Inconvenient Quotes

Inconvenient Quotes by Peter O’Toole, John Kenneth Galbraith, Peter Vidmar, Mehdi Hasan, Jackson Browne, Catherine Hardwicke and many others.

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It’s very inconvenient because every time I finish, let’s say, a chapter of a book, I think I’m going to ring Richard and then realize: Oh, Christ, I’ve buried him. I buried him last year.
Peter O’Toole
The questions that are beyond the reach of economics-the beauty, dignity, pleasure and durability of life-may be inconvenient but they are important.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Everyone works hard when they want to, when they get quick results, when it’s convenient to put forth effort. The best work hard when they don’t want to, when it’s inconvenient to give it that little extra effort… and that extra effort might be just what they need to place them on top.
Peter Vidmar
The inconvenient truth that our lazy media elites do so much to ignore is that Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders, and Warren are much closer in their views to the vast majority of ordinary Americans than the Bloombergs or the Bidens. They are the true centrists, the real moderates; they represent the actual political middle.
Mehdi Hasan
Very often it’s really inconvenient – who you fall in love with. You can’t really control it.
Jackson Browne
After ‘Inconvenient Truth,’ we hit a tipping point where almost everybody in America cares about the environment.
Catherine Hardwicke
Scientists are slowly waking up to an inconvenient truth – the universe looks suspiciously like a fix. The issue concerns the very laws of nature themselves.
Paul Davies
Be not too rash in the breaking of an inconvenient custom; as it was gotten, so leave it by degrees. Danger attends upon too sudden alterations; he that pulls down a bad building by the great may be ruined by the fall, but he that takes it down brick by brick may live to build a better.
Francis Quarles
If the exercise of power of internal taxation by the Union should be discovered on experiment to be really inconvenient, the federal government may then forbear the use of it . . .
Alexander Hamilton
I’ve always been pro-life from conception to natural death. It’s important for the Republican nominee to maintain what we stand for. We are the party that stands for all of life, whether it’s convenient or inconvenient, whether it’s perfect or imperfect.
Michele Bachmann
Churchill was fundamentally what the English call unstable – by which they mean anybody who has that touch of genius which is inconvenient in normal times.
Harold MacMillan
Do you think love just goes away? Pops out of existence when it becomes too painful or inconvenient, as if you never felt it?
Karen Marie Moning
Josh Billings said, It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too. Human beings have always employed an enormous variety of clever devices for running away from themselves, and the modern world is particularly rich in such stratagems.
John W. Gardner
Oh for craps sake. You’re not dying again, are you? It’s seriously inconvenient when you do that.” -Aphrodite
P. C. Cast
It’s no disgrace to be old. But damn if it isn’t inconvenient.
Moms Mabley
I’ll never stop caring. But the thing about caring is, it’s inconvenient. Sometimes you’ve got to give when it makes no sense to at all. Sometimes you’ve got to give until it hurts.
Jonathan Evison
A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration.
Richard Schickel
But seventeen is an inconvenient time to fall in love.
Gayle Forman
The thing with sculpture is, 90% of the time, when I pass a piece of sculpture, it’s in public or somewhere, and it’s just, how inconvenient that that’s there. It takes up so much room, and it’s so oppressive.
John Lurie
I’m a scientist at heart, so I know how important the truth is. However inconvenient, however unattractive, however embarrassing, however shocking, the truth is the truth, and wanting it not to be true doesn’t change things.
Ricky Gervais
As long as you don’t fly openly in the face of society, society doesn’t ask any inconvenient questions; and it makes precious short work of the cads who do. There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
George Bernard Shaw
Aw, no. You’re taking us to that vegetarian place, aren’t you? It’s a coffee place. You can’t just automatically classify anything that isn’t a steak house as vegetarian. Yes, I can. This is America. You said Americans assert their own opinions as if they were facts and dismiss inconvenient facts as mere opinions.
Kevin Hearne
No one wants the truth if it is inconvenient.
Arthur Miller
No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant.
George Washington
President Barack Obama has stood watch over the greatest job loss in modern American history. And that, my friends, is one inconvenient truth that will haunt this President throughout history.
Mitt Romney
Censorship, by definition, is suppression of objectionable material that can be harmful or inconvenient. Since when has it become inconvenient or dangerous for a young woman to be confused in love?
Kanika Dhillon
To find everything profound – that is an inconvenient trait. It makes one strain one’s eyes all the time, and in the end one finds more than one might have wished.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Its avowed purpose is to excite sexual desire, which, I should have thought, is unnecessary in the case of the young, inconvenient in the case of the middle aged, and unseemly in the old.
Malcolm Muggeridge
Poetry had in the hands of various people become a place for inconvenient knowledge insofar as it was a place for knowledge at all. But it was a place where you could talk about other kinds of experience than the official version.
Robert Hass
That’s the past for you. Not only does it come back at the most unexpected, and inconvenient, times but it’s set in stone.
Jeffery Deaver
The secret to longevity, as I see it, has less to do with diet, or even exercise, and more to do with the environment in which a person lives: social and physical. What do I mean by this? They live rewardingly inconvenient lives.
Dan Buettner
Tom doesn’t have any principles, or if he does, he puts them aside whenever they’re inconvenient. The truth hurts, doesn’t it, Tom?
Charles Grodin
If you’d like to watch less television, try putting the remote away in a very inconvenient place and making yourself put it away every time you use it. If it’s a big pain to turn on the TV and to change channels, you might find yourself drifting to other activities that will be more satisfying in the long run.
Gretchen Rubin
Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.
Glen Cook
There is no peace precisely because there has been no justice. As painful and inconvenient as justice may be, we have seen that the alternative allowing accountability to fall by the wayside is worse.
Desmond Tutu
The financial services industry has seemed to treat the crisis like a little rainfall – inconvenient, but no significant changes needed. The real question moving forward is how the industry will respond to Wall Street reform and growing public anger.
Elizabeth Warren
Crime to many is not crime but simply a way of life. If laws are inconvenient, ignore them, they don’t apply to you.
Dick Francis
I want to make it a little inconvenient for everybody to get to me.
Jesse Jackson, Jr.
But while my inner voice was clearly telling me I was at my core an entrepreneur, it’s inconvenient to decide at twenty-three that you can’t really work for other people.
Kelly Cutrone
The so-called modern conveniences may, in fact, be extremely inconvenient – everything seems to exist as a distraction from any sort of deeper thought or contemplation.
Michael Finkel
Watson. Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.
Arthur Conan Doyle
It is a good and gentle religion, but inconvenient.
Mark Twain
Fascinating, often hilarious, always devastatingly truthful, The Inconvenient Indian is destined to become a classic of historical narrative. For those who wish to better understand Native peoples, it is a must read. For those who don’t wish to understand, it is even more so.
Joseph Boyden
Each of us, helplessly and forever, contains the other – male in female, female in male, white in black, and black in white. We are part of each other. Many of my countrymen appear to find this fact exceedingly inconvenient and even unfair, and so, very often, do I. But none of us can do anything about it.
James A. Baldwin
We tend to value military heroes and Schwarzenegger types who are physically courageous. The heroics of doing the right thing every day even when it is dull and inconvenient are undervalued.
Mary Pipher
The best thing about being a fiction writer is that where the truth is inconvenient, I could veer away.
Kaui Hart Hemmings
Someone was trying to kill Lady Alexia Maccon. It was most inconvenient, as she was in a dreadful hurry. Given her previous familiarity with near-death experiences and their comparative frequency with regards to her good self, Alexia should probably have allowed extra time for such a predictable happenstance.
Gail Carriger
I have a lovely room and bath in the hotel. It’s a little inconvenient, they’re in two separate buildings!
Henny Youngman
It must be hard for humans, forever floundering through inconvenient geography. Humans are always lost. It’s a basic characteristic. It explains a lot about them.
Terry Pratchett
True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.
Kiera Cass
Al Gore is coming out with a movie about global warming called ‘ An Inconvenient Truth. ‘ It’s described as a detailed scientific view of global warming. President Bush said he just saw a film about global warming, ‘Ice Age 2; The Meltdown.’ He said, ‘It’s so much better than that boring Al Gore movie.’
Jay Leno
Poverty is not a disgrace, but it’s terribly inconvenient.
Milton Berle
What’s that?” she asked the girl, wrinkling her nose. “Oh, that? That’s just Pillover.” “And what’s a pillover, when it’s at home?” “My little brother.” “Ah, I commiserate. I have several of my own. Dashed inconvenient, brothers.
Gail Carriger
In matters of faith, inconvenient evidence is always suppressed while contradictions go unnoticed.
Gore Vidal
Perspective should never influence punishment. Too often in our society, we practice selective perspective. We’re willing to see all the angles only when it suits us. When perspective becomes inconvenient, we can be unflinching, even cruel.
Jemele Hill
Yet the arts of Severus cannot be justified by the most ample privileges of state reason. He promised only to betray; he flattered only to ruin; and however he might occasionally bind himself by oaths and treaties, his conscience, obsequious to his interest, always released him from the inconvenient obligation.
Edward Gibbon
In politics, readily dismissing inconvenient people can easily extend to dismissing inconvenient truths about them.
Daniel Goleman
Professors who hold unpopular positions or state inconvenient facts are now considered psychologically toxic.
Amy Wax
The use of ‘conspiracy theory’ as a derogatory – as an epithet almost – is something the propagandists have perfected over the decades, and it’s a useful tool for eliminating articulate dissent and other points of view, and information that might be inconvenient for a policy agenda.
Chris Sanders
But if the world is watching, we might as well tell the truth. And the truth is, the church doesn’t offer a cure. It doesn’t offer a quick fix. The church offers death and resurrection. The church offers the messy, inconvenient, gut-wrenching, never-ending work of healing and reconciliation.
Rachel Held Evans
If I entered a tropical beach, would I end up in Nazi Germany with my highly inconvenient black hair?
Karen Marie Moning
I think we live in a country that sometimes forgets how effective the rule of law is, perhaps because our governments have often found it inconvenient.
Frankie Boyle
“It must be inconvenient to be made of flesh,” said the Scarecrow thoughtfully, “for you must sleep, and eat and drink. However, you have brains, and it is worth a lot of bother to be able to think properly.”
L. Frank Baum
Honestly, when I had the idea to make ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ and I was going out and raising the money, and I said, ‘I want to make a movie about Al Gore’s slide show, will you give me a million dollars?’ People thought I was insane, looked at me cross-eyed.
Lawrence Bender
The people who would call me an obstructionist overlook some inconvenient facts.
Mitch McConnell
Intense mutual erotic love, love which involves with the flesh all the most refined sexual being of the spirit, which reveals and perhaps even ex nihilo creates spirit as sex, is comparatively rare in this inconvenient world.
Iris Murdoch
After ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ came out, a lot of people came to me with their causes, and there are a lot – water, poverty, and so many, many more.
Lawrence Bender
It was sometimes inconvenient to have the gold-green, slit-pupilled eyes of a cat, but this was usually easily hidden with a small glamour, and if not, well, there were quite a few ladies-and men-who didn’t find it a drawback.
Cassandra Clare
By comparison with other less hectic days, the city is unconfortable and inconvenient; but New Yorkers tempramentally do not crave comfort and convenience – if they did they would live elsewhere.
E. B. White
The life where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. Or unusual. The life without colour, pain or past.
Lois Lowry
Love is inconvenient. Love is untidy. Love is relentless, ruthless and rapacious. Done well, it’s hilarious, playful and redemptive.
Gina Barreca
After 9/11, Hekmatyar helped Osama bin Laden escape from the mountains of Tora Bora into Pakistan, and then decamped to Iran, until his presence there became a bit too inconvenient.
Terry Glavin
They are very different in terms of the solution. Where ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ you really need countries to cooperate and sacrifice and figure out a solution, with ‘Fed Up’ you can leave the theater and you can be empowered that very night by cooking dinner in your very own kitchen.
Laurie David
The more we get out of the world the less we leave, and in the long run we shall have to pay our debts at a time that may be very inconvenient for our own survival.
Norbert Wiener
The scientists are virtually screaming from the rooftops now. The debate is over! There’s no longer any debate in the scientific community about this. But the political systems around the world have held this at arm’s length because it’s an inconvenient truth, because they don’t want to accept that it’s a moral imperative.
Al Gore
I’m doomed to act like myself, even when it’s inconvenient!
Mary Karr
Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
Millicent Fawcett
I’d like to give you my heart, but since that might be inconvenient, I’ve brought you someone else’s.
Annette Curtis Klause
An Inconvenient Truth is so convincing that it makes opposers of the argument as credible as Holocaust deniers.
Jon Niccum
It’s very inconvenient being a sculptor. It’s like playing the double-bass; one’s so handicapped by one’s baggage.
Dorothy L. Sayers
I’ve actually rented Bjork’s swan dress. I know that’s kind of recycling, but I saw An Inconvenient Truth.
Rainn Wilson
Here’s the broader inconvenient truth for both Clinton and women’s rights that Trump is more than willing to tell voters: Islam, as it is practiced in most countries around the world, suppresses women’s rights – the only issue is the degree of severity of the repression.
Peter Navarro
It is just human nature to take time to connect the dots, I know that.В  But I also know that there can be a day of reckoning when you wish you had connected the dots more quickly.
Al Gore
When a denomination begins to consider doctrine divisive, theology troublesome, and convictions inconvenient, consider that denomination on its way to a well-deserved death.
Albert Mohler
We are living in a time in which movies such as ‘Super Size Me’ and ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ have made box-office history, and books such as ‘No Logo’ and my own, ‘The Silent Takeover,’ are bestsellers.
Noreena Hertz
You are the reason why he exists on this earth. You don’t have the right to abandon him just because he’s inconvenient or has trouble in school.
Michael Crichton
When I was young, my parents bought a house in Vasai, but because it was inconvenient for us all to travel, they sent my sister and I to live with our nana-nani at Dadar.
Mithila Palkar
She was very young…she still expected something from life, she did not understand that to push an inconvenient person over a cliff solves nothing.
George Orwell
A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters, as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration.
Richard Schickel
We will be judged. There will be an accounting; there will be a reckoning sooner or later. It will either come from ourselves and our own conscience, or it will come from our kids when they ask that inconvenient question: ‘What were you doing when they turned those kids back from the border?’
Beto O’Rourke
You cannot demand truth, and then select half and throw the inconvenient remainder away.
Ellis Peters
A cause may be inconvenient, but it’s magnificent. It’s like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.
Arnold Bennett
Physicists, being in no way different from the rest of the population, have short memories for what is inconvenient.
Anthony Standen
It would be an inconvenient rule if nothing could be done until everything can be done.
Winston Churchill
Human crises have a way of happening at inconvenient times.
Amelia Earhart
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.
If you follow your heart, you’re going to find that it is often extremely inconvenient.
Pema Chodron
I have never been able to discover anything disgraceful in being a colored man. But I have often found it inconvenient – in America.
Bert Williams
A group of protesters who are very unhappy at the rapid expansion of Starbucks have been repeatedly smashing the windows of a Starbucks store in Maine. Customers say it’s been really inconvenient because, several times now, they’ve had to use the Starbucks across the street.
Conan O’Brien
… Waiter! raw beef-steak for the gentleman’s eye,-nothing like raw beef-steak for a bruise, sir; cold lamp-post very good, but lamp-post inconvenient-damned odd standing in the open street half-an-hour, with your eye against a lamp.
Charles Dickens
Anything that’s natural can’t be sinful-it may be inconvenient, but it’s not sinful.
Madeleine L’Engle