Incorrect Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old incorrect quotes, incorrect sayings, and incorrect proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you have to shout to prove your point, you're probably wrong.     

Aleksandra Ninkovic

Given any particular problem, the number of incorrect solutions is infinitely larger than the number of correct solutions; thus the probability of arriving at a correct solution is zero.     


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

Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.     

Malcolm X

Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.     

Tony Blair

It's sometimes funny to watch some people doing something the wrong way but doing it confidently. Even more funny, they succeeded.     

Toba Beta

If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.     

Barry Commoner

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

Jim Brown

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     


If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

Alan Perlis

Incorrect documentation is often worse than no documentation.     

Bertrand Meyer

Life is giving us a second chance to right our wrongs. But we can't if we don't start with the truth.     

Zoe Haslie

When no one understands, that's usually a good sign that you're wrong.     

Victoria Schwab

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

You could have everything right but be in the wrong place. You think your business is no good, but really, the problem is your place is no good.     

Fred DeLuca

Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.     

Philip Crosby