Provocative Quotes

Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous, and provocative of Divine judgment.

Isaac Barrow

Less clothes, more sexually provocative activities, more high-risk activities are gonna get attention.

Parry Aftab

Well, Well, Well, its certainly a compelling provocative exciting delicious to think about idea, smart people say the universe is so big there must be something statistically it could be likely there could be something happening on some other world.

Jeff Goldblum

To find a script that works with provocative ideas is hard to find.

John McTiernan

The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.

Rudy Giuliani

No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.

Llewelyn Powys

It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.

David Rockefeller

It is a fascinating and provocative thought that a body of water deserves to be considered as an organism in its own right.

Lyall Watson

While other women's magazines in the market focus on fashion and beauty, we will be the only luxury-lifestyle magazine with an original, provocative approach to fashion, beauty, society, art, culture, travel and entertainment.

Chakrit Pichyangkul

The most provocative interpretation is that market participants anticipated that the committee was going to become more democratic once Greenspan departed and began to pay more attention to the comments by other FOMC members.

Brian Sack

It is impossible to resume the six-party talks under such provocative sanctions applied by the U.S. upon the DPRK.

Rodong Sinmun

There are tests done for range of motion or strength, there are provocative tests to see if he might have a tear of a rotator cuff or labrum. He passed all that with flying colors, in fact had no symptoms. Actually we do feel he hurt himself in his first bullpen.

Bruce Thomas

Think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways.

Duane Michals

Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative.

Adrian Mitchell

There was really nothing shocking in what Brigitte did, what was provocative was her natural sensuality.

Roger Vadim

I'd been to Memphis before, but we stayed out of Memphis early on in the late 70s for obvious reasons. People were very sensitive about Elvis Presley, and my stage name obviously would be provocative to some people in that area at that time.

Elvis Costello

I think the first album cover was considered most provocative. I think that contributed a great deal.

Julie London

I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways.

Duane Michals

There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence.

Theodor W. Adorno

Sean's movies are provocative and challenging without being slick.

Robin Wright Penn

It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women.

Catherine Deneuve

I think that as I continue to write, my writing I hope will become more controversial and more provocative.

Christopher Darden

Think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways

Duane Michals

No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.

Llewelyn Powys

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