Mistake Quotes

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

Let go the lure The striving to unmake; Behold the truth Whenever heart may ache There is a glory In a great mistake.

Nathalia Clara Ruth Crane

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

It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered.

Christian Nevell Bovee

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.

Nelson Boswell

I became an entrepreneur by mistake. Ever since then I've gone into business, not to make money, but because I think I can do it better than it's been done elsewhere. And, quite often, just out of personal frustration about the way it's been done by other people.

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson

The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!

Earl Nightingale

The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.

Walter Bagehot

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

Douglas Adams

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