Mistakes Quotes

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them.
Werner Karl Heisenberg
Conte di camillo benso cavou - the man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes...

We made too many wrong mistakes.
Yogi Berra
Mahatma gandhi - freedom is not worth having if it does not...
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions? especially selfish ones.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Peace and Violence, sct. 2, in Index, no. 4 (London, 1973.
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - So they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.
Frank Lloyd Wright, New York Times, October 4, 1953

Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself, And know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, No coincidences, All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elizabeth Kubler - Ross
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
You will make all kinds of mistakes but as long as you are generous and true and fierce you cannot hurt the world, or even seriously distress her.
Winston Churchill
Love is not a crime, denying it is. Having dreams is not a crime, not chasing them is. Making mistakes is not a crime, not learning from them is. Life is not a crime, not living it is.
Alexander Senturia
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.
Sydney Smith
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - - The kind of atmosphere that is found in a nuturing family.
Virginia Sati
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Buddha
It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.
Ornette Coleman
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sophia Loren
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes in the sense that almost certainly in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul - Mate is the one you are actually married to.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratcliffe
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
Niels Boh
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Mary Pickford
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
Henry C. Link
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
Plutarch
We might make mistakes but we will make other things too.
Michael Joseph Savage
Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show you a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass. The only men who are past the danger of making mistakes are the men who sleep at Greenwood.
H. L. Wayland
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.
Ted W. Engstrom
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!
Derwood Finche
Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
Cato the Elde
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Josh Billings
Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.
Dan McKinnon
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Henrik David Boh
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratliffe
It is better to be high - Spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow - Minded and all to prudent.
Vincent Van Gogh
No man chooses evil because it is evil he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Mary Wollstonecraft
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul - Mate is the one you are actually married to.
J. R. R. Tolkien, Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Confucius