Mistake Quotes

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

When you think about it, a home run is a mistake. The idea is to hit the ball hard, on a line, so the defense can't react to it. Hit it high in the air, which is how most home runs are hit, and most of the time it will be caught. It's a mistake

Matt Williams

Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been.

Stephen Harper

If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake.

Frank Wilczek

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance. Never settle for the path of least resistance. Livin' might mean takin' chances but they're worth takin'. Lovin might be a mistake but it's worth makin

Lee Ann Womack

The worst mistake a boss can make is not to say 'well done'.

John Ashcroft

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

Douglas Adams

This is one of the disadvantages of wine: it makes a man mistake words for thought.

Samuel Johnson

A mistake proves that someone stopped talking long enough to do something.

Phoenix Flame

Bad as was being shot by some of our own troops in the battle of the Wilderness, - that was an honest mistake, one of the accidents of war, - being shot at, since the war, by many officers, was worse.

James Longstreet

The greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one.

Elbert Hubbard

The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical.

George Crook

A man looking at a hippopotamus may sometimes be tempted to regard a hippopotamus as an enormous mistake; but he is also bound to confess that a fortunate inferiority prevents him personally from making such mistakes.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In magic, anyone with a shop-bought trick deck is a magician, and if people arent fooled they usually pretend to be, and they are understandably likely to mistake being fooled as a sign of being in the presence of an excellent magician.

Derren Victor Brown

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

There is a subtle difference between being a prisoner and being a slave. I don't mistake either for being free.

Lois McMaster Bujold

He had made one mistake in an otherwise flawless performance: he hadn't told me his name. Have you ever exchanged three words with an American without being told his name?

Cyril Emmanuel George Bonfiglioli

What a city, what a night, what a crowd, what a bomb, what a mistake, what a wanker you have for a President.

Paul David Hewson

My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.

Oscar Wilde

I became an entrepreneur by mistake. Ever since then I've gone into business, not to make money, but because I think I can do it better than it's been done elsewhere. And, quite often, just out of personal frustration about the way it's been done by other people.

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson

I think scars are sexy because they mean that you made a mistake that led to a mess.

Angelina Jolie

Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.

Fred Allen

The worst mistake you can make is walking away from the person who actually stood there and waited for you.

Drake

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