You will either offend the world and please God, or please the world and offend God.
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
Of what use is freedom of speech to those who fear to offend?roger ebert
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
Should this fair rose offend thy sight, Placed in thy bosom bare, 'Twill blush to find itself less white, And turn Lancastrian there.
Nowadays, it is hard to imagine any revelation so intimate that it would offend the public's sense of decency.
To offend, and judge, are distinct offices And of opposed natures.william shakespeare
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.salman rushdie
Lone Flower, hemmed in with snows and white as they But hardier far, once more I see thee bend Thy forehead, as if fearful to offend, Like an unbidden guest. Though day by day, Storms, sallying from the mountain tops, waylay The rising sun, and on the plains descend; Yet art thou welcome, welcome as a friend Whose zeal outruns his promise!william wordsworth
Convictions following the admission into evidence of confessions which are involuntary, i.e., the product of coercion, either physical or psychological, cannot stand. This is so not because such confessions are unlikely to be true but because the methods used to extract them offend an underlying principle in the enforcement of our criminal law: that ours is an accusatorial and not an inquisitorial system a system in which the State must establish guilt by evidence independently and freely secured and may not by coercion prove its charges against an accused out of his own mouth.felix frankfurter