miércoles, 14 de septiembre de 2011

Misc: 10 immutable laws of mistakes


Law #1: Everyone makes mistakes

“Everyone makes mistakes. That’s why there is an eraser on every pencil.”Japanese proverb

Law #2: Not all mistakes are bad mistakes

“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”Theodore Roosevelt

Law #3: Mistakes not seen by others are not mistakes

“When a tree falls in a lonely forest, and no animal is near by to hear it, does it make a sound?”Charles Riborg Mann and George Ransom Twiss

Law #4: Ignorance does not excuse your mistakes

“Ignorance of the law excuses no man…”John Selden

Law #5: Mistakes occur at the very worst time

“If there is a worse time for something to go wrong, it will happen then.” Corollary to Murphy’s Law

Law #6: Mistakes beget mistakes

“Desperate people do desperate things. — Anonymous

Law #7: Mistakes made with computers propagate faster and cause more damage

“Computers have enabled people to make more mistakes faster than almost any invention in history, with the possible exception of tequila and hand guns.”Mitch Ratcliffe

Law #8: Mistakes of inaction are mistakes nonetheless

“I never worry about action, but only about inaction.” - Winston Churchill

Law #9: Failing to own up to your mistakes is a mistake

“You may make mistakes, but you are not a failure until you start blaming someone else.”Mary Pickford

Law #10: Failing to learn from your mistakes is a mistake

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”John Powell

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