mistake quotes

Losing my sight had nothing to do with my focus on music. My passion for music was already there, so it would be a mistake to give too much significance to my blindness.Andrea Bocelli

Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions.John Boehner

But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government.John Boehner

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.Napoleon Bonaparte

In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.Napoleon Bonaparte

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.Nelson Boswell

There is nothing final about a mistake, except its being taken as final.Phyllis Bottome

It would be an egregious mistake to ever refer to me in the same breath as most of the people I write about.Anthony Bourdain

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

We made only one real mistake. And even then we were right.Ben Bradlee

I'm never going to be fast, and nobody will ever mistake me for being fast.Tom Brady

It would be a tragic mistake for us out here to imagine that Bush represents the hearts and the minds of the majority of your countrymen. Many of your black and other compatriots must be just as anguished as we are.Breyten Breytenbach

Yes, it seems we've got this mutant gene in our human personality that makes us susceptible to this same kind of mistake over and over again. It's really uncanny how we build these beautiful multicultural edifices and then allow this switch to be flipped and everybody goes, 'Oh, the other, get them out of here.'Geraldine Brooks

I don't read horror, ever. When I was 15, I made the mistake of reading part of 'The Exorcist.' It was the first and last horror book I've ever opened.Dan Brown

The Republicans are running wild with our tax dollars and it's been a mistake to let this administration continue a policy of incompetence when it comes to Iraq.Sherrod Brown

Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.Tina Brown

Sarah Palin may have chosen to not answer the call for the presidency, but make no mistake, the principles that garnered her the unique support she enjoyed continue to inform and drive the base that lifted her.Tammy Bruce

My salary situation at 'Morning Joe' wasn't right. I made five attempts to fix it, then realized I'd made the same mistake every time: I apologised for asking.Mika Brzezinski

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

I haven't always acted or reacted in a way that made me proud, but I didn't make that same mistake twice, and I think that's what I love about adversity is that it always reminds me of what's really valuable in life.Sandra Bullock