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«An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand»
«Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner.»
Author: Hugh Blair | Keywords: corrects, offensive
«Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.»
Author: Red Auerbach | About: Basketball | Keywords: basketball, catch up, offensive
«If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms.»
Author: Pope Paul VI (Pope) | Keywords: fall from, offensive
«CUPID, n. The so-called god of love. This bastard creation of a barbarous fancy was no doubt inflicted upon mythology for the sins of its deities. Of all unbeautiful and inappropriate conceptions this is the most reasonless and offensive. The notion of symbolizing sexual love by a semisexless babe, and comparing the pains of passion to the wounds of an arrow --of introducing this pudgy homunculus into art grossly to materialize the subtle spirit and suggestion of the work --this is eminently worthy of the age that, giving it birth, laid it on the doorstep of prosperity.»
«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.»
«Consenting to slavery is a sacrilegious breach of trust, as offensive in the sight of God as it is derogatory from our own honor or interest of happiness»
«It was a fatal day when the public discovered that the pen is mightier than the paving-stone, and can be made as offensive as the brickbat. They at once sought for the journalist, found him, developed him, and made him their industrious and well-paid servant. It is greatly to be regretted, for both their sakes.»
«Advice is offensive, it shows us that we are known to others as well as to ourselves»
Author: Samuel Johnson (Critic, Poet, Writer) | About: Advice | Keywords: offensive
«As you think so shall you be! Since you cannot physically experience another person, you can only experience them in your mind. Conclusion: All of the other people in your life are simply thoughts in your mind. Not physical beings to you, but thoughts. Your relationships are all in how you think about the other people of your life. Your experience of all those people is only in your mind. Your feelings about your lovers come from your thoughts. For example, they may in fact behave in ways that you find offensive. However, your relationship to them when they behave offensively is not determined by their behavior, it is determined only by how you choose to relate to that behavior. Their actions are theirs, you cannot own them, you cannot be them, you can only process them in your mind.»