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Offending Someone Quotes


"It is impossible to be truly artistic without the risk of offending someone somewhere." - Wayne Gerard Trotman

"I don't see myself as offending people." - Jimmy Carr

"I'll take on somebody if they're offending the entire culture, not just offending me." - Sandra Bernhard

"Charm is the ability to insult people without offending them." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Women never have a half-hour in all their lives (excepting before or after anybody is up in the house) that they can call their own, without fear of offending or of hurting someone. Why do people sit up so late, or, more rarely, get up so early? Not because the day is not long enough, but because they have 'no time in the day to themselves.' 1852" - Florence Nightingale

"Let's start with some of the reasons that the press holds its tongue and some of the things that you don't know because of this. We'll begin with squeamishness, prudishness, timidity and an overdeveloped fear of offending someone... So much for squeamishness and prudishness. There are many other reasons that we editors fail you in this pact you and we have. Let me name a few more: Orthodoxy, conventional thinking, a misplaced pleasure at being on the inside, incompetence and laziness." - Geneva Overholser

"I do think they [French] view my writing itself as exotic - though that's probably not the best term for it - to a small extent, mainly because I say things that most French writers would probably hesitate to say for fear of offending someone or upsetting public sensibilities. I don't think that answers the question, but I'm not much good at figuring readers out or I would probably be writing bestsellers." - Donald Ray Pollock

"What belongs to someone, belongs to someone." - Jean Charest

"Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending." - Drake

"[French] authors are more afraid of offending delicacy and rules, than ambitious of sublimity." - Horace Walpole

"May we dedicate our lives to serving the Lord and not worry about offending the devil." - James E Faust

"If you are not offending some Pharisees, you are not being effective." - Craig Groeschel

"I don't want to go about offending people, that's not my plan." - Karl Pilkington

"They say that the best defense is offense, and I intend to start offending right now." - Anonymous

"Jesus's teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing , religious people of his day." - Timothy Keller

"Freedom of speech does not mean freedom of offending culture, religion or traditions," - Staffan de Mistura

"The fear of offending can be stronger than the fear of pain" - Dave Gorman

"You can say the nastiest things about yourself without offending anyone." - Phyllis Diller

"Charm is the ability to insult people without offending them; nerdiness the reverse" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"If Christianity is really true it will be offending and correcting you somewhere." - Timothy Keller

"If you are not offending people, then you are not an evangelist." - Mark Dever

"If you are not offending people who ought to be offended, you're doing something wrong." - Noam Chomsky

"I like offending people, because I think people who get offended should be offended." - Linus Torvalds

"But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive." - William Shakespeare

"If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul." - William Shakespeare

"I don't want to go about offending people; that's not my plan." - Karl Pilkington

"If you're not offending one group of people, you're not entertaining the other." - Blake Shelton

"The wider your readership, the greater the chances of offending your readers." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone - except God." - Billy Graham

"Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"When you love someone . . ." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Someone came too sooner." - Eugene Ormandy

"Someone loves us all." - Elizabeth Bishop

"The six people you must find today... Someone to love. Someone to thank. Someone to be grateful for. Someone to forgive Someone to forget Someone to admire." - James Altucher

"There are some really good experiments with the youth offending service, joining up youth offending teams with the youth justice board, and good local authority and primary care trusts working together." - David Blunkett

"Happy is the man who can brush aside the offending remarks of another and go on his way." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I suppose if the offending paparazzi was wearing a hoodie and I shot him, it would all blow over." - Alec Baldwin

"A lot of people are too easily offended. Religious people, for instance. They've been offending other people for centuries." - Billy Connolly

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

"Let's not become so worried about not offending anybody that we lose the ability to distinguish between respect and paranoia." - Larry King

"Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes." - Daniel Defoe

"Once you feel loved by the universe, you're already accepted, and you're not really concerned about offending people." - Alice Walker

"The great improvement of the radio over the telephone is that it may be turned off without offending the speaker." - Richard Armour

"We like someone because. We love someone although." - Henry de Montherlant

"Find someone to love . . . and, oh, someone to love you." - Sacha Guitry

"Every time someone forgets, someone else disappears,' my brother wrote." - Alice Hoffman

"It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew." - Henry Rollins

"You can be for someone without being against someone else." - Joe Andrew

"A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep." - W H Auden

"I love being with someone, taking care of someone." - Marian Seldes

"Be someone else's sunshine. Be the reason someone smiles today." - Unknown

"Let someone else get killed!" - Joseph Heller

"Catch someone doing something right." - Ken Blanchard

"Everybody is influenced by someone." - Chris Cornell

"There's someone to turn to." - Chloe Moretz

"I used to be someone." - Mary E. Pearson

"I need someone like me." - George Strait

"Everyone is beautiful to someone." - Kevyn Aucoin

"You are someone worth loving" - Anne Rice

"Make yourself necessary to someone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Myth is someone else's religion." - Caroline Llewellyn

"Every shot makes someone happy." - Fuzzy Zoeller

"I'm always challenged by someone." - Jackie Joyner-Kersee

"Everybody is someone else's instrument." - Michael Wolf

"I'm always challenged by someone." - Jackie Joynerkersee

"There's someone to turn to." - Chloe Grace Moretz

"There's got to be someone for me. It's not too much to ask. Just someone to be with. Someone to love. Someone to give everything to. Someone." - Henry Rollins

"There's got to be someone for me. It's not too much to ask. Just someone to be with. Someone to love. Someone to give everything to. Someone." - Henry Rollins

"The habit of pleasing by flattery makes a language soft; the fear of offending by truth makes it circuitous and conventional." - Walter Savage Landor

"I'm not afraid to take on somebody or say something that somebody will find offensive because unfortunately in comedy, you can't say anything really good without offending somebody." - George Lopez

"The so-called symptoms of disease are manifestations of an inherent principle of the organism to restore healthy function and to resist offending agents and influences." - Herbert M. Shelton

"There's a manner of speaking you use while lawyering. A manner as affected and rife with artifice as your average campaign speech, with a similar fear of offending." - Sergio De La Pava

"Consideration, like an angel came And whipp'd the offending Adam out of him, Leaving his body as a paradise To envelope and contain celestial spirits." - William Shakespeare

"By proactively offending everyone he met, he could pretend their rejection was due to his behavior (and not the part of himself he hated)." - Alan Robert Neal

"I'm sorry, my lady," said Geric, rubbing his arm. "But I failed to force an apology out of the offending goose." - Shannon Hale

"I'm really proud ofGunsmoke. We put on a good show every week-one that families could all watch together without offending anyone." - Ken Curtis

"don't be angry with the gentleman for thinking, whatever be the cause, for I assure you he makes no common practice of offending in that way." - Fanny Burney

"Be Yourself -The man who is neither bent upon pleasing his fellows nor afraid of offending them will enjoy great peace." - Thomas A Kempis

"Had be been Shakespeare, he would then have written Troilus and Cressidato brand the offending sex; but being only a little dog, he began to bite them." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"I'm sorry, my lady," said Geric, rubbing his arm. "But I failed to force an apology out of the offending goose." - Shannon Hale

"I've never had any trouble opposing people I've been close to. I've never worried about offending or bothering people I feel strongly about." - Randall Robinson

"We may, without offending any laws of good taste, require of an architect, as we do of a novelist, that he should be not only correct, but entertaining." - John Ruskin

"As a well-known great man would have said if he had thought of it, Don't go around offending people just because it can be done sitting down." - Gracie Allen

"As a well-known great man would have said if he had thought of it, "Don't go around offending people just because it can be done sitting down." - Gracie Allen

"I'm really proud of Gunsmoke. We put on a good show every week - one that families could all watch together without offending anyone." - Ken Curtis

"I was raised a Catholic, so I can even feel a little, you know, embarrassed or guilty if I'm really offending people's sensibilities. To a degree." - Stephen Adly Guirgis

"As an atheist, I am angry that we live in a society in which the plain truth cannot be spoken without offending 90% of the population." - Sam Harris

"The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes." - Dave Barry

"I am disappointed to find myself accused in some papers of supplying the offending sweets, particularly as I am a fruit pastille man." - Alastair Cook

"It's impossible to go through life not offending people. All you have to do is basically have an opinion on anything, and you're gonna offend people." - Rush Limbaugh

"But the longer I'm in the business, you see a lot of times these screenplays have been rewritten 5 times and you're not really offending an author." - Edward Burns

"Loving someone is different from being in love with someone. You can hate someone you're in love with" - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"I'm listening to someone give up. Someone I knew-someone I liked. I'm listening... but still, I'm too late." - Jay Asher

"I admire the actors that truly can impersonate someone - become someone, inhabit someone. It's amazing when you see it done." - Jason Schwartzman

"To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, to love someone who loves you is everything" - Bill Russell

"Let's all embrace someone near us. Pick someone special to you. Tell this someone how you feel." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Let someone else take your place in line, Let someone else be first. Let someone else achieve realization before you." - Frederick Lenz

"Acting is pretending to be someone else." - Anna Paquin

"When you feel helpless, help someone." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"Never assume someone is smarter than you." - Bethenny Frankel

"Downstream is always someone else's up." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Funerals prove that someone is really gone." - Mason Cooley

"Someone, somewhere has a better idea." - Jack Welch

"Women should be someone and not something." - Mary Cassatt

"When someone needs help, you help. Right?" - Sarah Addison Allen

"Each time someone dies, a library burns." - Jandy Nelson

"The world is always ending for someone" - Neil Gaiman

"Alone also means available for someone outstanding." - Greg Behrendt

"At every wedding someone stays home." - Sarah Dessen

"If you love someone, set them free." - Sting

"If someone says it's art, it's art." - Donald Judd

"Someone else's success is not your failure." - Jim Parsons

"If someone is responsible, it's me," - Fidel Castro

"Liking someone doesn't make you weak." - Sarah Mlynowski

"Truth - Something somehow discreditable to someone." - H L Mencken

"There's always someone who knows something." - Stephen King

"Someone else's loss is my chocolatey goodness" - Joss Whedon

"Live like someone died for you." - LeCrae

"Sexy means loving someone you donot know." - Jhumpa Lahiri

"Every great thinker is someone else's moron." - Umberto Eco

"Everybody is a main character to someone" - Amy Harmon

"At last someone takes me seriously." - Jeremy Paxman

"In the distance someone is singing." - Pablo Neruda

"And he never judges someone else's suffering." - Paulo Coelho

"Here's a quarter, call someone who cares." - Travis Tritt

"The day is breaking someone else's heart." - James Merrill

"Be a blessing to someone else." - Joyce Meyer

"Someone was tapping on the window." - Dave Barry

"Be the rainbow in someone else's cloud." - Maya Angelou

"Pray to god someone prays for me" - Kevin Gates

"If you are feeling helpless, help someone." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"If you feel helpless, go help someone." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"I wonder how I seem to them. They must see someone I don't see. Someone capable and strong. Someone I can't be; someone I can be." - Veronica Roth

"A writer is someone who writes!" - Pat Schneider

"Someone ought to get Haymitch a drink." - Suzanne Collins

"When someone blushes, doesn't that mean 'yes'?" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"You cannot achieve someone else's goals." - Zig Ziglar

"Hustle ... Your excuses are someone else's motivation." - Behdad Sami

"Finally, I can get on with someone" - Steven Morrissey

"Imperfections make someone perfect to me." - Fred Durst

"Everyone should keep someone else's diary." - Oscar Wilde

"I love seeing someone else's health improve." - Kristin Cavallari

"You can root for someone who's imperfect." - Heidi Ewing

"I'm someone who's really susceptible to tears." - Richard Hell

"Your own personal Jesus Someone to hear your prayers Someone who cares Your own personal Jesus Someone to hear your prayers Someone who's there." - Depeche Mode

"You either love someone or you don't." - Billie Piper

"All people want is someone to listen." - Hugh Elliott

"It was nice growing up with someone like you - someone to lean on, someone to count on... someone to tell on!" - Anonymous

"Writers are always selling someone out." - Joan Didion

"Someone who loves the golden mean." - Horace



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