Top 55 Wrong Thing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Wrong Thing Quotes from famous people such as Matthew Perry, Pope Francis, Edward Snowden, Disha Patani, Mehmet Oz, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Matthew Perry
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.
Pope Francis
You shouldn’t change your behavior because a government agency somewhere is doing the wrong thing. If we sacrifice our values because we’re afraid, we don’t care very much about those values.
Edward Snowden
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.
Disha Patani
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.
Mehmet Oz
The one lesson I’ve learned from technology and food is the only time you know you’re doing the wrong thing is when you’re doing what everyone else is doing.
Kimbal Musk
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.
Robert E. Lee
Even with the right political climate, would the wrong people refrain from doing the wrong thing?
William A. Dembski
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.
Corey Anderson
We need responsible regulations, not regulations that have gone wild. For example, the EPA has a rule that is going to be implemented Jan. 1, 2012, where they’re going to begin to regulate dust. That’s right, dust. It’s called PM 2.5. That is focusing on the wrong thing.
Herman Cain
One of my faults is a big mouth. I tend to say the wrong thing without meaning to.
Viv Albertine
Sometimes the right thing gets done for the wrong reason and sometimes, unfortunately, the wrong thing gets done for the right reason.
James Carville
I believe if you start a business with the intent of making it huge, you’re already prioritizing the wrong thing. Size is important, but it’s a byproduct of a whole bunch of other things that are worth way more of your mental energy – customers, service, quality.
Jason Fried
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
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.
Cornelia Parker
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.
Jim Boeheim
I actually felt bad because I was dunking the ball so much. I led the league in dunks one year, and they told me that was the wrong thing to do.
Shawn Kemp
To a degree, the Greek and Roman mythological heroes are just the first superheroes. They appeal to children for much the same reason. These gods and heroes may have powers, but they get angry and they do the wrong thing. They are human too.
Rick Riordan
The real key is to live in an environment where the mind feels free to choose the right thing instead of being compelled by habit and inertia to choose the wrong thing.
Deepak Chopra
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.
Jacqueline Woodson
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.
Charles E. Wilson
Once you accept that we’re all imperfect, it’s the most liberating thing in the world. Then you can go around making mistakes and saying the wrong thing and tripping over on the street and all that and not feel worried.
Paloma Faith
It is a fine line between making fun of the right thing and making fun of the wrong thing. And the language oftentimes is the same.
Justin Simien
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.
Alex Gibney
If I find myself afraid or scared, that means I’m doing the wrong thing.
Jack Hanna
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.
W. Clement Stone
Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.
Brad Pitt
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.
T. J. Miller
Sometimes you have the trends that’s not that cool. You may have certain artists portraying these trends and don’t really have that lifestyle, and then it gives off the wrong thing. And it becomes kinda corny after awhile. It’s really about keeping hip-hop original and pushing away the corniness in it.
Kendrick Lamar
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.
Richard Russo
Philip’s story is the most interesting in the royal family – his background is the opposite of what you’d think. Everyone has this idea that Philip is this bumbling, deliberately posh sort of man who says the wrong thing.
Claire Foy
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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.
Per Petterson
It doesn’t make sense to have to do the wrong thing in order to do the right thing.
Jim DeMint
If you go into a shopping centre, there are phones and cameras everywhere, and if you’re doing the wrong thing, ultimately you’re going to get found out. So it’s important you’re living your life right, and that’s hard for a young player.
Gareth Barry
Mothers and children are human beings, and they will sometimes do the wrong thing.
Maurice Sendak
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
If you try to guess what people are gonna think, you’re chasing the wrong thing.
Raphael Bob-Waksberg
There are many commentators who have said the wrong thing before. That’s part of the business.
Donovan Bailey
A lot of the stuff that I’ve done has been more drama and less comedy. I’ve had some opportunities to do some comedy, and I’ve often wanted to do that because it fits with me very comfortably because I talk too much, and I’m always saying the wrong thing all the time.
Cush Jumbo
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.
James Dyson
A comic’s like anybody else – he does what he does to support himself and feed his family. But if a comic says the wrong thing, there’s a chance the audience will want to take you down.
Charlie Murphy
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Benjamin Franklin
Nothing is funnier than confidently doing the wrong thing.
Adam McKay
It’s constantly fascinating for me that something that feels absolutely right one year, 12 months later feels like the wrong thing to do.
Damian Lewis
I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.
T. S. Eliot
I’ve discovered that the standard all-American dream of fame and fortune is not success for me. Success for me is simply the joy of working – doing good work – and then bringing that joy home to my family. But if what I do in my work doesn’t enrich my life with my family, I’m doing the wrong thing.
Gary Burghoff
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.
Theodore Roosevelt
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
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.
Garrett Hardin
As a team and as a player, it’s about winning, and if you’re only thinking about yourself, you’re thinking about the wrong thing.
Shaquill Griffin
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.
Tim Matheson
Even with the right political climate, would the wrong people refrain from doing the wrong thing?
William A. Dembski
Marvel makes you feel like ‘Iron Man’ will show up at your front door to kill you if you say the wrong thing.
J. August Richards