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Don't wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • motivational

Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people will come to you. And stay. Will Smith, actor
  • attitude

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Mae West, actress
  • enough

It's always more important to be kind than to be right. Rich Simmonds, speaker
  • attitude

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • conscience

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • courage

Your legacy is being written by yourself. Make the right decisions. Gary Vaynerchuk, entrepreneur
  • legacy

When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • choice

There's nothing quite as frightening as someone who knows they are right. Michael Faraday, scientist
  • opinion

There’s nothing wrong with getting knocked down, as long as u get right back up. Muhammad Ali, boxer
  • inspirational

The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes. Walter Ulbricht, politician
  • democracy

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right. Isaac Asimov, scientist
  • sense

Do what you love; you'll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, but you'd be surprised how many people don't get this one right away. LL Cool J, musician
  • what

No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back. Turkish proverbs, author
  • life

I have always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there. Bob Hope, comedian
  • time

It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance. Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist
  • Right

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • between

I love my family and I miss them very much but I'm a new person now. I know a lot of people will not agree with what I've done, but it was right for me. LaToya Jackson, musician
  • agree

There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. Bible proverbs,
  • way

True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. Brigham Young, leader
  • Right

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. Mark Twain, author
  • Right

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless. Chester W. Nimitz, soldier
  • hope

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! Dr. Seuss, writer
  • imagination

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. George Orwell, author
  • anything

Live dangerously and you live right. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet
  • dangerously

Two wrongs do not make a right. English Proverbs,
  • Right

Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it. William Penn, leader
  • Right

Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before. William Butler Yeats, poet
  • conquering

I know it is all right. I wish I could make you feel so, I wish I could describe my feelings. Thomas Starr King, clergyman
  • describe

There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. Ronald Reagan, president
  • courage

You cannot put the same shoe on every foot. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • Right

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three. Laurence J. Peter, writer
  • funny

You can be right or you can be happy. Gerald G. Jampolsky,
  • Right

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense. Joseph Conrad, novelist
  • argument

There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences. P. J. O'Rourke, comedian
  • basic

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Right

No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right. Charles Simmons, politician
  • Right

The remedy for wrongs is to forget them. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • Right

True happiness comes from doing what's right not just doing what makes you feel good. Source Unknown,
  • Right

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president
  • american

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • looking

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right. Victor Hugo, author
  • becomes

A right is not what someone gives you, it's what no one can take away from you. Ramsey Clark, public servant
  • Right

I am all for people having their heart in the right place; but the right place for a heart is not inside the head. Katharine Whitehorn, journalist
  • head

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • criticize

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way." C. S. Lewis, author
  • done

People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other. Lisa See, writer
  • come

I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it. Voltaire, writer
  • agree

We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it's a continuing choice. John C. Maxwell, clergyman
  • attitudes

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. Barack Obama, president
  • down

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. Charles Spurgeon, clergyman
  • estimate

We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
  • adversity

A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape. Mark Twain, author
  • expected

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. Anne Lamott, author
  • begins

I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself. Johnny Carson, comedian
  • drinking

Those who are once found to be bad are presumed so forever. Proverbs,
  • Right

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong. Charles Franklin Kettering,
  • Right

There are few people who are more often in the wrong than those who cannot endure to be so. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
  • Right

It's fool's gold if you are winning games and are not playing the right way. Antonio Davis, athlete
  • fool

Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought. Lord Acton, historian
  • liberty

The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong. Andy Rooney, journalist
  • 50-50

The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right. Peter Drucker, consultant
  • Right

Some people would rather be wrong than quiet for a minute. Source Unknown,
  • Right

I learned early in life that you get places by having the right enemies. John Shelby Spong, clergyman
  • early

I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle. Marilyn Monroe, actress
  • belonging

Do not stand in the middle, go to the right or to the left. Johnny Rotten, musician
  • left

I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same. Mark Davis, writer
  • believe

The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that... it is their right and duty to be at all times armed. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • armed

Fiction is sort of a way to set the record straight, and let people at least believe that justice can be achieved and the right outcomes can occur. David Baldacci, novelist
  • achieved

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right? Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
  • aim

Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't. Judy Holliday, actress
  • friendship

Right is its own defense. Bertolt Brecht, poet
  • Right

Be always sure your are right, then go ahead. Davy Crockett, explorer
  • Right

Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time. Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, entrepreneur
  • Right

Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do! Eric Parslow,
  • Right

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
  • Right

Never do wrong when people are looking. Mark Twain, author
  • Right

The Lord doesn't want any person in His kingdom who hasn't known bad and chosen good. Source Unknown,
  • Right

What is right to be done cannot be done too soon. Jane Austen, writer
  • done

As soon as by one's own propaganda even a glimpse of right on the other side is admitted, the cause for doubting one's own right is laid. Adolf Hitler, criminal
  • admitted

If you believe in your heart that you are right, you must fight with all your might to do it your way. Only dead fish swim with the stream all the time. Linda Ellerbee, journalist
  • believe

I feel like I'm working on an oil rig right now. I'm away from home a lot. Hugh Laurie, comedian
  • feel

Flying dreams mean that you're doing the right thing with your life. Doug Coupland, author
  • right

Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. Hypatia, philosopher
  • reserve

I've probably earned the right to screw up a few times. I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about. Emma Watson, actress
  • care

Our world is at the crossroads. We have a choice, right and wrong. LL Cool J, musician
  • choice

I think a man becomes less than a man when he begins to compromise on what he believes is right. Mike Singletary, athlete
  • becomes

I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center. Dwight D. Eisenhower, president
  • center

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • truth

The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea. John Adams, president
  • case

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height. Casey Stengel, athlete
  • funny

It is right to give every man his due. Plato, philosopher
  • due

To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. Bono, musician
  • respect

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • irresponsible

I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • interested

My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do. Ani DiFranco, musician
  • become

Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time. Bo Bennett, entrepreneur
  • avoiding

We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers. Kurt Cobain, musician
  • answers

One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train. Morihei Ueshiba, athlete
  • peace

When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer
  • extraordinary

One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner, in this world. That's where the old stuff came from. Terri Windling, artist
  • best

Just stop for a minute and you'll realize you're happy just being. I think it's the pursuit that screws up happiness. If we drop the pursuit, it's right here. James Hillman, psychologist
  • being

Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
  • Right

A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right. Lyndon B. Johnson, president
  • Right

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others. William Jennings Bryan, lawyer
  • Rights

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, historian
  • authority

Tell me what is right and I will fight for it. Woodrow Wilson, president
  • fight

Everyone has an equal right to inequality. John Ralston Saul, author
  • equal

For right now, it really is the end. Hopefully in 10 years we'll all be married and have babies. Kelly Rowland, musician
  • babies

I need more friends. It's kind of like my quest right now just to have more true friends. Miley Cyrus, musician
  • friends

We find just as many things to rip on the left as we do on the right. People on the far-left and the far-right are the same exact person to us. Trey Parker, artist
  • exact

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, actor
  • live

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it? Richard Bach, novelist
  • become

Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade? Bill Maher, comedian
  • breaks

To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity. Irving Wallace, author
  • admirable

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them. Jack Welch, businessman
  • almost

A right delayed is a right denied. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • delayed

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions. Claude Levi-Strauss, scientist
  • answers

Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial "we." Mark Twain, author
  • editorial

A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones. Cher, musician
  • come

Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. Bob Marley, musician
  • future

I think if people value democracy, they had damn well better get out and exercise their right to vote while their vote still means something. Bob Weir, musician
  • democracy

When you stop comparing what is right here and now with what you wish were, you can begin to enjoy what is. Cheri Huber, philosopher
  • begin

But music can save your life sometimes. It probably saved me from working in a bank or something. That's a kind of salvation right there. Richard Thompson, musician
  • bank

Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy. Jose Marti, activist
  • honest

If my senses don't feel right then I don't do it. Melanie Brown, musician
  • feel

Left wing, right wing, I am wingless and tired of trying to fly. Here comes the ground. Marc Maron, entertainer
  • comes

I don't believe he had a responsibility to even answer that question - you have no responsibility to answer personal questions that people have no right to ask you. Chris Matthews, journalist
  • answer

The client is not always right. Enzo Ferrari, designer
  • client

I always trust my gut reaction; it's always right. Kiana Tom, model
  • trust

Right now, writing for me is most rewarding because I'm old enough now to have something to say, which probably wasn't always the case. Douglas Wood, writer
  • case

Never give up your right to be wrong, and be sure to give others that right too. Tim Fargo, author
  • sure

What is the use of running when we are on the wrong. Proverbs,
  • Right

Oh, the difference between nearly right and exactly right. H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author
  • Right

Wrong is but falsehood put in practice. Walter Savage Landor, poet
  • Right

If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it. (Edward A. Murphy Murphy's Law,
  • Right

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. Carl Schurz, revolutionary
  • Right

To be right is dangerous, it has ever been the source of all intolerance. Dr. Paul Tournier,
  • Right

If the world despises you because you do not follow its ways, pay no heed to it. But be sure your way is right. Source Unknown,
  • Right

The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more. Georges Bernanos, author
  • Rights

The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them. Bruno Bettelheim, writer
  • advice

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • best

If people are making fun of you then you're probably doing something right. Amy Lee, musician
  • fun

I'll be ready. I'm ready right now. Jeff Garcia, athlete
  • ready

It is not that you do wrong by design, but that you should never do right by mistake. Junius,
  • design

After Cannes, my agent told me to get the next flight to LA. He was right. I had a part in 'Prime Suspect 3' by the end of the week. David Thewlis, actor
  • agent

I think right now it's a battle for the mindshare of developers and for the mindshare of customers, and right now iPhone and Android are winning that battle. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • android

We have a number of difficulties facing our nation, but I believe fatherlessness is right at the top of the list. Tony Dungy, coach
  • believe

It feels right. But it's emotional. Saying goodbye to anything you've done that long is hard. Angela Ruggiero, athlete
  • anything

I have played on many teams throughout my career, and I know when a team has the tools, and the right positive attitude towards winning. Boomer Esiason, athlete
  • attitude


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