Top 160 Offended Quotes

In this post, you will find great Offended Quotes from famous people, such as Letitia Baldrige, Frankie Boyle, Bob Filner, Mark Kozelek, Charlotte Rampling. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Europeans are easily offended by errors in their titles

Europeans are easily offended by errors in their titles or full names. Their exasperation is equal to that shown by Americans when the department store fouls up their bills.
There is no doubt I have offended many people. No doubt, also, that I have blasphemed. I sometimes try to offend as part of my routineafter all, the essence of humour, even in a child, is the effort to shock and surprise.
To all the women that I’ve offended, I had no intention to be offensive, to violate any physical or emotional space. I was trying to establish personal relationships, but the combination of awkwardness and hubris led to behavior that I think many found offensive.
I think people choose to be offended by things as a way of bonding, as a hobby. They embed some piece of information into their brain without thinking it through because it’s easier.
We must be very careful when we say that somebody giving you compliments about your looks should be offensive. I think women really should look at why they’re being offended by that.
I was much less offended than others were by the CIA’s interrogations in the years after September 11.
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
I don’t expect people to know my name. I don’t get offended if people don’t know me.
I’m trying to take drag back to its down-and-dirty roots where people get offended at first, and then they’re like, ‘Oh my God, this crazy queen.’
I’m offended by things and take pathetic little stands against them.
I am never offended when I see the drag-queens dressed up like me.
I’m so used to my appearance, I don’t feel either offended or pleased by it. To be honest, I am not madly interested.
I make decisions all day, so it’s nice for a woman like me to go to dinner and have the man take the menu and say, ‘Let me order.’ Other women would be offended by that, but I’m like, ‘Good. Because I can’t make one more decision today.’ I want someone to rub my feet without being asked.
Well, I love Pink Floyd, so I wouldn’t be offended by it. I only intentionally robbed them three or four times.
Josh Silver
Perhaps I seek certain utopian things, space for human honour and respect, landscapes not yet offended, planets that do not exist yet, dreamed landscapes.
Candidates should be extremely cautious in displaying a sense of humor. If he or she tells a joke with a point, there is almost certain to be some minority group offended.
I am offended by people who feel that they’re entitled to something just because of their last name.
A date once leaned in to kiss me, and he ended up kissing my cheek. He was a little offended, but I didn’t want to kiss him just to not hurt his feelings.
Denise Richards
I tend to show everything I do to my family, to check they won‘t be offended.
‘Last House’ offended a lot of people. The results in the theaters, even in Boston, reminded me a bit of things from when I was studying Theater of the Absurd, and the rise and the appearance of Ionesco plays, and things like that.
I feel kind of offended when I watch films, and everything is explained to me – you know, laying out how I should feel from one scene to the next.
I am so honest that at times people get offended by what I say. In our industry, truth is not really appreciated. I love to be of my own. I try spending quality time with my family, my two very close friends and my pet Liam.
Neeru Bajwa
When you get a question like, ‘Did you like meeting Her Majesty?’ ‘No, I thought she was a slob.’ I mean, what are you going to say… The mischief comes into me when I’m doing a Q&A, I’m 9 years old again. I don’t get mad. I do get offended.
Whenever I make a blasphemous joke, I always say that I believe in a God big enough to know that I’m just kidding. How can God not know that I’m kidding? And also, how could God be offended at a thing that he made not believing in him?
Being offended by freedom of speech should never be regarded as a justification for violence.
To be offended is a choice we make; it is not a condition inflicted or imposed upon us by someone or something else.
I have a theory, which is that the idea of a roast is to go to this forbidden, uncomfortable, almost performance-art-level shock place, but because we’re so regularly shocked and offended today, the idea of an hour and a half of unbridled negativity is just so unappealing.
You don’t get to tell people why they can’t be offended. That’s not how that works.
I’m not easily offended, and I have a certain toughness.
Darcy, the heroine of ‘Something Blue,’ is quite shallow and opinionated. At one point, she commented that she dislikes ‘gingers,’ i.e., men with red hair. I received several emails from fiery redheads who said they were offended by ‘my’ comments. I had to remind them that it is fiction.
People, I think, are more interested in being offended than getting to the heart of a situation. And to go after comedians to me is so counterproductive, because comedy is kind of a medicine.
If you are truly offended by an 80-year-old man saying

If you are truly offended by an 80-year-old man saying you’re not funny, then you’re probably not funny.
When you are spiritually connected, you are not looking for occasions to be offended, and you are not judging and labeling others. You are in a state of grace in which you know you are connected to God and thus free from the effects of anyone or anything external to yourself.
I have been in the industry for many years now, but people still come up to me and say, ‘Sir, you’re such a good actor. We loved watching you in that movie. What’s your name?’ While any other actor might get offended, I don’t mind this at all.
I like visceral writing that people can’t help but respond to, even if they respond, and they’re shocked, or they’re angry, or they’re offended. I think that’s the only way to reach people.
Geneva Carr
Growing up in the South, we say ‘Yes Ma’am’ and ‘No Ma’am.’ Here in Hollywood, people get offended.
Make the videos that you want to watch. Don’t think about who is going to be upset or offended.
You constantly felt like you wanted to protect her and that you wanted to save her and that’s what made her attractive more so to women than even to men. That’s why she’s still with us. Marilyn Monroe never offended a woman.
Lawrence Schiller
Both my grandparents were officers in World War Two, and I would be personally offended if somebody distorted their achievements.
David Ayer
Our enmity toward God takes on many labels, such as rebellion, hard-heartedness, stiff-neckedness, unrepentant, puffed up, easily offended, and sign seekers. The proud wish God would agree with them. They aren’t interested in changing their opinions to agree with God’s.
While I’d like to believe that I’m not a bad or evil person, regardless, it’s clear that some of my past actions have hurt or offended several women. And I probably deserve to be called a creep.
I was fired from a movie because I did ‘Heathers!’ I was cast in a movie, and the director saw an advance screening and was offended by it and fired me.
Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.
I don’t play the traditional Charlie Parker songs. But I do improvise and I do create with my instrument, and that to me is jazz. But there are people who use the word ‘jazz’ only in a traditional sense, and they would be offended by that, and that’s fine.
The regressive Left ranks minority groups in a pecking order to compete in a kind of ‘Oppression Olympics.’ Gold medal goes to the most offended.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Having a book censored means something. It means you have deeply offended one or more people who felt they needed to protect unsuspecting readers from your inflammatory words, thoughts, and images.
Felice Picano
People don’t listen to each other anymore, and I think that’s why people get offended or their feelings get hurt: because you’re not actually listening to the person that’s giving you signals they’re upset.
The French don’t think everyone should have the same bank balance, but they’re offended by extremes of inequality.
When I first joined Google in October of 2005, I was warned that I shouldn’t be offended if people were doing their e-mails while a meeting was going on.
Everyone has a crazy old lady in their family like ‘Mama.’ No one ever comes up to me and says ‘Mama’ is just like them, so no one is ever offended by her. Even young people like to laugh at her. I think she helps kids appreciate their own grandmothers more.
I do walk with a bit of a swagger. I do swear a lot. And people are going to be offended by that. But in this PC world, you can’t be honest.
Danny Dyer
I’m not angry or anything at Sonnen, but I will say one thing – I hope nobody gets offended; I don’t wanna sound disgusting, and I am certainly not fan of any anthropologic theories – but you can see on that guy‘s face that he is limited and stupid, and his IQ is not higher than the size of the shoes he’s wearing.
Obama is the rare Democrat who talks easily about faith and values and who does so without upsetting those offended by the mixture of religion and politics.
I think the ‘New York Times‘ would rather be offended than dead.
Jesse Watters
There have been so many times when I’m sitting next to someone, and I have no idea who they are. I’m not very up to date on pop culture, and I’m sure I’ve offended people by being like, ‘Oh, what do you do?’
It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming.
John Coleman
John Kerry didn’t out me, nor did he offend or attack me by calling me a lesbian. I certainly couldn’t be offended by the truth.
Mary Cheney
I’d like liberals to listen to my show and not feel offended. The fact that the love of my life was a liberal, I think that probably surprises people who expect me to spew just contempt for the other side.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.
You never know what people will choose to be offended by.
I know how guys talk, so I’m not easily offended. Guys can fight and be best friends five minutes later. Women have to air it out, hold on to it, work on it.
Kim Delaney
Good grief, we're getting offended by everything these

Good grief, we’re getting offended by everything these days! People can’t say anything without offending somebody.
I don’t get offended and am outspoken and I’m a people person.
I’m offended every time I see George Bush on TV!
We should assume that the end product can be switched off by any consumer who is offended or frightened by it.
For the people who are offended about the fact that we have a bunch of criminals and criminal enablers and buffoons and scheisters and con men and frauds and real estate frauds running our country and our government, they like to hear that they’re not the only ones that feel that way.
We have a society in which one of the greatest things you can do is a platform to see victim status, and one of the qualifications for that is that you have these exquisitely tender feelings about things and sensibilities which are easily offended.
I am highly offended by the total lack of acknowledgement of my contribution to Laker success.
Are you going to get offended when someone says something that is counter to your worldview? I think you need to be willing to change your worldview or, at least, be open to other people’s ideas.
A poor choice of words conveyed to some the impression that I embrace the discarded policies of the past. Nothing could be further from the truth, and I apologize to anyone who was offended by my statement.
Trent Lott
I find when most people are offended, it’s phony. It’s an attention-seeking device. So I love to call them out on it from stage.
For a long time the people at my shows were sort of the Pantera-tattoo trucker guys, really cool dudes, but I don’t know what happened to them. That’s the crowd that I like, the ones that don’t get so offended just to be offended.
Dave Attell
Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage, and he offended people. But, he wasn’t there to entertain; he was all about the music. I kind of do that.
I was raised evangelical, so if you want to get offended, let’s get offended. I have a master‘s degree in being offended.
I understand the power of symbols, and if I had anything on my house that seriously offended someone, I’d take it down if for no other reason than common courtesy.
You just can’t go wrong when you’re honest. If somebody’s offended by that, it’s really quite too bad.
People who are offended by the Ten Commandments have a deeper problem than the stone that it’s written on, I think.
Judy Martz
My delivery can be intense, but it’s intense because I need to be heard. I know that people don’t usually listen, as it relates to constructive criticism, without getting offended. So, I speak my mind with an attitude that I don’t care if you get offended; I just want you to get the message.
People are so quick to get offended.
I have never been offended. I don’t know what it means. It’s not that I disagree with it. I don’t understand it. I’ve never had that feeling. I don’t let feelings control my life. I’m more disciplined than other people.
When I first started doing press, one of the things people started pushing was this idea that I’d somehow escaped something. And I was really offended, because I hadn’t escaped anything.
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
I don’t think I’ve spawned a nation of Davinas. We have Kylies and Britneys but Davinas have missed out. Should I be offended? That is the question.
While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.
Mary Wortley Montagu
I’m a bit of a worrier, to an extreme. I’ll crack a joke, then worry if I’ve offended someone – even when they’re laughing. I have a guilt complex, always worrying.
See, I don’t really go after girls. Most of the girlfriends I’ve had have come after me. So it’s really funny when girls get offended because I don’t hit on them.
Offence is important; that’s how you know you care about things. Imagine a life where you’re not offended. So dull.
The true reason of Ms. Rice‘s attack against Russia is very simple. Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men’s attention.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky
I’m sorry if any of you are Catholic. I’m not sorry if you’re offended, I’m actually just sorry by the fact that you’re Catholic.
If you think because I’m a pretty girl I can’t mow a lawn, I’m offended.
The fabled origin of the laurel is this. Daphne, daughter of the river Peneus, offended by the persecutions of Apollo, implored succour of the gods, who changed her into a laurel tree. Apollo crowned his head with the leaves and ordered that forever after, the tree should be sacred to him.
Some people are weak in their faith and testimonies but are not even aware of how precarious their situation is. Many of them likely would be offended at the suggestion.
I think I would actually be offended if I was referred

I think I would actually be offended if I was referred to as a donkey in any way. Sorry, nothing personal against donkeys!
These terrorists aren’t trying to kill us because we offended them. They attack us because they want to impose their view of the world on as many people as they can, and America is standing in their way.
I’ve undoubtedly offended people, but in the end, I’ve learned the people that will understand are the people I want to connect to, anyway.
Caitlin Stasey
Here’s the thing about Jews in Hollywood. Not to stereotype, but the Jews I know here are the funniest, most self-deprecating people I know. And it’s rare to find a Jew that is actually offended by comedy about them.
It’s egregious that CPAC and Matt Schlapp have decided to bow to the leftist outrage mob and ban one of President Trump‘s most prominent supporters. I am extremely offended and appalled that I’ve been banned by my own people.
No one, and I mean no one, gets personally offended by someone saying a food that they like is just okay – as if I had just attacked one of their character traitsunless ‘character trait‘ is exactly what they consider liking that food to be.
In the minds of a Liberal, someone who isn’t Christian might be offended if we say Merry Christmas to them, so we shouldn’t say Merry Christmas to anyone. The logic is bizarre!
I think that Roseanne can find her way through to apologize to the community, to apologize to the people she offended most, and move on with her life. To think that she can’t is almost totalitarian.
In 2013, the week before I dropped ‘Crenshaw,’ ‘Complex’ wrote an article that said that Nipsey Hussle is one of the top 25 underperforming artists. I was so offended that I responded with my own opinion about these journalists – their point of view is not validated in our culture.
My parents have always been offended by my weight, embarrassed maybe. It didn’t fit with their sensibilities.
Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.
I understand why people could look at things that Donald Trump says and be deeply offended by them and feel that he is not looking out for their best interests.
Krish is very simple and down-to-earth, loves me and respects my work as an actress, so much that he gets offended when people criticize my performances.
I used to be offended when people would compare me to Erykah Badu. Because I’m black, thick, and have large lips? There’s nothing similar about us whatsoever, and I felt very disrespected by the fact that people needed to pigeonhole me. I wasn’t even raised on Erykah Badu!
I don’t believe anything is truly off limits, but as a performer, one has to know that people might be offended, and there are consequences.
Erik Griffin
I am not too open of a person. I don’t really understand why someone holding a notepad and pen thinks he can ask me anything and then is offended when I don’t answer.
Human nature is the same now as when Adam hid from the presence of God; the consciousness of wrong makes us unwilling to meet those whom we have offended.
I’ve been told by the BBC that if I make one more offensive remark, anywhere, at any time, I will be sacked. And even the angel Gabriel would struggle to survive with that hanging over his head. It’s inevitable that one day, someone, somewhere will say that I’ve offended them, and that will be that.
We’ve gotten to a point where you can’t be a politician and actually say what you’re thinking because someone’s gonna get offended, and God forbid, like, everyone’s so sensitive now, it’s ridiculous.
I choose to believe that we are addicted to the rush of being offended, the idea of it, rather than believing we have become a nation of emasculated children whose only defense against an abyss of emotional agony is a trigger warning.
I am highly distressed and offended by what Donald Trump has been saying, and I don’t think his nomination is good for the country. I think he would be a terrible president and terrible for our country.
People have the right to live as equal citizens under the law. They do not have the right to demand that their identities be coddled and celebrated lest they might otherwise get offended.
Personally, I think people need to get over this ‘being offended’ thing. Being offended does not give you the right to silence people. I get offended by things all the time – it’s just part of life. The right not to be offended is not a human right, especially in a democracy.
Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
You have the right to free speech as an American – you have no right to use YouTube to do it. And the mobs that exist can form very quickly if they are offended by your presence there.
Offendedness is just about the last shared moral currency in our country. And, I’m sorry, but it’s really annoying. We don’t discuss ideas or debate arguments, we try to figure out who is most offended.
There are so many people that are offended by debate and free speech that sometimes governments cower. It’s just way easier to play into the hands of people who are totalitarian.
We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive to people of the Jewish persuasion, and we led off with it, and they were offended by it, and that was that.
Santiago Durango
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with the word ‘curvy‘ or ‘plus-size’ because there are women who identify as that, and I’m not offended by it whatsoever because I don’t feel like being bigger is anything wrong.
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
Italian people are so proud to show off. A little bit too much, I have to say. Wherever you go, they prepare a buffet and they get offended if you don’t try things.
I'm a fan of the kind of political correctness that is

I’m a fan of the kind of political correctness that is about not promoting prejudice. But some people in America are offended by equality because when you’ve had privilege for so long, equality feels like oppression.
My advice is toughen up, work hard. Start taking responsibility for yourself. Stop being so offended.
I feel offended when people bring up my four marriages. I was 19 when I first got married and I thought it would be for ever. But each of my marriages has added to my life and helped form me as a human being.
People take getting offended in L.A. to an art form.
Whatever else people knew about Donald Trump going into 2016, it was obvious he was strong. He said what he thought, no matter who it offended.
Godly sorrow is a gift of the Spirit. It is a deep realization that our actions have offended our Father and our God. It is the sharp and keen awareness that our behavior caused the Savior, He who knew no sin, even the greatest of all, to endure agony and suffering.
I can’t get too offended when somebody parodies me.
Clinton‘s egregious act of self-indulgence was outdone by an impeachment based not on constitutionally required high crimes and misdemeanors but on a vindictive determination to bring down a president who had offended self-righteous moralists eager to put a different political agenda in place.
Our weights fluctuate: Some people gain or lose, even friends who are average size. If I would say ‘I’m fat,’ my friends would say, ‘Don’t say that!’ And I’d think, ‘Are you offended, you can’t handle the word? Or do you think I am embarrassed?’
I didn’t necessarily want to be famous growing up, but I knew I would be a good famous person because I’m not offended if somebody comes up to me and knows things about me and wants to engage me in a conversation.
I’ve gotten in trouble with every race you can imagine. They say, ‘I can’t believe you talked about this – you’re racist.’ And I say, ‘How can I be racist? Isn’t racism exclusionary? If all of you are offended, that means I’m including every race in my jokes.’
It used to be that you had to make female TV characters perfect so no one would be offended by your ‘portrayal‘ of women. Even when I started out on ‘The Office’ eight years ago, we could write our male characters funny and flawed, but not the women. And now, thankfully, it’s completely different.
The gay community hated me for being part of Odd Future. They thought Odd Future was homophobic because they tend to use homophobic slang, and they were like: ‘How can you work for and support homophobes?’ But they aren’t homophobic; they just don’t really care whether you’re offended or not.
A ContraPoints video is never going to be framed as ‘I’m so offended by this idea.’ It’s not, ‘I’m so intimidated by my opponent‘s big, masculine brain.’ It’s more, ‘I’m bored of you, and also, you’re a dum-dum.’
It is truly appalling for Senator Mark Kirk to equate the Obama Administration‘s diplomacy with Nazi appeasement. As a Jewish-American, I am offended.
I’m honestly offended whenever someone says I’m being harsh.
There is a difference between being offended and being prejudiced and even being bigoted against. There’s a difference between that and racism.
I’ve long been offended by not-so-godly pro football players I’ve known who showed up for pregame chapelSunday-only Christians rubbing the proverbial rabbit‘s foot – then after victories declared it was ‘God’s will’ that their team won.
Again and again as president, Reagan let it slip that he concurred with fundamentalists’ belief that the world would end in a fiery Armageddon. This did not hurt him politically. The kind of people offended by such talk had already largely abandoned the Republican Party.
When was the last time you were super offended? I might be like, ‘That’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard!’ Or, ‘It’s not my thing,’ or, ‘It was a stupid joke.’ But there’s such a sensitivity now. Political correctness has become really insidious.
I’m not here to impose Sharia law, and I’m not here to have a message about disability being inspirational – I’m here to make people laugh. But when I can layer things and make people not only laugh but question, make people not only laugh but be offended… I have to do that.
I don’t pass myself off as a Bible scholar or a pastor or someone who knows all the biblical facts cover-to-cover. I’m just a guy whose life was changed by it. And that’s about the extent of it. So I’m not easily offended when people struggle about where they’re at with their faith at all.
Whether we want to acknowledge it or not, Jesus didn’t do it the world’s way. He came in and offended the world. He came in and did everything the wrong way.
Eric Ludy
Being offended is part of being in the real world.
When I went to school, I was already reading and writing. In fact, I was offended that the other kids couldn’t.
Eoin Colfer
People are afraid to be themselves because people are afraid to be recorded. Everything is being recorded, and everyone is so sensitive. You say something; a section of people will be offended. It’s so annoying; you got to be completely censored.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
Rene Descartes
No man is offended by another man‘s admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
I apologize if anybody was offended by anything I said.
Jerome Corsi
I came to L.A. with confidence in my craft, and I was very offended when I didn’t get a part. It took me awhile to understand that it is not always about your acting.
Zoe McLellan
An offended heart is the breeding ground of deception.
John Bevere
I've always been fascinated by the difference between t

I’ve always been fascinated by the difference between the jokes you can tell your friends but you can’t tell to an audience. There’s a fine line you have to tread because you don’t know who is out there in the auditorium. A lot of people are too easily offended.
I’m not a gay-basher, because gay people buy my records. Why would I be offended by your sexual preference, unless I’m in the closet? If ya like boys, go get all the boys ya want.
Pimp C
It’s not my place to tell you whom to vote for, to take any political stand, to tell you what religion to believe in. I’m an athlete. I can influence certain things, but when I see other athletes and celebrities telling you whom to vote for, I actually get a bit offended.
It’s different, but I prefer my people on the East Coast. Some people might be offended by that, but I mean, especially knowing I’m from the West Coast. I don’t know if it’s because it’s home for me or what, but I just feel like people are real good friends. That’s all it is.
I think too many people are offended by stuff that doesn’t matter.