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right

Cynical Definitions

n. Legitimate authority to be, to have, or to do as one pleases; as the right to be a king, the right to do one's neighbor, the right to a taxpayer assistance, etc.

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Cynical Quotations

Sometimes what's right isn't as important as what's profitable.

— Trey Parker and Matt Stone

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It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

— Voltaire

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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

— Mark Twain

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