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137,033. If we do everything right, if we do it with absolute certainty, there's still a 30 per cent change we're going to get it wrong. (Biden & Right) Joe Biden, cited Fox online December 2015
535. I suspect that religion is simply a parasite on a much older moral sense ... But it is surely far more moral to do good things for their own sake rather than as a way of sucking up to God. Our true sense of right and wrong has nothing to do with religion. I believe there is kindness, charity and generosity in human nature. And I think there is a Darwinian explanation for this. (Religion & Good & Right & Wrong & Nature & Evolution & Morality & Faith) Professor Richard Dawkins, The Root of All Evil? The Virus of Faith
836. And, spite of Pride, in erring Reason’s spite,
One truth is clear, ‘Whatever is, is RIGHT.’ (Truth & Right) Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism 1711
1,047. No right way is easy in this rough world. We must risk our lives to save them. (Life’s Like That & Right) John Muir
2,173. I know in my heart that man is good.
That what is right will always eventually triumph.
And there’s purpose and worth to each and every life. (Life’s Like That & Good & Right & Purpose) Ronald Reagan
2,191. You have to stand up for what’s right in life. Unless you do that, you are nothing. Freedom and liberty is what people really want. And it’s time to stop the duplicity of government lying to us. (Life’s Like That & Right & Freedom & Liberty & Government & Civil Liberties) Aaron Russo, interview Alex Jones
5,935. It is not who is right, but what is right that is of importance. (Evolution & Right) Thomas Huxley
6,298. You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist. (Self & Right) Friedrich Nietzsche
58,782. It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right – especially when one is right. (Wrong & Right) Friedrich Nietzsche
58,783. I’d rather be strongly wrong than weakly right. (Wrong & Right) Tallulah Bankhead
6,500. The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind. (Mind & Right) Albert Camus
20,675. Always do the right thing. (GBH Films & Do & Right) Do the Right Thing 1989 starring Spike Lee & Ossie Davis & Danny Aiello & Ruby Dee & Steve Park & Bill Nunn & Richard Edson & Giancarlo Esposito & John Turturro & Samuel L Jackson & Rosie Perezet al, director Spike Lee, da Mayor
32,973. I thought there was an arrogance about this war. And a belief flowing from self-righteousness and misdirected idealism that was bound to end in disaster ... There is nothing in this world more terrifying than somebody who thinks he is right. (Iraq & Right) Peter Hichens v Christopher Hitchens 2008
49,172. The atom bomb was no ‘great decision’. It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness. (Atomic & Nuclear & Bomb & Right) Harry S Truman
53,830. I’d far rather be happy than right any day. (Happiness & Right) Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
58,734. Cowardice asks, Is it safe? Expediency asks, Is it politic? Vanity asks, Is it popular? But Conscience asks, Is it right? There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must do it because conscience tells him, ‘It is right’. Martin Luther King junior
58,735. Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right. Laurens van de Post, Lost World of the Kalahari 1958
68,635. To see the right and not do it is cowardice [alt: To know the right and not do it is the worst cowardice]. (Coward & Right) Confucius
58,736. A superior man in dealing with the world is not for anything or against anything. He follows righteousness as the standard. Confucius 551-479 B.C. Analects
58,737. The Way of our Master is none other than consciousness and altruism. ibid.
58,738. The superior man understands righteousness; the inferior man understands profit. ibid.
58,739. Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it he will be lucky if he escapes with his life. ibid.
58,740. To do a great right, do a little wrong. (Right & Wrong & Law) William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice IV i 213, Bassiano to Portia and Shylock
58,741. Pray that the right may thrive. William Shakespeare, The History of King Lear V ii 2, Edgar
58,742. The appearance of right oft leads to wrong. (Right & Wrong) Horace
58,743. I can assure you that my idea is going to be to give this country a status in the world based on the righteousness of its action. (Right & UK Foreign Relations & British Empire) Ramsay MacDonald, former UK prime minister
58,744. My future is righteousness. Bob Marley
58,745. The time is always ripe to do right. Nelson Mandela
58,746. So we’re never right; we can only be sure we’re wrong. (Right & Wrong) Professor Richard Feynman, lecture cited Horizon: No Ordinary Genius, BBC 1993
58,747. What is man, that he should be clean? And he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? (Right & Clean) Job 15:14
58,748. Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? Or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect? (Right & Perfect) Job 22:3
58,749. The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish. Psalms 1:4-6
58,750. Hear the right, O Lord, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. Psalms 17:1
58,751. The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
For I have kept the ways of the Lord, and have not wickedly departed from my God.
For all his judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me.
I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity.
Therefore hath the Lord recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright. Psalms 18:20-25
58,752. The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. Proverbs 4:18
58,753. The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness. Proverbs 10:30-32
58,754. Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.
The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead. Proverbs 11:4-8