Mistakes Quotes

We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.
Lillian Hellman
Unknown - a life spent making mistakes is not only most...

It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
Jessamyn West
Aubrey menen - the essence of success is that it is never...
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 Elder, from Plutarch, Lives
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

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance.... Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Denis Watley
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
Henry James
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
Theodore Roosevelt
A doctor can bury his mistakes but a supplier based engineer can only advise the product designer to specify a heavier texture.
Mick Lloyd Kerman
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.
Author Unknown
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Denis Watley
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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
To make mistakes is human to stumble is commonplace to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
William Arthur Ward
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
We might make mistakes but we will make other things too.
Michael Joseph Savage
I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
Frank Capra
Setting loose on the battlefield weapons that are able to learn may be one of the biggest mistakes mankind has ever made. It could also be one of the last.
Richard Forsyth - Machine Learning for Expert Systems
Experience... is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.
Henry C. Blinn
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
W. E. Gladstone
No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.
Donald Foste
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.
Dan McKinnon
In all the work we do, our most valuable asset can be the attitude of self - Examination. It is forgivable to make mistakes, but to stand fast behind a wall of self - Righteousness and make the same mistake twice is not forgivable.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
Do not fear mistakes, there are none.
Miles Davis
It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.
Ornette Coleman
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Denis Watley
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
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Buddha
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratliffe
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elisabeth Kuebler - Ross
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
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