Quotes of rightly

  1. My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens. – Alvin Adams
  2. India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities. – Sri Aurobindo
  3. A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested. – Edmund Barton
  4. Family jokes, though rightly cursed by strangers, are the bond that keeps most families alive. – Stella Benson
  5. I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside. – Winston Churchill
  6. The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again! – Michael Flanders
  7. Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism. – Barry Goldwater
  8. Of the first seven novels I wrote, numbers four and five were published. Numbers one, two, three, six, and seven, have never seen the light of day... and rightly so. – Sue Grafton
  9. Thanks to the high standing which science has for so long attain and to the impartiality of the Nobel Prize Committee, the Nobel Prize for Physics is rightly considered everywhere as the highest reward within the reach of workers in Natural Philosophy. – Guglielmo Marconi
  10. It is unfair to suppose that one party has invariably acted rightly and that the other is responsible for every wrong that has been committed. – Nelson A. Miles
  11. It has been rightly said that nothing is unimportant, nothing powerless in the universe; a single atom can dissolve everything, and save everything! What terror! There lies the eternal distinction between good and evil. – Gerard De Nerval
  12. And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly what is essential is invisible to the eye. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  13. There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Usage examples for rightly

  1. Who is to be the first Man, will be determind in September, when if our News papers rightly inform us, the new Government is to take Place. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  2. Bill called it again, but rightly – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  3. This man answered rightly says Bacon. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  4. She was so dear and beautiful, and spoke so rightly – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. He thought, and rightly that this was the best thing that had happened yet. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  6. " I believe you have decided rightly he said at last, when I had finished. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  7. She'd figured, rightly that Hugh was looking for something, maybe thinking to try and make his own way, as she had. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  8. Inspector Sheffield, if I am rightly informed, holds a warrant for my arrest. – The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
  9. Her devotion to him was admirable; but, unfortunately, a change in her feelings seems to have occurred before very long, for when in 1872 she was in New York she brought suit for divorce against the Baron, and he, being unaware of the proceedings, made no defence, so that rightly or otherwise Madame Lucca secured her divorce. – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  10. Farther words, my lord, are idle; I am rightly punished for a proud folly. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. I did not rightly measure, it seems, the depth of your kindness. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  12. Berkeley's argument is: All men believe, and rightly believe, that the things they see are permanent. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  13. " Have I understood you rightly – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. I don't know what would happen any of the Good People if he was to be rightly christened. – Fairies and Folk of Ireland by William Henry Frost
  15. George considered, rightly that in the matter of his club he had had great luck. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  16. My all- beloved- Ah, you opposed very rightly I dare say, the writing that paper I spoke of! – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  17. Phil knew that the lady whom he had already met was named Pitkin, and he rightly concluded that it was her husband who was meant. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  18. Had she addressed her rightly – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  19. If I remember rightly you had some sort of idea that the fact of our engagement might help you. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  20. I don't rightly know where I am. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt

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