Subject: Problems » Mistakes

A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp.

(1935 – 2014) American comedian, television personality, writer & director

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.

(1957 – ) cartoonist (Dilbert)

Experience: What causes a person to make new mistakes instead of the same old ones.

Experience: The name an older man gives to his mistakes.

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

1. Anyone else who can be blamed should be blamed.
2. Anything that can go wrong will go wrong faster with computers.
3. Whenever a computer can be blamed, it should be blamed.

The mistake you make is in trying to figure it out.

(1911 – 1983) playwright

To err is human; to really foul things up takes a computer.

Experience : The name men give to their mistakes.

When a doctor makes a mistake, it's best to bury the subject.

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

To err is human, to forgive is human.

Like most of those who study history, he [Napoleon III] learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.

(1906 – 1990) British historian

To err is dysfunctional, to forgive co-dependent.

(1953 – ) American musician

Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.

(1772 – 1851) American Presbyterian theologian & professor

Nobody notices the big errors.

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

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.

(1885 – 1962) Danish physicist

Mistakes are often the stepping stones to utter failure.

If a thing is done wrong often enough, it becomes right.

The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.

(1947 – ) U.S. vice president & politician

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

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