how we respond to the weaknesses, the inexperience, and the potentially offensive actions of others.
David A. Bednar
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.
Every time I write something, I think, this is the most offensive thing I will ever write. But no. I always surprise myself.
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
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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