Quotes on mistakes


A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood. The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others.

~ Leo C. Rosten

If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.

~ Thomas Jefferson

Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.

~ P Barnum

Never shall I forget the times I spent with you continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.

~ Ludwig van Beethoven

Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.

~ Sarah Bernhardt

Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find Kuwait.

~ A. Whitney Brown

I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.

~ George Burns

We are getting into semantics again. If we use words, there is a very grave danger they will be misinterpreted.

~ H.R. Haldeman

Age does not make us childish, as some say it only finds us true children still.

~ Johann von Goethe

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

~ Confucius

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