Quotes by assault

Quotes 1 till 15 of 16.

1 2 Next 
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
    - +
     0
    Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
    Cass Sunstein
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Bryan Singer
    Bryan Singer
    American director, producer and writer 1965-
    Bryan Singer
    - +
     0
    Kubrick showed us something special. Every film was a challenge, and a direct assault on cinema's conventions.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
    - +
     0
    No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
    - +
     0
    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)
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
    Barry Commoner
    - +
     0
    The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
    Walter Benjamin
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
    Angela Davis
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
    - +
     0
    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
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
    John Maynard Keynes
    - +
     0
    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
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    - +
     0
    You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
    B. F. Skinner
    - +
    -1
    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.
1 2 Next 
All assault famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 16 found