Some people take offense like it’s a limited time offer.
She sounded angry. That was the way she’d been as long as he’d known her. If she became ill, it irritated her. She was annoyed by sickness. She seemed to regard it as a personal affront.
A mixture, before the English, of irritation and bafflement, of having this same language, same past, so many same things, and yet not belonging to them any more. Being worse than rootless… speciesless.
If you feel irritated or threatened by others’ beliefs,
it’s a sign that you’re experiencing crisis of confidence.
I think we all keep irritating situations in our head to long, until we finally realize it’s taking up valuable space.
Being bigheaded can be as irritating and as dangerous as being small-minded.
Anger gets you into trouble, ego keeps you in trouble.