You will be wounded many times in your life. You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience.— Oprah Winfrey
Seductive Wrong Direction quotations
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection.
No matter how many times people try to criticize you, the best revenge is to prove them wrong.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
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!
It's better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
Wherever the crowd goes run in the other direction. They're always wrong.
If the things behind you are tripping you, you're moving in the wrong direction.
Rowing harder doesn't help if the boat is headed in the wrong direction.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
The fear of The Lord is a brake that stops you when you're in the wrong direction.
Any step away from the cross is a step in the wrong direction.
Stop asking for directions so much. Assuming that you're in a safe environment, pay attention and figure things out for yourself. Have the nerve to take a wrong turn now and then. You'll develop better working instincts and have more self-esteem too.
If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.
It doesn't really matter how fast you're going if you're heading in the wrong direction.
To destroy guide-boards that point in the wrong direction .
. . to drive the fiend of fear from the mind . . . is the task of the Freethinker.
We are moving in exactly the wrong direction in higher education.
Forty years ago, tuition in some of the great American public universities and colleges was virtually free. Today, the cost is unaffordable for many working class families. Higher education must be a right for all - not just wealthy families.
There has been a lot of progress during my lifetime, but I'm afraid it's heading in the wrong direction.
One of the things we learn in movies directed by men is what the 'fantasy woman' is. What we learn in movies directed by women is what real women are about. I don't think that men see things wrong and women right, just that we do see things differently.
I was hanging out with some of what my mother would consider the wrong kind of kids. With no direction, no motivation. I would hang out in the lunchroom all day, or the handball courts
Sometimes the facts of the crime are so distracting - there's been some tragic murder or horrific incident, and people aren't required to think as carefully and thoughtfully, and directly, about this legacy of racial inequality and structural poverty. And what it's contributing to these wrongful convictions.
The real work of men was hunting meat.
The invention of agriculture was a giant step in the wrong direction, leading to serfdom, cities, and empire. From a race of hunters, artists, warriors, and tamers of horses, we degraded ourselves to what we are now: clerks, functionaries, laborers, entertainers, processors of information.
We are all wrong so often that it amazes me that we can have any conviction at all over the direction of things to come. But we must.
If you start out looking at somebody, wondering whether he's good or bad, I think you're starting out in the wrong direction. I think we're all good and we're all bad.
A love of reading is an acquired taste, not an instinctive preference.
The habit of reading is formed in childhood; and a child's taste in reading is formed in the right direction or in the wrong one while he is under the influence of his parents; and they are directly responsible for the shaping and cultivating of that taste.
I often had to pass over photographs because in a mass of animals invariably one would be wandering in the wrong direction, thereby disrupting the pattern I was trying to achieve. Today the ability to digitally alter this disruption is at hand.
I admire Chancellor Merkel for her leadership qualities, but she is leading Europe in the wrong direction.
Even should it be conclusively proved that human beings benefit directly from the suffering of animals, its infliction would nevertheless be unethical and wrong.
People have often assumed that for music to be emotionally powerful it has to come directly from a human hand, whereas I disagree with that, and enjoy proving these people wrong. This project is an excellent way of exploring that area more.
I've learned that I get blocked when my subconscious mind is telling me that I've taken the work in a wrong direction, and that once I start listening to what my subconscious is trying to tell me, I can work out the problem and get moving again.
Congress is headed in the wrong direction with this bill which removes any and all incentives from the food industry to improve their products for children.
Going in the wrong direction but making really good time
A step in the wrong direction is better than staying on the spot all our life.
Once you're moving forward you can correct your course as you go. Your automatic guidance system cannot guide you when you're standing still.
He who thinks and thinks for himself, will always have a claim to thanks;
it is no matter whether it be right or wrong, so as it be explicit. If it is right, it will serve as a guide to direct; if wrong, as a beacon to warn.
Every time you think a negative thought, it's one step in the wrong direction, for me.
Brad Bird is fond of saying that music is the easiest thing that can derail a film because if it slightly goes a degree off track it will take the viewer in the wrong emotional direction. To work with people who actually care about that is a good thing.
I've talked to many individuals who want to discuss their problems.
But they don't really have problems. They have chosen to live in the wrong direction. They don't need a solution. They need a new direction.