Quotes about "wrong"

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Sell also: amiss, awry, damage, haywire, improper, incorrect, incorrectly, timed, unseasonable, unsuitable, untimely, wrongly

Definitions and meanings of word "wrong"

• Noun: that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; example: "he feels that you are in the wrong"

• Noun: any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

• Verb: treat unjustly; do wrong to

• Adj: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; examples: "an incorrect calculation", "the report in the paper is wrong", "your information is wrong", "the clock showed the wrong time", "found themselves on the wrong road", "based on the wrong assumptions"

• Adj: contrary to conscience or morality or law; examples: "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor", "cheating is wrong", "it is wrong to lie"

• Adj: not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; examples: "unsuitable attire for the office", "said all the wrong things"

• Adj: not functioning properly; examples: "something is amiss", "has gone completely haywire", "something is wrong with the engine"

• Adj: based on or acting or judging in error; example: "it is wrong to think that way"

• Adj: not in accord with established usage or procedure; examples: "the wrong medicine", "the wrong way to shuck clams"

• Adj: used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; example: "socks worn wrong side out"

• Adj: badly timed; examples: "an ill-timed intervention", "you think my intrusion unseasonable", "an untimely remark", "it was the wrong moment for a joke"

• Adv: in an incorrect manner; example: "she guessed wrong"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "wrong"

Bjorn Lomborg
6 quotes about wrong
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Born Wednesday 6 January 1965
Mitch Daniels
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Born Thursday 7 April 1949
William Kingdon Clifford
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Sunday 4 May 1845 - Monday 3 March 1879
David Kay
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Born 1940
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
Thomas Jefferson
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Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Douglas Adams
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English Writer, Author, Dramatist
Tuesday 11 March 1952 - Friday 11 May 2001
Jeremy Bentham
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English Philosopher
Thursday 15 February 1748 - Wednesday 6 June 1832
Amber Tamblyn
2 quotes about wrong
American Poet, Actress
Born Saturday 14 May 1983
H. L. Mencken
3 quotes about wrong
American Writer, Critic, Journalist, Editor, Scholar
Sunday 12 September 1880 - Sunday 29 January 1956
William Shakespeare
4 quotes about wrong
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Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
Sarah Palin
2 quotes about wrong
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Born Tuesday 11 February 1964

The hardest thing is trying not to correct everything on the Internet. It'd be night and day - wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong. So you just have to say, 'All right, I'll take it, bring it on.'

George Clooney

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Left to ourselves, we might pick the wrong health insurance, the wrong mortgage, the wrong school for our kids; why, unless they stop us, we might pick the wrong light bulb.

George Clooney

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The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.

George Clooney

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When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

George Clooney

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If that form of government, that system of social order is not wrong - if those laws of the Southern States, by virtue of which slavery exists there, and is what it is, are not wrong - nothing is wrong.

George Clooney

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No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time - but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming.

George Clooney

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Nobody's ever asked me to pay for a meal before I've eaten it, I've never been pulled over just because I was driving the wrong kind of car in the wrong kind of area at the wrong time of night.

George Clooney

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Enterprise Systems, I mean. And not just a little bit, either. Orders of magnitude wrong. Billions and billions of dollars worth of wrong. Hang-our-heads-in-shame wrong. It's time to stop the madness.

George Clooney

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Before Anna, I'd had a few relationships and I'm glad I've been around a bit. I know where it's gone wrong or know who are the wrong people for me and who I might be wrong for.

George Clooney

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I could never say that one religion is wrong. I could never say that this person's God is wrong, I could never say that someone is wrong because they don't believe in God.

George Clooney

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Once - many, many years ago - I thought I made a wrong decision. Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong.

George Clooney

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Blind submission in women is considered a virtue, while submission to wrong is itself wrong, and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man.

George Clooney

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The nature of comedy is 'just do it.' But I think what's interesting about it is this joke has been around and why. And it's just saying what's wrong and how wrong can you be if you say it.

George Clooney

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But the one thing you should. not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts, it is wrong with the arts ONLY.

George Clooney

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Whenever I get the sort of fancy pants idea that I'm doing anything other than pure expression things start to go wrong. When I get too premeditated, things start to go wrong. I just shut that part of my brain off.

George Clooney

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Right is right and wrong is wrong.

George Clooney

Words: right, wrong
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I think racial profiling is wrong. It cannot be defended. It's just flat wrong. And if a matter came before me, and it could be established that the arrest was made strictly on racial profiling, when I was on the bench, it would be gone.

George Clooney

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Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.

George Clooney

Words: right, wrong
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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.

George Clooney

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Every day it becomes clearer that this was the wrong war at the wrong time.

George Clooney

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