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Letter "A" » affronts
«Any path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you»
«Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.»
«It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance»
«As sore places meet most rubs, proud folks meet most affronts»
«It may affront the military-minded person to suggest a regime that does not maintain any military secrets.»
Author: Albert Einstein
, The Military
«It will be good for our souls because global poverty is an affront and confronting the challenge is simply the right thing to do.»
«It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion which is provoking»
«In the Communist world, we see failure, technological backwardness, declining standards of health, even want of the most basic kind -- too little food. Even today, the Soviet Union still cannot feed itself. . . . East and West do not distrust each other because we are armed; we are armed because we distrust each other. And our differences are not about weapons but about liberty. . . . The most fundamental distinction of all between East and West (sic.) [is that] the totalitarian world produces backwardness because it does such violence to the spirit, thwarting the human impulse to create, to enjoy, to worship. The totalitarian world finds even symbols of love and of worship an affront.»
Author: Ronald Reagan
, health food
, human health
, Soviet Union
«A Man in Business must put up many Affronts, if he loves his own Quiet.»
«A moral, sensible, and well-bred manWill not affront me, -- and no other can.»