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Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanisms of the universe. - Alfred North Whitehead

Art is not invented to decorate rooms. Art is an offensive weapon, to defend against the enemy. [Es., La pintura no se ha inventado para adornar las habitaciones. La pintura es un arma ofensiva, en la defensa contra el enemigo] - Pablo Picasso

Offensive: Generating disagreeable emotions or sensations, as the advance of an army against its enemy. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

This merriment of parsons is mighty offensive. - Samuel Johnson

A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation. - Bertrand Russell

There is something about seeing real people on a stage that makes a bad play more intimately, more personally offensive than any other art form. - Anatole Broyard

Witty remarks are all very well when spoken at a proper time: When out of place they are offensive. - Periander