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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Right
 
A hundred years of wrong do not make an hour of right.  German.  1
A man in the right with God on his side is the majority.  Beecher.  2
Be sure you’re right, then go ahead.  Davy Crockett.  3
Between right and wrong never balance a moment.  4
Entreaty and right do the deed.  Spanish.  5
Every one says “my right is good.”  French.  6
Good right needs no help.  Dutch.  7
I would rather be wrong with this man than right with others.  Latin.  8
Little between right and wrong.  9
Many love to praise right and do wrong.  Danish.  10
No one is always right.  11
Nothing can be great which is not right.  Rambler.  12
Right is with the strongest.  German.  13
Right or wrong, God aid our purpose.  Spanish.  14
Right or wrong, ’tis our house up to the roof.  Spanish, Portuguese.  15
Right overstrained turns to wrong.  Spanish.  16
Right wrangs nae man.  17
That side is always right that’s strong,
And that that’s beaten must be wrong.  Royal Songs.
  18
One truth is clear, whatever is is right.  Pope.  19
What is right for one is reasonable for the other.  German.  20
Where force prevails right perishes.  Spanish.  21
Where might is right, right is not upright.  German.  22
Where there’s no might there’s no right.  Portuguese.  23
Where will is right law is banished.  Danish.  24
Who bows to might loses his right.  German.  25
Who does right is born of God.  German.  26
Who does right is born sufficiently noble.  German.  27
Who is in the right fears, who is in the wrong hopes.  French.  28
With a little wrong a man comes by his right.  Spanish.  29
 
 
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