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.
George Gurdjieff (1873 - 1949)
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Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings.
George F. Will (1941 -)
Certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we're so fond of it.
George Eliot (1819 - 1880)
Source: Middlemarch, bk. 1, ch. 9, 1871.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous.
Source: Middlemarch, bk. 1, ch. 10, 1872.
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
The fuel light's on, Frank! We're all going to die! Wait, wait... Oh, my mistake - that's the intercom light.
Source: Airline pilot, "The Far Side"
If one does not practice nonviolence in one's own personal relations with others and hopes to use it in bigger affairs, one is vastly mistaken.
Gandhi (1869 - 1948)
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