A Quote by Edward John Phelps on mistakes

The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.

Edward John Phelps (1822 - 1900)

Source: Happiness by William Lyon Phelps; speech, 24 Jan 1899

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A Quote by Edward Gibbon on mistakes, people, and respect

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.

Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794)

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on mistakes

Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

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A Quote by Earl Wilson on experience and mistakes

Experience is what enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Earl Wilson (1907 - 1987)

Source: Field Newspaper Syndicate

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on mistakes

He who thinks he can find in himself the means of doing without others is much mistaken; but he who thinks that others cannot do without him is still more mistaken.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales

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A Quote by Dr.William James Mayo on mistakes and women

Lord, deliver me from the man (or woman) who never makes a mistake, and also from the man (or woman) who makes the same mistake twice.

Dr.William Mayo (1861 - 1939)

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A Quote by Elizabeth Kubler Ross on blessings, learning, life, mistakes, purpose, and silence

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Elizabeth Kubler Ross

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A Quote by Dr. David M. Burns on acceptance, faults, mistakes, and people

Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.

Dr. David M. Burns

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A Quote by Douglas Noel Adams on design, mistakes, people, and trying

A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

Douglas Noel Adams (1952 - 2001)

Source: Mostly Harmless, 1992

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A Quote by Doug Larson on clarity, conscience, memory, mistakes, and people

A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.

Doug Larson

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