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"My specialty is being right when other people are wrong." - George Bernard Shaw

"To keep the wrong leader in the wrong place prevents the right leader from being in the right place." - Aubrey Malphurs

"Being sad with the right people is better than being happy with the wrong ones." - Philippos Syrigos

"Being right keeps you in place, being wrong forces you to explore." - Steven Johnson

"Our love of being right is best understood as our fear of being wrong" - Kathryn Schulz

"Perhaps being hated in the right way is preferable to being loved in the wrong one." - Dov Davidoff

"Not only does "orthodox" no longer mean being right, it practically means being wrong." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"...people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right." - J K Rowling

"The word 'orthodoxy' not only no longer means being right; it practically means being wrong." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right." - J K Rowling

"I prefer being wrong in my own way to being right in someone else's." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"Right is right and wrong is wrong." - Terrell Owens

"Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong." - Peter McIntyre

"One can sometimes do good by being the right person in the wrong place." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"To be engaged in opposing wrong affords but a slender guarantee for being right." - William E Gladstone

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

"Being in the wrong place never helps you do the right thing" - Craig Groeschel

"Too many times I"ve been wrong, I guess being right takes too long." - Drake

"Being right is less important to us than the freedom to be wrong." - Jean Rostand

"Being stubborn is a virtue when you're right; it's only a character flaw when you're wrong." - Chuck Noll

"You may sometimes be much in the Wrong, in owning your being in the Right." - Benjamin Franklin

"Too many times I've been wrong, I guess being right takes too long." - Drake

"Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong." - Peter T. Mcintyre

"Majorities are generally wrong, if only in their reasons for being right." - George Saintsbury

"The first ingredient to being wrong is to claim that you are right." - Criss Jami

"When I hear something going wrong, I insist on it being put right." - Rupert Murdoch

"It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right -especially when one is right." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Being with you never felt wrong. It's the one thing I did right. You're the one thing I did right." - Becca Fitzpatrick

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

"It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Some people think it's wrong, being single isn't right. But if you hurt the right person, you'll be wrong all your life." - Tyga

"Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and Start being positive about what could go right." - Zig Ziglar

"It's easy to win forgiveness for being wrong; being right is what gets you into real trouble." - Bjarne Stroustrup

"The audience will always forgive you for being wrong and exciting, but never for being right and dull." - Burt Reynolds

"The word 'heresy' not only means no longer being wrong; it practically means being clear-headed and courageous. The word 'orthodoxy' not only no longer means being right; it practically means being wrong" - Gilbert K Chesterton

"it's wrong to be right; it's right to be wrong." - Paul Arden

"What's right is right, and what's wrong is wrong." - Daniel Snyder

"Doing right is never wrong." - Will Keith Kellogg

"I like to be the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place. Being the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place is worth it because something interesting always happens." - Andy Warhol

"Pedantry prides herself on being wrong by rules; while common sense is contented to be right without them." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The cardinal sin is not being badly dressed, but wearing the right thing in the wrong place." - Edith Head

"A man is in the right in being a man; it is the woman who is in the wrong." - Simone De Beauvoir

"Being a parent is a weird juggling act - and nobody does it right. Everybody does it wrong." - Jamie Lee Curtis

"One of the things about being a grown-up is learning how to act right even when you feel wrong." - Sean Stewart

"Pedantry prides herself on being wrong by rules; while common sense is contented to be right, without them." - Charles Caleb Colton

"There being no absolute and universal standard of right, terrorism must be held to be wrong in every case." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Love is people telling you when you do something wrong and being there to celebrate when you do something right!" - Xosha Roquemore

"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right." - Thomas Paine

"We all know the Navy is never wrong, but in this case it was a little weak on being right." - Wendell Mayes

"Nobody on this earth has the right to tell anyone that their love for another human being is morally wrong." - Barbra Streisand

"Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain." - Dalai Lama

"I've occasionally been wrong about certain things, which is in a way more delightful than being right." - Jaron Lanier

"Right is right if nobody is right, and wrong is wrong if everybody is wrong." - Fulton J Sheen

"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

"Even if you tell yourself "Today I'm going to drink coffee the wrong way ... from a dirty boot." Even that would be right, because you chose to drink coffee from that boot. Because you can do nothing wrong. You are always right. Even when you say, "I'm such an idiot, I'm so wrong..." you're right. You're right about being wrong. You're right even when you're an idiot. No matter how stupid your idea, you're doomed to be right because it's yours." - Chuck Palahniuk

"It is not so much that I have confidence in scientists being right, but that I have so much in nonscientists being wrong." - Isaac Asimov

"Silence will save me from being wrong (and foolish), but it will also deprive me of the possibility of being right." - Igor Stravinsky

"Before you invest, you must ensure that you have realistically assessed your probability of being right and how you will react to the consequences of being wrong." - Benjamin Graham

"It taught me, at an early age, that being wrong can be dangerous, but being right, when society regards the majority's falsehood as truth, could be fatal." - Thomas Szasz

"It taught me, at an early age, that being wrong can be dangerous, but being right, when society regards the majority's falsehood as truth, could be fatal." - Thomas Szasz

"It taught me, at an early age, that being wrong can be dangerous, but being right, when society regards the majority's falsehood as truth, could be fatal." - Thomas Szasz

"You can create a good impression on yourself by being right . . . but for creating a good impression on others there's nothing to beat being totally and catastrophically wrong." - Michael Frayn

"Believe me... I've made a career out of being the right thing in the wrong space and the wrong thing in the right space. That's one thing... I really do know about." - Andy Warhol

"It's OK to be wrong. You learn from your wrongs. You don't learn from being right. If you're right, you already know it. If you're wrong, it's because you don't know about it, and you made a mistake." - Martin Landau

"We need strong school board members who know right from wrong. The Bible, being the only true source of right and wrong, should be the guide of board members. Only godly Christians can truly qualify for this critically important position...." - Robert Simonds

"I think there is a tendency for people to get rigid and caught up in their beliefs of what is right and wrong, and they lose sight of humanity. Being human has to come first before right or wrong." - Matisyahu

"What's wrong with being naked?" - Zeena Schreck

"What's wrong with being naked?" - Zeena Schreck

"There is nothing that strengthens the ego more than being right. Being right is identification with a mental position - a perspective, an opinion, a judgement, a story. For you to be right, of course, you need someone else to be wrong, as so the ego loves to make wrong in order to be right." - Eckhart Tolle

"A wrong war brings wrong; so does a right war." - Ignazio Silone

"It looks wrong, and it sounds wrong, but it's right." - Ralph Vaughan Williams

"Whenever we feel that we are definitely right, so much so that we refuse to open up to anything or anybody else, right there we are wrong. It becomes wrong view. When suffering arises, where does it arise from? The cause is wrong view, the fruit of that being suffering. If it was right view it wouldn't cause suffering." - Ajahn Chah

"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

"That's not right. That's not even wrong." - Wolfgang Pauli

"This isn't right, this isn't even wrong." - Wolfgang Pauli

"If it's all wrong, it's all right." - Helen Van Wyk

"Sometimes wrong numbers are the right numbers" - Cecelia Ahern

"Eat right and you can't go wrong." - Jack Lalanne

"When all are wrong, everyone is right." - Edward Koch

"This isn't right. It's not even wrong." - Wolfgang Pauli

"Be approximately right rather than exactly wrong." - John Tukey

"When somethin's not right it's wrong." - Bob Dylan

"It isn't right. It isn't even wrong." - Wolfgang Pauli

"Eat right and you ca' go wrong." - Jack Lalanne

"Love hurts whether its right ow wrong" - Avril Lavigne

"You can't live wrong and pray right." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Leadership is all about right and wrong." - Edward Heath

"I'm right, and everyone else is wrong." - Larry Ellison

"When everyone is wrong, everyone is right." - Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussee

"When all are wrong, everyone is right." - Ed Koch

"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

"Raillery is more insupportable than wrong; because we have a right to resent injuries, but are ridiculous in being angry at a jest." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The likelihood of one individual being right increases in direct proportion to the intensity to which others are trying to prove him wrong." - Harry Segall

"I do not think that all who choose wrong roads perish; but their rescue consists in being put back on the right road." - C S Lewis

"It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late." - Marilyn Moats Kennedy

"It's scary being loved. Because life is complicated and all too often it throws you off balance by sending you the right person at the wrong time." - Guillaume Musso

"If you're being attacked from all sides, it's possible you're doing something right; it's also possible that you are doing everything wrong." - Adam Gopnik

"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

"No man is prejudiced in favor of a thing knowing it to be wrong. He is attached to it on the belief of its being right." - Thomas Paine

"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

"I'm a businessman, and I think there's nothing wrong with being a businessman provided you have the right headspace and do good things with the money you make." - Kim Dotcom

"Even when you are right, there are costs and taxes associated with being tactical. When you are wrong, there are opportunity costs." - Barry Ritholtz

"I am sure there is a right way and a wrong way and in today's life, there are many different rules of being politically correct." - Mike Singletary

"Once you depart from the Ten Commandments as being the foundation of right and wrong, you are in a free fall." - Randall Terry

"The idea of right and wrong, being righteous, acknowledging when you make a mistake, repentance - all these important things I got from my Catholic background." - Jon Voight

"The only thing worse than being on the wrong side of an argument is to be on the right side with no one listening." - Evan Esar

"(...) being right all the time acquires a huge importance in education, and there is this terror of being wrong. The ego is so tied to being right that later on in life you are reluctant to accept that you are ever wrong, because you are defending not the idea but your self-esteem. (...) this terror of being wrong means that people have enormous difficulties in changing ideas." - Edward De Bono

"Today, not starting is far, far worse than being wrong. If you start, you've got a shot at evolving and adjusting to turn your wrong into a right. But if you don't start, you never get a chance." - Seth Godin

"What's wrong with being naked? I don't think there's anything wrong with that. I pay my taxes. I'm a good man. I'm a good father - try to be, anyway. I try to do the right things in life." - Howard Stern

"There are literally several levels of SCO being wrong. And even if we were to live in that alternate universe where SCO would be right, they'd still be wrong." - Linus Torvalds

"Being wrong is acceptable, but staying wrong is totally unacceptable." - Jack D. Schwager

"Reinforcement is being right." - B F Skinner

"Right or wrong, the customer is always right." - Marshall Field

"Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right; when wrong, to be put right." - Carl Schurz

"My country right or wrong; when right, to keep her right; when wrong, to put her right." - Carl Schurz

"When you're wrong, you're wrong. But when you're right, you're wrong anyhow." - Bayard Rustin

"Right is right though all condemn, and wrong is wrong though all approve." - Charles Spurgeon

"There was a time when man stood strong, right was right and wrong was wrong." - Ted Nugent

"Right is right, and wrong is wrong, in small things as well as in big things." - Billy Graham

"If you're wrong in the way you're right, you're wrong even if you're right." - James MacDonald

"You can't be right by doing wrong; you can't be wrong by doing right." - Thomas S Monson

"The Reformer is always right about what's wrong. However, he's often wrong about what is right." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The critics. When they're right, they're right for the wrong reasons. And they're usually wrong." - Bill Murray

"Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong." - John Diefenbaker

"There is really no right and wrong. I recognize no right and wrong." - Mary Maclane

"You must never feel badly about making mistakes, explained Reason quietly, as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons." - Norton Juster

"You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons." - Norton Juster

"I don't really care about being right, I just care about success. I don't mind being wrong, and I'll admit that I'm wrong a lot. It doesn't really matter to me too much. What matters to me is that we do the right thing." - Steve Jobs

"Right is Right even if nobody does it. Wrong is wrong even if everybody is wrong about it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Justice implies knowledge of the right and proper place for a thing or a being to be; of right as against wrong; of the mean and limit; of spiritual gain as against loss; of truth as against falsehood." - Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

"I think as an actor you can feel when something's right and when something's resonating. I don't think that there's necessarily a right and a wrong. I think it's just a matter of being honest and telling a story." - Sadie Calvano

"Science is at no moment quite right, but it is seldom quite wrong, and has, as a rule, a better chance of being right than the theories of the unscientific. It is, therefore, rational to accept it hypothetically." - Bertrand Russell

"Everyone has a right to love and be loved, and nobody on this earth has the right to tell anyone that their love for another human being is morally wrong." - Barbra Streisand

"What's wrong with being number 2?" - Mitch Albom

"I never went wrong by being myself." - Kevyn Aucoin

"What's wrong with being number two?" - Morrie Schwartz

"Being wrong about important things is exhausting." - John Irving

"There's nothing wrong with being an agitator." - Rose Mcgowan

"There's nothing wrong with being an anarchist." - Jerry Brown

"There's nothing wrong with being fired." - Ted Turner

"Risks are a measure of people. People who won't take them are trying to preserve what they have. People who do take them often end up having more. Some risks have a future, and some people call them wrong. But being right may be like walking backwards proving where you've been. Being wrong isn't in the future, or in the past. Being wrong isn't anywhere but being here. Best place to be, eh?" - Paul Arden

"Do I know I'm right? Judgments aren't the same as facts. Instinct is not science. I'm like any other human being, as fallible and as capable of being wrong. I only know what I believe." - Tony Blair

"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

"Investing is not a natural science but rather a social science. So, it's never purely empirical; what you are trying to do is everything you possibly can to enhance your probabilities of being right more often than being wrong." - William Browne

"Do I know I'm right? Judgements aren't the same as facts. Instinct is not science. I'm like any other human being, as fallible and as capable of being wrong. I only know what I believe." - Tony Blair

"it is wrong to chide the novel for being fascinated by mysterious coincidences... but it is right to chide man for being blind to such coincidences in his daily life. For he thereby deprives his life a dimension of beauty." - Milan Kundera



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