quote by Bernie Sanders

Income and wealth inequality have reached obscene levels, the threat of climate change is more frightening than ever, and the billionaire class is now allowed to spend unlimited amounts of money to buy the candidate they want. And it is up to us to stand up and fight back. If we stand together, there is no limit to what we can accomplish.

— Bernie Sanders

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I pass by that it is very culpable to be facetious in obscene and smutty matters.

But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history.

In the NUDE, all that is not beautiful is obscene.

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history.

I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.

It is only the great men who are truly obscene.

If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.

For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied.

Abortion is the only event that modern liberals think too violent and obscene to portray on TV. This is not because they are squeamish or prudish. It is because if people knew what Abortion really looked like, it would destroy their pretence that it is a civilized answer to the problem of what to do about unwanted babies.

Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortuous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we call it the word of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize humankind.

Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.

At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.

Sex and obscenity are not synonymous.

Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest.

Remember that the Tarot is a great and sacred arcanum - its abuse is an obscenity in the inner and a folly in the outer. It is intended for quite other purposes than to determine when the tall dark man will meet the fair rich widow.

I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.

Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads.

The only thing that is obscene is censorship.

The only thing that is obscene is censorship.

Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads.

I detest 'Jingle Bells,' 'White Christmas,' 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,' and the obscene spending bonanza that nowadays seems to occupy not just December, but November and much of October, too.

Obscenities... I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't think of what they want to say and they're frustrated. A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart - want to be just one of the boys.

I think it is obscene that we should believe that we are entitled to end somebody's life, no matter what that person has supposedly done or not done.

We all lived in this century, I didn't live in this century.

If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that's obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer.

Cancer patients are lied to, not just because the disease is (or is thought to be) a death sentence, but because it is felt to be obscene -- in the original meaning of that word: ill-omened, abominable, repugnant to the senses.

The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited.

Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.

Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates.

In the godforsaken, obscene quicksand of life, there is a deafening alleluia rising from the souls of those who weep, and of those who weep with those who weep. If you watch, you will see The hand of God putting the stars back in their skies one by one.

This [fundamentalism] is not religion.

It is obscenity. These are lies, the criminal use of religious power to misguide people.

Nothing that is expressed is obscene. What is obscene is what is hidden.

The multiplication of our kind borders on the obscene; the duty to love them, on the preposterous.

When somebody comes to your front door, and they're screaming obscenities at you and telling you to come outside, and you've had your life threatened several times, you take it pretty seriously. It's the reason I have a Rottweiler.

Sex and obscenity are not synonymous.

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