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Provocative Quotes

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The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous.
It would be very provocative.
The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.
- Rudy Giuliani

Sean's movies are provocative and challenging without being slick.
- Robin Wright Penn

No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative
of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.
- Llewelyn Powys

To find a script that works with provocative ideas is hard to find.
- John McTiernan

 

There was really nothing shocking in what Brigitte did,
what was provocative was her natural sensuality.
- Roger Vadim

I think the first album cover was considered most provocative.
I think that contributed a great deal.
- Julie London

I think that as I continue to write,
my writing I hope will become more controversial and more provocative.
- Christopher Darden

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Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous,
and provocative of Divine judgment.
- Isaac Barrow

I think a newspaper should be provocative,
stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television.
It's just not on.
- Rupert Murdoch

Written poetry is different.
Best thing is to see it in performance first,
then read it.
Performance is more provocative.
- Adrian Mitchell

It has been very erotic and provocative for people
to wonder about my feelings for women.
- Catherine Deneuve

It is true that I am often startled and even angered
and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative
content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.
- David Rockefeller

Well, Well, Well, its certainly a compelling provocative
exciting delicious to think about idea,
smart people say the universe is so big there must
be something statistically it could be likely there
could be something happening on some other world.
- Jeff Goldblum

I don't think Fox News or Rush Limbaugh need Clinton it turns out.
I think there's a hunger out there for -
whether it's on the left or right -
a more lively and provocative type of political journalism.
I think Salon and Fox on the other side have both benefited from that.
- David Talbot

I'd been to Memphis before, but we stayed out of Memphis
early on in the late 70s for obvious reasons.
People were very sensitive about Elvis Presley,
and my stage name obviously would be provocative to
some people in that area at that time.
- Elvis Costello

I am provocative, and I admit this.
It isn't as if I'm only on the receiving end,
a poor, frail little creature.
I can be thoroughly nasty when I get going,
and I don't pull my punches.
- Helen Suzman

I think photographs should be provocative and not tell
you what you already know.
It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph.
The magic is in seeing people in new ways.
- Duane Michals

People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to,
but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation -
much like building a mosque at Ground Zero.
- Sarah Palin

Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation.
For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described
by Doyle as a man without a heart -
all brain...
and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate.
- Jeremy Brett

To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason,
and to forgive it of a great mind.
- John Tillotson

Through music I either tame my demons or unleash them
and allow them to be what they are.
I don't want the music to be about provocation,
I want the music to bring you to a place where you feel at home.
- Michael Franti

You take a number of small steps which you believe are right,
thinking maybe tomorrow somebody will treat this as a dangerous provocation.
And then you wait.
If there is no reaction, you take another step:
courage is only an accumulation of small steps.
- George Konrad

All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it,
and on some occasions, is inevitable.
But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture
when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation,
and when it continues long.
- Wilson Mizner

A book is the only place in which you can examine a
fragile thought without breaking it,
or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face.
It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's
mind can get both provocation and privacy.
- Edward P. Morgan

One of the tragedies of modern times is that people
have come to believe that something said by someone in the past,
perhaps for illustrative or provocation purposes,
actually represents that person's beliefs at the time.
- Idries Shah

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins


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