Subject: Problems » Mistakes

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

To err is human, to forgive is human.

I have made mistakes, but have never made the mistake of claiming I never made one.

(1841 – 1918) publisher of the New York Herald

If we really learned from our past mistakes, most of us would never get out of bed in the morning.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

All great discoveries are made by mistake

Corollary: The greater the funding, the longer it takes to make the mistake.

To err is dysfunctional, to forgive co-dependent.

(1953 – ) American musician

Discussion: A method of confirming others in their errors.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.

(1943 – 1971) rock singer

When an error has been detected and corrected, it will be found to have been correct in the first place

Corollary: After the correction has been found in error, it will be impossible to fit the original quantity back into the equation.

To err is human… and to blame it on a computer is even more so.

(1927 – ) magician & comedy writer

Nothing is as inevitable as a mistake whose time has come.

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

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

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

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

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

(1911 – 1983) playwright

Experience : The name men give to their mistakes.

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

To err is human but to really foul up requires a computer.

(1931 – ) television newscaster

We’re all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.

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

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

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

(1772 – 1851) American Presbyterian theologian & professor

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