Quotes by astray
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English writer and poet 1819-1880
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.
British poet 1830-1894
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.
French mathematician 1906-1998
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.
Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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.
It's important for the explorer to be willing to be led astray.
French writer 1897-1977
Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.
American chess grandmaster 1943-2008
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.Source: The picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
English writer 1894-1963
The greater a man's talents, the greater his power to lead astray.
The man who fails because he aims astray or because he does not aim at all is to be found everywhere.
The world's a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray.
St. Teresa of Avila
Spanish saint, mysticist 1515-1582
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
Pools journalist 1932-
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.
British diplomat, poet 1664-1721
Who walks the fastest, but walks astray, is only furthest from his way.