Mistakes Quotes

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

You're not the only one who's made mistakes, but they're the only things that you can truly call your own.

Billy Joel

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce

There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.

John C. Maxwell

The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Kimon Nicolaides

Trying to grow up is hurting, you know.You make mistakes.You try to learn from them,and when you don't, it hurts even more.

Aretha Franklin

Management that is destructively critical when mistakes are made kills initiative and it's essential that we have many people with initiative if we're to continue to grow.

Lewis Lehr

Past mistakes cannot create a present pain; no mistake in life has the power to make us ache any more than the echo of someone crying can shed tears.

Guy Finley

Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.

Ingvar Kamprad

Golf without mistakes is like watching haircuts. A dinner without wine.

Jim Murray

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.

Billy Wilder

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.

Mary Lou Cook

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes.

Brent Scowcroft

One of the worst mistakes you can make as a gardener is to think you're in charge.

Janet Gillespie

There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments

Janet Kilburn Phillips

I sometimes react to making a mistake as if I have betrayed myself. My fear of making a mistake seems to be based on the hidden assumption that I am potentially perfect and that if I can just be very careful I will not fall from heaven. But a 'mistake' is a declaration of the way I am, a jolt to the way I intend, a reminder I am not dealing with the facts. When I have listened to my mistakes I have grown.

Hugh Prather

A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes.

Sam Abell

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Denis Waitley

Any married man should forget his mistakes - no use two people remembering the same thing

Duane Dewel

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Gustav Jung

If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.

John W. Holt, Jr.
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