Quotes of outrageous

  1. Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful even if it was just vicariously. – Joan Allen
  2. I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really- it's so boring. – Tom Baker
  3. Judy Miller is the most innocent person in this case. I really thought that was outrageous that she was jailed and we needed as journalists to draw a line in the sand in a strong but thoughtful way. – Tom Brokaw
  4. They're paying me an outrageous sum of money; $40, 000 a week, which is totally silly. – Cass Elliot
  5. I put on such a good show, the story is outrageous and people don't want to hear that I'm basically a reasonable human being. As long as it continues to get me print, I'll continue to perform in an exuberant manner. – James Ellroy
  6. The Taliban and its backers bear the responsibility for the consequences of this outrageous act. – Amanullah Khan
  7. We're not doing outrageous fashion; I make sports clothes that are relatively conservative, clothes that everyone wears. – Calvin Klein
  8. One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life. – Henry Miller
  9. Well, when I was a kid, if my father was witnessing something that he thought was particularly outrageous or he was looking at some sort of a question that he thought lacked proper definition, he would say, Well, at least Jesse James had the honor to wear a mask. – Richard Neal
  10. It is outrageous to know that security procedures are apparently so lax at the Department of Veterans Affairs that a single bureaucrat had the ability to put the personal information of over 26 million Veterans at risk for sale to the highest criminal bidder. – Bob Ney
  11. In difficult times fashion is always outrageous – Elsa Schiaparelli
  12. After I did Untamed Heart I wanted to do a film that was outrageous I really wanted to do, you know, a performance. I don't want to allow my image to rule the choices that I make. – Christian Slater
  13. I liked it because it was such a dangerous script and showed just what human beings are capable of. Here was a movie in which Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, who always win in every movie they ever do, simply don't win. I felt that was outrageous for a commercial movie. – Kevin Spacey
  14. In masks outrageous and austere, The years go by in single file; But none has merited my fear, And none has quite escaped my smile. – Elinor Wylie

Usage examples for outrageous

  1. The accusation was too outrageous to be received with anything save indignant silence. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  2. It is not a contradiction, but an enormous and outrageous consistency, the one principle of free thought carried to a point to which no other sane man would consent to carry it. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  3. Moyne leaned over to me and expressed a hope that Malcolmson was not going to commit us to anything outrageous – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  4. He's magnificent in all other ways except for this one obsession, she knew Mrs. Herrick simply would have cried, Impossible, outrageous – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  5. It was an outrageous breach of etiquette. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  6. He accused me of the most outrageous things, until I could bear it no longer, and rose to leave him. – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  7. There was evident surprise on every face, and a good deal of decided shaking of heads, as if such demands were outrageous – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. Will any one dare to give evidence in favor of such an outrageous criminal? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. " She was down here behavin' outrageous the other day," said he. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  10. " This is outrageous began Cyril, but Campbell cut him short. – Who? by Elizabeth Kent
  11. His savage, untamed mind had dwelt so steadily upon the outrageous attack, that it finally brought an emotion so powerful as to be almost tangible: Hate, and for a companion, Revenge. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  12. The conductor said the most outrageous things, and Georgie pretended to be very indignant, too, and gave him the tickets under protest. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. She would have considered it quite as absurd to accuse the poor wretch before her as she had thought it outrageous that she herself should be suspected. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  14. She, in an outbreak which the citizens made before the new power was well settled, was abused in such a barbarous and outrageous manner, that for shame she put an end to her own life. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  15. I write in town, and in the most outrageous hurry, having nothing to do, but having, according to custom, omitted writing till the moment of closing the mail. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. I never heard of anything so outrageous – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  17. But such a course is outrageous – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  18. I know it sounds outrageous but it's a fact. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  19. She had seen him walking down Fifth Avenue with his hat at quite an outrageous angle, and she had ordered the motor to stop, and had beckoned him to her. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  20. It is terrible, and seems so outrageous – Jeff Benson, or the Young Coastguardsman by R.M. Ballantyne

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