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Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders?
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
As an immigrant, I appreciate, far more than the average American, the liberties we have in this country. Silence is a big enemy of morality. I don't want our blunders in history to get repeated.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.
Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.
A. J. P. Taylor
Blunders, no, only friendship binds us to honesty - attracting crypts of mushrooms in the wake of our snowboards.
The destruction of India's village system was the greatest of England's blunders.
They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.
Thomas A. Edison
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The best men of the best epochs are simply those who make the fewest blunders and commit the fewest sins.
Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
One of the best parts of Thanksgiving for me is re-watching some of the classic holiday blunders that have been depicted on television. I remember laughing uncontrollably on the set of 'That Girl' back in 1967 when we shot the episode, 'Thanksgiving Comes But Once A Year, Hopefully' during our second season.
Acknowledging your mistakes also has its pluses, but we often don't have trouble recalling or mulling over those. The point is, if you don't acknowledge your successes the same way you acknowledge your mistakes, you're sure to have a memory full of blunders.
All men die. You may say: 'Is that encouraging?' Surely yes, for when a man dies, his blunders, which are of the form, all die with him, but the things in him that are part of the life never die, although the form be broken.
The Bay of Pigs is one of America's most infamous Cold War blunders, and it has been studied, debated, and dramatized endlessly ever since.
I'm more financially successful, but it just means the shopping blunders I make are bigger now.
Politics is a field where the choice lies constantly between two blunders.
Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart.
Iraq is going to go down as one of the greatest blunders in American history.
Turning 50 is a little bit of a 'taking stock' moment. I feel probably a little dumber. I don't think I'm as sharp as I was when I was younger, but I'm definitely wiser and less likely to make gigantic blunders of an intellectual, spiritual, emotional or physical type.
Blunders are an inescapable feature of war, because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
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