Mistakes Quotes

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.

Mistakes are their own instructors

Horace

Our mistakes from the past are just that: mistakes. And they were necessary to make in order to become the wiser person we became.

Bill Maher

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.

Donald Foster

Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.

Dr. David M. Burns

To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.

Peter McWilliams

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.

Henry S. Haskins

No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.

Plutarch

To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is to swear off having ideas.

Leo Burnett

Without mistakes to learn from, there would be very little to learn at all.

Jody Wood

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

Denis Waitley

Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.

Henry C. Blinn

The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones-which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.

Sydney J. Harris

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

Conrad Hilton

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren

I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.

W. Somerset Maugham

Attention and activity lead to mistakes as well as to successes; but a life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing

George Bernard Shaw

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

John Ruskin

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

Billy Wilder

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

James Joyce
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