A Quote by Confucius on facts, faith, friendship, mistakes, and promises

First and foremost, be faithful to your superiors, keep all promises, refuse the friendship of all who are not like you; and if you have made a mistake, do not be afraid of admitting the fact and amending your ways.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Claude Gernade Bowers on conformity, history, mistakes, and past

History is the torch that is meant to illuminate the past, to guard us against the repetition of our mistakes of other days. We cannot join in the rewriting of history to make it conform to our comfort and convenience.

Claude Gernade Bowers (1878 - 1958)

Source: Introduction, The U.S. and the Spanish Civil War, 1956

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on discretion and mistakes

A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Charles Hermite on creation, divinity, existence, independence, justice, mind, mistakes, reality, and world

There exists, if I am not mistaken, an entire world which is the totality of mathematical truths, to which we have access only with our mind, just as a world of physical reality exists, the one like the other independent of ourselves, both of divine creation.

Charles Hermite (1822 - 1901)

Source: The Mathematical Intelligencer, v. 5, no. 4.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Charles Haddon Spurgeon on christ, jesus, and mistakes

If you think you can walk in holiness without keeping up perpetual fellowship with Christ, you have made a great mistake. If you would be holy, you must live close to Jesus.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834 - 1892)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Cecilia Bartholomew on belief, feeling, life, mistakes, and pain

Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all of you are beyond the pain.

Cecilia Bartholomew

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on knowledge, mistakes, and truth

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Aion (1951)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by C. W. Leadbeater on mistakes, perception, and power

It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is to perceive.

C. W. Leadbeater

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on falsehood, lies, mistakes, and truth

All err the more dangerously because each follows a truth. Their mistake lies not in following a falsehood but in not following another truth.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: W. H. Auden and L. Kronenberger (eds.) The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Billy Joel on mistakes

You're not the only one who's made mistakes, but they're the only things that you can truly call your own.

Billy Joel

Source: You're Only Human (Second Wind)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content