quote by Rene Descartes

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.

— Rene Descartes

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Offenses quote Your inbox is a to-do list other people can write on. Focus on your own to-do li

Your inbox is a to-do list other people can write on. Focus on your own to-do list. Stay on the offensive.

People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.

You know, it really doesn`t matter what the media write as long as you`ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.

Offenses quote Success consecrates the most offensive crimes.

Success consecrates the most offensive crimes.

People who wish to be offended will always find some occasion for taking offense.

You cannot put women and men on an equal footing.

It is against nature. They were created differently. Their nature is different. She should not laugh loudly in front of all the world and should preserve her decency at all times.

What we committed in the Indies stands out among the most unpardonable offenses ever committed against God and mankind and this trade [in Indian slaves] as one of the most unjust, evil, and cruel among them.

In fact, for all kinds of offenses - and, for no offenses - from murders to misdemeanors, men and women are put to death without judge or jury; so that, although the political excuse was no longer necessary, the wholesale murder of human beings went on just the same.

It is a poor sermon that gives no offense;

that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher.

The most offensive is not their lying - one can always forgive lying - lying is a delightful thing, for it leads to truth - what is offensive is that they lie and worship their own lying.

War, once declared, must be waged offensively, aggressively.

The enemy must not be fended off; but smitten down. You may then spare him every exaction, relinquish every gain, but „til then he must be struck incessantly and remorselessly.

Our religion has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood.

Some people can understand this, while others can't. You cannot explain this to feminists because they don't accept the concept of motherhood.

Defensive and offensive lineman control the game and true sports fans know that.

I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall.

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.

It's very certain that North Korea is developing nuclear weapons for offensive purposes. They don't need nuclear weapons to defend their own country.

It's very certain that North Korea is developing nuclear weapons for offensive purposes. They don't need nuclear weapons to defend their own country.

An impeachable offense is whatever a majority of the House of Representatives considers it to be at a given moment in history.

The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb.

To be a back, you only have to be dumb.

If there is a bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, it is that the government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable.

It is madness to wear ladies' straw hats and velvet hats to church;

we should all be wearing crash helmets. Ushers should issue life preservers and signal flares; they should lash us to our pews. For the sleeping God may wake someday and take offense, or the waking God may draw us out to where we can never return.

I think the country could be spared a lot of agony and the government could worry about inflation and a lot of other problems if [Nixon would] go on and resign. [There is] no question that an admission of making false statements to government officials and interfering with the FBI and the CIA is an impeachable offense.

Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.

The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress;

therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.

Long hair is an unpardonable offense which should be punishable by death.

The best defense is a good offense.

You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.

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Arianna Huffington is unattractive both inside and out.

I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man - he made a good decision.

I always try to attack. While I'm on the offensive, my opponent can think of nothing but defending.

I don't see how you can write anything of value if you don't offend someone.

You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.

Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment. It is a choice to show mercy, not to hold the offense up against the offender. Forgiveness is an expression of love.

One of the ordinary modes, by which tyrants accomplish their purposes without resistance, is, by disarming the people, and making it an offense to keep arms.

Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive.

Bad women never take the blame for anything.

An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.

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