Saying The Wrong Thing Quotes by Augusten Burroughs, The Rev, Temple Grandin, Paloma Faith, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Quentin Crisp and many others.
Saying just the right thing after a considerable, awkward pause is far less effective than saying the wrong thing with perfect timing. I’m telling you.
The best thing you can do is follow your dreams
If you have a 2 or 3 year old who is not talking, you must start an early intervention program. The worst thing you can do with an autistic 3 year old is to do nothing.
Once you accept that we’re all imperfect it’s the most liberating thing in the world. Then you can go around making mistakes and saying the wrong thing and tripping over on the street and all that and not feel worried.
I can’t. At least not for a while. I need time to get past this and I can’t guarantee that I won’t hurt him again. God knows, Nick has a true gift for saying the wrong thing in any given situation. (Acheron) You know he loves you, right? (Amanda) Yeah, but emotions don’t have brains. (Acheron)
What matters is not whether you put your fork or knife together because you’ve finished your meal, or something like that. What matters is that you don’t offend people, or hurt their feelings by mistake by saying the wrong thing or doing the wrong thing.
Deep inside, she knew who she was, and that person was smart and kind and often even funny, but somehow her personality always got lost somewhere between her heart and her mouth, and she found herself saying the wrong thing or, more often, nothing at all.
On-screen relationships are the best because you don’t have to worry about saying the wrong things. And if the guy’s got a girlfriend, or I’m not attracted to him, it’s even better. It’s just my character kissing his character.
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I think one of the things about creativity is not to be afraid of saying the wrong thing.
Backstabbers specialize in saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person.
I’m terrified of saying the wrong thing on stage with bell hooks.