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Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only senior executives' decisions matter. This is a dangerous mistake.
Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
Thomas J. Watson
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been stuck in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in which case it's no longer a mistake. If you remain stuck, you learn nothing.
A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
Arthur Conan Doyle
It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first impressions of people are really a big mistake.
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
In a period of economic downturn, the overwhelming instinct is to pare back, cut costs, and lay off. If you do that, do so with your strategy in mind. The worst mistake is to cut across the board. Instead, reconnect and recommit to a clear strategy that will distinguish yourself from others.
Make no mistake about why these babies are here - they are here to replace us.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.
Samuel L. Jackson
I think the human race made a big mistake at the beginning of the industrial revolution, we leaped for the mechanical things, people need the use of their hands to feel creative.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
Many people make the mistake of confusing information with knowledge. They are not the same thing. Knowledge involves the interpretation of information. Knowledge involves listening.
Unlike some politicians, I can admit to a mistake.
I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Trust is not the same as faith. A friend is someone you trust. Putting faith in anyone is a mistake.
A lot of people perceive women as sexy based on their outer appeal. But there's no way to mistake if a woman is confident.
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.
William Randolph Hearst
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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