Mistakes Quotes

People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
Denis watley - mistakes are painful when they happen, but years...

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
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
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

To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
Frank capra - i made some mistakes in drama. i thought the...
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
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
Experience... is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.
Ornette Coleman
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Buddha
People will listen a great deal more patiently while you explain your mistakes than when you explain your successes.
Wilbur N. Nesbit
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 are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.
Author Unknown
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
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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
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
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
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
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
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
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 doctor can bury his mistakes but a supplier based engineer can only advise the product designer to specify a heavier texture.
Mick Lloyd Kerman
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.
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
Henry James
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Henrik David Boh
It is the highest form of self - Respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
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 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
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse.
Derwood Finche
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
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
Henry C. Link
If we had more time for discussion, we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.
Leon Trotsky
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
W. E. Gladstone
To make mistakes is human to stumble is commonplace to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
William Arthur Ward