Rightness Quotes

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Douglas Adams
“I'd far rather be happy than right any day.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Marcus Aurelius
“Every living organism is fulfilled when it follows the right path for its own nature.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Jay Woodman

The world is full of confusion and contradiction. We cannot expect to do anything that is absolutely right. We can only measure rightness by the truth within ourselves. And our own truth will never be quite the same as somebody else's. I wish that I could touch you and be sure that it was the right thing to do. I only want to touch you briefly. Just once so that you will know. We are flesh and blood and full of faults. But we are also full of warmth. The world is full of confusion but there is compassion in its midst. communication via simple touch can transmit so much of us in just one minute. Like a painting or a piece of music. I want to touch your soul. I only wish I could be sure it was the right thing to do.”
Jay Woodman, SPAN

Robin DiAngelo
“There is a difference between agreement and understanding: When discussing complex social and institutional dynamics such as racism, consider whether "I don't agree" may actually mean "I don't understand.”
Robin DiAngelo, What Does It Mean to Be White?; Developing White Racial Literacy

Shannon L. Alder
/pi•e•ty/ (modern definition)

1. When you use Christ’s teachings to put someone in their place out of anger and self-righteousness. It is the number two reason people leave the faith. The first is pride.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Being sad is my happiness.”
Khem Veasna

Charles de Lint
“Can you remember how you felt when you were communicating through your artwork? Not just the sense of completion, but the sense of rightness- the sense that you had brought to life something that could live beyond your sphere of being, that held in it far more potential than you ever realized you were imbuing in the work?”
Charles de Lint, Spiritwalk

Jay Woodman
“We are all 'right' if we are being truly ourselves.... that is the best we can be in each moment, until we learn more...”
Jay Woodman

Jay Woodman
“The world is full of confusion and contradiction. We cannot expect to do anything that is absolutely right. We can only measure rightness by the truth within ourselves. And our own truth will never be quite the same as somebody else's.”
Jay Woodman, SPAN

“A true brave man is the one who dares to work against personal interest.”
Khem Veasna

“Political job is not a business job but it is a job of the people who have generous heart who want to help others with their views.”
Khem Veasna

“You may lose again and again... and again because you always think of success, but you can have success because you never think of it but concentrating your right work only.”
Khem Veasna

“Virtue inside is the real value of human, if ldp cannot rule this country, of course our country not yet be cured. All LDP (League for Democracy Party) supporters must be clear this point.”
Khem Veasna

“Today you may not understand me and tomorrow you all think as you thought as yesterday; but i believe in my mind that one day you all will understand me; though there is no my presence.”
Khem Veasna

“DEMOCRACY is a form of leading state in which the right and power" must be in the hands of the people and absolutely must have a system to ensure the right and power" of the people permanently.”
Khem Veasna

“Political campaign must not be aimed at collecting ballots, instead, it's honestly aim at seeking support for an ideology.”
Khem Veasna

“In order for completeness first hand most people have to live with the truth.”
Khem Veasna

“In a thing, they can create a pretext coined hundreds of excuses , but the truth is only one.”
Khem Veasna

“If you read the books then you have no conclusion you do not dare to kick out this idea or theory "wrong", this idea or theory "right", if you have no conclusion from what you read, your reading is not useful.”
Khem Veasna

“You read nothing if you dare not giving any judgement.”
Khem Veasna

“A man who excels in creating new things is the one who is good at dreaming when not sleeping.”
Khem Veasna

Emily Arden
“Rosa had achieved the sort of serene and confident happiness that Tamsin had never really known. She was connected to Roberto in a way that made Tamsin long for something similar. A man with whom she could share all parts of her life, someone to be her equal and her inspiration.”
Emily Arden, Lie to me

“If we go to war, it must only be with right on our side.”
Aleksandra Layland

Debasish Mridha
“If there is no kindness with your rightness, then that is madness.”
Debasish Mridha

Helen S. Rosenau
“Feeding Myself Time: It's an act of settling in, of beingness, of knowing things are mostly all right, and you can do something about the ones that aren't later.”
Helen S. Rosenau, The Messy Joys of Being Human: A Guide to Risking Change and Becoming Happier

David Colello
“Being common doesn't make something right.”
David Colello, Trillion Dollar Sky: Mission Cerex: Book One

“Earth’s rightness lies in justice
Speak not falsely, you are great.
Act not tightly, you are weighty
Speak not falsely, you are the balance.”
Miriam Lichtheim, Ancient Egyptian Literature, Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

Angela R. Watts
“Overlooking the world, he felt a strange sense of fellowship—like they belonged here, at the edge of it all, facing the Darkness with the Light within.”
Angela R. Watts, Golgotha

Beverly Cleary
“She wanted a grown-up to be wrong for a change. She was tired of the rightness of grown-ups.”
Beverly Cleary, Ramona's World

Abhijit Naskar
“It’s more important to be kind than right. Sometimes to be human you gotta lose the fight.”
Abhijit Naskar, Dervish Advaitam: Gospel of Sacred Feminines and Holy Fathers

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