“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” — George Bernard Shaw
Today, I allowed myself to try to use reason against prejudice. Worse, I got upset at the deafness. It was a case of pride versus prejudice. I know better and I know that this person will counter reason by repeating the same prejudice in ever-increasing volumes, yet I persisted. I should have walked away.
“Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.” — Hesketh Pearson
“My verses are no damn good. … I gave it up, knowing it wasn’t getting any better, but nobody seemed to notice my magnificent gesture.” — Dorothy Parker, “Dorothy Parker, The Art of Fiction No. 13”, the PARIS REVIEW, Summer 1956