Best Quotes About Incorrect

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. -Michel de Montaigne

Police in Washington D.C. are now using cameras to catch drivers who go through red lights. Many congressmen this week opposed the use of the red light cameras incorrectly assuming they were being used for surveillance at local brothels. -Dennis Miller

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. -Ernest Benn

It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one. -Alan Perlis

If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay. -Larisa Oleynik

If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked. -Bill F. Walsh

They have so fundamentally flawed techniques it's ridiculous. They shoot the ball flat. They all stand upright, there's just so many things they do incorrectly. -Rick Barry

I do admit there have been times when I have made a statement that was incorrect. -Benny Hinn

It is always incorrect to assume you can know what someone's moral convictions are based on their philosophical theories. -Stanley Fish

The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels, yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth. -Peter Straub

Where we have been incorrect in what we have done, then I think we have an obligation to settle. -Lee Scott

My spine healed incorrectly. There were long periods when I'd be perfectly all right, and then there were many other times when I wasn't, when my back would give out and throw me down to the floor amid waves of nauseating pain. -Dick York

Every theory presented as a scientific concept is just that; it's a theory that tries to explain more about the world than previous theories have done. It is open to being challenged and to being proven incorrect. -Marvin Harris

It has been rumoured that I was the brains of the robbery, but that was totally incorrect. I've been described as the tea boy, which is also incorrect. -Ronald Biggs

My favourite game is Postal because it is so politically incorrect. -Uwe Boll

Have I been wiretapped? Yes. But who they said wiretapped me was incorrect. -Farrah Fawcett

As to Magyar, I think that my speech was incorrect, inappropriate. -Bela Kun

The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made. -Robert Barany

When you're writing these things, you're in a room making each other laugh, you really have very little sense of political correctness or incorrectness. This is a question that Europe tends to ask and America doesn't. -Mike Myers

James Ivory comes close to the actors for the first rehearsal. He more or less lets you direct yourself and then will only correct you if he finds it incorrect. -Leslie Caron

I can't think of a major story that we have broken that was incorrect. But we have had to correct some things that were false; we have had to retract things. -Mary Hart

And you can't make a mistake when you are reading the Torah, so you have men standing around who will correct you if you are reading it incorrectly. -Jami Gertz

If, for example, all the codons are triplets, then in addition to the correct reading of the message, there are two incorrect readings which we shall obtain if we do not start the grouping into sets of three at the right place. -Francis Crick

We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured. -Marcy Kaptur

Nothing can be more incorrect than the assumption one sometimes meets with, that physics has one method, chemistry another, and biology a third. -Thomas Huxley

I think that to explore the uncomfortable and the politically incorrect is the job of the artist. -Jared Leto

I'm concerned that boys have become politically incorrect, that we are a society in the process of turning against its male children. -Christina Hoff Sommers

It's funny, because I'm a man of strong opinions and when I make one, I stand by it even if it starts to appear incorrect to me after a while. -Danny Bonaduce

Sometimes, I feel the reason I have become a star beyond my films is that I am politically incorrect. -Shah Rukh Khan

I love the protest signs protected by the First Amendment – some of them humorous, some of them passionate, some factual, some entirely incorrect – all of them free ideas. -Jennifer Granholm

Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart. -Mel Brooks

When I'm stuck in my writing, the world is amiss. If I'm eating a sandwich, it's an unsettled sandwich. If I'm in the shower, it's an incorrect shower. It's profoundly uncomfortable. But it's what keeps me pushing. -Melissa Rosenberg

I don't know how a judge can concentrate on being fair and impartial when he or she is faced with possible jail time for making a decision that others deem incorrect. -Sandra Day O'Connor

I get angry when I think that people are blatantly incorrect on matters of fact. -Tom Colicchio

Technology is a wonderful tool, but also if used incorrectly a horrible tool. We're fascinated by all aspects of it, whatever makes our human lives easier on the planet, but eventually there will have to be some sort of merger. The fascination isn't going to die down. -Reggie Watts

I had incorrectly, for all of my adult life until 2008, believed the biggest voting myth that exists – that ex-felons cannot vote. -Two Chainz

I know it's politically incorrect but I enjoy things like the kick boxing and cock fighting. -Wilbur Smith

There's still a lot of Americans who think that those who perpetrated the attacks on 9/11 came from Canada, which is absolutely and totally incorrect. -Richard Fadden

As a physician and a U.S. senator, I have warned since the very beginning about many troubling aspects of Mr. Obama's unprecedented health-insurance mandate. Not only does he believe he can order you to buy insurance, the president also incorrectly equates health insurance coverage with medical care. -John Barrasso

I am not in the business of pointing fingers or making excuses. However, recent history has shown that I, like thousands of others in Ireland, incorrectly relied upon the persons who guided Anglo and who wrongfully sought to portray a 'blue chip' Irish banking sector. -Sean Quinn

I mean, people who say that the Tea Party isn't a grassroots movement, I think, are incorrect. I think in some respects, it is a grassroots movement. -Matt Taibbi

It's incorrect to assume you can be a fashion editor because you blog, if you don't have experience to look at fashion in a professional way. -Andre Leon Talley

If you truly believe something, and it's incorrect, that doesn't mean you don't have integrity. -Jim Brown

To say that I have an undisciplined mind would not be incorrect overall, but it's a little off the mark because I have great discipline when I write – but only for about ten minutes. -Roseanne Barr

Think how weird profit margins are: We've got high unemployment and financial crises – and world record profit margins. People think the American market is very cheap. We don't. The market quite incorrectly gives full credit to today's earnings. -Jeremy Grantham

I am politically incorrect, that's true. Political correctness to me is just intellectual terrorism. I find that really scary, and I won't be intimidated into changing my mind. Everyone isn't going to love you all the time. -Mel Gibson

Glacial pace is actually an incorrect concept. The glaciers move a lot faster and they react a lot faster than people imagine. -James Balog

We're terrified of not having the answers, and we would sometimes rather assert an incorrect answer than make our peace with the fact that we really don't know. -Kathryn Schulz

Most successful pundits are selected for being opinionated, because it's interesting, and the penalties for incorrect predictions are negligible. You can make predictions, and a year later people won't remember them. -Daniel Kahneman

The idea that education will lead to a lessening of bigotry is just factually incorrect. -Reza Aslan

I think stutterers are funny. And I know it's rude and politically incorrect to laugh at stutterers. But I think it is okay because I know why they're funny. They make people nervous. People think, when on earth are they going to get the word out, so they start laughing out of their own nervousness. -James Earl Jones

Obviously I don't want to make a film that offends people, but the whole world is so politically correct – I'm not going to not do something because it may be politically incorrect. At some point, the metaphors and allegories break down. They disappear, and you just have science fiction. -Neill Blomkamp

Unfortunately, things are different in climate science because the arguments have become heavily politicised. To say that the dogmas are wrong has become politically incorrect. -Freeman Dyson

If you hide information from people, don't want people to see the Ten Commandments or don't want people to hear about Darwin, aren't we hiding things that we know from our future generations? I just think that that's incorrect. -John Mellencamp

Being a parent of a boy who wants to wear sparkles and grow his hair long – especially when you don't know where it's all going to go – it's hard stuff. I'm not being politically incorrect in acknowledging that, am I? -Alice Dreger

Generals aren't in the business of commenting on the correctness or incorrectness of the President's decisions. Anybody who thinks he should be able to do that ought to be fired on the spot. -Norman Schwarzkopf

Let me tell you, if you're ever making a decision and the principle reason you'll do it is because of money, then it is absolutely the incorrect decision. -Hill Harper

The last time I went to a festival without a hat, two things happened. One: I got sunstroke. Secondly, I had to buy what can only be described as a Jamiroquai hat, which was sartorially incorrect – I'm saying that as a Jamiroquai fan. That was a disaster. I looked like a small clown. -Jamie Cullum

At the outset, I want to say that the suggestion that the struggle in South Africa is under the influence of foreigners or communists is wholly incorrect. I have done whatever I did because of my experience in South Africa and my own proudly felt African background, and not because of what any outsider might have said. -Nelson Mandela

There's been an incredible censorship in America and throughout the world, but particularly in America where students aren't even allowed to critically think about evolution, the issue of origins; they are not allowed to hear other points of view; they are taught incorrectly about science and taught that evolution is fact. -Ken Ham

Google is a private company. It has the capacity to utilize its massive power for whatever political agenda it chooses. But for it to pretend to be an advocate for Internet freedom while simultaneously disadvantaging messages it finds politically incorrect is deeply hypocritical. -Ben Shapiro

It's not politically incorrect to say you're Republican or conservative. -Joe Wurzelbacher

The causes and severity of NSA infractions vary widely. One in 10 incidents is attributed to a typographical error in which an analyst enters an incorrect query and retrieves data about U.S phone calls or emails. -Barton Gellman

If you do write down your passwords, don't make it obvious which password corresponds to which account. Even better, write the passwords incorrectly and make up an easy rule for fixing them. You could decide to add 1 to each number in your password, so that 2x6Y is written as 3x7Y. -Barton Gellman

I've never thought of it consciously… I say exactly what I think, and very often it's totally politically incorrect. I get, always, chastised for it. So it's not shtick. But I think I'm the one who says, 'The emperor has no clothes.' -Joan Rivers

I've never had a haircut where I've gone to a hair cutting place and they gave me an incorrect haircut. So I've been pretty lucky. -Chandler Riggs

You're much better off creating positive rewards, complimenting people for acting correctly, rather than punishing them when they act incorrectly. -Charles Duhigg

'Easy listening' is a term that is often used incorrectly. -Julian Ovenden

The term 'overachiever' sort of makes it look like the person has mediocre talent and he just works so hard that he achieves beyond what you would think. 'Overachiever' is sort of a – it's sort of an incorrect term. An overachiever is someone that's just willing to pay the price to get so much more out of his performance. -Rick Pitino

Memory and creativity are essential to education, but if you teach memory incorrectly, it is a total waste of time, and it will inhibit learning. -Tony Buzan

We Americans love to cite the 'political spectrum' as the best way to classify ideologies. The metaphor is incorrect: it implies symmetry. -Rick Perlstein

In the Seventies, my children played in the street, read politically incorrect stories, ate home-cooked food and occasional junk and, yes, were sometimes smacked. -Laurie Graham

It's incorrect to think of bacteria as these asocial, single cells. They are individual cells, but they act in communities, exactly the way people do. -Bonnie Bassler

I cross things out more than I write them. And if I try to sing a line, and I know that it's written incorrectly, I get this weird sort of physical nausea, and my mouth curls up all strange. I guess that's why I always write the words first: because, if everything feels okay, I'm ready to put it to music. -Bill Callahan

Look at the putt from behind the hole. Everyday players almost never do this. They should! Your eyes will take in more information about the slope. Sometimes you'll find that your initial read was incorrect. -Jordan Spieth

I hate it when theater people go on about professionalism – aren't they boring? I try to be as unprofessional as possible. And I'm a little bit politically incorrect. -Barry Humphries

I think equation guessing might be the best method to proceed to obtain the laws for the part of physics which is presently unknown. Yet, when I was much younger, I tried this equation guessing, and I have seen many students try this, but it is very easy to go off in wildly incorrect and impossible directions. -Richard P. Feynman

This is a great continent. I went to primary school on this continent, secondary school, university. I've worked on this continent, and I think that it's a great disservice that, for whatever reason, people have usurped an imagery of Africa that is absolutely incorrect. -Dambisa Moyo

We perceive through our senses a person, a situation or an event, and in an instant, we project our mental models – our fears, background and experiences – onto that perception. This often results in cognitive errors, which means we judge and respond incorrectly. -Elizabeth Thornton

If we are honest with ourselves, we have to admit that sometimes our assumptions and preconceived notions are wrong, and therefore, our interpretation of events is incorrect. This causes us to overreact, to take things personally, or to judge people unfairly. -Elizabeth Thornton

It's probably incorrect to say that Islam is 'a religion of peace,' as some politicians like to say. Overstatements like that don't clarify anything. -Jay Parini

I was taught never to compromise: to never sing a cheap song. I never look down at the audience and think that they are ignorant or think that I'm more intelligent than they are. To think otherwise is totally incorrect and runs contrary to everything I was raised to believe. -Tony Bennett

We must not be afraid to define our enemy. It is Islamic extremist terrorism. I did not say all of Islam. I said Islamic extremist terrorism. Failing to identify them properly maligns decent Muslims around the world. It also sets up a fear of being politically incorrect that can have serious consequences. And it has. -Rudy Giuliani

I think that there have been a lot of fear-based assertions that feminism is about aggression, and that is incorrect and untrue. Feminism is about equality; that's what it's about. -Jenny Slate

We were American citizens. We were incarcerated by our American government in American internment camps here in the United States. The term 'Japanese internment camp' is both grammatically and factually incorrect. -George Takei

The intellectual bourgeois of the old Empire – tepid and unimaginative, mentally slow, arrogant, and incorrectly trained – has proven his incapacity to be the bearer of German culture. His benumbed world is now toppled, its spirit is overthrown, and is in the midst of being recast into a new mold. -Walter Gropius

I'm not into sports, and politics is kind of my sport. I love talking about it and debating it and getting into it. I also think people on both sides of the aisle have real exaggerated, incorrect views of the other side, and that is fascinating to me. -Nicholas Stoller

Iago is one of the most liked characters in Shakespeare's canon, and he's the most evil, most extraordinarily manipulative person in history. He says the worst, most politically incorrect things, even for the time the play is set in – and yet audiences adore that character. -Kelsey Grammer

Occasionally, Donald Trump says something that is politically incorrect but which also happens to be true. -Peter Bergen

Lots of entrepreneurs don't want to be hassled by a board of directors early on. The entrepreneurs want to control the company, don't want to be responsible to a board, or don't want to waste time communicating with board members. This is a classic error of thinking about the early stage board incorrectly. -Brad Feld

We believe that Apple has it wrong: they've talked about it being the post-PC era, they talk about the tablet and PC being different; the reality in our world is that we think that's completely incorrect. -B. Kevin Turner

There is no excuse for violence. There is never a justification for anyone to impose themselves on someone else. And it will always be incorrect when it comes to a man and a woman, regardless of what might have happened. You need to be man enough to take the blow. That is always the best way. Do not put your hands on a woman. -Jim Brown

It may be politically incorrect to say, but it is nevertheless true that a terrorist today is exponentially more likely to be a Muslim than a Christian. -Robert Jeffress

Americans should never believe, even incorrectly, that one's criminal activity will go unpunished simply because it was committed on behalf of a corporation. -Sally Yates

The sad fact is that actual artistic oppression – book banning in its many modern forms – is a matter of course in the entertainment industry, especially when the underlying product is declared politically incorrect or runs contrary to the interests of Hollywood's political altar, the Democratic Party. -Andrew Breitbart

There's a difference between being politically incorrect and boorish. And we've seen that line crossed a dozen times by smart people who've mistaken politics for punditry. -Greg Gutfeld

The Internet has turned the world into one gigantic linked community, capable of instantly sharing vast amounts of incorrect information. -W. Bruce Cameron

It's a little strange when part of your family is in the public eye, and you're being put into a box that you're not necessarily in. That's when it starts to feel a bit odd: When you're being told who you are, but it's incorrect. -Gabriella Wilde

The incorrect supposition that we live in a world of scarce resources has done more than preclude most individuals from achieving economic success. Over the centuries, this zero-sum-game view of the world has been responsible for wars, revolutions, political strategies, and human suffering of unfathomable proportions. -Paul Zane Pilzer

I've said some things about other religions that I regret now. I think they were incorrect. -Hamza Yusuf

It's simply incorrect to call Dr. King a Republican. -David Garrow

It's nice to have the power of Twitter to correct things that were incorrect. -Gary Lineker

You have trouble breastfeeding, and for some reason, it's supposed to be so organic that you feel like you're doing something incorrect. -Jennifer Konner

It's so politically incorrect to make a character gay and then make them 'un-gay' again. Like, once you become gay, you've crossed over, or you're not allowed to be a person who doesn't want to be defined by a label like that. -Marti Noxon

I'm a take-no-prisoners type of comic, and I'm lucky because my fans get me and never have a problem with the politically incorrect themes of my act. But I am continually amazed by how a certain section of our society seems to be so freakin' sensitive about jokes. -Lisa Lampanelli

People think about Bitcoin incorrectly. They think about it as currency or about gold or hoarding, speculation, about how much money do you make. When really, what it is is an API for programmable cash transactions. -Naval Ravikant

We must give Trump credit for asking many politically incorrect questions and challenging mainstream Republican dogma on immigration. -Tom Tancredo

In movies, we've run out of ideas for bad guys. We end up with politically incorrect villains, like Arab terrorists or Latin drug dealers or corrupt politicians. Well, aliens are the best film villains since the Nazis. You don't have to worry about offending anyone. -Dean Devlin

Sadly, piped music in so many public spaces is often just more noise. Rarely is it carefully designed to enhance our experience; much more likely it is there because retailers have subscribed to an incorrect view that music makes people spend more. -Julian Treasure

To say that I wanted to become the captain is entirely incorrect. When Dhoni became captain and I played under him, we won the T20 World Cup. -Virender Sehwag

If you look at it closely, 'Mankatha' is a politically incorrect film. It explores the darker side of the human mind, and I think, while watching it, people are, in a sense, redeeming themselves of their own guilt. -Ajith Kumar

In five cases, the Trump Foundation told the IRS that it had given a gift to a charity whose leaders told 'The Post' that they had never received it. In two other cases, companies listed as donors to the Trump Foundation told 'The Post' that those listings were incorrect. -David Fahrenthold

Health IT helps save lives now lost due to preventable medical errors, from incorrect diagnoses and needless infections to drug mix-ups and surgical mishaps. -Sheldon Whitehouse

Pilates is amazing. It makes you conscious of how you have been doing something incorrectly for so long, even something as simple as just standing there. -Jim James

I think people in the U.K. should be concerned about the under-representation of BAME actors in TV and Film, because it is an incorrect reflection of our society. -Georgina Campbell

I've always been surprised at the number of people who think we've got it all figured out. It's incorrect, and it's a real problem. -Edwin Catmull

It's important for people to, instead of automatically assuming everything the opposite side says is incorrect, you have to at least listen and see why someone might feel a certain way. -Michelle Wolf

In the 20th century, we built a lot of walls – we endlessly tried to build walls between us and people we perceived, correctly or incorrect, as our enemies. In the 21st century, because of the advent of networks, the free movement of goods and people across the globe, we need to build security by building bridges instead of building walls. -James G. Stavridis

To say martial arts, or the combative form – mixed martial arts – is not an art form is incorrect. -Scott Coker

It is incorrect and unwise to imagine that some day all producer countries will be able to export their surplus oil, and Iran will not be able to export its oil. -Hassan Rouhani

I think Black Lives Matter has some really thuggish elements in it. Look – at the risk of being incredibly politically incorrect, but I guess that's my job – I think that all lives matter. Not least black lives. -Bret Stephens

The common thread of my comedy shows is conflict and, I guess, the frustration of people who either argue with you or just say stuff which is blatantly incorrect, and nobody calls them out on it. -Ronny Chieng

When I finally got a manager and a publicist and blah, blah, blah, sometimes they do things that you don't authorize or maybe tell you information that's incorrect, but you go around repeating it only to find out later that it's not true, and it's very embarrassing. -Wendi McLendon-Covey

If I played something incorrectly, I whipped myself mercilessly. Whenever I made a mistake, I made sure that I would never allow myself to repeat it. Every guitarist wants to play well. But in reality, if good intentions were all it took, then everyone would be great. -Yngwie Malmsteen

If you want a politically incorrect conservative, that's me. -Brian Kemp

As a player, it's better to wait a moment for the correct call than be let down by an incorrect call. -Petr Cech

The risk a lot of times, in my mind – and I may be incorrect – the risk of challenging people directly with their beliefs is that society is such that there's too many of us, so a direct challenge automatically engages people's defenses. -Devin Townsend

Probably about 90 percent of the things that you read that supposedly came out of my mouth in regards to the Motley guys, usually most of it is incorrect. At the end of the day, I have no ill will. -John Corabi

I have heard that my Wikipedia entry is completely incorrect, but then again, so is everyone else's. I haven't bothered about that. -Ian Gillan

Even before V. P. Singh was shifted, the media was creating an impression that he was facing difficulties. This was totally incorrect. -Rajiv Gandhi

There's a whole pipeline for where people recruit current Hill staff from, and it's people who go through a kind of ideological training that's incorrect, I'd say, and so there's a lot of work to do, and Justice Democrats is trying to figure out where it fits. -Saikat Chakrabarti

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