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Alexander Pope

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A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.

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Senator Douglas holds, we know, that a man may rightfully be wiser today than he was yesterday that he may rightfully change when he finds himself wrong. But can we, for that reason, run ahead, and infer that he will make any particular change, of which he, himself, has given no intimation?

Abraham Lincoln

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

When you come to see you are not as wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you are wiser today.

Anthony de Mello

Under these circumstances, except for any personal humiliation involved in admitting that I do not always understand the opinions of this Court, I see no reason why I should be consciously wrong today because I was unconsciously wrong yesterday.

Robert H. Jackson

They made two thousand years ago seem like yesterday, and yesterday look like today, just as today would, in time, look like tomorrow.

Geoff Dyer
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