Quotation Explorer - 'Provoked'

It is better to remain silence than to speak rudely when being provoked. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When others try to provoke (instigate) you and you don’t get provoked, it is known as a spiritual victory. - Dada Bhagwan
Speak well of the sun, but know that it can harm you;when enraged, it is pitiless. Speak well of the ocean, but know that it can injure you; when angry, it is merciless. Speak well of the wind, but know that it can wound you; when provoked, it is ruthless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
But we don't have to react. That's what I'm saying. A police force, like a government, should be above that. Just because we're provoked doesn't mean we have to act. -- Still Life - Louise Penny
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it. - Alvin Toffler
I tasted too what was called the sweet of revenge - but it was transient, it expired even with the object, that provoked it. - Ann Radcliffe
Your ingenuity will remain dormant until it is provoked - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths. - Criss Jami
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