Quotations on Right

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Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Abortion, Right, State, Woman)

I love listening to Radio Head's 'Everything in its Right Place' because it's all major chords, it makes you feel really good. It's soothing, it's got a beautiful voice, crazy textures. When I'm down I listen to that song and it really makes me feel good.
- Casey Abrams
(Keywords: Love, Listening, Right, Song, Voice)

It is within the last quarter century or thirty years. And a lot of that law has turned out to be very, very protective of the press and the public's right to know.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Law, Press, Public, Right, Years)

The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: Authority, Country, Duty, Man, Right, Spirit, State)

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Men, Confidence, Emotions, Man, Perceptions, Right, Spirit)

There's a saying, 'It's easy to write songs, but very difficult to write great songs.' I'm going through that right now.
- Bryan Adams
(Keywords: Now, Right, Saying, Songs)

In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Blind, Eye, Oppression, Past, Right, Struggle)

When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Life, Censorship, Fact, Military, Press, Right, Struggle)

But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: War, Being, First, Freedom, Information, Iraq, Justification, Nations, Right, Soldiers, United)

The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Thought, Progress, Diversity, Freedom, Intellect, Man, Right, Will)

In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Harm, Judgment, Right, Vote)

Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Love, Nature, Man, Right, Woman)

Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: People, Right, Want)

Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Change, Men, Action, First, Principles, Right, Will)

In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday.
- Edward Albert
(Keywords: Life, Crisis, Eating, Exercise, First, Right, Sleep, Stress)

I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Women, Help, Opinion, Question, Right, Will, Woman)

Right now, more people enjoy movies, music, television and movies than they do video games.
- J Allard
(Keywords: Movies, Music, People, Games, Now, Right, Television)

What is right? Simply put, it is any assignment in which the photographer has a significant spiritual stake... spiritually driven work constitutes the core of a photographer's contribution to culture.
- William Albert Allard
(Keywords: Work, Culture, Right, Spiritual)

The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road.
- Charles L. Allen
(Keywords: Christian, Right, Road)

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right, Will)

I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them.
- Dorothy Allison
(Keywords: Love, People, Responsibility, Right, Students, Will)

Pizza Express has been a real godsend for me. I've been working there for several years, six weeks a year. You can go to work every night and play. It's a nice little club. It's just about the right size for me, about 150 people.
- Mose Allison
(Keywords: Work, People, Night, Play, Right, Years)

Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: Movies, Family, Now, Right, Want)

Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You're expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: Car, Being, Clothes, Kids, Popular, Right, School, Trying)

Only a free West can help the prisoners of today's left- and right-wing dictatorships.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: Help, Right, Today)

Free is really, you know, the gift of Silicon Valley to the world. It's an economic force, it's a technical force. It's a deflationary force, if not handled right. It is abundance, as opposed to scarcity.
- Chris Anderson
(Keywords: Abundance, Force, Right, World)

And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time.
- Chris Anderson
(Keywords: Time, Adoption, Advertising, Internet, Right, Wrong)

I don't know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move - and he, in turn, waits for you.
- Marian Anderson
(Keywords: First, Right, Waiting)

If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right.
- Maxwell Anderson
(Keywords: Art, Heart, May, Practice, Right, Will)

You sin in thinking bad about people - but, often, you guess right.
- Giulio Andreotti
(Keywords: People, Right, Sin, Thinking)

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Heart, Being, Right, Will, Writer)

I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Job, Right, Waiting, Want)

I believe that you should put the right people around you, people that will not let anything go wrong.
- Carmelo Anthony
(Keywords: People, Right, Will, Wrong)

Live as though it were your last day on earth. Some day you will be right.
- Robert Anthony
(Keywords: Day, Earth, Right, Will)

The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.
- Antiphanes
(Keywords: Quest, Right, Sense, Wrong)

For a while after the rape, I was afraid of my own sexuality, because I got raped right about the time when I started developing physically.
- Fiona Apple
(Keywords: Time, Right, Sexuality)

The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong. Only true and false.
- Fiona Apple
(Keywords: Music, Right, Wrong)

Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Conscience, Evil, Right, Wrong)

I think when you've lost an election by 179, there's going to be a period of time after eighteen years in government when you can't do anything right, and people just kick you for the sake of it, will never admit they voted Conservative.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Government, Time, People, Conservative, Right, Will, Years)

If you make a film normally it's all right, the distributors are helpful and cooperative. But if you make a film that's a little stange, a little bizarre, then all the time it's a struggle with them.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: Time, Bizarre, Film, Right, Struggle)

Right from day one, you know when you've written a good song.
- Joan Armatrading
(Keywords: Day, Right, Song)

Make no mistake about it. These are not 'kookie' birds. Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the political scene in America, is called the Tea Party movement.
- Dick Armey
(Keywords: Mistake, America, Birds, Now, Party, Right, Tea)

Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
- Richard Armour
(Keywords: Politics, Right, Wrong, Years)

Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes.
- Peter Arnett
(Keywords: Opportunity, Eyes, Media, Politicians, Present, Right, Style)

And we... right from moment one, we were always kinda up against the wall a little bit when it came to the future of the show. There were always rumors.
- Will Arnett
(Keywords: Future, Right, Rumors)

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: Morals, Right, Sense)

The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
- Fred Astaire
(Keywords: Mistakes, Right, Style)

This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn't want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.
- Fred Astaire
(Keywords: Time, Dance, Right, Want)

He who will be just, must be forc'd to acknowledge, that neither Sex are always in the right.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Sex, Right, Will)



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