Mistakes Quotes

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Dr. dale e. turne - people who make no mistakes lack boldness and the...

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
Scott adams - creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes....
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
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

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.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
Henry James
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
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!
Derwood Finche
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
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
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
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
Experience... is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elizabeth Kubler - Ross
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Josh Billings
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
The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.
Conte Di Camillo Benso Cavou
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
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
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
E. J. Phelps
The mistakes are all there waiting to be made.
Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
Nikki Giovanni
Men heap together the mistakes of their lives and create a monster they call destiny.
John Oliver Hobbes
Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.
Henry C. Blinn
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Denis Watley
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratcliffe
Do not fear mistakes, there are none.
Miles Davis
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
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
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
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
A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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