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  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    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.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
    John Wooden
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    Don't mistake activity for achievement.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen R. Covey
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    Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it - immediately.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.
    Source: Town Hall Meeting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 29 March 2008
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    li is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
    Source: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2012) 690
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    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.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
  • Carlos Castaneda
    Carlos Castaneda
    American author and anthropologist 1925-1998
    Carlos Castaneda
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    A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war, wideawake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance. Going to knowledge or going to war in any other manner is a mistake, and whoever makes it will live to regret his steps.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
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