Barking Up The Wrong Tree Quotes by Joseph Campbell, Susan Olsen, Pablo Picasso, Andrew Cohen, Martin Luther, Zachary Levi and many others.
When we talk about settling the world’s problems, we’re barking up the wrong tree. The world is perfect. It’s a mess. It has always been a mess. We’re not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree.
It takes a long time to become young.
To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down.
Everyone wants to understand art. Why not try to understand the song of a bird? …people who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
When you go and create something, you want to believe in it. If they don’t, we’re barking up the wrong tree. But when you believe in something and you see other people believing in it too, it just feels like you’re doing something right in the world, and that feels good.
This is a little off subject, but I’m interested in those cases where someone is barking up the wrong tree, or misapplying their talent.