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Mistaking Quotes

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The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

Related topics: Science

There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer
who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot.
- L. Sprague de Camp

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

 

To err is human, to forgive divine.
- Alexander Pope

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

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He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

It is a mistake to look too far ahead.
Only one link in the chain of destiny
can be handled at a time.
- Winston Churchill

Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom.
It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest
might weaken and the wisest might err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A person who never made a mistake
never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older,
I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
- Bill Cosby

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.
- Katharine Graham

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
- George Jessel

Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like
humans or they will treat you like dogs.
- Martha Scott

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

When I find myself in the company of scientists,
I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake
into a room full of dukes.
- W. H. Auden

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming
that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who joyfully marches in rank and file
has already earned my contempt.
He has been given a large brain by mistake,
since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
- Albert Einstein

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll
show you somebody who has never achieved much.
- Joan Collins

Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
- Franklin P. Jones

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake
of marrying the whole girl.
- Stephen Leacock

Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life.
Do what you feel you have a flair for doing,
and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.
- Greer Garson

Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start
if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
- Elbert Hubbard

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

When I write software, I know that it will fail,
either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
- Wietse Venema

A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
- Robert Fripp

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak,
men mistook magic for medicine; now,
when science is strong and religion weak,
men mistake medicine for magic.
- Thomas Szasz

Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
- Alfred Austin

I mean, the general rule is if you're not prepared to make a mistake,
you're not going to make much progress.
- Maurice Wilkins

There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
- Jonathan Swift

I don't know anyone in the public eye who has not made
a mistake and said something in a manner that does
not truly reflect their intentions.
- Jim Jeffords

I think it's a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one's self.
- Arthur Miller

It is a common mistake these days to politicize anything and everything,
including music.
- Tony Snow

I find that the best way to do things is to constantly
move forward and to never doubt anything and keep moving forward,
if you make a mistake say you made a mistake.
- John Frusciante

A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who
does not mistake it for a great deal.
- William Allen White

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
- Edward R. Murrow

Make no mistake about it!
There is an organized movement against organized labor
and it's called the Bush Administration.
- Edward Kennedy

The writers want to know were you made your mistake,
no how well your curve is breaking.
- Alvin Dark

I think the idea that you can go this alone is -
was a huge mistake.
And unfortunately, there was a price paid in terms
of suffering and pain for people in New Orleans.
- Michael Chertoff

I don't support abortion.
I could never participate in one.
But I think it would be a mistake to make them illegal again.
- Jesse Ventura

Fame is empowering.
My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it.
But there's no manual, no training course.
- Charlie Sheen

I hope that people learn from my mistake and I hope
that the fans forgive me.
- Rafael Palmeiro

The American people have decided that it was a mistake
to choose to go to war in Iraq.
- Raul Grijalva

So many of today's programs are about trophies and jackets,
and we think that's a big mistake.
- Bobby Orr

So to answer your question, I'm not entirely sure how
I ended up where I am today,
in the sense that nobody in my family is an actor.
It just happened by mistake.
- Hugh Dancy

But if you could make that mistake and press the send
button and the entire world sees it forever.
- Gregg Easterbrook

A common mistake that people make when trying to design
something completely foolproof is to underestimate
the ingenuity of complete fools.
- Douglas Adams

People are first and foremost Republicans,
first and foremost Anarchists, first and foremost a man or woman,
and that is a mistake.
It hurts the individual and it hurts the whole.
- Peter Krause

Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce
the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process.
- Martin McGuinness

I don't think anyone should pick a candidate for any
office based solely on gender.
That would be, I believe, a mistake.
- Jim Nussle

Every decision you make is a mistake.
- Edward Dahlberg

Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable
for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.
- Nick Clooney

It's a mistake to confuse pity with love.
- Stanley Kubrick

We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution,
because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN.
- Christiane Amanpour

It is worse than immoral, it's a mistake.
- Dean Acheson

Anyone who relies exclusively on television for his
or her knowledge of the world is making a serious mistake.
- Steve Powers

It would be a mistake to link anything that Israel
does to a certain circumstance.
And it is a mistake to feel comfortable in any circumstance
just because Israel did not act on it.
- Bashar al-Assad

Poets are the only people to whom love is not only a crucial,
but an indispensable experience, which entitles them
to mistake it for a universal one.
- Hannah Arendt

Let there be no mistake, Hamas is a ruthless terrorist organization.
- Lois Capps

As it was, I realized choosing the study of Chinese
literature as my life's work was probably a mistake.
- Eric Allin Cornell

Our forefathers made one mistake.
What they should have fought for was representation without taxation.
- Fletcher Knebel

It is a mistake to expect good work from expatriates
for it is not what they do that matters but what they are not doing.
- Cyril Connolly

It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first
impressions of people are really a big mistake.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

Lord, deliver me from the man who never makes a mistake,
and also from the man who makes the same mistake twice.
- William J. Mayo

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
- Douglas Adams

The greatest mistake we make is living in constant
fear that we will make one.
- John C. Maxwell


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