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Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Socialists make the mistake of confusing individual worth with success. They believe you cannot allow people to succeed in case those who fail feel worthless.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have made mistakes, but I never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Rest in peace. The Mistake shall not be repeated.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes apparent resemblance of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake gradually becomes evident, and they are astonished to find themselves not only far apart, but even repelled, in some sort, at all their points of contact.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ambition makes the same mistake concerning power that avarice makes concerning wealth. She begins by accumulating power as a means to happiness, and she finishes by continuing to accumulate it as an end.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What persuades men and women to mistake each other from time to time for gods or vermin is ideology. One can understand well enough how human beings may struggle and murder for good material reasons -- reasons connected, for instance, with their physical survival. It is much harder to grasp how they may come to do so in the name of something as apparently abstract as ideas. Yet ideas are what men and women live by, and will occasionally die for.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need. strangled the holy curious of inquiry. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Society is infested by persons who, seeing that the sentiments please, counterfeit the expression of them. These we call sentimentalists--talkers who mistake the description for the thing, saying for having.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Beatles exist apart from my Self. I am not really Beatle George. Beatle George is like a suit or shirt that I once wore on occasion and until the end of my life people may see that shirt and mistake it for me.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Marriage is a mistake every man should make.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Wine makes a man better pleased with himself. I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others... This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We can afford almost any mistake once.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never make the mistake of assuming the critters will beat a path to your door.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lord, deliver me from the person who never makes a mistake, and also from the person who makes the same mistake twice.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Experience is what keeps a man who makes the same mistake twice from admitting it the third time around.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Consider every mistake you do make as an asset.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If the Nazis have really been guilty of the unspeakable crimes circumstantially imputed to them, then -- let us make no mistake -- pacifism is faced with a situation with which it cannot cope. The conventional pacifist conception of a reasonable or generous peace is irrelevant to this reality.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a purely relative matter where one draws the plimsoll-line of condemnation, and if you find the whole of humanity falls below it you have simply made a mistake and drawn it too high. And are probably below it yourself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first mistake are theirs who commit them, the second are theirs that permit them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We learn from failure much more than from success; we often discover what we will do by finding our what we will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Experience is a wonderful thing, it enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A mistake at least proves that somebody stopped talking long enough to DO something.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The six most important words: I admit I made a mistake The five most important words: You did a good job The four most important words: What is YOUR opinion? The three most important words: If you please The two most important words: Thank You The one most important word: We The least important word: I.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled Science Fiction and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men mistake friendship, but not sex, for love; women mistake sex, but not friendship, for love.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show you a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass. The only men who are past the danger of making mistakes are the men who sleep at Greenwood.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We live in an era when rapid change breeds fear, and fear too often congeals us into a rigidity which we mistake for stability.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never mistake activity for achievement.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Dwight: I'm Shellie's new boyfriend and I'm out of my mind. If you so much as talk to her or even think her name, I'll cut you in ways that'll make you useless to a woman.
Jack Rafferty: You're making a big mistake, man. A *big* mistake.
Dwight: You made a big mistake yourself... you didn't flush.More [08/30/2005 12:08:00]
Guy Forsyth: The worst mistake that you can make is to think you're alive when really you're asleep in life's waiting room.More [10/23/2005 12:10:00]

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