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You work your butt off and somebody says you can't
have your record played because it offends them.
Tyrants are made of such stuff.
- Richard Pryor

Literature should not be suppressed merely because
it offends the moral code of the censor.
- William O. Douglas

I brought this case because I am an atheist and this offends me,
and I have the right to bring up my daughter without
God being imposed into her life by her schoolteachers.
- Michael Newdow

Who to himself is law, no law doth need,
offends no law, and is a king indeed.
- George Chapman

 

I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what
I think no matter whom it offends.
- Julia Ward Howe

I speak my mind.
If it offends some people, well, there's not much I can do about that.
But I'm going to be honest.
I'm going to continue to speak my mind,
and that's who I am.
- Jesse Ventura

It is the public scandal that offends;
to sin in secret is no sin at all.
- Moliere

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Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed,
for if you merely offend them, they take vengeance,
but if you injure them greatly, they are unable to retaliate,
so that the injury done to a man
ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

A woman doing comedy doesn't offend me,
but sets me back a bit.
I, as a viewer, have trouble with it.
I think of her as a producing machine that brings babies in the world.
- Jerry Lewis

If I ever did cross over I would like to do it tactfully.
I don't want to offend anyone in country.
Can you have the best of both worlds? I sure like the idea of it!
- Bryan White

Apparently, there's this whole set of disgruntled people
but obviously it's not my intention to offend anyone
by changing the style of music that I've done.
- Jonny Lang

Art should offend people because art should challenge people.
- Eriq La Salle

Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery.
If you flatter all the company, you please none;
If you flatter only one or two,
you offend the rest.
- Jonathan Swift

We take a lot of care with lyrics because we don't want to offend anybody.
- Bill Haley

This is a revolution, damnit!
We're going to have to offend somebody!
- Peter Stone

It is not difficult to govern.
All one has to do is not to offend the noble families.
- Mencius

John Kerry didn't out me, nor did he offend or attack
me by calling me a lesbian.
I certainly couldn't be offended by the truth.
- Mary Cheney

I don't see me doing $100 million films because $100 million films,
the very nature of them, you need to offend as few
people as possible just to make your money back.
- Eriq La Salle

We want to get people laughing; we don't want to offend anybody.
- Mel Brooks

Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
- Sam Brown

We all like to forgive, and love best not those who offend us least,
nor who have done most for us, but those who make it
most easy for us to forgive them.
- Samuel Butler

I don't want to offend people.
- Isaac Mizrahi

It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others:
we are not sure enough of their souls.
- Jean Rostand

We don't deliberately set out to offend.
Unless we feel it's justified.
- Graham Chapman

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend,
it ceases to exist.
- Salman Rushdie

Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody
or cause problems within the company.
The safest approach is to remove all useful information.
- Scott Adams

I think anyone who has an opinion, and voices it,
will offend someone.
- Peter Steele

I don't set out to offend or shock, but I also don't do anything to avoid it.
- Sarah Silverman

Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters,
always provided that he does not offend against the
rules of morality and good taste.
- Thomas Edward Brown

Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed,
Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God,
but Jesus did.
- Josh McDowell

People are going to say what they say.
I know sometimes I say things; I offend people.
- Mike Tyson

That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such
as will not offend the religious views of the minority,
and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.
- Charles Tupper

I don't know of many evangelicals who want to deny
gay couples their legal rights.
However, most of us don't want to call it marriage,
because we think that word has religious connotations,
and we're not ready to see it used in ways that offend us.
- Tony Campolo

When you disarm the people, you commence to offend
them and show that you distrust them either through
cowardice or lack of confidence,
and both of these opinions generate hatred.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

I really fancy Harrison Ford.
I've got to say I think he's really divine.
He's, like, an older man, I guess, although he's not really that old,
obviously.
I don't want to offend him.
- Minnie Driver

I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom,
and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men,
who take offence at the simplicity of truth,
is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
- John Woolman

That men should live honestly, quietly,
and comfortably together, it is needful that they should
live under a sense of God's will,
and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God,
and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively.
- Isaac Barrow

Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state.
We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for
at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement
for children who cannot return home.
- Matt Blunt

This is a work of fiction.
All the characters in it, human and otherwise,
are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk,
whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence.
Or lack thereof.
- Neil Gaiman

Some argue that recognition of the genocide has become
even more problematic now,
when the world is at war with terrorism and the United
States cannot afford to offend the sensibility of our Turkish ally.
- Adam Schiff

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb...
and I also know that I'm not blonde.
- Dolly Parton

I apologize if anybody was offended by anything I said.
- Jerome Corsi

We should assume that the end product can be switched
off by any consumer who is offended or frightened by it.
- Richard King

Being offended is part of being in the real world.
- Courtney Love

In America today, if your sensibilities are offended
by something that has happened,
you get an enormous amount of credibility and are taken very seriously.
- Brit Hume

Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know,
or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended
by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
- John Updike

Human nature is the same now as when Adam hid from the presence of God;
the consciousness of wrong makes us unwilling to meet
those whom we have offended.
- Matthew Simpson

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my
soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
- Rene Descartes

No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves;
it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
- Jane Austen

God has never, in the history of mankind,
allowed his name to go long offended.
- David Wilkerson

A date once leaned in to kiss me, and he ended up kissing my cheek.
He was a little offended, but I didn't want to kiss
him just to not hurt his feelings.
- Denise Richards

I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't
reach the quality it should have.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive
to people of the Jewish persuasion,
and we led off with it, and they were offended by it,
and that was that.
- Santiago Durango

The true reason of Ms.
Rice's attack against Russia is very simple.
Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Well, I love Pink Floyd, so I wouldn't be offended by it.
I only intentionally robbed them three or four times.
- Josh Silver

I'm a bit of a worrier, to an extreme.
I'll crack a joke, then worry if I've offended someone -
even when they're laughing.
I have a guilt complex, always worrying.
- Sophia Bush

My parents have always been offended by my weight,
embarrassed maybe.
It didn't fit with their sensibilities.
- Camryn Manheim

Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism,
that the standards of the past have gone,
are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
- Wim Wenders

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace;
however once it is offended,
farewell to a tranquil mind.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book.
You just have to shut it.
- Salman Rushdie

Forgive all who have offended you, not for them,
but for yourself.
- Harriet Nelson

I'm more offended when someone's killed on television
than when there's something that's sensuous or sexual.
So what?
- Calvin Klein

Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views,
but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are
no longer the same persons.
Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
- Blaise Pascal

I'm offended every time I see George Bush on TV!
- Courtney Love

Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
- Robertson Davies

Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage,
and he offended people.
But, he wasn't there to entertain; he was all about the music.
I kind of do that.
- Bobby McFerrin

A poor choice of words conveyed to some the impression
that I embrace the discarded policies of the past.
Nothing could be further from the truth,
and I apologize to anyone who was offended by my statement.
- Trent Lott

I will use whatever position I have in order to root out hypocrisy.
Democrats have strong moral values.
Frankly, my moral values are offended by some of the
things I hear on programs like "Rush Limbaugh,"
and we don't have to put up with that.
- Howard Dean

These terrorists aren't trying to kill us because we offended them.
They attack us because they want to impose their view
of the world on as many people as they can,
and America is standing in their way.
- Marco Rubio


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