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Mistaking Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Mistaking

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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

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

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

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

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


 

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off
with falsehoods and nonsense,
when their growing powers of observation and discrimination
excite in them a desire to know about things.
- Anne Sullivan

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

Make no mistake.
Canada is not a bilingual country.
In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been.
- Stephen Harper

Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions.
- Sam Rayburn

A mistake in judgment isn't fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is.
- Pauline Kael

You have to risk failure to succeed.
The important thing is not to make one single mistake
that will jeopardize the future.
- An Wang

Never mistake activity for achievement.
- John Wooden

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

Yes, America is gigantic, but a gigantic mistake.
- Sigmund Freud

Iran has long sponsored terrorists who carry out homicide
bombings in Israeli cities.
However, it is a mistake to believe the danger Iran
poses is directed at Israel alone.
- John Doolittle

To help yourself, you must be yourself.
Be the best that you can be.
When you make a mistake, learn from it,
pick yourself up and move on.
- Dave Pelzer

Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
- Clive Bell

Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to
agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.
- Bryant H. McGill

The test is to recognize the mistake,
admit it and correct it.
To have tried to do something and failed is vastly
better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
- Dale Turner

From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so
great as that of being always right.
- Samuel Butler

The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
- Walter Bagehot

I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away,
which is a mistake, but it's a risk worth running.
- Ben Elton

I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation,
justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Is your remarkably sexist drivel intentional,
or just some horrible mistake?
- Yeardley Smith

Make no mistake: the anti-war voices long for us to
lose any war they cannot prevent.
- Ralph Peters

There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake.
- Robert Fripp

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

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

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

It's always a mistake for writers to key their submissions to world events,
because they move so quickly and unpredictably,
as has certainly proven the case in Afghanistan.
- Richard Curtis

If it is a mistake of the head and not the heart don't worry about it,
that's the way we learn.
- Earl Warren

I'm a perfectionist, which I think is a mistake.
- Michelle Shocked

The real hero is always a hero by mistake;
he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
- Umberto Eco

The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion,
they just made the mistake of believing they could
control it with the power of the army alone.
- Orhan Pamuk

The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen,
to talk, to have a conversation - or a relationship.
- Deborah Tannen

No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect.
It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy
Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake.
- Walter Lang

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is
often how an individual views a mistake.
- Nelson Boswell

One must be a god to be able to tell successes from
failures without making a mistake.
- Anton Chekhov

The great mistake these people make is that they go
to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians
before securing their physical.
- George Crook

There is nothing final about a mistake,
except its being taken as final.
- Phyllis Bottome

I like radio better than television because if you make a mistake on radio,
they don't know.
You can make up anything on the radio.
- Phil Rizzuto

I think I made a mistake once...
yeah...
it was only once.
- Jay Mohr

You look like gold.
I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past.
But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.
- Ben Harper

I've always had a problem with people who couldn't
tell the truth or admit a mistake and say they're wrong.
- Burt Bacharach

The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
- Meister Eckhart


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