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"The wrong side of the tracks is livelier." - Anita Loos

"I fell for a boy from the wrong side of the tracks." - Ellen Hopkins

"I'm still the little southern girl from the wrong side of the tracks who really didn't feel like she belonged." - Faye Dunaway

"I'm looking for diversity, all my characters may or may not be on the wrong side of the tracks. It doesn't mean that they're all the same." - Michael K Williams

"I am regarded as a usurper, as an imposter and dilettante, because I do technically come from the wrong side of the tracks in musical terms." - Rufus Wainwright

"I'm not actually posh; I'm really rough and from the wrong side of the tracks. I grew up in Putney, which is pretty rough." - Jack Whitehall

"If you belong to an in-group of good, or saved, or elite people, you can only know that you're in because someone else is out. You cannot live on the right side of the tracks without there being a wrong side of the tracks, so you ought to be grateful to the outside for having the privilege of being on the inside." - Alan Watts

"If you belong to an in-group of good, or saved, or elite people, you can only know that you're in because someone else is out. You cannot live on the right side of the tracks without there being a wrong side of the tracks, so you ought to be grateful to the outside for having the privilege of being on the inside." - Alan Watts

"One of my great mistakes coming up, since I was a kid from wrong side of the tracks, and fearful that I might be seen as wanting leadership-wise, was to be someone I was not." - Kevin Allen

"I was living on the wrong side of the tracks in Evanston, Illinois, in a home for boys. We had these Jackson 5 records. I really related to their voices - they were about my age, but they were doing it." - Eddie Vedder

"'The Notebook' gets me every time. It's a great love story. Boy from the wrong side of the tracks. They get on each other's nerves, but they can't live without each other. It almost makes me shed a tear." - Michael Strahan

"It doesn't matter which side of the tracks your from, the train still rolls the same." - Robert M. Hensel

"There's always a side of a woman that likes a man from the other side of the tracks" - Laura Dern

"There's always a side of a woman that likes a man from the other side of the tracks." - Laura Dern

"All this piling up of one technology on top of another-railroad on steamboat, interstate highway on railroad, hydroelectric dam on watermill-had reduced the Mississippi from a wonder of nature to this sluggish canal on the wrong side of the tracks." - Jonathan Raban

"All this piling up of one technology on top of another - railroad on steamboat, interstate highway on railroad, hydroelectric dam on watermill - had reduced the Mississippi from a wonder of nature to this sluggish canal on the wrong side of the tracks." - Jonathan Raban

"I started here in Australia, playing a lot of roles but never the lead guy in shows here. I always tended to play the rougher guy, the criminal who gets caught or shot by the cops. Or the boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks." - Sullivan Stapleton

"24.9 percent of American children live in poverty, while the proportions in Germany, France and Italy are 8.6, 7.4 and 10.5 percent. And once born on the wrong side of the tracks, Americans are more likely to stay there than their counterparts in Europe. Those born to better-off families are more likely to stay better off. America is developing an aristocracy of the rich and a serfdom of the poor - the inevitable result of a twenty-year erosion of its social contract." - Will Hutton

"I always feel like I am on the dark side of the tracks. I feel I'm no good. I can't read." - Ozzy Osbourne

"I've always wanted to write about the other side of the tracks, the have-nots, maybe because that's who I was." - Matt De La Pena

"Trains are all the ways you miss each other-wrong train, wrong tracks, wrong time." - Daisy Whitney

"Growing up I always felt like I was living on the other side of the tracks. I knew the people on the other side had more resources, more money, happier families." - Howard Schultz

"How disappointment tracks the steps of hope." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side." - Baltasar Gracian

"A player's ability to rebound is inversely proportional to the distance between where he was born and the nearest railroad tracks. The greater distance you live from the poor side of the railroad tracks, the less likely that you will be a good rebounder." - Pete Carril

"I don't believe in typecasting. Just because all my characters may come from the other side of the tracks doesn't mean they are all the same. You don't stereotype people and generalize people, everyone's different." - Michael K Williams

"A great whispering noise began to rise in the woods on either side of the tracks, as if the forest had just noticed we were there and was commenting on it." - Stephen King

"Some people I see - people who do more or less have prerecorded tracks - their persona is such that the visual side of just them is way more important and multi-dimensional. Me, I'm boring to look at." - Andrew Wyatt

"There's a Harvard man on the wrong side of every question." - Abbott Lawrence Lowell

"The National Football league is on the wrong side of history," - Tom Cole

"There's a Harvard man on the wrong side of every question." - A. Lawrence Lowell

"You woke up on the wrong side of the oak tree, did' you? (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"You woke up on the wrong side of the oak tree, didn't you? (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I wanna be drunk when I wake up, on the right side of the wrong bed." - Ed Sheeran

"Never ever waver. Be on record. Don't be on the wrong side of history." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"It is never wrong to be on the side of freedom...never ." - Victor Davis Hanson

"She's no chicken; she's on the wrong side of thirty, if she be a day." - Jonathan Swift

"A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of." - Ogden Nash

"The train is roaring toward you and the villain is twirling his moustache and you're fussing that he's tied you to the tracks with the wrong kind of rope." - Robin Mckinley

"Apology is only egotism wrong side out." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Apology is only egotism wrong side out." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

"There's a lot of melancholy in my tracks." - Aphex Twin

"I'm used to doing a lot of dolly tracks." - Kurt Voss

"There's a lot of melancholy in my tracks." - Richard D James

"Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?" - Lord Byron

"Whenever I hear an American say Aussies drive on the 'wrong side of the road,' I just lose it. You ever think about how those people grew up driving on the 'wrong side of the road,' watched a lot of people get hurt on the 'wrong side of the road,' die on the 'wrong side of the road,' while other people cheered from the 'right side of the road'? Australia has a thing called Highway Fights, so it's touchy." - Russell Crowe

"Left-handers have more enthusiasm for life. They sleep on the wrong side of the bed, and their head gets more stagnant on that side." - Casey Stengel

"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

"Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection." - Wendell Berry

"Most of my friends seem to be either dead, extremely deaf or living on the wrong side of Kent." - John Gielgud

"Is it wrong to leave relative security in favor of unknown risk at the side of someone you love?" - Ellen Hopkins

"He likes driving very fast on the wrong side of the road," said Sarah. "Which I can completely understand." - Hilary McKay

"My intellect is a little way upon the wrong side of that narrow boundary-line between sanity and insanity." - Mary Elizabeth Braddon

"She 's no chicken; she 's on the wrong side of thirty, if she be a day." - Jonathan Swift

"I swear she's no chicken; she's on the wrong side of thirty, if she be a day." - Jonathan Swift

"He's a winner, he's a God damn sinner; when he dines I'm on the wrong side of the day." - Daryl Palumbo

"I wasn't driving down the wrong side of the street, smoking marijuana, waving my gun out the window." - Coolio

"A lot of people think that in order to be an addict you must come from a broken home or from the other side of the tracks. Both of those excuses couldn't be farther from the truth. I come from a family that has a lot of love for one another and I was raised in a middle to upper class neighborhood." - Jason Peter

"I need a lot of support... Life is really hard, and I don't see some active benevolent force out there. I see it as basically a really cool survival game. You get on the right side of the tracks, and you now are actually working with what some people would call magic." - Robert Downey Jr

"a TEN-YEAR-OLD lad in Indianapolis who was arrested for picking up coal along the side of railroad tracks is now in jail. If the boy had known enough to steal the whole railroad he would be heralded as a Napoleon of finance." - Mother Jones

"I grew up on the rough side of the tracks. If you looked like you were soft, you would be fodder for the wolves. I came up in my neighbourhood like, 'I'm just gonna be me,' and all the thugs just said, 'It's OK, he's special.' They knew I had the talent with the rhymes, so they kept me around." - Q-Tip

"I showed you how to touch a star I helped you forget who you are Baby, you can drive my car Over to the right side of the tracks You pushed your greatest chance away But still I really want to say I forgive you." - Juliana Hatfield

"I'm the granddaddy of this side. I'm the oldest person playing in the team, so I've got a mentoring role. I've been around the tracks and achieved a few things. I try to make sure that the younger players reach their full potential, and stay on the right track." - Filo Tiatia

"I grew up on the rough side of the tracks. If you looked like you were soft, you would be fodder for the wolves. I came up in my neighbourhood like, 'I'm just gonna be me,' and all the thugs just said, 'It's OK, he's special.' They knew I had the talent with the rhymes, so they kept me around." - Qtip

"I was born on the other side of the tracks, in public housing in Brooklyn, New York. My dad never made more than $20,000 a year, and I grew up in a family that lost health insurance. So I was scarred at a young age with understanding what it was like to watch my parents lose access to the American dream." - Howard Schultz

"I hate click tracks. A lot of people I know like to use click tracks. Like my son is perfect on the click tracks. It makes me to edgy." - Ringo Starr

"As soon as the generals and the politicos can predict the motions of your mind, lose it. Leave it as a sign to mark the false trail, the way you didn't go. Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection." - Wendell Berry

"Your relationship is not supposed to be perfect all the time, your business is not supposed to do well all the time, your souffles are not supposed to raise perfectly all the time. Everything is designed to go wrong so that you can gain the skills of rediscovering your tracks, even in difficult or frightening circumstances. Especially in difficult and frightening circumstances." - Martha Beck

"I disagree that I'm on the wrong side. I'm just not on your side." - Francis Escudero

"There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side." - Oscar Levant

"People often get the wrong impression of Mick. The clever businessman is just one side of Mick. The other side is the same as the rest of us, a true rocker!" - Ronnie Wood

"People often get the wrong impression of Mick. The clever businessman is just one side of Mick. The other side is the same as the rest of us, a true rocker!" - Ron Wood

"I didn't have any intention of releasing any of the tracks I made." - Gold Panda

"The moral absolute should be: if and when, in any dispute, one side initiates the use of physical force, that side is wrong - and no consideration or discussion of the issues is necessary or appropriate." - Ayn Rand

"Acting is not pretending or lying. It's finding a side of yourself that's the character and ignoring your other sides. And there's a side of me that wonders what's wrong with being completely honest." - Angelina Jolie

"Sides are being divided now. It's very obvious. So if you're on the other side of the fence, you're suddenly anti-American. It's breeding fear of being on the wrong side." - Sam Shepard

"I still listen to tracks sometimes and hear some of the harmonies and its just amazing." - Amerie

"In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train" - Tina Brown

"I'm part of the Ipod generation. I got 10,000 tracks from all over the world." - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"Snow is the only one of us that leaves no tracks." - Kenneth Patchen

"No one sees what is before his feet: they scan the tracks of heaven." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The person who praises God is on the tracks of justice." - Soren Kierkegaard

"An essay is something that tracks the evolution of a human mind." - John D'Agata

"Your thoughts move with the deft precision of worm-tracks in the mud." - Jack Vance

"No one sees what is before his feet: they scan the tracks of heaven." - Cicero

"There are many good moccasin tracks along the trail of a straight arrow." - Proverbs

"Honestly, a lot of pop records have beatboxing. Timbaland beatboxes on his tracks. Justin Timberlake beatboxes." - Doug E Fresh

"A lot of the really great stuff fell between the tracks." - Eydie Gorme

"In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train." - Tina Brown

"Do Obama and Boxer realize they are on the wrong side of a tsunami of voter discontent with a government run by and for the public employee unions?" - Mickey Kaus

"The fall of man did not introduce evil; it placed us on the wrong side of it, under its rule, needing rescue." - N.D. Wilson

"This is the best book ever written by any man on the wrong side of a question of which he is profoundly ignorant." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"I was utterly free of speculative prejudices. The bear side doesn't appeal to me any more than the bull side, or vice versa. My one steadfast prejudice is against being wrong." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right." - Mark Twain

"Those folks who try to impose analog rules on digital content will find themselves on the wrong side of the tidal wave." - Mark Shuttleworth

"Good and evil are merely opposite sides of a coin. Get tossed in the air enough, it's easy to come down on the wrong side." - Karen Marie Moning

"Sure, I'd love to beat Notre Dame, don't get me wrong. But nothing matters more than beating that cow college on the other side of the state!" - Bear Bryant

"I've always been strongly on the side of non-violence. Also, I think that if you use the wrong means, the ends themselves get distorted." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"A woman said to me when she first sat down, You're photographing the wrong side of my face. I said, Oh, is there one?" - Imogen Cunningham

"I can't really dress rock 'n' roll any more because I'm the wrong side of 40, but I want that to be the fashion." - Daniel Craig

"I never really feel wrong while making movies. I know myself, and I know that my intentions are pure and I'm on the side of righteousness." - Harmony Korine

"When you find yourself on the side of majority, question yourself about what you are doing and why. It is likely wrong." - Ernie J Zelinski

"They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black." - John Selden

"The only side effect of too much training is that you get into better shape. There is nothing wrong with that." - Mark Spitz

"Sudan cannot afford to be on the wrong side of history. The north and south will have to work together, but will they?" - Mo Ibrahim

"You can always wake up on the wrong side of the bed and, boo-hiss, everyone suffers. We can all be temperamental." - John Lydon

"It's not that Afghans think Americans have sided with the wrong people in a systematic, strategic, or calculated way. It's just that we came to a place that we didn't know much about, where there are a lot of sides to be on, and we started siding with this side and that side and the other side. We were bound to wind up on the wrong side sometimes." - P J Orourke

"The man who will not fight to avert or undo wrong is but a poor creature; but, after all, he is less dangerous than the man who fights on the side of wrong." - Theodore Roosevelt

"A few people would suffer, but a lot of people would be better off.' 'It's just not right,' said Kevin stubbornly. 'Maybe not. But neither's your way of looking at it. There doesn't have to be a right side and a wrong side. both sides can be right, or both sides can be wrong..." - John Marsden

"Go with your love to the fields. Lie down in the shade. Rest your head in her lap. Swear allegiance to what is nighest your thoughts. As soon as the generals and the politicos can predict the motions of your mind, lose it. Leave it as a sign to mark the false trail, the way you didn't go. Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection." - Wendell Berry

"The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up." - Billy Sunday

"There's a couple of tracks on the new record which is sort of using similar sort of rhythms as the drum and bass tracks but playing it all live. It's a new approach to it." - Tom Jenkinson

"I saw the tracks of angels in the earth: the beauty of heaven walking by itself on the world." - Petrarch

"True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow." - Edward Hoagland

"So far as it goes, a small thing may give analogy of great things, and show the tracks of knowledge." - Lucretius

"The tracks of the L Train are the manly stubble on the ruggedly handsome face of Chicago." - Jason Sweeney

"Sometimes I just hit the keyboard in a way I'd like the rhythm of the tracks to sound." - Aphex Twin

"Sometimes I just hit the keyboard in a way I'd like the rhythm of the tracks to sound." - Richard D James

"I practice on the roads of Gaza as we don't have good stadiums and tracks so I gave my best." - Nader Almasri

"I practice on the roads of Gaza as we don't have good stadiums and tracks so I gave my best." - Nader al-Masri

"No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way." - Robert Baden-Powell

"A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues." - Dick Cheney

"The banked oval tracks are obsolete tracks for Indy cars." - Mario Andretti

"Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse talent for taking the wrong side on the most important concepts in the material universe, from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man." - George G. Simpson

"Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse talent for taking the wrong side on the most important concepts in the material universe, from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man." - George Gaylord Simpson

"One of the most unfortunate side effects of the urban activism of the '60s and '70s is the belief that development is wrong and that fighting it makes you an environmentalist." - Alex Steffen

"Of which all Europe rings from side to side." - John Milton

"Every side of a coin has another side." - Myron Scholes

"My music represents walking on train tracks in the middle of the woods, somewhere in the middle of nowhere. You walk down the tracks and you're walking every two tracks, and you've got your headphones on, and on both sides you've got forest, and in your rear is this long line of train tracks that's weaving through the woods. It's a very cool place, to walk along the train tracks because of the rhythm of walking every few feet through the woods. It's a good place to go dream." - Patrick Watson

"If I were to speak of war, it would not be to show you the glories of conquering armies but the mischief and misery they strew in their tracks; and how, while they marched on with tread of iron and plumes proudly tossing in the breeze, some one must follow closely in their steps, crouching to the earth, toiling in the rain and darkness, shelterless themselves, with no thought of pride or glory, fame or praise, or reward; hearts breaking with pity, faces bathed in tears and hands in blood. This is the side which history never shows." - Clara Barton

"Quarrels never could last long, if on one side only lay the wrong." - Benjamin Franklin

"Goods gone bad, but right is wrong, and I don't know which side I'm on lately." - Ray Davies

"We call the one side [of humanity] religion, and we call the other science. Religion is always right. ... Science is always wrong; it is the very artifice of men. Science can never solve one problem without raising ten more problems." - George Bernard Shaw

"Apparently, an undocumented side effect of dope is a gross overestimation of one's own intelligence. Dopers become convinced they've hidden their stash so well a cop won't find it. They're always wrong." - Alafair Burke

"I'd like to be proven wrong on the difficulty of handling the medical side-effects of long term exposure to deep space (both microgravity induced illnesses and radiation damage)." - Charles Stross

"If you were to try and pick him out of a group of boys, you"d be wrong. He"d be the other one. Over at the side. The one your eye slipped over." - Neil Gaiman

"To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history; but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist." - Barack Obama

"Also, as a rule of thumb, if you find yourself defending your inalienable right to make someone else feel like garbage, you're on the wrong side of the argument." - Rich Burlew

"If you were to try and pick him out of a group of boys, you'd be wrong. He'd be the other one. Over at the side. The one your eye slipped over." - Neil Gaiman

"The US government is usually on the wrong side against the poor and downtrodden, because the wrong side is the right side, given the class interests upon which the [US] policy is fixed." - Michael Parenti

"The really tough choices...don't center upon right versus wrong. They involve right versus right. They are genuine dilemmas precisely because each side is firmly rooted in one of our basic, core values." - Rushworth Kidder

"It is an easy thing to call names; any fool is equal to that ... and the weapon of vituperation is generally used by those who lack brains for argument or are upon the wrong side." - Martha Finley

"It does, Tennyson, because there's a fine line between confidence and arrogance. There's a fine line between being assertive and being a bully. And you're on the wrong side of both lines." - Neal Shusterman

"A long generation ago, back in the twisted twenties when Chicago was still a dangerous city, a mild-mannered youth called Fancy used to tend bar in a dingy speak-easy on the wrong side of Van Buren Street." - Nelson Algren

"It does, Tennyson, because there's a fine line between confidence and arrogance. There's a fine line between being assertive and being a bully. And you're on the wrong side of both lines." - Neal Shusterman

"It was as if I had worked for years on the wrong side of a tapestry, learning accurately all its lines and figures, yet always missing its color and sheen." - Anna Louise Strong

"I think the Democratic Party has picked a lot of the wrong candidates, the kind that Middle America, or people who are more down the middle and more rational, can't side with. I think that's been the problem" - Glenn Danzig

"We have to have structural entitlement reform, major spending cuts and not tax increase-retardants on economic growth to reverse our current course toward national bankruptcy, but Obama steadfastly remains on the wrong side of all these solutions." - David Limbaugh

"If you're on the other side from me, you're not simply wrong or ill-informed or mistaken. We don't share the same country, the same values. You may not be the same kind of an American I am." - Mark Shields

"I was on the wrong side of colonization. My ancestry is mostly mired in having the colonial experience as colonized subjects, first as slaves and then as independent subjects with a post-colonial experience." - Fred D'Aguiar



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