Success tends to go not to the person who is error-free, because he also tends to be risk-averse. Rather it goes to the person who recognizes that life is pretty much a percentage business. It isn’t making mistakes that’s critical; it’s correcting them and getting on with the principal task.

Donald Rumsfeld (b. 1932) American politician, government official
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Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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