It's better to be controversial for the right reasons, than to be popular for the wrong reasons.— Shimon Peres
Astounding Wrong Reasons quotations
Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.
There are many things given to us in this life for the wrong reasons.
What we do with such blessings, that is the true test of a man.
I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.
I could've never envisioned things goin' this way in a million years.
But, I'm a firm believer in my higher power havin' a plan, and he's never wrong, and he's not open to suggestions. I'm sure that everything [has] happened for a reason.
Twice we stood beside each other at the altar, Rosie.
Twice. And twice we got it wrong. I needed you to be there for my wedding day but I was too stupid to see that I needed you to be the reason for my wedding day. But we got it all wrong.
You're wrong! That's not why Kagome was born! Kagome taught me how to smile, how to believe in people! Kagome was the reason I could make friends and rely on those friends! To shed tears for others, to understand true strength and kindness…They’re all things I learned from Kagome! Kagome was born to meet me! And I was born for her!
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
The reason I want to be alone, is I'm tired of all the things that went wrong that would've went right if I had did 'em on my own
There's a long record here of being wrong.
There's a good reason for it. There are probably multiple reasons. Certainly proliferation is a hard thing to track, particularly in countries that deny easy and free access and don't have free and open societies.
Place your stops at a point that, if reached, will reasonably indicate that the trade is wrong, not at a point determined primarily by the maximum dollar amount you are willing to lose
Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are you.
Since it is obviously inconceivable that all religions can be right, the most reasonable conclusion is that they are all wrong.
The reason a person is a republican is because something is wrong with them.
Again, that's science - that's neuroscience. You cannot be well adjusted, open-minded, pluralistic, enlightened and be a republican.
You practice forgiveness for two reasons: to let others know that you no longer wish to be in a state of hostility with them and to free yourself from the self-defeating energy of resentment. Send love in some form to those you feel have wronged you and notice how much better you feel.
If things go wrong, don’t go with them.
Be brave and fearless to know that even if you do make a wrong decision, you're making it for a good reason.
…there are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths.
I see no reason why I should be consciously wrong today because I was unconsciously wrong yesterday.
Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
How can you laugh when your mother's hungry? How can you smile when the reasons for smiling are wrong?
So many people shy away from using color in their homes for fear of getting it wrong...But ignorance and fear are no reason to live in a bland box.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
The reason I'm not a neurobiologist but a cognitive psychologist is that I think looking at brain tissue is often the wrong level of analysis. You have to look at a higher level of organization.
...wanting things for the wrong reasons can turn anyone's life into a marshmallow on a stick over a hot fire: impossibly messy and eventually consumed, one way or another.
The biggest thing I've found since I left the game - and I'm glad I chose to leave rather than being sacked - is that so many people are in football for the wrong reasons. Not because they love the game, but because they smell money.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
When everything in your life is right on track, it's easy to believe that things happen for a reason. It's easy to have faith. But when things start to go wrong, then it's very hard to hold on to that faith. It's hard not to wonder who's reasons these things are happening for.
A lot of people think that the music was responsible for a lot of changes in the Sixties, but I think the music came out of it. The music wouldnt have happened without the social changes.
Any wrong decision you have ever made will become unimportant when your attention has shifted from it to a creative reason for living right here and now.
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.
Let your heart beat for music. Don't be a DJ for the wrong reasons, do it because you have a passion for it.
Fall in love when you are ready, not when you’re lonely.
It's not always the case that things will fall into your lap or that life will be great, but it's all about perspective and having a positive outlook. If something goes wrong you say: "That happened for a reason, what can I learn from that and how can I grow?"
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.
I feel that the constitution is workable, it is flexible and it is strong enough to hold the country together both in peacetime and in wartime. Indeed, if I may say so, if things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is that Man was vile.
If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead.
When we shrink from the sight of something, when we shroud it in euphemism, that is usually a sign of inner conflict, of unsettled hearts, a sign that something has gone wrong in our moral reasoning.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right.
My work stops at publication. If the books don't contain in themselves their reasons for being - questions and answers - it means I was wrong to have them published.
Mainly, I don't like it when music is made solely to impress people or in order to please business people; it doesn't sound good to me. If you're making music in order to become famous or loved by the masses that's not what I'm about. When somebody's making music for the wrong reasons, I hear it right away.
There are some men who turn a deaf ear to reason and good advice, and willfully go wrong for fear of being controlled.