Quotes containing word "right"

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Sell also: aright, compensate, correct, correctly, decent, decently, flop, good, hand, justly, mighty, powerful, proper, properly, rectify, redress, rightfield, ripe, suitable, suited

Definitions and meanings of word "right"

• Noun: an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"; examples: "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights", "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevel", "a right is not something that somebody gives yo"

• Noun: (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; examples: "mineral rights", "film rights"

• Noun: location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east; example: "he stood on the right"

• Noun: a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east; example: "take a right at the corner"

• Noun: those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged

• Noun: anything in accord with principles of justice; examples: "he feels he is in the right", "the rightfulness of his claim"

• Noun: the hand that is on the right side of the body; examples: "he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left", "hit him with quick rights to the body"

• Noun: the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

• Verb: make reparations or amends for; example: "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"

• Verb: put in or restore to an upright position; example: "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"

• Verb: regain an upright or proper position; example: "The capsized boat righted again"

• Verb: make right or correct; examples: "Correct the mistakes", "rectify the calculation"

• Adj: free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; examples: "the correct answer", "the correct version", "the right answer", "took the right road", "the right decision"

• Adj: being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; examples: "my right hand", "right center field", "a right-hand turn", "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"

• Adj: socially right or correct; examples: "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye", "correct behavior"

• Adj: in conformance with justice or law or morality; example: "do the right thing and confess"

• Adj: correct in opinion or judgment; example: "time proved him right"

• Adj: appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; examples: "everything in its proper place", "the right man for the job", "she is not suitable for the position", "he is not a suitable husband for her"

• Adj: of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

• Adj: in or into a satisfactory condition; examples: "things are right again now", "put things right"

• Adj: intended for the right hand; example: "a right-hand glove"

• Adj: in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; examples: "what's the right word for this?", "the right way to open oysters"

• Adj: having the axis perpendicular to the base; example: "a right angle"

• Adj: (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; examples: "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern", "be sure your shirt is right side out"

• Adj: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; examples: "a good time to plant tomatoes", "the right time to act", "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"

• Adv: precisely, exactly; example: "stand right here!"

• Adv: immediately; example: "she called right after dinner"

• Adv: exactly; example: "he fell flop on his face"

• Adv: toward or on the right; also used figuratively; examples: "he looked right and left", "the party has moved right"

• Adv: in the right manner; examples: "please do your job properly!", "can't you carry me decent?"

• Adv: an interjection expressing agreement

• Adv: completely; examples: "she felt right at home", "he fell right into the trap"

• Adv: (Southern regional intensive) very; examples: "the baby is mighty cute", "he's mighty tired", "it is powerful humid", "that boy is powerful big now", "they have a right nice place"

• Adv: in accordance with moral or social standards; examples: "that serves him right", "do right by him"

• Adv: in a correct manner; example: "he guessed right"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "right"

Abraham Lincoln
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Sunday 12 February 1809 - Saturday 15 April 1865
Paul Ryan
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Aristotle
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384 B.C. - 322 B.C.
Mark Twain
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Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Tuesday 15 January 1929 - Thursday 4 April 1968
James Madison
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Tuesday 16 March 1751 - Tuesday 28 June 1836
Tom Metzger
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Caleb Cushing
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Friday 17 January 1800 - Thursday 2 January 1879
Bjorn Lomborg
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Thomas Huxley
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Wednesday 4 May 1825 - Saturday 29 June 1895
Lyndon B. Johnson
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Carl Schurz
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Monday 2 March 1829 - Monday 14 May 1906

Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.

Aristotle

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We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.

Aristotle

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My country right or wrong; when right, to keep her right; when wrong, to put her right.

Carl Schurz

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Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right; when wrong, to be put right.

Carl Schurz

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Even if I was a bad right wing guy, to the extent of whether my arguments are right or wrong, they're right or wrong independently if I'm right or left.

Bjorn Lomborg

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The personal right to acquire property, which is a natural right, gives to property, when acquired, a right to protection, as a social right.

James Madison

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What's natural and right is to go with the energy of how it all has to work together. What's natural and right is interconnectedness, not individualism. What is natural and right is respect for the system, not killing the system. What's natural and right is love.

Susan Powter

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Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.

P. J. O'Rourke

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Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal - they can both sleep under the bridge. Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!

Al Lewis

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But we didn't have the financial structure, like the right attorneys, the right managers, the right accountants, and we were going against the grain of what black entertainers is supposed to do.

Solomon Burke

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When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.

Lao Tzu

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Everyone has the right to walk from one end of the city to the other in secure and beautiful spaces. Everybody has the right to go by public transport. Everybody has the right to an unhampered view down their street, not full of railings, signs and rubbish.

Richard Rogers

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I live in America. I have the right to write whatever I want. And it's equaled by another right just as powerful: the right not to read it. Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people.

Brad Thor

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Everywhere I go, I will make a good payday. But we got to choose the right opponent and the right time and the right venue.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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The right to have a slave implies the right in some one to make the slave; that right must be equal and mutual, and this would resolve society into a state of perpetual war.

William H. Seward

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Health care is not a privilege. It's a right. It's a right as fundamental as civil rights. It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education.

Rod Blagojevich

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There is a saying that every nice piece of work needs the right person in the right place at the right time.

Benoit Mandelbrot

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I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong.

Eugene Ormandy

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The reason we're getting bombed is 'cause we were on one side, and we're gonna remain on that side. We can't waver because these are our enemies right now. I'm sorry. I'm gonna say it out loud. The Arabs, that's right, are our enemies. That's right.

Jimmie Walker

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So the point is, I don't have a right to tell anybody what's right or wrong about their lives. Who am I to tell you at any given moment of the day what would be right for you?

Robin Quivers

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