Our recent decisions make plain that we do not sit as a super-legislature to weigh the wisdom of legislation nor to decide whether the policy which it expresses offends the public welfare.
Who to himself is law, no law doth need, Offends no law, and is a king indeed.George Chapman
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-second Street Uncertain and afraid As the clever hopes expire Of a low dishonest decade: Waves of anger and fear Circulate over the bright And darkened lands of the earth, Obsessing our private lives; The unmentionable odour of death Offends the September night.wystan hugh auden
Wyman's overpopulated universe is in many ways unlovely. It Offends the aesthetic sense of us who have a taste for desert landscapes.willard van orman quine
A good friend never Offends.
Literature should not be suppressed merely because it Offends the moral code of the censor.william o. douglas
There is a fundamental similarity between the persecution of individuals who engage in consenting homosexual activity in private, or who ingest, inject, or smoke various substances that alter their feelings and thoughts and the traditional persecution of men for their religion. ... What all of these persecutions have in common is that the victims are harassed by the majority not because they engage in overtly aggressive or destructive acts, ... but because their conduct or appearance Offends a group intolerant to and threatened by human differences.thomas szasz
Literature should not be suppressed merely because it Offends the moral code of the censor.
Your silence most Offends me, and to be merry best becomes you; for out of question, you were born in a merry hour. No, sure, my lord, my mother cried; but then there was a star danced, and under that I was born.william shakespeare
A doctrine which, because of its little-circumspect idealism, Offends not just faith, but reason itself.
Since God could have created a freedom in which there could be no evil (i.e., a state when men were happy and free and certain not to sin), it follows that He wished evil to exist. But evil Offends Him. A commonplace case of masochism.cesare pavese
Among the principles in place that have seemed to work for us are individual freedom of expression (especially for those whose expression Offends us) and a strong individual guarantee of privacy in our First Amendment-protected communications.
The character of a gentleman [I take it] may be explained nearly thus: A blackguard is a fellow who does not care whom he Offends; a clown is a blockhead who does not know when he Offends; A gentleman is one who understands and shows every mark of deference to the claims of self-love in others, and exacts it in return from them.