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He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
We gave up some of our country to the white men, thinking that then we could have peace. We were mistaken. The white man would not let us alone.
What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.
The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men.
Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.
I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.
The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare.
I chose and my world was shaken. So what? The choice may have been mistaken; the choosing was not. You have to move on.
Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
Otto von Bismarck
I get constantly mistaken for Elijah Wood. I was in Japan and someone held out a photo of him for me to sign.
I get constantly mistaken for Elijah Wood.
Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so.
Henry W. Kendall
A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken.
The whole campaign was a tragic case of mistaken identity.
There is a strong tendency in the United States to rally round the flag and their troops, no matter how mistaken the war.
My passion and energy get mistaken for anger.
President Obama's call for nearly a half-trillion dollars in more government stimulus when America has more than $14 trillion in debt is guided by his mistaken belief that we can spend our way to prosperity.
Martyrdom is evidence only of a man's honesty - it is no evidence that he is not mistaken. Men have suffered martyrdom for all sorts of opinions in politics and in religion; yet they could not therefore have all been in the right; although they could give no stronger evidence that they believed themselves in the right.
He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
Douglas William Jerrold
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