Quotations on Wrong

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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)

Who's paying the million bucks? The insurance company. We've been trying for years to get the insurance industry to say to the gun industry, We won't insure you unless you have policies that will reduce the likelihood of guns falling into the wrong hands easily.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Company, Trying, Will, Wrong, Years)

If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average. Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Time, Being, Fortune, Right, Sense, Wrong, Yield)

Sending our youth to war is wrong.
- Michael Berryman
(Keywords: War, Wrong, Youth)

Who is to say that 5 men 10 years ago were right whereas 5 men looking the other direction today are wrong.
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Keywords: Men, Direction, Right, Today, Wrong, Years)

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
(Keywords: Being, Debate, Defense, Talk, Wrong, Years)

There's something fundamentally wrong with a system where there's been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.
- Sean Connery
(Keywords: Government, People, Scotland, Wrong, Years)

When we had been married five years, we had six children. What, in God's name, was wrong with me?
- Phil Donahue
(Keywords: God, Children, Name, Wrong, Years)

Once - many, many years ago - I thought I made a wrong decision. Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong.
- John Foster Dulles
(Keywords: Thought, Decision, Right, Wrong, Years)

If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.
- Epictetus
(Keywords: Brother, Wrong, Wrongs)

Twenty-five years ago, the notion was you could create a general problem-solver software that could solve problems in many different domains. That just turned out to be totally wrong.
- Howard Gardner
(Keywords: Problems, Software, Wrong, Years)

A lot of what I've been learning in the last two years is due to therapy - about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven't worked. It isn't anything to do with anybody else; it's to do with me.
- Boy George
(Keywords: Learning, Relationships, Sexuality, Therapy, Wrong, Years)

It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody.
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Keywords: Father, Mistake, Acting, France, Leaders, President, Wrong, Years)

We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare.
- Alexander Haig
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Country, Force, Now, Problems, World, Wrong, Years)

Most good roles are written for young men. We are fixated on youth. So however much people say there is nothing wrong with being bald, the reality is once the hair is gone, you might not get the parts.
- Ian Hart
(Keywords: Men, People, Being, Hair, Nothing, Reality, Wrong, Youth)

The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.
- Daniel Inouye
(Keywords: Leadership, Hope, Iraq, Months, President, Speech, Will, Wrong, Years)

I think it's awful that the state of Oklahoma a couple of years ago passed this law to give the same tuition to illegals as they do to people who are residents of Oklahoma. I think it's wrong.
- Ernest Istook
(Keywords: People, Law, State, Wrong, Years)

In 40-odd years in show business, some years I could do no wrong, and some years I could do nothing right. Show business. I owe it everything - it owes me nothing.
- Patsy Kelly
(Keywords: Business, Nothing, Right, Wrong, Years)

On the one hand, shopping is dependable: You can do it alone, if you lose your heart to something that is wrong for you, you can return it; it's instant gratification and yet something you buy may well last for years.
- Judith Krantz
(Keywords: Heart, May, Wrong, Years)

Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light, and sometimes for years.
- Rose Macaulay
(Keywords: Act, Conscience, Light, Wrong, Years)

For more than 20 years, on every one of the great issues of freedom and security, John Kerry has been more wrong, more weak and more wobbly than any other national figure.
- Zell Miller
(Keywords: Freedom, Security, Wrong, Years)

In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly.
- Liam Neeson
(Keywords: Bed, Mind, Night, Play, Reading, Wrong, Years)

If I can't affect some change in six years, maybe I'm in the wrong place.
- George Nethercutt
(Keywords: Change, Wrong, Years)

No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.
- Alexander Pope
(Keywords: Saying, Today, Words, Wrong, Yesterday)

Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have taught me that when nothing can possible go wrong and every avenue has been covered, then is the time to buy a house on the next continent.
- Terry Prachett
(Keywords: Time, Nothing, Wrong, Years)

I don't do yoga. I bite the hella outta my nails. I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise.
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Keywords: Food, Exercise, Wrong, Yoga)

A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising. Because I keep on producing books they say there must be something wrong with this fellow.
- J. B. Priestley
(Keywords: Books, Nothing, Reputation, Wrong, Years)

After years of making wrong decisions in my life, in 1977 I found out that it was all right to be square, simple, and sober.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Life, Decisions, Right, Wrong, Years)

I did think for many, many years that because of my ability I could beat the system. And I was wrong.
- Mickey Rourke
(Keywords: Ability, Wrong, Years)

Although I do wrong, I do not the wrongs that I am charged with doing; the wrong that I do is through the frailty of human nature, like other men. No man lives without fault.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Keywords: Men, Nature, Fault, Human nature, Wrong, Wrongs)

There has been an awful lot of time and money spent looking at the president over the last four years The American people saw through those investigations. They voted for the president. And despite all of this time and attention, nothing has turned up because the president and the first lady did nothing wrong.
- George Stephanopoulos
(Keywords: Money, Time, People, American, Attention, First, Lady, Nothing, President, Wrong, Years)

Youth is an amazing thing: I think back on when we did The Lost Boys, and I didn't think I could do anything wrong.
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Keywords: Boys, Wrong, Youth)

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday.
- Jonathan Swift
(Keywords: Man, Saying, Today, Wrong, Yesterday)

There is probably nothing wrong with art for art's sake if we take the phrase seriously, and not take it to mean the kind of poetry written in England forty years ago.
- Allen Tate
(Keywords: Art, Poetry, England, Nothing, Wrong, Years)

We need to go back to the way it was 30 years ago, when everybody had Grandma and Grandpa, and we were willing to pass moral judgments about right and wrong.
- Steven Tyler
(Keywords: Right, Wrong, Years)

There were years when I was a beer and tequila guy, then I got real fat. And then I found that you could actually go on a diet and drink scotch. Then I got hooked on scotch, and if you get hooked on scotch, then everything else just tastes wrong.
- Ron White
(Keywords: Diet, Beer, Wrong, Years)

Perhaps the methods I needed to complete the proof would not be invented for a hundred years. So even if I was on the right track, I could be living in the wrong century.
- Andrew Wiles
(Keywords: Living, Proof, Right, Wrong, Years)

We have an incredible national forest service, and we have an incredible child outreach program that the president has put together. I don't see anything wrong with national service for a minimum of two years. If we were to require that, we wouldn't need a draft.
- Montel Williams
(Keywords: Outreach, Draft, President, Service, Wrong, Years)









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