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American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
After the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the Obama administration steadfastly refused to say which element of the U.S. military had participated in the assault. Until Vice President Joe Biden decided to talk about it on national television, that is.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
American legal scholar 1954-
Donald Trump has taken a battering ram to longstanding political norms - the unwritten conventions that make governance possible. But even before he decided to run for president, those norms were under assault.
English writer 1709-1784
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his works. An assault upon a town is a bad thing; but starving it is still worse.
American director, producer and writer 1965-
Kubrick showed us something special. Every film was a challenge, and a direct assault on cinema's conventions.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth.
The artist makes art not to save mankind but to save himself. Every benevolent comment by an artist is a fog to cover his tracks, the bloody trail of his assault against reality and others.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.
German philosopher 1882-1940
We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital.
What troubles me about the hostile workplace category of sexual harassment policy is that women are being returned to their old status of delicate flowers who must be protected from assault by male lechers. It is anti-feminist to ask for special treatment for women.Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
John Maynard Keynes
British economist 1883-1946
Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.Source: New Statesman and Nation, 15 July 1933
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American president 1890-1969
You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
A child who has been severely punished for sex play is not necessarily less inclined to continue; and a man who has been imprisoned for violent assault is not necessarily less inclined toward violence.
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