Wrong Quotes

Man started out on the wrong foot. the misadventure in paradise was the first consequence. The rest had to follow.

Emil Cioran

'My country, right or wrong' is a thing that no patriot would think of saying, except in a desperate case. It is like saying, 'My mother, drunk or sober'.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The longer a man lives in this world the more he must be convinced that all domestic quarrels had better never be obtruded on the public; for, let the husband be right, or let him be wrong, there is always a sympathy existing for women which is certain to give the man the worst of it.

Benjamin Haydon

A long dispute means both parties are wrong.

Voltaire

It is wrong for others to be asking for forgiveness on behalf of those who had committed the crime because it is not right.

Mahendra Chaudhry

Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fastly misled us as those that are not wholly wrong, as no timepieces so effectively deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right.

Colton

The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.

T. S. Eliot

Almost every comedy you see is about people making all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible. Good comedy is when it works on this scale. Because it is psychologically very real.

Colin Firth

There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong.

James Madison

Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.

Terry Pratchett

Extremes to the right and to the left of any political dispute are always wrong.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I see nothing wrong ethically with the idea of correcting single gene defects [through genetic engineering]. But I am concerned about any other kind of intervention, for anything else would be an experiment, [which would] impose our will on future generations [and take unreasonable chances] with their welfare ... [Thus] such intervention is beyond the scope of consideration.

Ian Wilmut

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Virginia Woolf

If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.

Mrs. Ernest Hemingway

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