Inspirational Assault Quotes & Sayings In Life

These assault quotes will inspire you. Assault makes a physical attack on or a concerted attempt to do something demanding.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging assault quotes, assault sayings, and assault proverbs.

Best Assault Quotes

  1. “I read a quote the other day that said comparison is a brutal assault upon one’s self. And what happens is that you’re saying that you’re not good enough.” ~ Cameron Diaz
  2. “Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west’s stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art’s assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth.” ~ Camille Paglia
  3. “George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions.” ~ Bianca Jagger
  4. “For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.” ~ David Horowitz
  5. “Most writers like to maintain some sort of anonymity. For me, making videos was an assault.” ~ Sheryl Crow

  6. “For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people’s civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction.” ~ Iris Chang
  7. “Again and again, I’ve seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies – assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged.” ~ Paul Begala
  8. “The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country.” ~ Ed Markey
  9. “It is important that gang members are aware that if they engage in aggravated assault, maiming, kidnapping, or manslaughter that they will receiving a minimum sentence of 30 years.” ~ Albert Wynn
  10. “No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.” ~ Voltaire

  11. “There’s an assault on human sexuality, as Judge Scalia said, they’ve taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy, the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law.” ~ Pat Robertson
  12. “Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” ~ Mark Twain
  13. “The Defense Department must do a better job of providing the best possible care for servicewomen who are victims of sexual assault.” ~ Louise Slaughter
  14. “I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking.” ~ Joe Eszterhas
  15. “In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.” ~ Catharine MacKinnon

  16. “Our government leaders… have made many mistakes in the past when they have lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values.” ~ Samuel Dash
  17. “The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.” ~ Barry Commoner
  18. “Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital.” ~ Angela Davis
  19. “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  20. “Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do a better job of training new and existing first responders to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military.” ~ Louise Slaughter

  21. “Government health care changes the relationship between the citizen and the state, and, in fact, I think it’s an assault on citizenship.” ~ Mark Steyn
  22. “A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life.” ~ Thomas Hobbes
  23. “In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens.” ~ Judith Lewis Herman
  24. “Assault weapons—just like armor-piercing bullets, machine guns, and plastic firearms—are a new topic. The weapons’ menacing looks, coupled with the public’s confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons—anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun—can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons. In addition, few people can envision a practical use for these weapons.” ~ Josh Sugarmann
  25. “Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.” ~ John Maynard Keynes

  26. “We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.” ~ Walter Benjamin
  27. “I miss New York. I still love how people talk to you on the street – just assault you and tell you what they think of your jacket.” ~ Madonna Ciccone
  28. “The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but the stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich; a war growing in intensity and bitterness.” ~ Stephen Johnson Field
  29. “I have my own peculiar yardstick for measuring a man: Does he have the courage to cry in a moment of grief? Does he have the compassion not to hunt an animal? In his relationship with a woman, is he gentle? Real manliness is nurtured in kindness and gentleness, which I associate with intelligence, comprehension, tolerance, justice, education, and high mortality. If only men realized how easy it is to open a woman’s heart with kindness, and how many women close their hearts to the assaults of the Don Juans.” ~ Sophia Loren
  30. “All our silences in the face of racist assault are acts of complicity.” ~ Bell Hooks

  31. “We attack not only to hurt someone, to defeat him, but perhaps also simply to become conscious of our own strength.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  32. “Abject poverty is demeaning, is an assault on the dignity of those that suffer it. In the end it demeans us all. It makes the freedom of all of us less meaningful.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  33. “I’m grateful to be an American. I am grateful that we can be angry at the terrorist assault and at the same time be intelligent enough not to hold a grudge against every Arab and every Muslim.” ~ Maya Angelou
  34. “The assault of our enemies is not part of our life; it is only part of our experience; we throw it off and guard ourselves against it as against frost, storm, rain, hail, or any other of the external evils which may be expected to happen.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  35. “A great democracy doesn’t make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon.” ~ William J. Clinton

  36. “The absorption in nirvana is all that matters. All the strategies of your life are only there to empower you for your final assault on the impenetrable cliffs of forever.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  37. “In football the object is for the quarterback, also known as the field general, to be on target with his aerial assault, riddling the defense by hitting his receivers with deadly accuracy in spite of the blitz, even if he has to use the shotgun. With short bullet passes and long bombs, he marches his troops into enemy territory, balancing this aerial assault with a sustained ground attack that punches holes in the forward wall of the enemy’s defensive line. In baseball the object is to go home! And to be safe! I hope I’ll be safe at home!” ~ George Carlin
  38. “Fear, if it be not immoderate, puts a guard about us that does watch and defend us; but credulity keeps us naked, and lays us open to all the sly assaults of ill-intending men: it was a virtue when man was in his innocence; but since his fall, it abuses those that own it.” ~ Owen Feltham
  39. “On several occasions, we are informed that the professional ideal ‘took steps’, ‘organised assaults’, and ‘selected social problems’. But this is anthropomorphic metaphor implausibly masquerading as historical explanation.” ~ David Cannadine
  40. “As long as the peace-makers are armed with assault rifles, it’s highly unlikely we’ll ever have peace.” ~ Wayne Gerard Trotman

  41. “Throughout this protracted and disgraceful assault on American womanhood, the clergy baptized each new insult and act of injustice in the name of the Christian religion, and uniformly asked God’s blessing on proceedings that would have put to shame an assembly of Hottentots.” ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  42. “I think we’re at a place where a woman’s health is danger because of whether this family planning or contraception or any issues that relate to women’s health, there’s an assault on that in the Congress.” ~ Barack Obama
  43. “What Soft–Cherubic Creatures–
    These Gentlewomen are–
    One would as soon assault a Plush–
    Or violate a Star” ~ Emily Dickinson
  44. “I rarely use the internet for research, as I find the process cumbersome and detestable. The information gained is often untrustworthy and couched in execrable prose. It is unpleasant to sit in front of a twitching screen suffering assault by virus, power outage, sluggish searches, system crashes and the lack of direct human discourse.” ~ Annie Proulx
  45. “Women like me. Women love me, so if I really wanted to involve the women, I don’t have to assault the women.” ~ Bikram Choudhury

  46. “From the empty grave of Jesus the enemies of the cross turn away in unconcealable dismay. Those whom the force of no logic can convince, and whose hearts are steeled against the appeal of almighty love from the cross itself, quail before the irresistible power of this simple fact. Christ has risen from the dead! After two thousand years of the most determined assault upon the evidence which demonstrates it, that fact stands. And so long as it stands Christianity, too, must stand as the one supernatural religion.” ~ B. B. Warfield
  47. “Terrorism threat is serious, and not just to American interests. The assaults in Russia against two airliners, bringing them out of the sky, and against a subway station, and then that horrible scene at the school in Beslan. This kind of terrorist activity no one is immune from it. And so it suggests that we have to do even more together to make sure the civilized worlds join together in the war against terrorism.” ~ Colin Powell
  48. “Islam has taken everything from its wretched believers. They are robbed from their identity and self pride. All they have now is Islam. That is why Islam for Muslims is more than just a religion. It is their identity. When you criticize Islam, they perceive it as an attack on their identity and cringe with pain. They take that not only as an insult but also as an assault on their person. Like a corned animal they become vicious and fight back with all their might – a fight of survival. That is why you see such a violent reaction to a few silly cartoons.” ~ Ali Sina
  49. “In silence all our usual patterns assault us … That is why most people give up rather quickly. When Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, the first things to show up were the wild beasts.” ~ Richard Rohr
  50. “Freedom of religion does not give you the right to physically or verbally assault people.” ~ Jim C. Hines

  51. “The ban on assault weapons has decreased gun violence in Baltimore not one iota. That’s because few, if any, of the shootings were done with assault weapons.” ~ Gregory Kane
  52. “Our incredible bewilderment (wilderness separation) blinds us from seeing that our many personal and global problems primarily result from our assault of and separation from the natural creation process within and around us. Our estrangement from nature leaves us wanting, and when we want there is never enough. Our insatiable wanting is called greed. It is a major source of our destructive dependencies and violence.” ~ Michael J Cohen
  53. “As I spoke with scientists about the way fat behaves, I couldn’t resist drawing an analogy to the realm of narcotics. If sugar is the methamphetamine of processed food ingredients, with its high-speed, blunt assault on our brains, then fat is the opiate, a smooth operator whose effects are less obvious but no less powerful.” ~ Michael Moss
  54. “Hitler overestimated the importance of [technology]. As a result, he would count on a mere handful of assault-gun detachment or the new Tiger tanks to restore situations where only large bodies of troops could have any prospect of success.” ~ Erich von Manstein
  55. “Angels constantly guard the clients of this Blessed Virgin from the assaults of Hell.” ~ Gertrude the Great

  56. “The greatest forces in the world are being used against families and traditional family values. These values are being undermined in subtle and in not-so-subtle ways. Because of this assault on family values, it takes all of your best efforts to fortify your family. It takes hard work and planning. It takes sacrifice. ‘In the setting of the family…may I suggest that we give more of ourselves.'” ~ David O. McKay
  57. “Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards, gates and guns, or even our two oceans, but our essential goodness as a people. Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  58. “So the only way I could stave off any of these assaults was to become a gang banger, and to excel, so I could quell the behavior. If I excelled, then I could call the shots. So I became a community leader from inside.” ~ Malik Yusef
  59. “Our system doesn’t work, and it doesn’t work, ultimately, not because of Sarah Palin, or the Christian right, or Glenn Beck. It doesn’t work because the liberal class failed us. The liberal class failed to find the intellectual and moral fortitude to defend liberal values at a time that they were under egregious assault.” ~ Chris Hedges
  60. “Don’t you think it would be better to legalize victimless crimes like drugs & prostitution & divert the resources to more important things like the rapes & assaults & things like that?” ~ Larry King

  61. “Arms alone can give the world no permanent peace, no confident security. Arms are solely for defense – to protect from violent assault what we already have. They are only a costly insurance. They cannot add to human progress.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  62. “The formation of the life of a person in the womb is the work of God, and it is not merely a mechanical process but a work on the analogy of weaving or knitting: “Thou didst knit me together in my mother’s womb” (psalm 139:13). The life of the unborn is the knitting of God, and what He is knitting is a human being in His own image, unlike any other creature in the universe… The destruction of conceived human life – whether embryonic, fetal, or viable – is an assault on the unique person-forming work of God.” ~ John Piper
  63. “It is true that the vast majority of gun deaths in America are not the consequence of the use of an ‘assault weapon.’ But that begs the question of whether assault weapons have any real utility either in terms of any sporting or self-protection needs.” ~ Joe Biden

  64. “James says, “You desire and do not have; so you kill” (Jas. 4:2). We kill marriages and we kill unborn babies because they cut across our desires; they stand in the way of our unencumbered self-enhancement. And we live in a culture where self-enhancement and self-advancement are good. And if self-enhancement is god, then the One who is at work in the womb shaping a person in His own image is not God and the assault on His work is not sacrilegious, but obedience to the god of self.” ~ John Piper
  65. “John Coltrane is still probably one of the greatest musicians of this century. His tone truly puts demons on a leash. His gift is directly from the mind of God and is very powerful. ….. The first time I heard a Love Supreme, it was really an assault. It could’ve been from mars as far as I was concerned, or another galaxy.
    I remember the album cover and the name, but the music didn’t fit into the patterns of my brain at that point. It was like someone trying to tell a monkey about spirituality or computers, you know, it just didn’t compute.” ~ Carlos Santana

Assault a violent physical attack.

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