Mistake Quotes

Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.

Winnie the Pooh

In this different kind of war, we may never sit down at a peace table. But make no mistake about it, we are winning, and we will win.

George Walker Bush

People who think I made a mistake in picking Hong Kong as a location misunderstand my intentions. I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality

Edward Snowden

The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.

William M. Kucmierowski

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake Ė you canít learn anything from being perfect .

Adam Osborne

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake - you can't learn anything from being perfect.

Adam Osborne

In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Even today, we are still accused of racism. This is a mistake. We know that all interracial groups in South Africa are relationships in which whites are superior, blacks inferior. So as a prelude whites must be made to realize that they are only human, not superior. Same with blacks. They must be made to realize that they are also human, not inferior.

Stephen Bantu Biko

The worst mistake a boss can make is not to say "well done".

John David Ashcroft

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.

Dale E. Turner

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.

Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower

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.

Dale E. Turner

Inside every woman there is a Kali. [Hindu goddess who morphed into seven hidden beings to win a battle] Do not mistake the exterior for the interior.

Jennifer Beals

Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar. I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.

Carl Sandburg

Institutions mistake good intentions for objectives. They say health care; that's an intention, not an objective.

Peter Drucker

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

Winston Churchill

It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things.

Anne Sullivan

There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.

Jonathan Swift

The working of great institutions is mainly the result of a vast mass of routine, petty malice, self interest, carelessness, and sheer mistake. Only a residual fraction is thought.

George Santayana

Solomon made a great mistake when he asked for wisdom.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

Sandara Carey

Most women are indulgent of themselves. This is a mistake. It should be only the reward of old age.

Anna Held

Some of you think an Indian is like a wild animal. This is a great mistake.

Native American Chief Joseph

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