Saying The Wrong Thing Quotes

Saying The Wrong Thing Quotes by Josh Linkner, Paloma Faith, Terry Pratchett, Alicia Witt, Quentin Crisp, Augusten Burroughs and many others.

The inhibitor of creativity isn't potential it's fear.

The inhibitor of creativity isn’t potential it’s fear. We worry about saying the wrong thing or looking foolish so we govern our imagination.
Josh Linkner
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.
Paloma Faith
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Terry Pratchett
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.
Alicia Witt
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.
Quentin Crisp
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.
Augusten Burroughs
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.
Julia Quinn
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Benjamin Franklin
I think one of the things about creativity is not to be afraid of saying the wrong thing.
Sydney Brenner
Backstabbers specialize in saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person.
Les Parrott
I’m terrified of saying the wrong thing on stage with bell hooks.
Laverne Cox