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Offensive Quotes


"We want to be on the offensive without being offensive." - Greg Koukl

"I find you offensive for finding me offensive" - Eminem

"My lyrics aren't offensive. Some people find everything offensive." - Tyler The Creator

"Success consecrates the most offensive crimes." - Seneca the Younger

"This merriment of parsons is mighty offensive." - Samuel Johnson

"Success consecrates the most offensive crimes." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Nevertheless, I tend to get offensive easily." - Robert Loggia

"All labels are offensive in some way." - J Mascis

"Obviously Madonna reinforces everything absurd and offensive." - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"I didn't just invent saying offensive things." - Eminem

"We need a new kind of offensive in the Middle East. It's called a peace offensive." - Jill Stein

"Frosh-week songs are meant to be offensive because offensive is rebellious." - Russell Smith

"You cant be satirical and not be offensive to somebody." - Tom Lehrer

"The offensive presence of Greg Ostertag is quite overwhelming sometimes!" - Bill Walton

"Nothing is so offensive to Christ as lukewarmness in religion." - J C Ryle

"Labels applied to people of any race are inherently offensive." - Edward Brooke

"It's offensive to me to be called a cost cutter," - Jamie Dimon

"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

"You got to sue the offensive line for non-support" - Mike Ditka

"I am, I hope, never offensive by accident." - Christopher Hitchens

"You cannot have a diplomatic offensive without talking." - Jesse Jackson

"I don't talk much to offensive linemen in general." - Jack Youngblood

"I don't find the whole 'cougar' word that offensive." - Courteney Cox

"You can't be satirical and not be offensive to somebody." - Tom Lehrer

"I never find sincerity offensive... so, be sincere." - Christopher Meloni

"Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner." - Hugh Blair

"That's not to say that I don't find anything offensive." - Sarah Silverman

"It was a horrible, terrible, atrocious, offensive football game." - Barry Switzer

"Football is about having the best offensive play possible. I always like to play offensive football, and nobody will convince me otherwise." - Johan Cruijff

"Football is about having the best offensive play possible. I always like to play offensive football, and nobody will convince me otherwise." - Johan Cruyff

"I will concede to you one thing - 'Hustler' is offensive, even to the point of being iconoclastic. That's our purpose - to be offensive." - Larry Flynt

"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." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Use different basketball offensive alignments to cause confusion for the other team." - Hubie Brown

"The country is laid out in a haphazard, sloppy fashion, offensive to the tidy, organized mind." - Alan Brien

"At what point did we begin to think excellence is offensive to God?" - Jeff Henderson

"The one great element in continuing the success of an offensive is maintaining the momentum." - George C Marshall

"It is more offensive to outshine in dignity than in personal attractions." - Baltasar Gracian

"Stop saying no offense," I said, "when you say offensive things. It's not a free pass." - Daniel Handler

"Grace is inexplicable, inappropriate, out of bounds, offensive, excessive, & given to the wrong people." - Michael Spencer

"Aggressiveness carries with it an incalculable moral edge in any combat, offensive or defensive." - Jeff Cooper

"You can't bring a duffel bag that says 'I Heart Cheese' on it, that's just offensive." - Lauren Barnholdt

"The things closest to the heart of God are often the most offensive to the Pharisees." - Craig Groeschel

"Still, it doesn't do to murder people, no matter how offensive they may be." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Something will be offensive to someone in every book, so you've got to fight it." - Judy Blume

"People always talk about going on offensive runs. But you can go on defensive runs too" - Tom Thibodeau

"They have proved themselves offensive partisans and unscrupulous manipulators of local party management." - Grover Cleveland

"Stop saying no offense," I said, "when you say offensive things. It's not a free pass." - Daniel Handler

"Men of wit, learning and virtue might strike out every offensive or unbecoming passage from plays." - Jonathan Swift

"No fruit dies so vile and offensive a death as the banana..." - Kiran Desai

"Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive." - Josephine Tey

"The whole purpose of propaganda is to make the obvious seem obscure, or offensive" - Stefan Molyneux

"Faggot isn't offensive to gays; it's got nothing to do with gays." - Ann Coulter

"Let nothing offensive to the ear or the eye enter these thresholds, within which youth dwells." - Juvenal

"Wit has its place in debate; in controversy it is a legitimate weapon, offensive and defensive." - Theodore Parker

"I haven't really addressed those rumors because why defend yourself against something that isn't offensive?" - Johnny Galecki

"What makes the Gospel offensive isn't who it keeps out, but who it lets in." - Rachel Held Evans

"Use karate, judo, aikido, or any style to build your counter-offensive. It will be interesting!" - Bruce Lee

"It is the dirt within men's hearts that is most offensive; the filth you cannot see." - Jocelyn Murray

"The best defense against terrorism is a strong offensive against terrorists. That work continues." - George W Bush

"I don't consider myself an offensive guy. I am just a harmless lovable little fuzzball." - Rush Limbaugh

"You might be a redneck if your favorite T-shirt is offensive in thirteen states." - Jeff Foxworthy

"It is better to die on your feet than be called for offensive pass interference." - Euripides

"What makes the Gospel offensive is' who it keeps out, but who it lets in." - Rachel Held Evans

"It is the dirt within men's hearts that is most offensive; the filth you cannot see." - Jocelyn Murray

"Offensive operations, often times, is the surest, if not the only means of defence." - George Washington

"Calls to ban Muslims from entering the US are offensive and unconstitutional." - Mike Pence

"Donald Trump's habit of making offensive and outlandish statements will not bring Americans together." - Marco Rubio

"Comments that suggest that Muslims should be banned from the United States are offensive and unconstitutional." - Mike Pence

"I live in hip-hop. I don't find it to be offensive." - Russell Simmons

"Cybersecurity is not only a question of developing defensive technologies but offensive technologies, as well." - Donald Trump

"Offensive acts come back upon the evil doer, like dust that is thrown against the wind." - Gautama Buddha

"The first words of the inhabitats of Partgrad were offensive words." - Aleksandr Zinovyev

"OFFENSIVE, adj. Generating disagreeable emotions or sensations, as the advance of an army against its enemy." - Ambrose Bierce

"Changing from the defensive to the offensive, is one of the most delicate operations in war." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"My nonviolence does recognize different species of violence, defensive and offensive." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I would have all my offensive linemen wrestle if I could." - John Madden

"I don't find offensive that I'm being labelled a babe by blokes. I'm absolutely flattered." - Kirsty Gallacher

"Japan has always regarded the aircraft carrier as one of the most offensive of armaments." - Isoroku Yamamoto

"The driving force behind the liberal counter-offensive in Europe has been a reaction against irresponsibility." - Jacques Delors

"I'm sad that it's uncool or offensive to talk about environmental or human rights issues." - Grimes

"People in Britain see Richard Quest as a kind of an offensive cartoon character." - John Oliver

"Find the video that has been so offensive to Muslims to be disgusting and reprehensible." - Jay Carney

"We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Offensive objects, at a proper distance, acquire even a degree of beauty." - William Shenstone

"Defensive and offensive lineman control the game and true sports fans know that." - Dante Hall

"I'm not that involved in personal grooming. But I try not to be offensive to people." - Viggo Mortensen

"Apparently, the image of our president is as offensive to MTV as it is to me." - Trent Reznor

"We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"I am not now, nor will I ever be, a candidate for offensive coordinator of Iowa." - Marco Rubio

"Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied legitimately to any defensive act." - Benjamin Tucker

"We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?" - Jessamyn West

"Certain things were deemed to be offensive. It was usually bad language." - Timothy West

"Hats divide generally into three classes: offensive hats, defensive hats, and shrapnel." - Katharine Whitehorn

"Third down and long is the toughest situation for any offensive coordinator in the NFL." - Matthew Stafford

"You know, I played football, I was offensive tackle in college." - Ruben Studdard

"An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe." - Alfred North Whitehead

"I like an interesting movie even if it's controversial or offensive, depending on your taste." - Adam Brody

"Offensive linemen are like salt. Nobody ever remembers the brand they buy." - Blaine Nye

"I was an offensive defenseman. I was up the ice as much as I was back." - Bobby Orr

"the most offensive is not their lying-one can always forgive lying-lying is a delightful thing, for it leads to truth-what is offensive is that they lie and worship their own lying..." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"I've read The Satanic Verses and I thought it a nasty, sneering, free-thinking book... I can understand why the book is offensive and it didn't seem to me to be anything but offensive when I read it." - Maurice Cowling

"The line between humor and bad taste is your audience, in which some people will find everything offensive, and some people will find nothing offensive, but the truth is that most humor originates in what would be called bad taste." - Robert Mankoff

"In planning any type of offense, when a player leaves a spot always replace him with another offensive player." - Hubie Brown

"I still subscribe to the minority view that all horses are offensive weapons and not to be trusted a yard." - M.M. Kaye

"?You cannot correct an old person every time they say something offensive. You would never make it through Thanksgiving dinner!" - Stephen Colbert

"The cross is offensive because it directly confronts the evils which dominate so much of this world." - Billy Graham

"The First Amendment was designed to protect offensive speech, because nobody ever tries to ban the other kind." - Mike Godwin

"Against my protests a mausoleum was built on the Red Square, a monument unbecoming and offensive to the revolutionary consciousness." - Leon Trotsky

"Much of a behavior acceptable today would be socially offensive in a saner or more logical arrangement." - Jacque Fresco

"You can prevent your opponent from defeating you through defense, but you cannot defeat him without taking the offensive." - Sun Tzu

"But camels, though odious to view and endowed with the offensive spirit, did not enjoy the blessing of pachydermaty." - F. E. Adcock

"When anyone makes comments that are offensive to you, would you be willing to do the teaching?" - Iyanla Vanzant

"The last thing I want is to be (in a film role) is obvious, direct and offensive." - Bill Murray

"I had to choose: Either leave the country, where it's become dangerous for me, or go on the offensive." - Bidzina Ivanishvili

"Of all the doctrines of the Bible none is so offensive to human nature as the doctrine of God's sovereignty." - J C Ryle

"Parents should not let kids listen to my music if it's offensive. I wrote these songs for me." - Kesha

"I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception." - Richard Steele

"Witty remarks are all very well when spoken at a proper time: when out of place they are offensive." - Phaedrus

"Slater soaks into the mind as water into low and marshy places, where it becomes stagnant and offensive." - Confucius

"Anything designed to be inoffensive isn't worth your time - life itself is pretty offensive, ending as it does with death." - Holly Lisle

"That makes it even more offensive to me that she's interested in our band and she did something for Slaughter." - Eddie Vedder

"We will not build our offensive game plan around our punter. We will not major in punting." - Rex Ryan

"If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms." - Pope Pius VI

"I wouldn't be the best offensive player if I didn't have a great setter. She serves me up nectar." - Misty May-Treanor

"Though of all poses a moral pose is the most offensive, still to have a pose at all is something." - Oscar Wilde

"Because of its independence of surface limitations and its superior speed the airplane is the offensive weapon par excellence." - Giulio Douhet

"Miserable is the fate of writers: if they are agreeable, they are offensive; and if dull, they starve." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"Never speak of a man in his own presence. It is always indelicate, and may be offensive ." - Samuel Johnson

"Advice is offensive, it shows us that we are known to others as well as to ourselves." - Samuel Johnson

"The disconnect between [offensive coordinator] Todd Haley and [quarterback] Ben Roethlisberger is so blatant you can just see it." - Marshall Faulk

"Congratulations, Congress! 77% disapproval rating! You may be about to become the English language's most offensive C-word." - John Oliver

"I always try to attack. While I'm on the offensive, my opponent can think of nothing but defending." - Marcelo Garcia

"Madonna reinforces everything absurd and offensive. Desperate womanhood. Madonna is closer to organized prostitution than anything else." - Steven Morrissey

"The aggressive spirit, the offensive, is the chief thing everywhere in war, and the air is no exception." - Manfred Von Richthofen

"Individual believers are not to usurp the role of civil government and judge people who are offensive." - Max Anders

"Every great team that I've been on, the offensive linemen was the bell cows of the whole team." - Scott Frost

"I don't support hate speech. I don't want to support a racist football team or bands that are offensive." - Simon Tam

"Books are defensive, not offensive (unless you're the puzzled adult trying to make the kid with the book interact)." - Neil Gaiman

"A master salesman is one who takes the offensive and never the defensive sale of an argument, if argument arises." - Napoleon Hill

"You cannot correct an old person every time they say something offensive. You would never make it through Thanksgiving dinner!" - Stephen Colbert

"I find it very offensive when the government tells me what I can and cannot watch. Censor yourself." - Michael Badnarik

"I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive." - Nora Ephron

"Anthemic rock music is inherently fascist - anything intended to move huge masses of people is politically offensive to me." - Donald Fagen

"As a viewer of television if there's something I don't like or find offensive, I just don't watch it." - Dave Navarro

"Painting is not made to decorate apartments. It's an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy. (about Guernica)." - Pablo Picasso

"I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me." - Melanie Chisholm

"I understand being less sexy than Osama bin Laden, but not less sexy than Carrot Top. That, I find offensive." - Gilbert Gottfried

"I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorization." - Tony Hawk

"American products are marvels of production and functionality, but were unnecessarily and unbearably ugly, noisy smelly and offensive." - Raymond Loewy



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