With bombs and fires, you get only one mistake.
One mistake with beginners in writing is, that they think it important to spin out something long. It is a great deal better not to write more than a page or two, unless you have something to say, and can write it correctly. Lucy Larcom
Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it's just one mistake. Brian Boitano
Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes, and men grow better as the world grows old. Ella Wheeler Wilcox