One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me.
It irritates me when Trump says what he does.
I don't have much patience for people who are self-conscious about the act of eating, and it irritates me when someone denies themselves the pleasure of a bloody hunk of steak or a pungent French cheese because of some outdated nonsense about what's appropriate or attractive.
I hate getting ill, it irritates me so I try to stay reasonably healthy.
In my case I don't mind playing a character that irritates people or makes people question my sanity.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books.
There's nothing that irritates Americans more than the fact that some members of Congress think they are entitled to their own set of rules. And it's true - too many people in Washington live in an alternate reality.
I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
Success turns a lot of people off. I have a pretty solid sense of joy and respect that irritates people, and can irritate me, too.