Power is the pivot on which everything hinges. He who has the power is always right; the weaker is always wrong.— Niccolo Machiavelli
Cheerful Always Wrong quotations
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
If you're going to be a good and faithful judge, you have to resign yourself to the fact that you're not always going to like the conclusions you reach. If you like them all the time, you're probably doing something wrong.
There is a thing about beauty. Beauty is always associated with the male fantasy of what the female body is. I don’t think there is anything wrong with beauty. It’s just what women think is beautiful can be different. And there can be a beauty in individualism. If there is a wart or a scar, this can be beautiful, in a sense, when you paint it.
Its always wrong to hate, but its never wrong to love.
It's better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a pessimist who is always right
Making mistakes is the privilege of the active.
It is always the mediocre people who are negative, who spend their time proving that they were not wrong.
People will always criticize. Stay upbeat and love yourself! There's nothing wrong with being different.
Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.
Grasshopper always wrong in argument with chicken.
Discrimination is discrimination no matter who the victim is, and it is always wrong. There are no special rights in America, despite the attempts by many to divide blacks and the gay community with the argument that the latter are seeking some imaginary special rights at the expense of blacks.
God has not always answered my prayers.
If He had, I would have married the wrong man -- several times!
Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.
Extremes to the right and to the left of any political dispute are always wrong.
Nobody knows what another person is thinking.
They may imagine they do, but they are nearly always wrong.
Blaming speculators as a response to financial crisis goes back at least to the Greeks. It's almost always the wrong response.
We can always choose to perceive things differently.
You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
And for our fans, they're just crazy people anyway.
I always look at people in a Green Day shirt, and I think, 'What's wrong with that person? What kind of hang-ups does that person have?' Obviously, it's not just the catchy songs, it goes deeper than that.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong.
No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Watch what everyone else does--do the opposite. The majority is always wrong.
I would never be part of anything. I would never really belong anywhere, and I knew it, and all my life would be the same, trying to belong, and failing. Always something would go wrong. I am a stranger and I always will be, and after all I didn’t really care.
Being yourself is what will make you survive through anything.
If you make music to please someone, it's the first step in the wrong direction. Always do what you believe in, no matter what people say. Only way to go!
There is always an easy solution to every problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
Wherever the crowd goes run in the other direction. They're always wrong.
Death is the only wise advisor that we have.
Whenever you feel, as you always do, that everything is going wrong and you're about to be annihilated, turn to your death and ask if that is so. Your death will tell you that you're wrong; that nothing really matters outside its touch. Your death will tell you, 'I haven't touched you yet.
Keep true to the rare music in your heart, to the marvelous and unique form that is and shall always be nothing else but you. Keep to that and you can do no wrong, which I realize is easier said than done.
In this world, the optimists have it, not because they are always right, but because they are positive. Even when they are wrong they are positive, and that is the way of achievement, correction, improvement, and success. Educated, eye-open optimism pays.
The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order.
The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.
A decision made from fear is always the wrong decision.
Gender has always been considered a fact immutable.
But we now know it's actually more fluid, complex, and mysterious. Because of my success, I never have the courage to share my story. Not because I thought what I am is wrong but because of how the world treats those of us who wish to break free.
I've always loved independent women, outspoken women, eccentric women, funny women, flawed women. When someone says about a woman, 'I'm sorry, that's just wrong,' I tend to think she must be doing something right.
I was brought up an atheist and have always remained so.
But at no time was I led to believe that morality was unimportant or that good and bad did not exist. I believe passionately in the need to distinguish between right and wrong and am somewhat confounded by being told I need God, Jesus or a clergyman to help me to do so.
The paradigm of competition is a race: by rewarding the winner, we encourage everyone to run faster. When capitalism really works this way, it does a good job; but its defenders are wrong in assuming it always works this way.
Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise.
God's grace and forgiveness, while free to the recipient, are always costly for the giver. From the earliest parts of the Bible, it was understood that God could not forgive without sacrifice. No one who is seriously wronged can “just forgive” the perpetrator.
I always tell my employees, the busier it gets, the slower you should cook.
When you run around like a crazy person, that's when things go wrong.