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The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
T. S. Eliot
On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
My beliefs will run through everything I do. My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me, as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong, that sense of who I am and what I believe, to which I will always hold.
There's no wrong time to make the right decision.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?
I'm only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else's life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there's no point in me blaming you for what's wrong in my life.
Everything popular is wrong.
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we say about Nature.
If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.
I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
Miguel de Cervantes
Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have taught me that when nothing can possible go wrong and every avenue has been covered, then is the time to buy a house on the next continent.
Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
John Stuart Mill
The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.
Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.
There is no harm in being sometimes wrong - especially if one is promptly found out.
John Maynard Keynes
I always felt like I was a freak when I was growing up and that there was something wrong with me because I couldn't fit in anywhere.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
A lot of what is wrong with corporate America has to do with a culture filled with antibodies trained to expel anything different. HR departments often want cookie cutter employees, which inevitably results in cookie cutter solutions.
Marriage is a lot of things - a source of love, security, the joy of children, but it's also an interpersonal battlefield, and it's not hard to see why: Take two disparate people, toss them together in often-confined quarters, add the stresses of money and kids - now lather, rinse, repeat for the rest of your natural life. What could go wrong?
Morality must relate, at some level, to the well-being of conscious creatures. If there are more and less effective ways for us to seek happiness and to avoid misery in this world - and there clearly are - then there are right and wrong answers to questions of morality.
I think what's wrong with the fashion world, particularly men's fashion, is the lack of creativity behind it.
Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation.
I could be wrong about salvation. I could be wrong about a lot of things.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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