Quotes: astray

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means - one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray; whereas people of fortune may naturally indulge in a few delinquencies.
  • Christina Rossetti
    Christina Rossetti
    British poet 1830-1894
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    For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
  • Andre Weil
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    Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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    It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
  • Roger Von Oech
    Roger Von Oech
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    It's important for the explorer to be willing to be led astray.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.
  • Bobby Fischer
    Bobby Fischer
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    Our mind is all we've got. Not that it won't lead us astray sometimes, but we still have to analyze things out within ourselves.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
    Source: The picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The greater a man's talents, the greater his power to lead astray.
  • F. Swinnnerton
    F. Swinnnerton
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    The man who fails because he aims astray or because he does not aim at all is to be found everywhere.
  • George Villiers
    George Villiers
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    The world's a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray.
  • St. Teresa of Avila
    St. Teresa of Avila
    Spanish saint, mysticist 1515-1582
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    To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
  • Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Pools journalist 1932-
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    We follow the mystics. They know where they are going. They, too, go astray, but when they go astray they do so in a way that is mystical, dark, and mysterious.
  • Matthew Prior
    Matthew Prior
    British diplomat, poet 1664-1721
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    Who walks the fastest, but walks astray, is only furthest from his way.
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