Devil Advocate Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 25 Quotes About Devil Advocate

#1. Either help or give up. Right now devil's advocate is just another name for asshole. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#2. Like LaVey, I had a also discovered what happens when you say something powerful that makes people think. They become afraid of you, and they neutralize your message by giving you a label that is not open to interpretation-- as a fascist, a devil worshipper or an advocate of rape and violence. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#3. I have profound respect for Sacha Baron Cohen, but Borat is not a particularly comfortable movie for me to sit through. - Author: Ed Helms
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#4. I hope you're representing the devil's advocate. - Author: Charles Olson
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#5. I hate people who say 'Just to play devil's advocate.' - Author: Seth MacFarlane
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#6. Life will not last forever. Enjoy its beauty and joy while you are here. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#7. I actually don't have a view on whether someone watching certain material that may be legal in some places, but might be obscene to somebody else, can trigger a violent streak in someone. - Author: Killi Krupa Rani
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#8. So you're getting back together with her? Just like that? Muriel asks.
"Not 'just like that'..." "How then?" Muriel enjoys playing devil's advocate. "For starters, it will have to be long distance for a while..." She doesn't let up. "For a while? Have you booked the U-Haul already? - Author: Harper Bliss
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#9. The devil doesn't need an advocate. The brave need supporters, not critics - Author: Seth Godin
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#10. Never play the Devil's Advocate. Your words could be the difference between success and failure in someone else. - Author: Ingrid Weir
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#11. Whenever you feel like feeling like a devil's advocate, Bible-thump. That, in a worldly world, is the great irony and satire of evangelism. - Author: Criss Jami
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#12. No one played devil's advocate, a figure that every group needs to avoid foolish or even disastrous decisions like this. It was reminiscent of President John Kennedy's "disastrous" decision to invade Cuba in the Bay of Pigs fiasco.11 - Author: Philip G. Zimbardo
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#13. It's amazing what I could've written in my life if I had realized that I should keep writing and not masturbating. - Author: Lewis Black
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#14. A shocking ultimatum is issued; choose the victim or it defaults to someone you hold dear. And she has just minutes to decide. As each crime becomes more brutal, she is forced to play devil's advocate as she chooses the next target.
WITNESS - Author: Caroline Mitchell
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#15. In Hebrew, satan means an advocate of the alternative, the one who makes the arguments you don't know how to refute." Michelangelo looked to the old Jew, still grinning wickedly in the corner. "That satan is my best friend. - Author: Adam Gidwitz
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#16. If opponents of all important truths do not exist, it is indispensable to imagine them, and supply them with the strongest arguments which the most skilful devil's advocate can conjure up. ' (Mill, 1859:37) - Author: Anonymous
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#17. John Kerry doesn't think in terms of black-and-white. He's all gray, and he looks at all sides of the issues. That makes people think he likes to be devil's advocate. Whatever you say, he'll challenge you on. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#18. People have confused playing devil's advocate with being intelligent. - Author: Cecily Strong
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#19. Ethical metaphysics is fundamentally an attempt, however disguised, to give legislative force to our own wishes. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#20. I think that marijuana should not only be legal, I think it should be a cottage industry. It would be wonderful for the state of Maine. There's some pretty good homegrown dope. I'm sure it would be even better if you could grow it with fertilizers and have greenhouses. - Author: Stephen King
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#21. I'm the devil's advocate. We have our own worshipers. - Author: Frank Zappa
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#22. As a devil's advocate Mr Neville was faultless. And yet, she knew, there was a flaw in his reasoning, just as there was a flaw in his ability to feel. - Author: Anita Brookner
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#23. The essayist ... can pull on any sort of shirt, be any sort of person, according to his mood or his subject matter - philosopher, scold, jester, raconteur, confidant, pundit, devil's advocate, enthusiast. - Author: E.B. White
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#24. That's one of those hazards of an interview: You get tired of your stock answer and you try to get creative and even play devil's advocate. - Author: Doug Martsch
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#25. If you give people an idea these days, they just think you are sharing it with them so they can critique it, play devil's advocate, and so on. It doesn't occur to them that they might help or get enthused or at least have the courtesy to get out of your way. - Author: Esme Raji Codell
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