Mistakes Quotes

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.

Dick Wolf

The situation in Iraq is unacceptable to the American people -- and it is unacceptable to me. Our troops in Iraq have fought bravely. They have done everything we have asked them to do. Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me.

George Walker Bush

One of the biggest mistakes women make in business is that they aren't friendly enough.

Charlotte Beers

Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due to aspects of the social utility paradox, but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.

Herman Kahn

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.

Niels Bohr

Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.

Bernard M. Baruch

Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients.

Carl Levin

Every second a seeker can start over,For his life’s mistakes Are initial drafts And not the final version.

Sri Chinmoy

After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren

A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

Frank Lloyd Wright

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them.

Catherine Drinker Bowen

Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.

Josephus Daniels

Are you asking me while I am under complete siege? You are a wonderful journalist. You have to respect your profession. You have to be accurate when you are speaking with General Yasser Arafat. Be quiet! You are covering, with such questions, the terrorist activities of the Israeli occupation and the Israeli crimes. Be fair! Why do you make these certain mistakes? Thank you. Bye, bye!

Yasser Arafat

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

Henry C. Link

On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.

Mark Udall

Obey your soul, have perfect faith in yourself. Never think of yourself with doubt or distrust, or as one who makes mistakes.

Wallace D. Wattles

Some of the steps you take may end up being detours or out-and-out mistakes. By staying focused on your vision, though, you’ll find even those steps useful in the creating process.

David Emerald

Inconsistency. One time we start moving and the next series we might come out and make a couple of mental mistakes. We just have to be consistent on offense.

Ronnie Brown

Let your mistakes be a comma, and not a period.

Unknown

In certain situations we'd be down and the competitor in me would want to get it all back in one play. That impatience makes for bad plays, mistakes, and turnarounds.

Browning Nagle

The history of science, like the history of all human ideas, is a history of irresponsible dreams, of obstinacy, and of error. But science is one of the very few human activitiesperhaps the only onein which errors are systematically criticized and fairly often, in time, corrected. This is why we can say that, in science, we often learn from our mistakes, and why we can speak clearly and sensibly about making progress there.

Karl Raimund Popper

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.

Niels Bohr
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