Posts Tagged ‘On Mistakes’

When your opponent fears you, then’s the moment when you give the fear its own rein, give it the time to work on him.  Let it become terror.  The terrified man fights himself.  Eventually, he attacks in desperation.  That is the most dangerous moment, but the terrified man can be trusted usually to make a fatal mistake.  You are being trained here to detect these mistakes and use them.
     —    Frank Herbert
From his classic SciFi novel:  “Dune
On This Day In:
2014 Orange October (V) – Giants Win Game 3
Who Am I To Teach?
2013 Deliver Us Something Larger
2012 Bore, n.
2011 Attaining High Office

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A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
    ––    Douglas Adams
On This Day In:
2014 What Price Freedom?
2013 Remembering Val
2012 Good-bye, Val
Survival Value
2011 Traitors In Our Midst
Life Ain’t Easy

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