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Being Right Or Kind Quotes


"You can either practice being right or practice being kind." - Anne Lamott

"Attachment to being right creates suffering. When you have a choice to be right, or to be kind, choose kind and watch your suffering disappear." - Wayne Dyer

"Being kind is more important than being right." - Andy Rooney

"I am practicing being kind over being right." - Matthew Quick

"Whenever there is a conflict between being right and being kind, if possible, choose being kind." - R. J. Palacio

"When you have the choice between being right and being kind just choose kind." - Wayne Dyer

"Choose to be kind over being right and you'll be right everytime." - Richard Carlson

"I've learned... . That being kind is more important than being right." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Between being 'right' and being kind, I know which way I vote." - Robert A Heinlein

"In interactions with others, instead of trying to be right, why don't we try being kind?" - Wayne Dyer

"Eating animals is not our God-given right, but being kind to them is." - Tsem Tulku

"I am not so interested in religion or dogma of any kind. It is too restrictive for me, too organizational, too hierarchical, and too tied up in power and being right. You call it a "rabid evangelism."" - Terry Tempest Williams

"The process of science is difficult and challenging. It involves always being aware that your ideas might be right or they might be wrong. I think it's that kind of balance that makes science so interesting." - Lisa Randall

"When you have a choice whether to be be right or to be kind, choose to be kind." - Wayne Dyer

"What really sells a fight, and any kind of action, is the performance of it. If someone is uncomfortable or uncertain about doing action because they're too concerned about their safety or about being right, it pulls them out of being that character, in that situation." - Zoe Bell

"Would I rather be right, or would I rather be kind?" - Wayne Dyer

"I'm creating the kind of games that I like right now. I'm not being held back by technology." - John Romero

"There's things I'd like to do, but I've found that pretty much anything that I try to will to happen doesn't happen, but if you just kind of let go and let things fall into place, somehow I end up being able to do the right thing or the right time." - Terry Bozzio

"Enthusiasm means everything. Not just a little. Everything. If you are involved in some kind of project right now, or launching any personal endeavor, your enthusiasm (or lack of it) will directly determine how successful this undertaking will be. If you are not excited at the core of your being by it, drop it right now. If you are excited at the core of your being, demonstrate that in everything you think and say and do." - Neale Donald Walsch

"I like to write stories where young people have a strong feeling about something being fair or unfair, right or wrong, cruel or kind, and they act on the basis of that - often in the face of the prevailing limits of behaviour." - Morris Gleitzman

"In modern American politics, being the right kind of ignorant and entertainingly crazy is like having a big right hand in boxing; you've always got a puncher's chance." - Matt Taibbi

"Reinforcement is being right." - B F Skinner

"Doing philosophy is only a threefold or double kind of waking-being awake-consciousness." - Novalis

"The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty." - Livy

"Obviously, you want to teach your child between right and wrong, respect and being kind to others, whether it's their sisters or parents. You try to teach them by example, talk to them and explain certain situations. But there's also a time to put them in time out or let them know they've made a mistake and try to learn from it." - Eli Manning

"Whether it's being repealing or replacing Obamacare, rolling back excessive regulations, making the kind of investments that'll support infrastructure, or reducing taxes and reforming business taxes across the country. That's just a sampling of the things that we're working on right now." - Mike Pence

"I just don't like being on a lot of different things or being everywhere because I get kind of embarrassed." - Michael Jackson

"The kind of relatedness to the world may be noble or trivial, but even being related to the basest kind of pattern is immensely preferable to being alone." - Erich Fromm

"Forgiveness is a sacrifice. You're giving up being right about something, whether you're right or wrong about it." - Jeffrey Pierce

"Being flooded with information doesn't mean we have the right information or that we're in touch with the right people." - Bill Gates

"We are made kind by being kind." - Eric Hoffer

"I never really grew up being political or Labour. It kind of came at Cambridge where it was just a realisation that where you were born mattered. That how you spoke mattered' who you knew mattered. I didn't really speak right or knew the right people. I spent the summers packing toothpaste at a factory working where my dad worked and everyone else had gone on a gap year! To be honest my experience at Cambridge really knocked me for about five years." - Jo Cox MP

"The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised." - George Will

"It has nothing to do with the time being right or wrong. Storms just happen." - Chris Murray

"Did you really invent the computer, or am I being pranked right now?" - Steve Wozniak

"How do you know, right now, that you are aware of being aware, or conscious?" - Henry Reed

"Along time ago I asked myself do I want to be right or do I want to be kind; I opted for kind." - Jane Lynch

"&1053;e [Kurt Vonnegut] felt that life was largely a crap shoot and that we simply need to muddle on as best we can, being as kind and loving to one another as possible, right now. It's a pretty good philosophy, no matter what one's religious beliefs or lack of them." - Michael Dirda

"I think what`s happening is that you`re seeing change from existing and kind of a left right political paradigm to one that is being made into something different. Maybe an up down paradigm, or something along those lines. It`s a dramatic change. It`s a shift I think of all different in language." - Donald Trump

"I always like to think I build in historically accurate musical in-jokes that are so precise that like maybe there's 7 or 8 people in the world watching the show that will sit up and go, "Oh my God the music being played is the right kind of music!"" - Bear McCreary

"This kind of directing, I think, is very similar to being a football coach. You prepare your players and place them in the right places, but once the game is on, there's nothing much you can do - you can smoke a cigarette or get nervous, but you can't do much." - Abbas Kiarostami

"?e [Kurt Vonnegut] felt that life was largely a crap shoot and that we simply need to muddle on as best we can, being as kind and loving to one another as possible, right now. It's a pretty good philosophy, no matter what one's religious beliefs or lack of them." - Michael Dirda

"When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace" - Wayne Dyer

"So What or Kind of Blue were done in that era, the right hour, the right day. It's over; it's on the record." - Miles Davis

"Money isn't always going to make it happen. It's important to be around people that have the right kind of attitude, being happy about what you're doing." - Eli Manning

"Actually, I think what is being shown as beauty in fashion magazines right now has become particularly ugly. This kind of straight, blonde very conservative." - Nan Goldin

"You need a sanctuary. Somewhere where it doesn't feel like it's being tainted by everybody's opinions and other people's money. I think I'm kind of homesick right now." - Mikky Ekko

"There's a kind of luck that's not much more than being in the right place at the right time, a kind of inspiration that's not much more than doing the right thing in the right way, and both only really happen to you when you empty your heart of ambition, purpose, and plan; when you give yourself, completely, to the golden, fate-filled moment." - Gregory David Roberts

"My career has always kind of moved forward and upward. I've never had anything kind of stall out or go in the opposite direction. I've always kind of been moving in the right direction." - Tig Notaro

"It's tough never being right." - Eric Shinseki

"Being anxious, or in a painful rush of any kind, kills the possibility of meeting anyone with compassion" - Guy Finley

"You will regret many things in life but you will never regret being too kind or too fair." - Brian Tracy

"I just like the idea of this creature or a being on the roof, you know? It's kind of spooky." - William Alfred Sergeant

"I just like the idea of this creature or a being on the roof, you know? It's kind of spooky." - Will Sergeant

"As if reasoning were any kind of writing or talking which tends to convince people that some doctrine or measure is true and right." - Catharine Beecher

"The tricky thing about being a writer, or about being any kind of artist, is that in addition to making art you also have to make a living." - Ann Patchett

"Being a mother is a noble status, right? Right. So why does it change when you put 'unwed' or 'welfare' in front of it?" - Florynce Kennedy

"Never think of any right effort as being fruitless. All right effort bears fruit, whether we see the results or not." - Peace Pilgrim

"A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right, but irrelevant." - Manfred Eigen

"I have never thought about my sexuality being right or wrong. To me it has always been a case of finding the right person." - George Michael

"The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason." - Herbert Read

"Being happy or unhappy - is that really the most important thing? Knowing the truth would be a different kind of happiness - a more satisfying kind, I think, even if it turned out to be a sad kind." - Ira Levin

"Being sexy is kind of funny to me. You know, I can get kind of spunky or I can get tough, you know, that kind of tough, sexy look. But sexy? No, I don't think so." - Reba Mcentire

"In food, it's really, like, either you're right, or you're wrong. You know, people's taste buds kind of vary, but there's a technique. Either you do it right, or you don't." - Kelis

"I didn't come to Hollywood to get on magazine covers or start my Porsche collection or to enjoy that kind of lifestyle, to go to the right parties and meet the right people." - Wentworth Miller

"I feel like my life right now is so crazy; there's no time to dwell on difficult things. You just have to figure out how to fix it or get past it because there is no time to do anything else. Being a mom to a toddler, my career, and my husband's career - all of our worlds just kind of colliding at once, you just make it work." - Carrie Underwood

"When we put gratitude first, what happens is we kind of shift the chemistry of the mind. We move from being acidic or egotistic to alkaline or divine." - MC Yogi

"Being a leader doesn't mean you created something or you did something great in the past or some other person has given you any kind of authority." - James Altucher

"He seems so.. English sometimes, kind of distant or reserved, but then he'll look at me, and his eyes see right through to my soul.." - Cate Tiernan

"Having a debate right now over whether or not to legalize marijuana is kind of like having a debate over whether the sun will come up tomorrow." - Gary Johnson

"I'm so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations, having to say sentences that don't feel right. As an actor - or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it." - Franka Potente

"The government, whether state or central, is elected. That means we have a responsibility to elect the right kind of leaders." - A P J Abdul Kalam

"But music can save your life sometimes. It probably saved me from working in a bank or something. That's a kind of salvation right there." - Richard Thompson

"The government, whether state or central, is elected. That means we have a responsibility to elect the right kind of leaders." - Abdul Kalam

"You can be good for the mere sake of goodness; you cannot be bad for the mere sake of badness. You can do a kind action when you are not feeling kind and when it gives you no pleasure, simply because kindness is right; but no one ever did a cruel action simply because cruelty is wrong - only because cruelty is pleasant or useful to him, In other words, badness cannot succeed even in being bad in the same way in which goodness is good. Goodness is, so to speak, itself: badness is only spoiled goodness. And there must be something good first before it can be spoiled." - C S Lewis

"The greatest virtue is not in forgiving those who apologize, or in being kind to those who are kind to you. The biggest virtue is in forgiving even those who never apologize, and in being kind to even those who are not kind to you." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Being successful is kind of dull." - Nolan Bushnell

"I kind of like being depressed." - Nate Ruess

"I pride myself on being kind." - Katherine Heigl

"Any time scientists disagree, it's because we have insufficient data. Then we can agree on what kind of data to get; we get the data; and the data solves the problem. Either I'm right, or you're right, or we're both wrong. And we move on. That kind of conflict resolution does not exist in politics or religion." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"If you work in either journalism or politics... you will be flogged for being right and flogged for being wrong, and it hurts both ways-but it doesn't hurt as much when you're right." - Hunter S Thompson

"If you work in either journalism or politics... you will be flogged for being right and flogged for being wrong, and it hurts both ways - but it doesn't hurt as much when you're right." - Hunter S Thompson

"People can say or think whatever they want... so in my reality, it's kind of irrelevant. I'm always the kind of person that does the right thing and keeps my side of the street clean." - Joel Madden

"Love yourself. Just love yourself. In fact, the love of the self cures every kind of problem you have with yourself. For instance, if someone calls you nappy-headed, it rolls right off your body, if you love nappy hair. Or if someone calls you buck-toothed or too black, that won't be a problem if you love being buck-toothed or black. If you love it, then so what. The development of self-love cures many of the ills that people suffer from." - Alice Walker

"Happiness and suffering do not depend on being poor or rich, they depend on having the right or wrong understanding in our mind." - Ajahn Chah

"Chickens are interesting individuals who have as much right not to be cooked and eaten as a dog or a cat or even a human being." - Bruce Friedrich

"Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad. -" - Debbie Ford

"Freedom, that's the kind of power I'm interested in. When we help each other get free, then it's not about anybody being on top or anybody being on the bottom. It's about being together, in a community." - Eve Ensler

"No human being is illegal. That is a contradiction in terms. Human beings can be beautiful or more beautiful, they can be fat or skinny, they can be right or wrong, but illegal? How can a human being be illegal?" - Elie Wiesel

"From the very depth of my being, I challenge the right of any man or any group of men, in business or in government, to tell a fellow human being that he or she is expendable." - Jimmy Reid

"Gratitude, generosity and humility are inherent characteristics of one who is present. When you awaken, you will realize that everyone and everything has the same right to be here as you do. This includes every human Being, every tree Being, every flower Being, and every other kind of Being." - Leonard Jacobson

"Being right wasn't nearly as important as doing right...." - Ridley Pearson

"It's not about being right, it's about getting it right." - Elizabeth Spelke

"I kind of have an interest in all history. And I suspect it comes from being Irish - we like stories, we like telling stories, which makes a lot of us lean towards being writers or actors or directors." - Colm Meaney

"Civil rights are those which appertain to man in right of his being a member of society. Every civil right has for its foundation some natural right pre-existing in the individual, but to the enjoyment of which his individual power is not, in all cases, sufficiently competent. Of this kind are all those which relate to security and protection." - Thomas Paine

"It's like being in the position of - in half of the industry's mind, you're kind of a cult-following, independent rocker. And on the other hand, you're a sellout. But neither one of them are right." - Ben Folds

"If you look through all the different cultures. Right from the earliest, earliest days with the animistic religions, we have sought to have some kind of explanation for our life, for our being, that is outside of our humanity." - Jane Goodall

"I once did something right. I played first-rate basketball. I really did. And after you're first-rate at something, no matter what, it kind of takes the kick out of being second-rate." - John Updike

"Our addiction to always being right is a great block to the truth. It keeps us from the kind of openness that comes from confidence in our natural wisdom." - Stephen Levine

"I probably should work harder on relationships, but I don't, and there's not the same kind of imperative as when you have all the right equipment to make a human being together." - Guy Branum

"I think a double bass for me would be too much effort. But the cello, you're really engaged and the sound is kind of right here. So, it feels like being merged, married to an instrument." - Tod Machover

"I was never a guy who came into a new situation on a team being vocal right away. I kind of monitored the situation, observed the situation and then found my role throughout that process." - Drew Gooden

"What kind of government is this? This is a human being. This is not right, and I'm telling everybody you better call your congressman, because they're going to run your life." - Michael Schiavo

"'The Whole Nine Yards' I liked right away. It was kind of a dark comedy at first. And just the idea of being in a movie with Bruce Willis was pretty exciting." - Matthew Perry

"My dad's era believed that there was something noble in being a good guy - the kind of guy that lived straight and narrow, told the truth, and stood up for what he believed was right." - Dean Norris

"Right now, I'm thinking in terms of just having a good band, man. Having a good act for the stage. Being a good performer, you know? Connected to that is future recordings, and future tunes, that kind of stuff." - Dan Hicks

"Does Christ commend the famous 'apathy' of the Stoic or the Buddhist elimination of desire? Far from it. The issue is not just feeling or desire, but right feeling or desire, or being controlled by feeling or desire." - Dallas Willard

"We learn nothing by being right." - Elizabeth Bibesco

"Leadership does not depend on being right." - Ivan Illich

"Being right too soon is socially unacceptable." - Robert A Heinlein

"There is less misery in being cheated than in that kind of wisdom which perceives, or thinks it perceives, that all mankind are cheats." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"You're either a really good hooker or a really good mom. That kind of conflicted nature is very much a part of being a woman." - Charlize Theron

"She made him think of his mother, of his nurse, of all things kind and comforting, besides having the attraction of not being his mother or his nurse." - Elizabeth von Arnim

"There is less misery in being cheated than in that kind of wisdom which perceives, or thinks it perceives, that all mankind are cheats." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"You cannot define electricity. The same can be said of art. It is a kind of inner current in a human being, or something which needs no definition." - Marcel Duchamp

"Everyone seems to be searching and yearning for answers whatever they may be. And that ends up being some kind of spiritual or religious belief." - Sally Quinn

"It sounds old-fashioned to say, but we have some kind of purpose for being here, not poets or writers, but all of us humans." - Pattiann Rogers

"I don't understand the mentality of a rock fan, being obsessed with two or three songs from 25 years ago. I'm not that kind of a fan." - Sebastian Bach

"Whatever you read, there's no better place to read than the cockpit or the berth of a boat. It's kind of like being in a womb." - Nathaniel Philbrick

"That's what we need nowadays, is more children that have goals other than being a sports figure or some kind of celebrity." - Joe Nichols

"I don't think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people." - Christy Turlington

"If I'm creating a new superhero, it shouldn't be any different from other superheroes in terms of the qualities. Obviously the personality can be different. I think traditionally in comics women have tended to be a girlfriend or the daughter of whoever, whether it's even Batgirl as Gordon's daughter, or whatever. There is that relation of the hero, you know, like Superman's cousin, Supergirl. And that's great. It's fantastic to have a link to these amazing characters, but I kind of like the idea of things being something in their own right, which is why I've always loved Wonder Woman." - Mark Millar

"I have no way of knowing whether or not you married the wrong person. But I do know that if you treat the wrong person like the right person, you could well end up having married the right person after all. It is far more important to BE the right kind of person than it is to marry the right person." - Zig Ziglar

"You know, being confident isn't the same as being right." - William Landay

"Academics get paid for being clever, not for being right." - Donald Norman

"Academics get paid for being clever, not for being right." - Donald A. Norman

"Anything that would kind of label me or put me into a category is kind of what I want to avoid. I like the idea of being completely free, like having no area that I couldn't cover." - Jack Kilmer

"Being kind is the most important thing Ive ever been taught. Thats what my parents always told me - more important than ambition or success is being kind to people. The cornerstone of my life. What I aspire to is to be kind." - Rafe Spall

"Being kind is the most important thing I've ever been taught. That's what my parents always told me - more important than ambition or success is being kind to people. The cornerstone of my life. What I aspire to is to be kind." - Rafe Spall

"I regard a human being as simply a human being, whether he is from this world or another, or whether he is a beggar, or God in person, and whether he is ignorant or wise, they are all of equal right. No one has more right than any other, and nobody is more than any other." - Billy Meier

"Self government is our right, a thing born to us at birth a thing no more to be doled out to us by another people then the right to life itself then the right to feel the sun or smell the flowers or to love our kind." - Roger Casement

"I am trying to be kind instead of right." - Matthew Quick

"It's better to be kind than to be right." - Anne Lamott

"It is better to be kind than right." - Wayne Dyer

"I'm not into this judgmental, religious-right kind of thing." - Neil Young

"When I stand on the edge of a cliff or right at the edge of a building or something, it's one of the few things that gives me kind of a deep, overwhelming, irrational fear where it affects my physiology." - Chris Hadfield

"Faith is not a commodity that you either have or don't have enough of, or the right kind of. It's an ongoing process. The opposite of faith is despair." - Sharon Salzberg

"I have no interest in gender or race or anything like that. But everyone else is kind of, with their calculating - is this the exact right mix? I think that's - to me it's anti-comedy. It's more about PC-nonsense." - Jerry Seinfeld

"On earth we have nothing to do with success or results, but only with being true to God, and for God. Defeat in doing right is nevertheless victory." - Frederick William Robertson

"If both factions, or neither, shall abuse you, you will probably be about right. Beware of being assailed by one and praised by the other." - Abraham Lincoln

"God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help. Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection." - Francis Of Assisi

"To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all. Right prayer sees nothing substantial or worth being concerned about except God." - John Bunyan

"The proof of a thing's being right is that it has power over the heart; that it excites us, wins us, or helps us." - John Ruskin

"Right through to the end of the last World Cup game, I still couldnt bear the thought of not being perfect or letting people down." - Jonny Wilkinson

"What ever your doing right now, whatever your thinking, or worrying about. stop. take a huge breathe in, and just enjoy being alive." - Tom Odell

"Being on stage, it's like, "Ooo-kay, now I remember why all this is going wrong or right!" It's very much my element." - Doseone

"Right through to the end of the last World Cup game, I still couldn't bear the thought of not being perfect or letting people down." - Jonny Wilkinson

"No one has the right to threaten the health, education, and well-being of children by involving them in illegal or inappropriate work." - Hilda Solis

"At least with pets, and for all I know, people too, intelligence and quick-wittedness have nothing to do with a talent for being loved, or being kind, nothing at all, less than nothing." - Charles Baxter

"It is very easy for us to go, you know, "I am being cruel to be kind," when really we are just ... being cruel. Because it makes us feel big, or whatever." - George Saunders



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