Best Misconception Quotes On Success In Life

These misconception quotes will inspire you. The misconception is a view or opinion that is incorrect because based on faulty thinking or understanding.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging misconception quotes, misconception sayings, and misconception proverbs.

Famous Misconception Quotes

  1. “Misconceptions play a prominent role in my view of the world.” ~ George Soros
  2. “The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m stupid.” ~ Billy Idol
  3. “We can get so wrapped up in our own misconceptions that we miss the simple beauty of the truth.” ~ Deb Caletti
  4. “Stupidity is a talent for misconception.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe

  5. “Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.” ~ Emile M. Cioran
  6. “I believe that misconceptions about oneself that one does not correct where possible act as a bad magic.” ~ Laura Riding
  7. “The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it’s that they know so many things that just aren’t so.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.” ~ Bryant H. McGill

  9. “Stock market bubbles don’t grow out of thin air. They have a solid basis in reality, but reality as distorted by a misconception.” ~ George Soros
  10. “There aren’t really any actual misconceptions, just dumb people versus good, honest people.” ~ Ted Nugent
  11. “A man’s free will cannot cure him even of the toothache, or a sore finger; and yet he madly thinks it is in its power to cure his soul.” ~ Augustus Toplady
  12. “It became a lucrative misconception, that movement in any direction is progression” ~ Canibus

  13. “I think the biggest misconception about me is people really don’t know who I really am. They see the party side of me, they see the crazy side of me. But I also have a laid-back side. You know, I’m chill, down to earth. If you want to grab a cup of coffee and just talk about life, I can do that.” ~ Nicole Polizzi , Biggest misconception quotes
  14. “There is a common misconception that intelligence is synonymous with IQ. “Intelligence Quotient” or IQ was originally built to predict the academic aptitude of schoolchildren and is nothing more than a measure of the skills needed for academic success. Intelligence, however, is a much broader concept that encompasses a person’s level of skill for any of a number of subjects.” ~ Justin Menkes
  15. “Sincerity is not a test of truth. We must not make this mistake: He must be right; he’s so sincere. Because it is possible to be sincerely wrong. We can only judge truth by truth and sincerity by sincerity.” ~ Jim Rohn
  16. “I’d like to get my public image nearer to my reality. People have a lot of misconceptions.” ~ Jacqueline Bisset

  17. “The misconception that a victory can be worth its price, has in the nuclear age become a total illusion.” ~ Alva Myrdal
  18. “A lot of people get a misconception
    And start drifting in the wrong direction
    Miss Goody Two Shoes see you later
    I ain’t got time and you ain’t nuthin but a playa hater.” ~ Rappin’ 4-Tay
  19. “The terrible, tragic fallacy of the last hundred years has been to think that all man’s troubles are due to his environment, and that to change the man you have nothing to do but change his environment. That is a tragic fallacy. It overlooks the fact that it was in Paradise that man fell.” ~ Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  20. “I don’t know why people think I’m this ad-lib dude.” ~ Mike Epps

  21. “Disillusionment means having no more misconceptions, false impressions, and false judgments in life; it means being free from these deceptions. Refusing to be disillusioned is the cause of much of the suffering of human life.” ~ Oswald Chambers , No misconception quotes
  22. “It is a misconception to think that during evolution humans sacrificed physical skill in exchange for intelligence: wielding one’s body is a mental activity.” ~ Ted Chiang
  23. “So many misconceptions surround the notion of heroism. Far too many categorize a hero as a champion on the battlefield, a commander of legions, a master of rare talent or ability. Granted, there have been heroes who fit those descriptions. But many men of great evil as well. Heed me. A hero sacrifices for the greater good. A hero is true to his or her conscience. In short, heroism means doing the right thing regardless of the consequences. Although any person could fit that description, very few do. Choose this day to be one of them.” (Beyonders – A World Without Heroes)” ~ Brandon Mull
  24. “Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.” ~ Woodrow Wilson

  25. “The biggest misconception about me is the bad-boy image that everyone stuck me into due to my tattoos, drug days and the constant changes I make with my hair color.” ~ A. J. McLean
  26. “The misconception is that standup comics are always on. I don’t know any really funny comics that are annoying and constantly trying to be funny all the time.” ~ Joe Rogan
  27. “Another misconception is that an order is canceled when you hit ‘cancel’ on your computer. But, the fact is it’s canceled only when the market gets the cancellation.” ~ Arthur Levitt Jr
  28. “Parents tell us things to protect us, or they educate us from their own misinformation or misconceptions.” ~ Harold Ramis

  29. “I’m not worried about misconception or a perception that’s bad. If I were, I’d be chasing something all the time.” ~ Elisabeth Hasselbeck
  30. “The people are not always well-informed, but is better that they have misconceptions that make them restless than that they be lethargic-for lethargy in the people means death for republics.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  31. “People think we really look good. I think that’s the biggest misconception people have.” ~ Billie Joe Armstrong
  32. “People have lots of misconceptions about me. My mum, who is half French and half Spanish, gets outraged when I’m called quintessentially English. I owe my looks to my mum-which was 90 percent of getting my first job. And, some people would argue, 90 percent of my entire career.” ~ Helena Bonham Carter

  33. “I believe the most dangerous misconception is the idea our money and possessions belong to us, not God. Many of our problems begin when we forget that God is the Boss of the universe. But in fact He is more than the boss; He is the owner.” ~ Randy Alcorn
  34. “I think there’s a general misconception that anything written quickly lacks quality, and I don’t believe that.” ~ Michael Connelly
  35. “The misconception that there is serious disagreement among scientists about global warming is actually an illusion that has been deliberately fostered by a relatively small but extremely well-funded cadre of special interests, including Exxon Mobil and a few other oil, coal, and utilities companies. These companies want to prevent any new policies that would interfere with their current business plans that rely on the massive unrestrained dumping of global warming pollution into the Earth’s atmosphere every hour of every day.” ~ Al Gore
  36. “It’s really a misconception to identify the writer with the main character, given that the author creates all the characters in the book. In certain ways, I’m every character. Then again, there is a huge gap between me as a person and what I do in the novel.” ~ Rachel Kushner

  37. “One of the big misconceptions is that affairs or trysts are flings about sex. And sometimes they are, but much more often they are about desire. And that is very different. The desire to feel special, to feel seen, to feel appreciated, to be laughed at or with. The desire to be desired. That does not manifest in a sexual act per se. Affairs make you feel alive. Alchemy means it’s not about the actual sex, but the sexuality, the energy, the aura. It’s the imagination and anticipation of it as much or instead of the actual experience of it.” ~ Esther Perel
  38. “The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  39. “One of the greatest misconceptions about Theodore Roosevelt – in his time and ours – is that he was impetuous.” ~ James M Strock
  40. “The chance that any given sentence is a lie, rather than a truth, I think, is fairly great. An intentional lie, a self-deception, a misconception – there are lots of categories of untruth, not one grab bag. And photographs can reveal something to us, and they can also conceal things.” ~ Errol Morris

  41. “The best way to investigate the elusive phenomenon called the creative process may well be to target all the misconceptions, to explain what the creative process is not.” ~ Lukas Foss
  42. “The single biggest misconception about games is that they’re an escapist waste of time.” ~ Jane McGonigal
  43. “This present universe is the Kingdom of Heaven, and all we do is to clear away our misconception of it until we see It as It really is.” ~ Raymond Charles Barker
  44. “We’re under some gross misconception that we’re a good species, going somewhere important, and that at the last minute we’ll correct our errors and God will smile on us. It’s delusion.” ~ Farley Mowat

  45. “The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty. And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  46. “The Truth is the unknown from moment to moment, our minds must be always alert with full attention, free from prejudices, misconceptions, so it can be really receptive.” ~ Samael Aun Weor
  47. “Always making sure I’m clean. And that’s truly what it’s about. I think it’s a lot of misconceptions about what a man is, what a thug is, and all that kind of stuff.” ~ Ginuwine
  48. “Many climbers become writers because of the misconceptions about climbing.” ~ Jonathan Waterman

  49. “The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.” ~ George Henry Lewes
  50. “Another misconception is that if we truly loved someone, we will never finish with our grief, as if continued sorrow is a testimonial to our love. But true love does not need grief to support its truth. Love can last in a healthy and meaningful way, once our grief is dispelled. We can honor our dead more by the quality of our continued living than by our constantly remembering the past.” ~ Judy Tatelbaum , Misconception quotes love
  51. “What are a genuine pain in the ass are all the misconceptions and outright lies. I read somewhere that in 2004 I was homeless in Seattle and drinking heavily, which came as a shock since I’ve never been homeless and haven’t had a drink since 1982. I’ve also heard SEVERAL times that I’m a card-carrying member of several white-supremacist groups, when the last group I belonged to was the Boy Scouts.” ~ Jim Goad
  52. “Media manipulation in the U.S. today is more efficient than it was in Nazi Germany because here we have the pretense that we are getting all the information we want. That misconception prevents people from even looking for the truth.” ~ Mark Crispin Miller

  53. “A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.” ~ Blanche Lincoln , Common misconception quotes
  54. “Work-life balance is one of the biggest misconceptions people have.” ~ Robert Herjavec
  55. “The biggest misconception about work is that you need to spend the majority of your time doing it.” ~ Tim Ferriss
  56. “There was the misconception out there that I retired after the 2008 season, but that was never the case. I wasn’t done with basketball yet, and I’m still not done.” ~ Sheryl Swoopes

  57. “I think a lot of people have a misconception of what the kitchen is about, but you know the grueling part of it is also the pleasure of it. That’s why I think you have to have a certain mentality to understand what that is and be able to handle it.” ~ Todd English
  58. “There’s a lot of things that there’s misconceptions. Evidently, it’s a misconceptions that Americans believe that Muslims are terrorists.” ~ George W. Bush
  59. “The biggest misconception people have is that quality is all that matters. The truth is that quality helps, but there’s a ton of high-quality things that don’t go anywhere.” ~ Jonah Peretti
  60. “It’s easier to hold onto your own stereotypes and misconceptions, it makes you feel justified in your own ignorance. That’s America. So the challenge for us is, are we ready for change?” ~ Michelle

  61. “When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder the year I turned 50, it was certainly a shock. But as a journalist, knowing a little bit about a lot of things, I didn’t suffer the misconception that depression was all in my head or a mark of poor character. I knew it was a disease, and, like all diseases, was treatable.” ~ Jane Pauley
  62. “Why is it that there is this misconception that dark equals good. That only applies to chocolate.” ~ Rhys Bowen
  63. “When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder the year I turned 50, it was certainly a shock. But as a journalist, knowing a little bit about a lot of things, I didn’t suffer the misconception that depression was all in my head or a mark of poor character. I knew it was a disease, and, like all diseases, was treatable.” ~ Jane Pauley
  64. “You must follow me carefully. I shall have to controvert one or two ideas that are almost universally accepted. The geometry, for instance, they taught you at school is founded on a misconception.” ~ H. G. Wells

The misconception is a wrong or inaccurate idea or conception.

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