Mistakes Quotes

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
Lillian hellman - we are a people who do not want to keep much of...

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
Buddha - there are only two mistakes one can make along...
Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.
Dan McKinnon
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Igor Stravinsky

I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones.
John Peel
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
Henry James
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!
Derwood Finche
If we had more time for discussion, we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.
Leon Trotsky
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy.
Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Srange Land
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
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
Theodore Roosevelt
One of the great mistakes that can be made by a man of my age is to get involved in athletic competition with children - - Unless, of course, they are under six. And even then, stay away from hide - And - Seek.
Bill Cosby, Time Flies
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Henrik David Boh
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
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
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Josh Billings
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
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
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
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
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Confucius
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright
No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.
Donald Foste
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
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
Henry C. Link
Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.
James A. Froude
The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.
Conte Di Camillo Benso Cavou
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.
Anonymous
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
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on.
Peter McWilliams
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
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
W. E. Gladstone
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
The mistakes are all there waiting to be made.
Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratliffe
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