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.
In politics… never retreat, never retract… never admit a mistake.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
It was a grave mistake to dismantle the Jewish communities in Sinai.
Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.