Best 21 Quotes & Tweets on Being correct

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1

Better “wrong” alone than “right” with the herd.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Be right, when everyone else is wrong, at scale.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

If you want exponential returns ... replace the need to be proven right with the need to achieve the best outcome possible.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

Trying to be less wrong is better than trying to be right. When you focus on being less wrong, blindspots become visible, beliefs no longer need protecting, and you become open to better ideas. Outcome over ego.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

5

If a decision is reversible and inconsequential, make it as soon as possible. Speed matters. If a decision is irreversible and consequential, gather as much information as possible before deciding. Wait until the last possible moment. Being right matters.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

6

Hard work is necessary but not sufficient for success. You also need to work on the right things, which means saying no to the wrong things.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

7

The ability to change your perspective when you’re wrong is better than being smart

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

8

We spend far more time doing what's easy than doing what's right.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

Being right is irrelevant if you’re not also persuasive

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

10

Just because you’re not wrong doesn’t mean you can’t do better

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

11

Progress only happens when we're able to admit we're wrong.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

12

I'd rather be an optimist and wrong than a pessimist and right.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

13

If you can’t articulate what you being wrong looks like, you’ll never be wrong. And if you’re never wrong, you’ll fail quickly.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

14

Avoid arguments with people who would rather win than be right

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

15

Conversations are best when it's okay to be wrong in interesting ways

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

16

I used to think I was on the right side of an argument close to 100% of the time. Then, around 50% of the time. Now, I think it's close to 0%. Why? Because it's much more likely both sides are somewhat wrong than one being completely right.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

17

My goal isn’t to be right, just more right than I was yesterday.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

18

Opinion: Uncertainty about whether you are right. And if you are right, not being sure why. Knowledge: Knowing you have the truth and why it’s true.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

19

Knowing what to ignore is just as important as knowing what to focus on Not doing the wrong thing is just as important as doing the right thing Refusing to post bad content is just as important as posting great content

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

20

A world where people can't be wrong is a world without genius

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

21

It's so difficult to admit to being wrong in public.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl