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Blunder Quotes

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A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
- Carolyn Wells

An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or
an absurdity he has committed,
than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
- Joseph Addison

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy -
and dull fantasy at that,
as the real world is strange and wonderful.
- Robert A. Heinlein

There is no gardening without humility.
Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars
to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.
- Alfred Austin

 

Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities.
We should use the opportunities it offers to correct
past mistakes not to blunder anew.
- Ibrahim Babangida

When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience,
the temptation to blunder is minimized,
but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful
as appraisal of the appraiser.
- Marianne Moore

Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us,
and only for those who were willing to fail are the
dangers and splendors of life.
- Carl Sandburg

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My great crime in the world is blunder I will get into
scrapes without intention or any bad motive.
- Stand Watie

Support a compatriot against a native,
however the former may blunder or plunder.
- Richard Francis Burton

Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle,
Old Age a regret.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Grief is the agony of an instant.
The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
- Benjamin Disraeli

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down
the tree in order to reach its fruit;
but the same blunder is made by every person who is
over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
- William Ellery Channing

In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book:
the prank of a page-
boy,
the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk -
they are all part of the curriculum.
- Michel de Montaigne

It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime.
No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it.
It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such.
A poor man is despised the whole world over.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his.
Hardly another character in the world's record has
made so little of its opportunities.
His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world;
the New World is his monument.
- Justin Winsor

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A clever man commits no minor blunders.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I'm more financially successful, but it just means
the shopping blunders I make are bigger now.
- Cathy Guisewite

They say President Wilson has blundered.
Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.
- Thomas A. Edison

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
- Winston Churchill

The best men of the best epochs are simply those who
make the fewest blunders and commit the fewest sins.
- Thomas Huxley

Blunders are an inescapable feature of war,
because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.
- Allan Massie

Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart.
- Maria Edgeworth

Politics is a field where the choice lies constantly between two blunders.
- John Morley

Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.
- A. J. P. Taylor

Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
- Archibald Alexander

All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes
that fill the history books,
all the political blunders, all the failures of the
great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
- Moliere

Nothing stands out so conspicuously,
or remains so firmly fixed in the memory,
as something which you have blundered.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There were times when I blundered and got the dreaded look from the lads.
But that was a good sign.
It showed I'd attempted something I'd not tried before.
- John Bonham

A failure is a man who has blundered,
but is not able to cash in the experience.
- Elbert Hubbard

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods,
and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise.
- Mary Austin

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment
some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
- J. B. Morton

Cricket to us was more than play, it was a worship in the summer sun.
- Edmund Blunden

Do not speak to me of rules.
This is war! This is not a game of cricket!
- from the movie The Bridge On The River Kwai

Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an
India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.
- Imran Khan

I was never any good at cricket thought I love it as a,
as a sort of mystery.
- Thomas Keneally

Both sides have been playing tremendous cricket over
a couple of years and they're both very good units.
- Matthew Hayden

I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning.
It was when I started to talk to people working out there,
I began to find what I was looking for.
- Ian Botham

Cricket the world over, I don't think,
will ever know how different things would be without Kerry Packer.
- Tony Greig

I feel I have had a very interesting life,
but I am rather hoping there is still more to come.
I still haven't captained the England cricket team,
or sung at Carnegie Hall!
- Jeffrey Archer

One-day cricket is a very important part of our play.
We've got a long way to go until the next World Cup
and for us it's one ruthless game after another where we can play well.
- Matthew Hayden

But eventually it is a game of cricket.
- Sachin Tendulkar

I do love cricket - it's so very English.
- Sarah Bernhardt

Isn't cricket supposed to be a team sport? I feel people
should decide first whether cricket is a team game or an individual sport.
- Sachin Tendulkar

If one man is representing India in cricket,
then yes, blame that person when things go wrong.
- Sachin Tendulkar

What I'd really like to give a try is cricket,
because I grew up playing American baseball.
- Jeremy London

A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.
- Richie Benaud

Cricket needs brightening up a bit.
My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game,
not after.
It always works in our picnic matches.
- Paul Hogan

You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.
- Murray Walker

In the old days we were probably educated in cricket
in a far more serious way than now.
- Frank Woolley

Endless cricket, like endless anything else,
simply grinds you down.
- Ted Dexter

I was a keen sportsman, and became school captain in soccer and cricket.
- John E. Walker

I can remember running around at the age of 3,
wanting to play golf, cricket and football.
I was always active, one way or another,
driving my parents mad.
- Ian Botham

The only reason I would have liked to have gone to
university is because I like cricket.
Not a very good reason to want to go,
but as good as any, I suppose.
- Jeffrey Bernard

My point of view is that when I am playing cricket
I cannot think that this game is less or more important.
- Sachin Tendulkar

Most Americans think Abner Doubleday invented the game
but he had little or nothing to do with cricket.
- Henry Chadwick

Those were the great days when plenty of amateurs could spare time for cricket.
- Frank Woolley

The future of Indo-Pak cricket will depend on how the peace process goes.
- Imran Khan

I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing
that God ever created on earth -
certainly greater than sex,
although sex isn't too bad either.
- Harold Pinter

Many Continentals think life is a game;
the English think cricket is a game.
- George Mikes

Cricket is basically baseball on valium.
- Robin Williams

It is amazing how the public steadfastly refuse to
attend the third day of a match when so often the last
day produces the best and most exciting cricket.
- Frank Woolley

When you sit down and focus on the matches and series
that took place during the 12 month period it strikes
you just how broad the talent pool is in international cricket is today.
- Sunil Gavaskar

We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book,
it appeals to a much wider community.
- Hansie Cronje

Village cricket spread fast through the land.
- G. M. Trevelyan

I love surfing more than cricket, more interesting
and you meet great people.
- Hansie Cronje

Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game.
I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.
- Steve Waugh

I hate losing and cricket being my first love,
once I enter the ground it's a different zone altogether
and that hunger for winning is always there.
- Sachin Tendulkar

I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the
ground and then take whatever the result.
- Sachin Tendulkar


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