Then are the children free. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.
An absolute and unlimited right over any object of property would be the right to commit nearly every crime.If Ihad sucha right over thestick Iamaboutto cut, I might employ it as a mace to knock down the passengers, or I might convert it into a sceptre as an emblem of royalty, or into an idol to offend the national religion.jeremy bentham
Leave off first for manners'sake; and be not unsatiable, lest thou offend.Bible (Apocrypha)
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
All we really need to do is learn 'em so they don't frig up the cash register or offend the customers.laura penny
I wanted to push the envelope, and I wanted to go so far as to actually offend both the liberals and the right. I think I have succeeded.john roecker
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.salman rushdie
"Have you guys ever ghost hunted in Hawaii? No? Well, I have this fat friend... I shouldn't say fat, that might offend him, but he's Samoan and claims to have seen ghosts."phil brooks
Thy pardon, Father, I beseech, In this my prayer if I offend; One something sees beyond his reach From childhood to his journey’s end. My wife, our little boy Aignan, Have travelled even to Narbonne; My grandchild has seen Perpignan; And I have not seen Carcassonne.gustave nadaud
The secret of success is to offend the greatest number of people.George Bernard Shaw
As for offending him, you might as well swear at a tree, and think to offend it.Anthony Trollope
And lest I offend art lovers, it should be pointed out that even an old master, bought from the the artist for $100 and sold 350 years later for $10,000,000, has returned only 3.34% per year.
Depictions of Muhammad offend millions of Muslims who are no part of the violent threats.
I realize that in a free society, someone is always going to be doing or saying something that will offend somebody somewhere. I also realize that more free speech, not censorship, is the answer.
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.Benjamin Franklin
Portia : To offend, and judge, are distinct offices And of opposed natures.william shakespeare
I wanted to push the envelope, and I wanted to go so far as to actually offend both the liberals and the right. I think I have succeeded.
I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well: But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors. For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.
Whenever the pulpit is usurped by a formalist, then is the worshipper defrauded and disconsolate. We shrink as soon as the prayers begin, which do not uplift, but smite and offend us.
Nor custom, nor example, nor vast numbers Of such as do offend, make less the sin.Philip Massinger
To offend, and judge, are distinct offices And of opposed natures.william shakespeare
Once you decide the uterus must be emptied, you then have to have 100% allegiance to maternal risk. There's no justification to doing a more dangerous procedure because somehow this doesn't offend your sensibilities as much.
Time to me this truth has taught, ('Tis a treasure worth revealing) More offend from want of thought Than from any want of feeling.
I no further offend you than becomes me for my good.
The condemnation of the wisest and most virtuous of the Pagans, on account of their ignorance or disbelief of the divine truth, seems to offend the reason and the humanity of the present age. But the primitive church, whose faith was of a much firmer consistence, delivered over, without hesitation, to eternal torture the far greater part of the human species.