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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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A bachelor is someone who never makes the same mistake once.
Phyllis Diller (1917-2012)

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratliffe

A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple.

As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
Conrad Weisert

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer, you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968)

Important letters which contain no errors will develop errors in the mail. Corresponding errors will show up in the duplicate while the Boss is reading it.

In any collection of data, the figure most obviously correct, beyond all need of checking, is the mistake.

Is man one of God's blunders, or is God one of man's?
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made.
Ksawery Tartakower (1887-1956)

You are making progress if each mistake is a new one.

You have the capacity to learn from your mistakes. You'll learn a lot today.

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