65 Outrage Quotes On Success In Life

These outrage quotes will inspire you. Outrage an extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation.

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

Best Outrage Quotes

  1. “No democracy can exist unless each of its citizens is as capable of outrage at injustice to another as he is of outrage at unjustice to himself.” ~ Aristotle
  2. “They appear to have become so attached to their outrage that they are even more outraged that they won’t be able to be outraged anymore.” ~ Barney Frank
  3. “Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood – we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.” ~ Jean Rostand
  4. “There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.” ~ Herodotus
  5. “Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.” ~ Victor Hugo

  6. “One of the sad things about contemporary journalism is that it actually matters very little. The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism. The best journalism would manage to outrage people. And people are less and less inclined to outrage.” ~ David Simon
  7. “The mob is man voluntarily descending to the nature of the beast. Its fit hour of activity is night. Its actions are insane like its whole constitution. It persecutes a principle; it would whip a right; it would tar and feather justice, by inflicting fire and outrage upon the houses and persons of those who have these. It resembles the prank of boys, who run with fire engines to put out the ruddy aurora streaming to the stars.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “9/11 was a deliberate, carefully planned evil act of the long-waged war on the West by Koran-inspired soldiers of Allah around the world. They hated us before George W. Bush was in office. They hated us before Israel existed. And the avengers of the religion of perpetual outrage will keep hating us.” ~ Michelle Malkin
  9. “Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.” ~ Louis Kronenberger
  10. “Is the patience of the American people that long-suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?” ~ Andrew Greeley

  11. “Old age is an excellent time for outrage.” ~ Maggie Kuhn
  12. “I believe in using words, not fists.” ~ Susan Sarandon
  13. “I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  14. “When too many Americans don’t vote or participate, some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action.” ~ Paul Wellstone

  15. “Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government” ~ Henry A. Kissinger
  16. “What you need is sustained outrage…there’s far too much unthinking respect given to authority.” ~ Molly Ivins
  17. “Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom.” ~ Maria Weston Chapman
  18. “When I talked about Boeing and I talked about General Electric, what I was referring to is an outrage… Right now you have a loophole such that these guys are putting their profits, multi-billion dollar profitable corporations putting billions of dollars into the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and other tax havens.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  19. “First of all move me, surprise me, rend my heart; make me tremble, weep, shudder; outrage me; delight my eyes afterwards if you can.” ~ Denis Diderot

  20. “I worship nothing. Not a good lie nor a dark one. If nature is proof of God’s amazing creation then I have truly seen the light, and the light is black. Nature is genius at its most cruel and savage. No benevolent God could have come up with such an outrage.” ~ Gary Numan
  21. “It takes the youth, really; they’re the ones that should have the energy, it shouldn’t be the old geezers, but the signs are very worrying. Half of them, apparently, don’t believe in global warming. They think it’s a hoax, which is more of that stupid, stick-their-head-in-the-sand attitude. Where is the outrage at the generations that have preceded them spending all the money? But the cynicism is so deep and so ingrained; I guess no one feels they can do anything.” ~ Bill Maher
  22. “In the world of perpetual outrage, people cannot see the difference between deflated footballs, a dead lion, and dismembered babies.” ~ Kevin DeYoung
  23. “Because when you kill 300 people, 400 people, who have nothing to do with the provocations Hezbollah staged, but you do it in effect deliberately by being indifferent to the scale of collateral damage, you’re killing hostages in the hope of intimidating those that you want to intimidate. And more likely than not you will not intimidate them. You’ll simply outrage them and make them into permanent enemies with the number of such enemies increasing.” ~ Zbigniew Brzezinski
  24. “Men are such cowards. They outrage every law in the world and are afraid of the world’s tongue.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  25. “Be a constant outrage to modesty There is nothing to fear: modesty is exercised only among the blind.” ~ Jean Cocteau
  26. “My soul is sick with every day’s report of wrong and outrage with which earth is filled.” ~ William Cowper
  27. “It is not righteousness to outrage” ~ Sophocles
  28. “A Sense Of Outrage Is Essential For The Entrepreneurial Spirit. I Think Discontentment Drives You To Want To Do Something About It. And My Outrage Came Very Early On.” ~ Anita Roddick

  29. “Being told about the effects of climate change is an appeal to our reason and to our desire to bring about change. But to see that Africans are the hardest hit by climate change, even though they generate almost no greenhouse gas, is a glaring injustice, which also triggers anger and outrage over those who seek to ignore it.” ~ Sigmar Gabriel
  30. “It ought to concern every person, because it is a debasement of our common humanity. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric. It ought to concern every business, because it distorts markets. It ought to concern every nation, because it endangers public health and fuels violence and organized crime. I’m talking about the injustice, the outrage, of human trafficking, which must be called by its true name – modern slavery.” ~ Barack Obama
  31. “Social security isn’t a ponzi scheme. It’s not bankrupting us. It’s not an outrage. It is working.” ~ Rachel Maddow
  32. “We know that this nation entered into solemn treaties [with Indian tribes] which have been continuously violated for more than 250 years. It’s a disgrace. It’s an outrage. We must do everything in our power to keep those treaties. Otherwise, the word of the United States government is no good.” ~ John McCain
  33. “If H. P. Lovecraft and H. L. Mencken had ever collaborated, they might have come up with something like The Edge of Reason. This one will delight thinkers-and outrage true believers-of all stripes.” ~ George R. R. Martin

  34. “Why were you lurking under our window?” “Yes – yes, good point, Petunia! What were you doing under our windows, boy?” “Listening to the news,” said Harry in a resigned voice. His aunt and uncle exchanged looks of outrage. “Listening to the news! Again?” “Well, it changes every day, you see,” said Harry.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  35. “It’s pretty standard fare in political discourse. You misconstrue what somebody said. You isolate a statement, you lend your interpretation to it and then feign moral outrage. And Democrats have been doing it for years.” ~ John F. Kerry
  36. “What terrible harm Wagner did by interspersing his pages of genius with harmonic and modulatory outrages to which both young and old are gradually becoming accustomed and which have procreated d’Indy and Richard Strauss.” ~ Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  37. “Satire is moral outrage transformed into comic art.” ~ Philip Roth
  38. “Facts are mere speed bumps on the road to lefty moral outrage.” ~ Jonah Goldberg

  39. “Me and Kirby are very collaborative and it changes from film to film. The first project we worked on together, Derrida, we co-directed. The last film Outrage, I was the producer and he was the director. This film was much more of a collaboration – he is the director and I am the producer – but this is a film by both of us.” ~ Amy Ziering
  40. “New forms of media – first movies, then television, talk radio and now the Internet – tend to challenge traditional codes of conduct. They flout convention, shake up the status quo and sometimes provoke outrage.” ~ Willow Bay
  41. “We deplore the outrages which accompany revolutions. But the more violent the outrages, the more assured we feel that a revolution was necessary.” ~ Thomas B. Macaulay
  42. “Democracy allows for A and B to band together to rip off C. This is not justice, but a moral outrage.” ~ Hans-Hermann Hoppe

  43. “There is such a thing as caste, even in the West; but it is comparatively faint; it is conservatism here. It says, forsake not your calling, outrage no institution, use no violence, rend no bonds; the State is thy parent. Its virtue or manhood is wholly filial.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  44. “I always had a decent sense of outrage.” ~ Bella Abzug
  45. “If I live, I mean to spend the rest of my life working for perpetual peace. I have seen war and faced artillery and know what an outrage it is against simple men.” ~ Tom Kettle
  46. “The greatest chastisement that a man may receive who hath outraged another, is to have done the outrage; and there is no man who is so rudely punished as he that is subject to the whip of his own repentance.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  47. “While the principles of our Constitution give just latitude to inquiry, every citizen faithful to it will deem embodied expressions of discontent and open outrages of law and patriotism as dishonorable as they are injurious” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  48. “It is necessary for the welfare of society that genius should be privileged to utter sedition, to blaspheme, to outrage good taste, to corrupt the youthful mind, and generally to scandalize one’s uncles.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  49. “So many of us, myself included, need to keep our sense of personal outrage in check. Each human beings position on the planet is one of intense humility.” ~ Ani DiFranco
  50. “Compulsory vaccination is an outrage and a gross interference with the liberty of the people in a land of freedom.” ~ Daniel D. Palmer
  51. “It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.” ~ Sophocles

  52. “Increasingly, I wonder if there are any outrages that would be sufficiently ominous in their effects upon liberty and unequivocal in their moral perversity to awaken the American people to the tyrannical spirit that envelopes the Clinton White House.” ~ Alan Keyes
  53. “There are people enough to tread upon me in my lowly state, without my doing outrage to their feelings by possessing learning. Learning ain’t for me. A person like myself had better not aspire. If he is to get on in life, he must get on ‘umbly, Master Copperfield!” ~ Charles Dickens
  54. “A hilarious academic novel that’ll send you laughing (albeit ruefully) back into the trenches of the classroom. . . . [A] mordant minor masterpiece. . . . Like the best works of farce, academic or otherwise, Dear Committee Members deftly mixes comedy with social criticism and righteous outrage. By the end, you may well find yourself laughing so hard it hurts.” ~ Maureen Corrigan
  55. “Narcissism is actually a clever guise adopted to mask its exact opposite, which is a deep well of self-loathing, a well of low self-esteem, rather than high self-esteem. This helps explain why narcissists are so sensitive to criticism, why narcissists tend to break into outrage if they’re criticized, because their self-esteem is actually much more brittle than it seems, and once they’re challenged, that mask falls apart.” ~ Jeffrey Kluger
  56. “Whoever tramples on the plea for justice temperately made in the name of peace only outrages peace and kills something fine in the heart of man which God put there when we got our manhood.” ~ William Allen White

  57. “I’ve told Michael Jackson jokes. If you got really technical, you could say those are jokes about child molestation. You could, if you got technical. A lot of this is just selective outrage because honestly, the audience are the ones that tell us that something shouldn’t be spoken. The audience lets us know. And I’ve never, in my almost 30 years of being a comedian, seen a comedian continue to tell a joke that the audience doesn’t respond to. I’ve never seen it.” ~ Chris Rock , Selective outrage quotes
  58. “Whenever someone accuses someone of being a racist – which is rare, you have to admit, considering how much racism there is – there is an incredible outrage. I realized that we live in an environment that it seems to be worse to call someone a racist than to be one.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  59. “As a blogger, Chez Pazienza is filled with outrage, passion and insight — delivered with a distinctive point of view, a wicked sense of humor, and a two-fisted style of prose. In Dead Star Twilight, he turns all these on himself — and produces a fierce, funny, disturbing, but ultimately uplifting memoir. This is the book A Million Little Pieces dreamed of being.” ~ Arianna Huffington
  60. “Global warming, the ongoing destruction of the planet, Third World debt, the uselessness of the railways, the takeover by the corporations, the scary George Bush person: all these things are important and should be animating me into outrage. Yet somehow they do not.” ~ Arthur Smith
  61. “We cannot erase what has been done. We can apologize for it. We can express our outrage. We can say to the American people and to the people of the world, this is not our way and we do not condone it, but we cannot change it and we cannot erase it.” ~ Ben Nelson

  62. “The citizen of Oceania is not allowed to know anything of the tenets of the other two philosophies, but he is taught to execrate them as barbarous outrages upon morality and common sense. Actually, the three philosophies are barely distinguishable.” ~ George Orwell
  63. “The outrage was on the scale of God. My younger brother was immortal and they hadn’t noticed. Immortality had been concealed in my brother’s body while he was alive, and we hadn’t noticed that it dwelt there. Now my brother’s body was dead, and immortality with it. … And the error, the outrage, filled the whole universe.” ~ Marguerite Duras
  64. “In the face of this approaching disaster, it behooves men and women not yet overcome by war madness to raise their voice of protest, to call the attention of the people to the crime and outrage which are about to be perpetrated on them.” ~ Emma Goldman
  65. “I found a strawberry blossom in a rock. The little slender flower had more courage than the green leaves, for they were but half expanded and half-grown, but the blossom was spread full out. I uprooted it rashly, and I felt as if I had been committing an outrage, so I planted it again. It will have but a stormy life of it, but let it live if it can.” ~ Dorothy Wordsworth

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