If someone corrects you, and you feel offended, then YOU have an EGO problem— Nouman Ali Khan
Most Powerful Offenders quotations
Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.
Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
Every night when I go out on stage, there's always one nagging fear in the back of my mind. I'm always afraid that somewhere out there, there is one person in the audience that I'm not going to offend!
People who wish to be offended will always find some occasion for taking offense.
Not forgiving somebody is like drinking poison and hoping that the offender will get sick.
A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.
He who dares not offend cannot be honest.
Self-importance requires spending most of one's life offended by something or someone.
When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
Music must never offend the ear, but must please the listener, or, in other words, must never cease to be music.
Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.
What is reprehensible is that while leading good lives themselves and abhorring those of wicked men, some, fearing to offend, shut their eyes to evil deeds instead of condemning them and pointing out their malice.
The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
If someone has offended you, insulted you, or disappointed you, let it go! If you are remembering all the ways you have been hurt or forgotten, let it go! Ask yourself, what good does it do for me to hold on to this?
I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God...I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.
God is loving you into better relationships.
He is loving you into being a more loving person. The more we grow in love, the less offended we become. The less offended we become, the more easily and quickly we get healed when people do wound us.
I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb.
.. and I also know that I'm not blonde.
To harbor no envy, no anger, no resentment against an offender is still not to have charity for him. It is possible, without any charity, to avoid rendering evil for evil. But to render, spontaneously, good for evil - such belongs to a perfect spiritual love.
As Augustine say clearly, God being God offends human pride.
If God is running the universe and has first claim on our lives, guess who isn't running the universe and does not get to have things as they please.
Many offenders are tracked for prison at early ages, labeled as criminals in their teen years, and then shuttled from their decrepit, underfunded inner city schools to brand-new, high-tech prisons.
Have you ever thought about registering as a sex offender just so your friends won't bring their kids over to your house?
Words can bruise and break hearts, and minds as well.
There are no black and blue marks, no broken bones to put in plaster casts, and therefore no prison bars for the offender.
Offended people still may experience miracles, words of utterance, strong preaching, and healing in their lives. But these are gifts of the Spirit, not fruits. We will be judged according to fruit, not gifting. A gift is given. Fruit is cultivated.
Life is flying by. You don't have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and move forward.
The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.
How come everybody cheers when chicks flash their T&A, but when I pull out my D&Bs, i'm a registered sex offender.
We have a society in which one of the greatest things you can do is a platform to see victim status, and one of the qualifications for that is that you have these exquisitely tender feelings about things and sensibilities which are easily offended.
Naturally I never had the intention to offend or alienate Slavs.
... What makes me different from the 'nazis' are basically three things; unlike them I am not socialistic (not even on a national level), I am not materialistic and I believe in (the ancient Scandinavian!) democracy.
Today I forgive all those who have ever offended me.
I give my love to all thirsty hearts, both to those who love me and to those who do not love me.
Life is going by. Don't waste a minute being negative, offended, or bitter. Choose to be happy.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
True boldness for Christ transcends all, it is indifference to the displeasure of either friends or foes. Boldness enables Christians to forsake all rather than Christ, and to prefer to offend all rather than to offend Him.
My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.