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1. "Being a parent of a boy who wants to wear sparkles and grow his hair long - especially when you don't know where it's all going to go - it's hard stuff. I'm not being politically incorrect in acknowledging that, am I?"
Author: Alice Dreger
2. "The talked about their messed-up, dysfunctional families, carefully respecting boundaries, never probing too deep in any one sitting. And they always ended up laughing. Even when the subject matter was intense or macabre, Henry's sick and twisted and often politically incorrect sense of humor was infectious…Gloria laughed more in these first weeks at Oxford then she remembered laughing almost anywhere."
Author: Andrea Kayne Kaufman
3. "I am a straight talker. I am not politically correct or diplomatic."
Author: Anurag Kashyap
4. "I am greatly misunderstood by politically correct idiots."
Author: Brigitte Bardot
5. "Being Politically Correct means always having to say you're sorry."
Author: Charles Osgood
6. "I'm concerned that boys have become politically incorrect, that we are a society in the process of turning against its male children."
Author: Christina Hoff Sommers
7. "We can't be politically correct - right or left - in the war on terrorism. Period."
Author: David Hunt
8. "Can't call ‘em zombies anymore," sighed Manny. He seemed almost wistful. "Now we gotta be all politically correct. It's like the Cold Wars never happened."
Author: David S.E. Zapanta
9. "What's politically correct a lot of times is not funny."
Author: Denis Leary
10. "It is, I guess, politically correct, widely believed, that to say that American health care is the best in the world. It's not."
Author: Donald Berwick
11. "It's a totally ridiculous, completely unsexy word. If you use it during sex, trying to be politically correct-- "Darling, could you stroke my vagina?"-- you kill the act right there. I'm worried about vaginas, what we call them and don't call them."
Author: Eve Ensler
12. "Politically Incorrect was the name of the show Bill Maher hosted in the 1990s. It's also an apt description of the man himself. Now host of -- HBO's hit show Real Time, I find Maher to be one of the sharpest observers of American politics and life in general out there. It doesn't mean I always agree with him. I always find him funny, though."
Author: Fareed Zakaria
13. "...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional "victims" who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime."
Author: Gad Saad
14. "It seems no matter what you say and how politically correctly and carefully you say it, you offend someone. Or at least I always do."
Author: Gary Numan
15. "Do you want the truth or the politically correct version? The truth is that I go plastic, it's so much easier. And I like to put the bags over my head at night when I sleep, which I think all the kids at home should try. Kidding!!"
Author: George Clooney
16. "From the managerial perspective, Sir Oliver Humperdink, a heinous sort for most of his career, said the release of pentup emotions might even have been healthy for mind and soul. "As heels, we were able to be as annoying and politically incorrect' as possible.We were able to say and do what everyone probably wanted to say and do, but, for one reason or another, could never, ever get away with. And, by being able to do so, I generally found that my fellow heels were much more 'easygoing' than our babyface counterparts who had to 'toe the line."
Author: Greg Oliver
17. "And when you come back to Japan next summer, let's have that date or whatever you want to call it. We can go to the zoo or the botanical garden or the aquarium, and then we'll have the most politically correct and scrumptious omelets we can find."
Author: Haruki Murakami
18. "As an actor, you're trained to do the right thing, be politically correct, say your lines, say the right thing about the people you're working with."
Author: Idris Elba
19. "Respectfully, 'Awkward Black Girl' was never meant to be politically correct. We poke fun at ignorance."
Author: Issa Rae
20. "I think stutterers are funny. And I know it's rude and politically incorrect to laugh at stutterers. But I think it is okay because I know why they're funny. They make people nervous. People think, when on earth are they going to get the word out, so they start laughing out of their own nervousness."
Author: James Earl Jones
21. "I think that to explore the uncomfortable and the politically incorrect is the job of the artist."
Author: Jared Leto
22. "It's not politically correct to say that you love one child more than you love your others. I love all of my kids, period, and they're all your favorites in different ways. But ask any parent who's been through some kind of crisis surrounding a child--a health scare, an academic snarl, an emotional problem--and we will tell you the truth. When something upends the equilibrium--when one child needs you more than the others--that imbalance becomes a black hole. You may never admit it out loud, but the one you love the most is the one who needs you more desperately than his siblings. What we really hope is that each child gets a turn. That we have deep enough reserves to be there for each of them, at different times.All this goes to hell when two of your children are pitted against each other, and both of them want you on their side."
Author: Jodi Picoult
23. "I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking."
Author: Joe Eszterhas
24. "Shakespeare would never have gone far in today's politically correct world."
Author: John Sununu
25. "I'm not politically correct; I never said I was."
Author: Josh Homme
26. "A good salesman, as the old (and politically incorrect) saying goes, can sell a refrigerator to an Eskimo. It's a cliché, but there's some truth to it: Inuit who live above the Arctic Circle use insulated refrigerators to keep their food from freezing in subzero temperatures"
Author: Josh Kaufman
27. "In 2005, the Global Language Monitor—a nonprofit organization that does exactly what its name suggests—issued a tongue-in-cheek list of the year's most politically correct words and phrases. Top"
Author: Kevin Dutton
28. "Oh, I know. They're dwarfs pretending to be elves.No, they're not dwarfs either.Okay, okay, they're "little people," I'm sorry! Can't believe I have to be politically correct when you're the only one who can hear me."
Author: Kevin Hearne
29. "It may not always be easy, convenient, or politically correct to stand for truth and right, but it is the right thing to do. Always."
Author: M. Russell Ballard
30. "Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart."
Author: Mel Brooks
31. "It's great that I get accused of not being politically correct. People need to take themselves less seriously. This world is so screwed up as it is, we've all got to relax a bit more."
Author: Michael Bay
32. "Children in dysfunctional homes at risk of abuse are kept in danger for too long because politically correct rules mean we won't challenge unfit parents."
Author: Michael Gove
33. "With women, my wiring shorts out. My senses respond to the physical and the chemical, the scent and sheen of her. Evil could not possibly reside in the form of this angel. Or could it? Sure, I'm politically incorrect. I admit it; I confess; guilty as charged. I am, Your Honor, the lowest of the species, still wet from the swamp, webbed feet fossilized in the mud. I am a Man!"
Author: Paul Levine
34. "Wetikos can psychopathically (and thus toxically) mimic the human personality perfectly. If it serves their agenda, they can be convincing beyond belief, making themselves out to be normal, caring, politically correct human beings. They can endlessly talking about taking responsibility, but they never genuinely face up to and become accountable for their actions. They are unable to genuinely mourn, being only concerned with themselves. They will feign grief, however, just as they will try to appear compassionate, if it is politically expedient to do so and, hence, to their advance, they are master manipulators."
Author: Paul Levy
35. "If every single person in this room made it a rule that wherever you are, whenever you can, you will try to act a little kinder than is necessary--the world really would be a better place. And if you do this, . . . someone else, somewhere, someday, may recognize in you, in every single one of you, the face of God. . . . or whatever politically correct spiritual representation of universal goodness you happen to believe in."
Author: R.J. Palacio
36. "There's a ghost in this house! An unquiet spirit!"Unquiet spirit?" Shane said under his breath. "Is that politically correct for pissed off? You know, like Undead American or something?"
Author: Rachel Caine
37. "What is the politically correct term for ‘retarded'?""I think the words you're fishing for are ‘mentally disabled.' And no. I'm not mentally disabled."
Author: Rachel Gibson
38. "Now they're getting so politically correct you can't even stick your tongue out at somebody."
Author: Richard Petty
39. "I refuse to totally grow up. I've always been someone who says and does things that push politically correct boundaries."
Author: Robbie Williams
40. "Women should not be penalized for being women. Equally, men should not be penalized for being men. I fear that in overly politically correct western Christian democracies, the latter is occurring. It should not be forgotten that nature will correct the pendulum, so that is does not swing too far either way."
Author: Robert Black
41. "It appears fashionable these days, and almost politically correct, to blame hard-working immigrants, especially those from Mexico and Central America, for the social and economic ills of our state and nation."
Author: Roger Mahony
42. "As an actor, you may do things that aren't politically correct. Unless you're an actor who only does things for political reasons. I believe if we don't do the good, bad, and the ugly, we're not going to progress."
Author: Rosie Perez
43. "The one thing I've always maintained is that I'm an American Indian. I'm not politically correct."
Author: Russell Means
44. "I'm the archetype of a disabled genius, or should I say a physically challenged genius, to be politically correct. At least I'm obviously physically challenged. Whether I'm a genius is more open to doubt."
Author: Stephen Hawking
45. "It is generally recognized that women are better than men at languages, personal relations and multitasking, but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that women might be less good at mathematics and physics. It is not politically correct to say such things....But it cannot be denied that there are differences between men and women. Of course, these are differences between the averages only. There are wide variations about the mean."
Author: Stephen Hawking
46. "Alcohol is used by millions of people, both men and women, and I will make no friends by taking the position that alcohol culture is not politically correct. Yet how can we explain the legal toleration for alcohol, the most destructive of all intoxicants, and the almost frenzied efforts to repress nearly all other drugs? Could it not be that we are willing to pay the terrible toll that alcohol extracts because it is allowing us to continue the repressive dominator style that keeps us all infantile and irresponsible participants in a dominator world characterized by the marketing of ungratified sexual fantasy?"
Author: Terence McKenna
47. "Those who are most sensitive about "politically incorrect" terminology are not the average black ghetto-dweller, Asian immigrant, abused woman or disabled person, but a minority of activists, many of whom do not even belong to any "oppressed" group but come from privileged strata of society."
Author: Theodore Kaczynski
48. "People are so scared to really voice who they are. They want to be politically correct. Just scared to see what other people's perceptions are."
Author: Tracy McGrady
49. "My favourite game is Postal because it is so politically incorrect."
Author: Uwe Boll
50. "I know it's politically incorrect but I enjoy things like the kick boxing and cock fighting."
Author: Wilbur Smith

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