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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Boldness doesn't mean rude, obnoxious, loud, or disrespectful. Being bold is being firm, sure, confident, fearless, daring, strong, resilient, and not easily intimidated. It means you're willing to go where you've never been, willing to try what you've never tried, and willing to trust what you've never trusted. Boldness is quiet, not noisy.
Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.
I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.
Robert A. Heinlein
Every obnoxious act is a cry for help.
I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night.
Woodstock was the antithesis of what the music industry turned into. And if anyone tries to tie another Woodstock festival to an obnoxious sponsor, I'll be out protesting again.
Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
Ulysses S. Grant
Truth that is not undergirded by love makes the truth obnoxious and the possessor of it repulsive.
I don't care what a man is as long as he treats me right. He can be a gambler, a hustler, someone everybody else thinks is obnoxious, I don't care so long as he's straight with me and our dealings are fair.
It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
I never thought being obnoxious would get me where I am today.
Billie Joe Armstrong
What is obnoxious about the motives of politicians - whatever those motives may be - is that politicians must announce their motives as visionary and grand.
P. J. O'Rourke
I've been really fortunate in that I guess I was hired to do 'A Cook's Tour;' I was already a known quantity, meaning I had written a really obnoxious book and nobody expected me to be anyone that I wasn't already.
When I look back now I realize I was such an obnoxious kid but, you know, I went to schools like you, like a public school in New York so compared to the anarchy that was going on there, they really wouldn't - I wasn't like a bad kid. I saw people come in and punch the teachers.
Eighty-five per cent of the crowd is going to fall in love with me - they're going to feel it, wow. But fifteen per cent are going to think, 'This guy is obnoxious.' I spend enormous time with them - every negative review of 'Crush It!' on Amazon has a response from me - and I can probably bring back ten of the fifteen.
I've always been loud and obnoxious and sneaking my way into things, and so I feel like I've snuck my way onto the Lollapalooza lineup, and I'm going to sneak my way into whatever else I get to do.
Who walks around proud of things they've done? That's an obnoxious quality.
Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
I prefer to call the most obnoxious feminists what they really are: feminazis. Tom Hazlett, a good friend who is an esteemed and highly regarded professor of economics at the University of California at Davis, coined the term to describe any female who is intolerant of any point of view that challenges militant feminism.
I became obnoxious to the Jacobins because I reprobated their aristocracy, which aimed at usurping all legitimate authority.
Marquis de Lafayette
Fun without sell gets nowhere but sell without fun tends to become obnoxious.
I think you could split my fans up just like any other guy's fans. Some of them are cool, and some of them are obnoxious. But it's the variety that makes it great.
I like Jon Stewart. He's not as obnoxious as Dennis Miller, whom I really can't stand.
To be around me, you must love food, or I'm the most obnoxious person you've ever met.
Even on Facebook, like, I wouldn't share everything with my friends, because that's obnoxious.
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