Quotation Explorer - 'Offense'

It is, I think, a far lesser offense to blatantly ignore God’s directions for our lives rather than arrogantly think ourselves shrewd enough to be able to bend them to our liking without breaking them and therefore breaking ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you carry offense in your heart, it is too early for you to start your team - Sunday Adelaja
I think ethical ambivalence is a kind of innoculation, a way of excusing yourself in advance for something you actually want to do. No offense. - Jennifer Egan
If a philosophical writer cannot be followed, the difficulty of his subject can be placed only in mitigation of his offense, not in condonation of it. There are too many expert witnesses on the other side. - William Zinsser
An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens. - Robert Benchley
Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense. - Austin O'Malley
INJURY, n. An offense next in degree of enormity to a slight. - Ambrose Bierce
This is not suitable for me- to say this is indeed madness, it is nothing but egoism. To say ‘will not suit’ is an offense. - Dada Bhagwan
That you exist, is offense enough to arrest you. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Some people take offense like it's a limited time offer. - Tim Fargo
Pardon one offense, and you encourage the commission of many. - Publilius Syrus
I've given offense by saying I'd as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down. - Robert Frost
...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional victims who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime. - Gad Saad
There are no boundaries concerning your passion for education. No harm done, no offense given! Those who take education as an ass-suffering task makes it so because they have a phobia for alphabets. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The only way we can touch the heart of men is to overlook an offense. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It ought to be an offense to be excruciating and unfunny in circumstances where your audience is almost morally obliged to enthuse. - Christopher Hitchens
According to an original reading of the Constitution and Declaration, the intrusiveness that is an inevitable part of big government is an offense against its people. - A.E. Samaan
It really should be a criminal offense for an electrician to mount a breaker box on a bedroom wall. Unfortunately, I see the solar industry mounting inverters on bedroom walls also! - Steven Magee
No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be.""Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?""No.""Then you didn't even get a taste. - Jennifer A. Nielsen
Thou shall not steal. I mean defensively. On offense, thou shall steal and thou must.
America. Where property damage is a greater offense than genocide. - Darnell Lamont Walker
In it's purest form, an act of retribution provides symmetry. The rendering payment of crimes against the innocent. But a danger on retaliation lies on the furthering cycle of violence. Still, it's a risk that must be met; and the greater offense is to allow the guilty go unpunished. - Emily Thorne
The wind has many lovers and I am one of them, I move freely in her armsI know no chains, nor bound to anyone’s truth, you can call me a harlot of the wind, I take no offense, because I know at the end of my days, my face will show that I have been kissed by the breath of GOD.~Micheline Jean louis - Micheline Jean Louis
The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be reguarded as a criminal offense. - E. W. Dijkstra
Let the punishment match the offense. - Cicero
Whenever enyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it. - René Descartes
Try to relax. Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. - Becca Fitzpatrick
Excessive literary production is a social offense. - George Eliot
No offense but a seller will say whatever it takes to sell a product but if you sum it up, it comes down to hard work. - Auliq Ice
She knew full well the enormity of her offense, but because her desires were stronger than the code she was breaking, she persisted in breaking it. - Harper Lee
He who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and he who takes offense when offense is intended is a greater fool. - Brigham Young
Calling for an end to hate shouldn't be treated as a punishable offense. - DaShanne Stokes
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