Quotations for Daily Use

Right vs Wrong

"Always do right! This will gratify some people and astonish the rest." Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910] better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.

"How do you ever know for certain that you are doing the right thing?" 3rd person in All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

"If you board the wrong train it is no use running along the corridor in the opposite direction." Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church.

"Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right than responsible and wrong." Winston Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

"The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty." Proverbs 22:3

"There will be nothing of the kind. The surrender is now a fact. We have the fort, the men, the guns. Why should we go through vain forms and mortify and injure the spirit of brave men, who, after all, are our own countrymen." Ulysses S. Grant had been asked when the official ceremony would be held to parade the captured rebels, stack their weapons and have their standard lowered. Ulysses S. Grant(born; Hiram Ulysses Grant;April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885 was an American soldier, politician, and international statesman who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. During the American Civil War, General Grant, with President Abraham Lincoln, led the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy.

"There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead animals." Tony Perkins, president of Family Research Council

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