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Wrong Thing Quotes

We’ve collected the best Wrong Thing Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Donovan Bailey, Joanne Woodward, James Dyson, Laverne Cox, Damian Lewis. Use them as an inspiration.

There are many commentators who have said the wrong thing before. That’s part of the business.
I don’t like getting myself in hot water. But suddenly I find that every minute I have to stop and think about what I’m saying. I can see what’s going to happen. I’m going to have to stop giving interviews because I’m always saying the wrong thing. I don’t want that to happen.
Joanne Woodward
What I often do is just think of a completely obtuse thing to do, almost the wrong thing to do. That often works because you start a different approach, something no one has tried.
I just have to be myself. I’m not perfect, and I’m going to make mistakes; I might say the wrong thing. I have to be responsible to my community, and I feel like I am, but then I have to not be so hard on myself.
Laverne Cox
It’s constantly fascinating for me that something that feels absolutely right one year, 12 months later feels like the wrong thing to do.
Marvel makes you feel like ‘Iron Man’ will show up at your front door to kill you if you say the wrong thing.
Everybody has said or done the wrong thing and regretted it later, but at the time, you really couldn’t help it! As you get older, you’re more guarded, but that’s a really tough process of learning, to be brutally honest, about some things and keeping your mouth shut about others.
Often, foreign policywhich, by definition, is largely out of American control – is simply a matter of not doing the wrong thing, the unwise thing.
In general, I think people are worried about saying the wrong thing to any grieving person. On a very basic level, I think they’re frightened of touching off tears or sorrow, as though someone tearing up at the mention of unhappy news would be the mentioner’s fault.
One philosophy I have at AngelList is I would rather have someone working on the wrong thing and do it their way and be motivated, than working on the right thing and do it my way and not be motivated.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
I am always wary of decisions made hastily. I am always wary of the first decision, that is, the first thing that comes to my mind if I have to make a decision. This is usually the wrong thing. I have to wait and assess, looking deep into myself, taking the necessary time.
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.
Nothing is funnier than confidently doing the wrong thing.
For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.
My mother was German, and I was brought up with ‘Struwwelpeter’ stories, which are invested with all sorts of horrors waiting for you if you do the wrong thing.
When we report stories, we don’t just want to talk to people who did the right thing. We want to talk to people who did the wrong thing.
Jayson Blair
Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.
Being cut doesn’t mean nothing. You get cut for saying the wrong thing. You get cut for having a couple of bad fights. It happens.
We live in a world where everyone thinks they do the right thing, so they are entitled to do the wrong thing. So ends can justify the means.
It’s such a psychological and mental game, golf, that the smallest wrong thing at the wrong time can distract you from what you’re trying to achieve.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one; the man who requires you to do so is dearly purchased at a sacrifice.
My mom was very strict. And we were very religious. So I knew that I was not allowed to do the wrong thing. And I knew that I had a home I could run to. And I had a mom.
People who like my stuff and know what my agenda is have never mistaken me for being racist or poking fun at the wrong thing.
I have to think a thousand times before I speak. If I am myself and end up saying one wrong thing, there will be 1,000 negative tweets about me.
Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.
I’ve seen countless situations where I’ve been around him where he always does the right thing, 100 percent of the time. Tom Izzo would never do the wrong thing. And anybody that thinks other than that, they don’t know Tom Izzo. I know him.
I don’t operate on smokers. I tell cigarette smokers that I can operate on you, I get paid the same. And you might even do well. But it’s the wrong thing to do. So I refuse to operate on you until you stop smoking.
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They’ll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
When you start thinking it is a party instead of putting your suit and tie on and getting your job done and handling your business, you are thinking about the wrong thing.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
It would be the completely wrong thing to go into games with fear.
When you spend such a large portion of your life working – and it’s not fun, and you’re worried about getting sued or fired for saying the wrong thing or for acting crazy at a work party – then what has work done to America? That’s the impetus to have a huge office Christmas party.
Ive always been one of those comics who doesnt say much on panel shows because Im terrified of saying the wrong thing or offending the wrong person.
Paul Sinha
When you are a sentence-based writer, they have to be good. They have to be really on the spot. Because when you don’t have a plot, really, what shall you rely on? Just language. And sometimes I am so afraid of writing the wrong thing, I just sit and wait for the right thing to come.
I suppose that’s one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment.
If I find myself afraid or scared, that means I’m doing the wrong thing.
Jack Hanna
One of my faults is a big mouth. I tend to say the wrong thing without meaning to.
I’ve played historical characters before, and I think the trap of all of them is if you try to do an impression. If that’s what you’re working on when you’re doing a scene, then your focus is on the wrong thing.
It doesn’t make sense to have to do the wrong thing in order to do the right thing.
I have become an American citizen, and I love this country. I think that this country has incredible potential for goodness, an incredible possibility for doing the wrong thing, too.

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