mistakes

A Quote by Derwood Fincher on experience and mistakes

Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!

Derwood Fincher

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on mistakes

It is worse than immoral, it's a mistake.

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Source: Describing the Vietnam war; quoted by Alistair Cooke in his radio program "Letter from America."

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on death and mistakes

The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office.

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Source: After listening to funeral eulogies for his successor John Foster Dulles; News Summaries, 27 Mar 1959.

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A Quote by David Hume on arrogance, giving, men, mistakes, passion, and security

When men are the most sure and arrogant they are commonly the most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation and suspense which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities.

David Hume (1711 - 1776)

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A Quote by David B. Norris on correction, mistakes, money, and time

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.

David B. Norris

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A Quote by David B. Haight on competition, day, life, mistakes, and weakness

Life is a competition not with others, but with ourselves. We should seek each day to live stronger, better, truer lives; each day to master some weakness of yesterday; each day to repair a mistake; each day to surpass ourselves.

David B. Haight (1906 -)

Source: Ensign, May 1981, p. 42., © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission..

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A Quote by Dale Carnegie on mistakes, profit, and success

A successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.

Dale Carnegie (1888 - 1955)

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A Quote by Cullen Hightower on congress, correction, mistakes, and trying

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.

Cullen Hightower

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A Quote by Confucius on correction and mistakes

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Confucius on friendship, learning, loyalty, mistakes, and seriousness

If the gentleman is not serious, he will not be respected, and his learning will not be on a firm foundation. He considers loyalty and faithfulness to be fundamental, has no friends who are not like him, and when he has made mistakes, he is not afraid of correcting them.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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