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“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“A life spent making mistakes…” George Bernard Shaw

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but most useful than a life spent doing nothing.” George Bernard Shaw

“Where we have strong emotions…” Carl Sagan

“Where we have strong emotions, we’re liable to fool ourselves.” Carl Sagan

“No one who cannot rejoice…” Donald Foster

“No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.” Donald Foster

“Most human beings have an…” Aldous Huxley

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.” Aldous Huxley

“All human situations have their…” Benjamin Franklin

“All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.” Benjamin Franklin

“You must learn from the…” Sam Levenson

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” Sam Levenson

“We are at the very…” Richard Feynman

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.” Richard Feynman

“A man who does not…” Confucius

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.” Confucius

“Men of ill judgement…” Sophocles

“Men of ill judgement often ignore the good that lies within their hands.” Sophocles

“Speak when you are angry…” Laurence J. Peter

“Speak when you are angry – and you will make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” Laurence J. Peter

“Anyone who has never…” Albert Einstein

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein