Mistakes Quotes

Mistakes Quotes

  • A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. ~ Albert Einstein
  • Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them.  ~ Andrew V. Mason
  • All wrong doing is done in the sincere belief that it is the best thing to do. ~ Arnold Bennett
  • The essence of success is that it is never necessary to think of a new idea oneself.  It is far better to wait until somebody else does it, and then to copy him in every detail, except his mistakes.  ~ Aubrey Menen
  • It’s discouraging to make a mistake, but it’s humiliating when you find out you’re so unimportant that nobody noticed it. ~ Chuck Daly
  • You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. ~ Colette
  • When you realize you’ve made a mistake, make amends immediately. It’s easier to eat crow while it’s still warm. ~ Dan Heist
  • The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. ~ Elbert Hubbard (The Note Book, 1927)
  • Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. ~ Franklin P. Jones
  • An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
  • While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. ~ Henry C. Link
  • One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is to add to the offense. ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • I have made mistakes, but I never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one. ~ James Gordon Bennett
  • A clever man commits no minor blunders. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  • I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones. ~ John Peel
  • The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. ~ John Powell
  • To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you’re overdoing it. ~ Josh Jenkins
  • A man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man. ~ Julius Robert Oppenheimer
  • To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is to swear off having ideas. ~ Leo Burnett
  • Error is a hardy plant; it flourishes in every soil. ~Martin F. Tupper
  • As long as the world is turning and spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes. ~ Mel Brooks
  • An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field. ~ Niels Bohr
  • It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something. ~ Ornette Coleman
  • Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. ~ Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere’s Fan)
  • The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err again but less and less and less. ~ Piet Hein
  • Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them. ~ Salvador Dali
  • That fellow seems to me to possess but one idea, and that is a wrong one. ~ Samuel Johnson
  • You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. ~ Samuel Levenson
  • I’d rather be strongly wrong than weakly right. ~ Tallulah Bankhead
  • If I had my life to live again. I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. ~ Tallulah Bankhead
  • Never say, “oops.” Always say, “Ah, interesting.” ~ Anon

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