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"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Alliteration seems to offend people." - Dean Koontz

"I don't aim to offend." - Billy Connolly

"Only lies offend me, never honest counsel." - George R R Martin

"All go free when multitudes offend." - Lucan

"Art has an obligation to offend" - Edward Albee

"I hope to offend every reader." - Milo Yiannopoulos

"The best defense is not to offend." - Chuck Norris

"I'd rather entertain people than offend them." - Sam Kinison

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

"You will either offend the world and please God, or please the world and offend God." - John Hagee

"We should never intentionally offend, but if you follow Jesus, you will offend religious people." - Darrin Patrick

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

"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." - Thomas Paine

"Does freedom of speech give the right to offend?" - Maajid Nawaz

"To offend is my pleasure; I love to be hated." - Edmond Rostand

"We offend God because we do not know His greatness." - Benedict Joseph Labre

"Thou shalt not offend against the notions of thy neighbor." - James Branch Cabell

"If thine enemy offend thee, give his child a drum." - Anonymous

"He couldn't offend the gods with a pointed stick." - Megan Whalen Turner

"Who fears t' offend takes the first step to please." - Colley Cibber

"Never offend an enemy in a small way." - Gore Vidal

"If thine enemy offend thee, give his child a drum." - Fran Lebowitz

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

"It is difficult to offend a New Yorker." - Alan Dershowitz

"Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people." - Brad Thor

"If I don't offend somebody, then I'm probably not funny." - Tracy Morgan

"It's OK to offend people with the Gospel, but, good grief- let's don't offend them with something else." - Andy Stanley

"What you discover about people you try not to offend is that you can offend them without trying." - Robert Breault

"What you discover about people you try not to offend is that you can offend them without trying." - Robert Brault

"The movie industry would never purposely offend homosexuals, native Americans, environmentalists, animal rights activists, or women's groups, but they don't think twice about something that might offend Christians." - Tim Lahaye

"Offend a Christian and he is obliged to pray for your salvation. Offend a Muslim and he is obliged to murder you." - Robert Stacy McCain

"And, re-assembling our afflicted powers, consult how we may henceforth most offend." - John Milton

"Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. I'll not willingly offend, nor be easily offended." - Bruce Lee

"The last thing I want to do...is offend people and ostracize myself." - John Rocker

"In all your movements, let nothing be evident that would offend the eyes of another." - Saint Augustine

"Of what use is freedom of speech to those who fear to offend?" - Roger Ebert

"Political correctness is the the inability to state certain truths because they may offend certain people" - Dennis Prager

"My God! This is a revolution! We have to offend someone!" - John Adams

"We must not mind insulting men, if by respecting them we offend God." - Saint John Chrysostom

"We are so desirous of vengeance that people often offend us by not giving offence." - Dorothee DeLuzy

"I don't see how you can write anything of value if you don't offend someone." - Marvin Harris

"The sole means of protecting your solitude is to offend everyone, beginning with those you love." - Emile M Cioran

"This here song might offend some, if it does it's because your dumb." - Frank Zappa

"Twenty to one offend more in writing too much than too little." - Roger Ascham

"Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend." - Jules Renard

"No man more truly loves God than he that is most fearful to offend Him." - Thomas Adams

"God is more ready to forgive me than I am ready to offend." - Charles Spurgeon

"An honest heart seeks to please God in all things and offend Him in none." - Arthur W. Pink

"Freedom of speech encompasses precisely the freedom to annoy, to ridicule, and to offend." - Robert Spencer

"A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone." - Jo Godwin

"The sole means of protecting your solitude is to offend everyone, beginning with those you love." - Emil Cioran

"Men are apt to offend ('tis true) where they find most goodness to forgive." - William Congreve

"This is a revolution, damn it! We're going to have to offend somebody!" - John Adams

"Who cuts is easily wounded. The readier you are to offend the sooner you are offended." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

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

"I believe in absolute freedom of expression. Everyone has a right to offend and be offended." - Taslima Nasrin

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

"If you're not going to offend somebody you don't need the First Amendment." - Larry Flynt

"The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people." - George Bernard Shaw

"To offend and judge are distinct offices, And of opposed natures." - William Shakespeare

"Nor custom, nor example, nor cast numbers Of such as do offend, make less the sin." - Philip Massinger

"Often extraordinary excellence, not being rightly conceived, does rather offend than please." - Philip Sidney

"You can only offend me if you mean something to me." - Chris Rock

"Don't break me up - I wouldn't offend any person, be they black, Asian or whatever." - Mickey Rooney

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

"Coming from The Disney Channel, anything I do is going to offend somehow, somewhere, somehow." - Brenda Song

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

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

"You have to be willing to offend in order to make progress." - Claire Mccaskill

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

"Let what offends God offend me, and what God pardons, I pardon." - Criss Jami

"To speak and to offend is with some people but one and the same thing." - Jean De La Bruyere

"It's pretty hard to offend me. I actually think people are a little too easily offended." - Andy Dick

"No one understands that the First Amendment is only important if you are going to offend somebody. If you're not going to offend somebody, you don't need protection of the First Amendment." - Larry Flynt

"I can't get upset about 'offensive to women' or 'offensive to blacks' or 'offensive to Native Americans' or 'offensive to Jews' ... Offend! I can't get worked up about it. Offend!" - Jamaica Kincaid

"When mind exists undisturbed in the Way, nothing in the world can offend, and when a thing can no longer offend it ceases to exist in the old way. When no discriminating thoughts arise, the old mind ceases to exist." - Sengcan

"Do not think about whatever service you may have done for others; think about what you may have done to offend them. Don't forget what others have done for you; forget what others have done to offend you." - Zicheng Hong

"True boldness for Christ transcends all, it is indifference to the displeasure of either friends or foes. Boldness enables Christians to forsake all rather than Christ, and to prefer to offend all rather than to offend Him." - Jonathan Edwards

"If I wouldn't offend my religion or God, why would I want to offend an audience because in effect those people are being watched over by the same person." - Tim Conway

"Do you want me to apologize after every joke? If it doesn't offend somebody it's probably not a joke. It's probably an observation that's not funny. It's gotta offend somebody somewhere." - Jeff Ross

"I don't believe I can offend you in a comedy club. I don't believe I can offend you in a concert. A comedy club is a place where you work out material; you're trying material." - Chris Rock

"I come from a long ago era where men could be men and stereotypical humor didn't offend anybody." - Rush Limbaugh

"People have every right to be offended - but that doesn't mean they get to take away your right to offend." - Mark Leiren-Young

"To win this war, we have been forced into a strategic compromise which will most certainly offend the Russians." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Tolerance should really be only a temporary attitude; it must lead to recognition. To tolerate means to offend." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Nearly everyone I knew talked to me about God. They always warned me not to offend Him." - Marilyn Monroe

"Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Whoever turns away from us might not offend us in doing so perhaps, but he certainly offends our followers." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I will not abridge my freedoms so as not to offend savages, freedom of speech is under violent assault here." - Pamela Geller

"Fear God, and offend not the Prince nor his laws, and keep thyself out of the magistrate's claws." - Thomas Tusser

"I'm not going to be a rebel and offend anybody, but I'm not going to live in somebody else's image." - Iris Apfel

"There's nothing more stubborn than a fact. That is why you hate them so much. They offend you." - Tom Rob Smith

"Offend her, and she knows not to forgive; Oblige here, and she'll hate you while you live." - Alexander Pope

"Men are more ready to offend one who desires to be beloved than one who wishes to be feared." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Nobody sets out to offend or shock for the sake of shocking. You set out to get laughs." - Seth Macfarlane

"People are made in such a way that even the holiest ones are liable to offend one another." - Vincent de Paul

"No matter how well you know the rules of netiquette, you will eventually offend someone who doesn't." - Don Rittner

"Memory heaps dead leaves on corpse-like deeds, from under which they do but vaguely offend the sense." - John Galsworthy

"One cannot offend, make war, kill in the name of one's own religion, that is, in the name of God." - Pope Francis

"Music, in even the most terrible situations, must never offend the ear but always remain a source of pleasure." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"He who is humble easily obeys everyone, fears to offend anyone, is at peace with everyone, is kind with all." - Thomas the Apostle

"I say, when you tell the truth, you never offend nobody, particularly if you do it with dignity." - Pat Cooper

"You live your comedic life close to the edge, you're gonna cross the line and offend people." - Charlie Day

"It's very difficult to speak to a large group of people these days and not offend someone." - Benjamin Carson

"As for offending him, you might as well swear at a tree, and think to offend it." - Anthony Trollope

"What you're saying is 'Has a historian the right to offend?' and the answer is very definitely, yes." - David Irving

"Please, your story, or I shall offend the dignitaries of my kingdom by yawning at holy things." - Diana Wynne Jones

"Truth is a constant delight to those that love her; such beauty holds no power to offend." - Stephen R. Lawhead

"Let me assure you that my intent is not to offend or merely be provocative. I'm simply worried." - Sam Harris

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

"Let's face it: It's difficult enough to be funny without worrying about what is going to offend whom." - Alan King

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

"Offend her, and she knows not to forgive; Oblige her, and she'll hate you while you live." - Alexander Pope

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

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

"People invade your space and offend your sensibilities because, to be plain, they couldn't care less about you." - Laurie Graham

"Music must never offend the ear, but must please the listener, or, in other words, must never cease to be music." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"I wanted to push the envelope, and I wanted to go so far as to actually offend both the liberals and the right. I think I have succeeded." - John Roecker

"We should do by our cunning as we do by our courage-always have it ready to defend ourselves, never to offend others." - Sir Fulke Greville

"I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy, that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept back by my natural awkwardness." -Edward Ferrars" - Jane Austen

"You decent?" I pulled the towel up a little higher. "Yes, if my wrinkled toes don't offend." Marco's swarthy head popped around the doorjamb. "Naw, they're cute." - Karen Chance

"Well, I`ve never really been one to try to be politically correct. I just feel truth is truth, and sometimes I probably offend some people." - Franklin Graham

"The sage is sharp but does not cut, pointed but does not pierce, forthright but does not offend, bright but does not dazzle." - Laozi

"Captain Niall, having apparently resigned himself to losing his quarry, was savaging her horsehair petticoat into teeny, tiny shreds. "Really, what did my poor petticoat do to offend?" - Gail Carriger

"Time to me this truth has taught, ('Tis a treasure worth revealing) More offend from want of thought Than from any want of feeling." - Charles Swain

"There is an unfortunate disposition in a man to attend much more to the faults of his companions which offend him, than to their perfections which please him." - Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke

"We should do by our cunning as we do by our courage - always have it ready to defend ourselves, never to offend others." - Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke

"If a man offend a harmless, pure, and innocent person, the evil falls back upon that fool, like light dust thrown up against the wind." - Buddha

"Should this fair rose offend thy sight, Placed in thy bosom bare, 'Twill blush to find itself less white, And turn Lancastrian there." - James Somerville

"You decent?" I pulled the towel up a little higher. "Yes, if my wrinkled toes do' offend." Marco's swarthy head popped around the doorjamb. "Naw, they"re cute." - Karen Chance

"Yeah, Mom, I"ll just keep telling the prince that he has absolutely no shot with me and offend him as often as I can. Great plan." - Kiera Cass

"It is safer to offend certain men than it is to oblige them; for as proof that they owe nothing they seek recourse in hatred." - Seneca the Younger

"Man is the sole animal whose nudities offend his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind." - Michel De Montaigne

"Be circumspect how you offend schollers, for knowe, a serpent tooth bites not so ill, as dooth a schollers angrie quill." - John Florio

"In prosperity, give thanks to God with humility and fear lest by pride you abuse God's benefits and so offend him." - Louis IX of France

"Love is the fart Of every heart It pains the man when 'tis kept close, And others doth offend, when 'tis let loose." - John Suckling

"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." - T. E. Brown

"If a man offend a harmless, pure, and innocent person, the evil falls back upon that fool, like light dust thrown up against the wind." - Gautama Buddha

"There is an unfortunate disposition in a man to attend much more to the faults of his companions which offend him, than to their perfections which please him." - Sir Fulke Greville

"I am an atheist... I don't understand religion at all. I'm sure I'll offend a lot of people by saying this, but I think it's all nonsense." - Andy Rooney

"It's a question of prudence. Nobody has a high opinion of fishwives but who would dare offend them while walking through the fish market." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Free speech is the bedrock of liberty and a free society. And yes, it includes the right to blaspheme and offend." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"Yeah, Mom, I'll just keep telling the prince that he has absolutely no shot with me and offend him as often as I can. Great plan." - Kiera Cass

"Love God and do whatever you please: for the soul trained in love to God will do nothing to offend the One who is Beloved." - Saint Augustine

"Which of us, then, does not offend frequently with our tongue? The real problem, however, is not our tongues but our hearts." - Jerry Bridges

"I assure you by the Lord, your adversaries shall get no advantage against you, except you sin, and offend your Lord, in your sufferings." - Samuel Rutherford

"The idea that the reader is important enough to me that I'd tailor my words to either please or offend them always seems amusingly alien to me." - Jim Goad

"Do not offend devotees or even non-devotees. Because all those whom we know as devotees today were once not devotees." - Radhanath Swami

"It was fun to create characters who had truth to them but were also made up so as not to completely offend!" - Zoe Cassavetes



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