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A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that's not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.
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 middle way is a view of life that avoids the extreme of misguided grasping born of believing there is something we can find, or buy, or cling to that will not change. And it avoids the despair and nihilism born from the mistaken belief that nothing matters, that all is meaningless.
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
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If you are under the illusion that you can start a business and run it at your life's schedule, you are mistaken. The business is like a starving puppy - when it needs to eat, then it needs to eat regardless of what you have going on personally.
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.
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.
But people who think they can project themselves into deafness are mistaken because you can't. And I'm not talking about imagining what a deaf person's whole life is like I even mean just realizing what it is like for an instant.
Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.
If you think dealing with issues like worthiness and authenticity and vulnerability are not worthwhile because there are more pressing issues, like the bottom line or attendance or standardized test scores, you are sadly, sadly mistaken. It underpins everything.
I often get mistaken for Dumbledore. One wizard is very much like another.
I believe love just happens once. You can be mistaken, you can think you are in love, but after a while you discover that you're really not. Real love is different.
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can't solve extreme poverty and disease, isn't just mistaken. It is harmful.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
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.
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.
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
I chose and my world was shaken. So what? The choice may have been mistaken; the choosing was not. You have to move on.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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