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#affront

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I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.


George Bernard Shaw


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Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly.


Alexander Haig


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And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain.


Jean Ingelow


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I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.


William F. Buckley, Jr.


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Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love.


Jon Corzine


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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.


Susan Sontag


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Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.


Oliver Goldsmith


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Man is used to the fact that there are languages which he does not at first understand and which must be learned, but because art is primarily visual he expects that he should get the message immediately and is apt to be affronted if he doesn't.


Edward T. Hall


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It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance.


Thomas Paine


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The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.


Samuel Richardson


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