The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them.Kimon Nicolaides
Edward Bangs (fl. 1775) is the author of the American song Yankee Doodle.
- Yankee Doodle came to town
Riding on a pony;
Stuck a feather in his cap
And called it macaroni.
- The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 2nd ed 1982, p.15
- The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, 2nd ed 1997, p.529