Overbearing Quotes

Overbearing Quotes by Ayn Rand, Twyla Tharp, Guy Browning, Vince Staples, Mark Twain, Lady Gaga and many others.

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Defiance, not obedience, is the American’s answer to overbearing authority.
Ayn Rand
A young person has to start making decisions for themselves at a much earlier age than an overbearing parent allows one.
Twyla Tharp
People who get to the top of any organisation are generally dysfunctional human beings who are overachieving, overcompensating or overbearing.
Guy Browning
People have an overbearing need to project their inward doubt and hatred and emotions onto the outside world.
Vince Staples
Compliments make me vain: & when I am vain, I am insolent & overbearing. It is a pity, too, because I love compliments. I love them even when they are not so. My child, I can live on a good compliment two weeks with nothing else to eat.
Mark Twain
Celebrity life and media culture are probably the most overbearing pop-cultural conditions that we as young people have to deal with, because it forces us to judge ourselves.
Lady Gaga
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise in practice under the overbearing inquisition of public opinion, [then and only then will truth]prevail over fanaticism.
Thomas Jefferson
…to make the world safe for democracy.
Woodrow Wilson
I think I’m really feel I’ve done so much that I’m OK with not having everybody’s attention. Sometimes it’s overbearing. I used to think that I would never feel this way. Before, I used to buy all the tabloids and see if I was in them.
Kim Kardashian
A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts.
Omar Epps
One doesn’t simply write about Lyndon Johnson. You get the Johnson treatment from beyond the grave – arm around you, nose to nose. I should admit that he also reminds me of my father, quite an overbearing and narcissistic character. And in some ways, he reminds me of myself. Another workaholic.
Robert Dallek
Strangely enough, they have a mind to till the soil, and the love of possessions is a disease in them.
Sitting Bull
~Trust me when I tell you I’m on my girls. And every time I am, I know from the outside it looks like I’m an overbearing, controlling parent. But I don’t think we are responsible to anybody but our kids and ourselves.~
Brooke Shields
There are some among the so-called elite who are overbearing and arrogant. I want to foster leaders, not elitists.
Daisaku Ikeda
What about Beck?” “Backwoods Boy? Are you crazy? It’d be a threesome – me, him and his overbearing ego. Definitely doomed to failure.
Jana Oliver
A skillful commander is not overbearing. A skillful fighter does not become angry. A skillful conqueror does not compete with people. One who is skillful in using men puts himself below them. This is called the strength to use men. This is called matching Heaven, The highest principle of old.
Remember,’ she’d tell her staff, ‘every customer wants to feel like a princess, and princesses are selfish and overbearing.
Margaret Atwood
Under this president, we have a government that has grown too big, too costly and now even more overbearing by forcing religious entities to abandon their beliefs.
Marco Rubio
My father was overbearing. Very controlling. He was always the way he is, even before my success. He was not always a good person. He’d play mind games to make sure I knew my place. I don’t see him, which is unfortunate. But I don’t have any desire to see him. I vaguely know where he is, and I don’t want to know.
Macaulay Culkin
It seems unfortunate that strong people are usually so disagreeable and overbearing that no one cares for them. In fact, to be different from your fellow creatures is always a misfortune.
L. Frank Baum
Do what Jesus says… what he commands through his ministers who are in the Church [see 1 Cor 6:4]. Be subject to his vicars, your leaders, not only those who are gentle and kind, but even those who are overbearing [see 1 Pt 2:18].
Bernard of Clairvaux
We say that if America has entered the war to make the world safe for democracy, she must first make democracy safe in America.
Emma Goldman
Requesting permission from someone to be honest is really a way of accusing the other person of being so demanding or overbearing that you couldn’t be honest all along.
Walter Kirn
The educational aspect of art shows has become overbearing: some of exhibits can leave you bleary from trying to read the walls. Presumably a piece of art is timeless and it can say something to us. You are taking away the right of art to talk for itself.
John Updike
Measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.
James Madison
Sight is a slick and overbearing autocrat, trumpeting its prodigal knowledge and perceptions so forcefully that it drowns out the other, subtler senses.
Rosemary Mahoney