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    annoy Quotes

    Compromise to please others is not as good as integrity that annoys others. Rather than be praised without being good, it is better to be slandered without being bad.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: integrity  bad  annoy 
    Nothing annoys me more than having the most trivial action analyzed and explained.
    — Zelda Fitzgerald
    tags: action  annoy 
    People still text me to say that there is something about me in the paper, and what really annoys me is that if it's nasty, I then have to go and have a look, even though actually I don't want to know.
    — Zara Phillips
    tags: people  annoy 
    We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.
    — William O. Douglas
    tags: challenge  annoy 
    Everything I do and say and the way I do and say it annoys me.
    — William F. Buckley, Jr.
    tags: annoy 
    Pernicious weed! whose scent the fair annoys, Unfriendly to society's chief joys: Thy worst effect is banishing for hours The sex whose presence civilizes ours.
    — William Cowper
    tags: sex  annoy 
    From time to time, as if heaven-sent to annoy, someone will ask me if I'm self-disciplined when it comes to my work. I usually look witheringly at them and snarl, 'What do you think?' I mean, how do you imagine anyone writes a quarter of a million words a year for publication?
    — Will Self
    tags: time  work  write  annoy  year  imagine 
    If a faultless poem could be produced, I am satisfied it would tire the critics themselves; and annoy the whole reading world with the spleen.
    — Walter Scott
    tags: world  reading  poem  annoy 
    There has been a great deal said about a 3,00-mile high-angle rocket. The people who have been writing these things that annoy me, have been talking about a 3,000-mile high-angle rocket shot from one continent to another, carrying an atomic bomb and so directed as to be a precise weapon which would land exactly on a certain target, such as a city.
    — Vannevar Bush
    tags: people  writing  annoy  precise 
    A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting new places.
    — Tom Lichtenheld
    tags: time  annoy 
    It annoys me how pretty my voice is...that sounds incredibly immodest, but it annoys me how polite it can sound when perhaps what I'm singing is deeply acidic.
    — Thom Yorke
    tags: annoy 
    The concerts you enjoy together/ Neighbors you annoy together/ Children you destroy together,/ That keep marriage in tact.
    — Stephen Sondheim
    You'll go into a fancy hotel and you'll hear this track where someone has sampled 30 seconds of a really good song. Your ear picks it up and you get excited but then it goes into some monotone thing. The Buddha Bar stuff annoys me. I don't need to be on a beach and hear this stuff through little speakers, but people think it creates a "cool vibe".
    — Stephen Dewaele
    tags: people  song  buddha  annoy 
    The Law likes to be argued with. Take away words and where is the Law? Silence always annoys it.
    — Stella Benson
    tags: silence  law  annoy 
    Music has always moved me really deeply, and it's always been more about that than about the desire to rebel or annoy people (although, I've had my moments of that as well). I think it was just years of maybe moving slightly away from it but always coming back to it as the thing that I'm best at.
    — St. Lucia
    tags: desires  people  moment  music  annoy  year 
    I'm doing interviews and there are pictures of my face, so it's not like I'm hiding who I am. As soon as you say what your name is, everybody writes that in every interview, and it kind of annoys me. My name's SOHN. It's not really much more complicated than that, and there are loads of artists in the world who have one-word names. I'd like to somehow be able to close a door somewhere.
    — SOHN
    tags: world  write  artist  annoy 
    I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist. For instance, I am suspicious of the old leftists who focus all their hatred on the United States. What about Chinese neo-colonialism? Why are the left silent about that? When I say this, it annoys them, of course. Good!
    — Slavoj Žižek
    tags: focus  hatred  annoy 
    It actually dawned on me that I don't fight. I just kill whatever annoys me, and it's over. (Savitar)
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    tags: fight  annoy 
    Are you always this random? (Jericho) Mostly. It really irritates Noir. Which is just an added bonus for me. At least so long as I can outrun him. (Asmodeus) Add me to that list of people you annoy. (Jericho) Oh. You're not going to singe my testicles over it, are you?! (Asmodeus) No plans to. (Jericho) Good. We can be friends, then. (Asmodeus)
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    tags: people  friends  annoy 
    It's just a mild disagreement, Papa. Remi has this whole need to breathe in and out, which annoys me. If he would just stop breathing, I'd be fine. (Aimee)
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    tags: annoy 
    The unexpected may annoy us, but may also wake us up.
    — Scott Sanders
    tags: annoy 
    How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure! Still to ourselves in every place consigned, Our own felicity we make or find. With secret course, which no loud storms annoy, Glides the smooth current of domestic joy.
    — Samuel Johnson
    tags: secret  heart  joy  human  law  annoy 
    As a musician myself, it annoys the hell out of me to watch an actor trying to play a guitar out of time with the music.
    — Sam Palladio
    tags: time  hell  music  annoy 
    Anyone who has had the experience of going through American security checks knows the purpose of these checks is not to make you safer; it's just to annoy you.
    — Salman Rushdie
    They say you cannot make a noise to annoy yourself.
    — Ruth Rendell
    tags: annoy 
    It doesn't do to say that heresy produces the development of doctrine, because that annoys the theologians. But it is true to say that as a matter of history the development of doctrine has been largely a reaction on the Church's part to the attacks of heresy.
    — Ronald Knox
    tags: development  true  annoy 
    Freedom of speech encompasses precisely the freedom to annoy, to ridicule, and to offend.
    — Robert Spencer
    tags: freedom  speech  annoy 
    I have told you of the Spaniard who always put on his spectacles when about to eat cherries, that they might look bigger and more attempting. In like manner I made the most of my enjoyment s: and through I do not cast my cares away, I pack them in as little compass as I can, and carry them as conveniently as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
    — Robert Southey
    tags: care  annoy 
    If you're the smartest person in the room, it can sometimes be hard to learn to delegate - the person to whom you're delegating will do the task worse than you would - and it will annoy you!
    — Robert S. Kaplan
    tags: people  learn  annoy 
    You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you.
    — Robert Anton Wilson
    tags: annoy 
    I cannot for the life of me understand why small children take so long to grow up. I think they do it deliberately, just to annoy me.
    — Roald Dahl
    tags: children  child  annoy 
    Theft annoys me more than anything else. The purloining of effects from another magician. Some people think it's massive to steal the secrets of nuclear reactors, but to steal a card move is trivial. They're wrong.
    — Ricky Jay
    tags: secret  people  wrong  nuclear  annoy 
    It annoys me that the burden of proof is on us. It should be "You came up with the idea. Why do you believe it?" I could tell you I've got superpowers. But I can't go up to people saying "Prove I can't fly." They'd go: "What do you mean 'Prove you can't fly'? Prove you can!"
    — Ricky Gervais
    tags: people  believe  saying  ideas  annoy 
    Be happy. It really annoys negative people.
    — Ricky Gervais
    tags: people  annoy 
    America champions the underdog. We champion the underdog until he's not the underdog anymore, and he annoys us.
    — Ricky Gervais
    tags: america  annoy 
    I like Toronto a lot, it's a good city. The only thing that really annoys me about Toronto is that you're turning Maple Leaf Gardens into a grocery store, which is absolutely nothing short of disgusting.
    — Rick Wakeman
    tags: annoy  garden 
    But I think the only thing that annoys me about that is if I suddenly find someone on commercial radio or something like that, mimicking my voice or actions and trying to promote a product and pretending it's me doing it.
    — Richie Benaud
    tags: action  annoy 
    The only thing that really annoys me is when all of a sudden you hear yourself on the radio advertising Smith's tyre shop or Blenkinsop's jam. They simply can't do that. And in Australia, occasionally I have to take action.
    — Richie Benaud
    tags: action  annoy 
    Sometimes I make stuff, and even I don't like it. There's something about it that I don't really like, or annoys me. For whatever reason it needs to come out.
    — Regina Spektor
    tags: annoy 
    I try not to talk about something unless it's something I love. But if it's something that really annoys me, I fixate on it, learn something about it and then, when I'm onstage, it comes out.
    — Reggie Watts
    tags: learn  annoy 
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