Not all intelligence can be artificial now, so if we make a mistake, the consequences are no longer simply located within an institution or a national culture.
Woman was God’s second mistake.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that’s a mistake. One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated.
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.
One of the appeals of markets, as a public philosophy, is they seem to spare us the need to engage in public arguments about the meaning of goods. So markets seem to enable us to be non-judgmental about values. But I think that’s a mistake.
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings.
Mixing one’s wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake.