Being assertive does not mean attacking or ignoring others feelings. It means that you are willing to hold up for yourself fairly-without attacking others.
You can disagree with an idea without attacking the person who shared it. - Richie Norton
Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life. - Joseph Addison
Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields; or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb. - William Makepeace Thackeray
An aspiring politician should know that attacking a man is much easier than attacking his points, but attacking his points is much more useful.
Attacking genius and passion as immoral , the ? cries "how dare they?" and answers with its own question... - Christopher Dutton
I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they'd never expect it. - Jack Handey
A person's abilities are tested best when defending rather than attacking.
Be bold! You will then see that life will find no time to attack you, because you are attacking it! - Mehmet Murat ildan