R. Shraga Silverstein, A Candle By Day, p. 134:
- Some are quite willing to admit their mistakes because it really makes very little difference to them whether they are or not mistaken. In this respect one who is reluctant to admit his mistakes may have more of a respect and a concern for the truth than one who admits them freely.
- Some purposely make mistakes in order to be able to admit that they were wrong.
- We all mistake maids.