An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
When I have listened to my mistakes, I have grown.
Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
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.
Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong.
My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view.
Gardening is something you learn by doing - and by making mistakes, like cooking, gardening is a constant process of experimentation, repeating the successes and throwing out the failures
Just as philosophy is the study of other people's misconceptions, so history is the study of other people's mistakes
The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them
Golf is not a game of great shots. It's a game of the most misses. The people who win make the smallest mistakes
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
One of the commonest mistakes is thinking your worries are over when your children get married
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.
Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.
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.
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.
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.
Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.
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.
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.