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English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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.
Real Christianity is lovely. There is a quality about a Spirit-filled, radiant Christian that draws and attracts others and causes them to ''enjoy favor with all the people.'' The truth is that the gospel is not nearly as offensive as some of its proponents!
Queen Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland 1533-1603
Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.
A. W. Tozer
American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.
Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner.
British Writer 1938-
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
American journalist, writer, and filmmaker 1941-2012
I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.
Sir Richard Steele
British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.
Scottish Poet 1759-1796
I pick my favorite quotation and store them in my mind as ready armor, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
American football player 1968-
If I could start with anybody, I would initially draft Tom Brady. Then I would go get Ray Lewis, and then maybe an offensive lineman, or somebody like Adrian Peterson.
German Luftwaffe general 1912-1996
If we would have had the 262 at our disposal - even with all the delays - if we could have had in '44, ah, let's say three hundred operational, that day we could have stopped the American daytime bombing offensive, that's for sure.
If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied legitimately to any defensive act.
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