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Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Ludwig van Beethoven
I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
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
I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.
How come liberals never admit that they're liberal? They've now come up with a new word called 'progressive,' which I thought was an insurance company but apparently it's a label.
I'm the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it's still about the work.
No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public.
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.
Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.
I've got to admit it's getting better. It's a little better all the time.
I have to admit, like so many women, I always knew there was a chance. But like so many women, I never thought it would be me. I never thought I'd hear those devastating words: 'You have breast cancer.'
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
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
To admit you want to have a comeback means you have to admit you weren't what you were supposed to be. You dropped below your own standard.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of - the last he does not concern himself about.
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit of different interpretations.
Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
What's an expert? I read somewhere, that the more a man knows, the more he knows, he doesn't know. So I suppose one definition of an expert would be someone who doesn't admit out loud that he knows enough about a subject to know he doesn't really know how much.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence J. Peter
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.
To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.
True friends: only a few have 'em, but only a few will admit that they don't.
Everything that everyone is afraid of has already happened: The fragility of capitalism, which we don't want to admit; the loss of the empire of the United States; and American exceptionalism. In fact, American exceptionalism is that we are exceptionally backward in about fifteen different categories, from education to infrastructure.
Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong.
Richard J. Needham
I admit I'm being paid well, but it's no more than I deserve. After all, I've been screwed more times than a hooker.
It wasn't so long ago that I was a working mom myself. And I know that sometimes, much as we all hate to admit it, it's just easier to park the kids in front of the TV for a few hours, so we can pay the bills or do the laundry or just have some peace and quiet for a change.
Justice to my readers compels me to admit that I write because I have nothing to do; justice to myself induces me to add that I will cease to write the moment I have nothing to say.
Charles Caleb Colton
A lot of people would be embarrassed to admit that they were on 'Barney', but I embrace the fact. I just had such a wonderful time doing that show. I learned what a camera and prop is, and all that. I learned my manners too, so I guess that's a good thing!
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a man will admit, that his mind ages.
I'm an independent, but I got to admit I lean Democratic.
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