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    For the ultimate notion of right is that which tends to the
    universal good; and when one's acting in a certain manner has
    this tendency he has a right thus to act.
    - Francis Hutcheson,

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Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it

Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it

by William Penn Found in: Right Quotes,
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To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.

To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.

by Confucius Found in: Cowardice Quotes, Right Quotes,
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Might was the measure of right.
[Lat., Mensuraque juris
Vis erat.]

Might was the measure of right.
[Lat., Mensuraque juris
Vis erat.]

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Let us have faith that Right makes Might, and in that faith let
us to the end dare to read more

Let us have faith that Right makes Might, and in that faith let
us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Right Quotes,
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Be sure you are right, then go ahead.

Be sure you are right, then go ahead.

by David (davy) Crockett Found in: Right Quotes,
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But 'twas a maxim he had often tried,
That right was right, and there he would abide.

But 'twas a maxim he had often tried,
That right was right, and there he would abide.

by George Crabbe Found in: Right Quotes,
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The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

by Mark Twain Found in: Right Quotes,
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A man does not attain the status of Galileo merely because he is
persecuted; he must also be right.

A man does not attain the status of Galileo merely because he is
persecuted; he must also be right.

by Stephen Jay Gould Found in: Right Quotes,
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The rule of the road is a paradox quite,
If you drive with a whip or a thong;
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The rule of the road is a paradox quite,
If you drive with a whip or a thong;
If you go to the left you are sure to be right,
If you go to the right you are wrong.

by Henry Erskine Found in: Right Quotes,
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