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"I'm 65, Mom - I'll play my Blondie records as loud as I want!"
Tags:rock, rock music, classic rock, old age, dad rock, manchild, manchildren, man child, man children, adult child, adult children, living with parents, basement, basements, parents' basement, mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, defiant, defiance, son, sons, adult son, adult sons, tantrum, tantrums, temper, temper tantrum, temper tantrums, throw a fit, throws a fit, throwing a fit, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, immature, immaturity, live at home, lives at home, living at home
"I've got my own commandments, Little Yahweh."
Tags:brat, brats, moses, commandment, commandments, ten commandments, decalogue, defy, defiant, immature, immaturity, maturity, rude, god, old testament, exodus, book of exodus, trump, donald trump, president trump, president donald trump, yahweh, gold-plated, gold-plating, gold, golden, blasphemy, blasphemer
"Why do you always have to be so paternalistic?"
Tags:paternalist, paternalists, paternalistic, paternalism, father, fathers, parent, parents, parenting, dad, dads, paternity, son, sons, condescend, condescends, condescending, condescension, child, children, authority, parental authority, rebellion, rebellions, rebellious phase, rebellious phases, accusation, accusations, accusing, accusatory, defy, defies, defiance, defiant, child, offspring, challenge, challenges, challenging
"You don't frighten me, T.J."
Tags:scare, scary, scaring, scares, scared, frighten, frightens, frightening, business, businesses, intimidate, intimidating, intimidates, businessman, businessmen, businesspeople, businessperson, meeting, meetings, flashlight under chin, torch, flashlight, torch under chin, defiant, defy, brave, courage, corporate culture, offices
"I clipped his wings, but they grew back."
Tags:clipped wings, husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, married couple, married couples, marital problem, marital problems, marriage problem, marriage problems, free-spirited, affair, affairs, free spirit, free spirits, free spirited, defiant, defiance, wing clipping, free-spirit, free-spirits, domineering wife, domineering wives, browbeat, browbeating, browbeated, bully, bullies, bullying, intimidating, intimidation, controlling, controlling behaviour, controlling behavior, battle of the sexes
"So I says to your husband, 'Mr. Blanchard, go home to your wife.' To which he retorts, 'You go home to her.' Ergo my presence."
Tags:husband, wife, husbands, wives, couple, couples, marriage, married, marry, relationship, relationships, bartender, bartenders, literal, obedient, drunk, drunken, drinking, drink, drinks, intoxicated, don't tell me what to do, defiant, couples counselling, marriage counselling, couples counsellor, marriage counsellor, couples counsellors, marriage counsellors
'The economic downturn just proves we were ahead of our time...'
"I don't plead."
'Did I throw which spitball?'
"Well, I'm just saying, buying me a cheap used car for graduation is not going to teach me responsibility."
Tags:responsibility, responsible, lesson, lessons, parent, parents, parenting, parental, teacher, teachers, teaching, learn, learns, teenager, teenagers, teenage, defiant, defiance, teen-age, teen-ager, teen-agers, teen-age, learnt, learned, car, cars, automobiles, automobile, gift, gifts, present, presents, graduation, graduate, graduates, graduation gift, graduation gifts
'You have no idea how hard I've gotta work just to maintain my indie cred around here!'
"You're a blunt, defiant troublemaker. The boss wants you to work with him at headquarters..."
Tags:career, careers, business, businessmen, business men, business man, businessman, office, offices, office work, officework, peter principle, promotion, promoted, success, successful, getting ahead, get ahead, brown nose, brown-nose, brown-noser, brown noser, brown-nosers, brown nosers, yes man, yes men, lazy, slacker, slackers, slacking, laziness, troublemaker, troublemakers, trouble maker, trouble makers, defiant, defiance
"We tell our kids to drink, smoke, dabble in recreational drugs and get a tattoo. Because they always do exactly the opposite of what we say."
Tags:child discipline, discipline, disciplines, disciplining, disciplinarian, rule, rules, kid, kids, child, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, permission, defiant, defiance, teen, teens, stubborn, stubbornness, refuse, refuses, refusing, disobedient, disobedience, reverse psychology, parenting, parenting tip, parenting tips, parental advice, recreational drugs, drug use, alcohol, drinking, disobey, disobeys, tattoos, teenager, teenagers, teen-ager, teen-agers
'I have a B.A. in indifference, an M.A. in obstinacy and I'm currently working on my doctorate in defiance.'
Defiant kids in OBEY labelled clothing.
'I refuse to be pigeonholed.'
'It's not my fault. Everyone was always telling me to be myself.'
'We're dealing with a really defiant criminal here...'
'I have here a goose. Who wants to say boo to it?'
King Tony The First and Last.
'That peak has such a look of defiance.'
Conservative, daring, dramatic, defiant.
Giant 'NO' with a small man holding a 'Yes',