We must complain. Yes, plain, blunt complaint, ceaseless agitation, unfailing exposure of dishonesty and wrong - this is the ancient, unerring way to liberty and we must follow it.— W. E. B. Du Bois
Proven Wrong Way quotations
Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem.
Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.
Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy or too frightened, when we fail to speak up and speak out, we strike a blow against freedom and decency and justice.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don't worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
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.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.
Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it's simply a way of your own.
I have no way of knowing whether or not you married the wrong person.
But I do know that if you treat the wrong person like the right person, you could well end up having married the right person after all. It is far more important to BE the right kind of person than it is to marry the right person.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.
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.
Dissents speak to a future age. It's not simply to say, 'My colleagues are wrong and I would do it this way.' But the greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their views become the dominant view. So that's the dissenter's hope: that they are writing not for today but for tomorrow.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
If you're going to do something wrong, do it big, because the punishment is the same either way.
The best way to forget your own problems is to help someone else solve theirs.
The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live. The best way to respond to wrong is to do what's right. The better we know ourselves the less we'll criticize others. The bigger your problems, the bigger your prayer should be.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
Salt seasons, purifies, preserves. But somebody ought to remind us that salt also irritates. Real living Christianity rubs this world the wrong way.
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!
Some of us learn control, more or less by accident.
The rest of us go all our lives not even understanding how it is possible, and blaming our failure on being born the wrong way.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
If a child goes the wrong way, it is not the child who is to be blamed;
it is the parents who are responsible.
Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.
I'm a man who believes that right is right and wrong is wrong.
Treat me right, and I will give you my all. Treat me wrong, and I will give you nothing. They don't like me for that, but that's the way I am.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
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.
Live the way you want to be remembered.
If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.
Somtimes I regret [that debut album was titled "Bad Azz" ], because people take it the wrong way. Everybody got a bad ways, and I'm a 'Bad Ass'... whenever I'm not good, so that's what I'm talkin' about.
I've realized that being happy is a choice.
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
I cannot accept your canon that we are to judge Pope and King unlike other men, with a favorable presumption that they do no wrong. If there is any presumption, it is the other way against holders of power...power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
If the road is easy, you're likely going the wrong way.
If you are doing things the same way as two years ago, you are almost certainly doing them wrong.
Don't waste your time looking back, you're not going that way.
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.
Being veterinarians, we're not supposed to be afraid of any animals.
And I'm afraid of spiders. They creep me out the way they move. They got hair and saliva. That's wrong. A bug shouldn't have hair on it.
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.
Try to see it my way, only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong.
While you see it your way, there's a chance that we might fall apart before too long. We can work it out. W e can work it out.
If you haven't time to help youngsters find the right way in life, somebody with more time will help them find the wrong way.