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A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don't like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.
I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.
I will admit, like Socrates and Aristotle and Plato and some other philosophers, that there are instances where the death penalty would seem appropriate.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
We shall act with good intentions, but at times we will be wrong. When we are, let us admit it and try to right the situation.
I have to admit I've found myself doing the same things that a lot of other rock stars do or are forced to do. Which is not being able to respond to mail, not being able to keep up on current music, and I'm pretty much locked away a lot. The outside world is pretty foreign to me.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'm a little lavish I must admit. But I'm not really concerned with money. Being rich is not my goal, being wealthy is.
Cee Lo Green
When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines the kind of men we are.
When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
B. R. Ambedkar
I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others.
We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
E. M. Forster
To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.
As a writer, I have to admit, there is something darkly compelling about Alzheimer's because it attacks the two things most central to a writer's craft - language and memory, which together make up an individual's identity. Alzheimer's makes a new character out of a familiar person.
Sadly, I do my homework. I've a soft spot for the boring minutiae. I read the Charter of the United Nations before meeting with Kofi Annan. I read the Meltzer report, and then I'll read C. Fred Bergsten's defense of institutions like the World Bank and the I.M.F. It's embarrassing to admit.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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