Mistakes Quotes

Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little.

Edmund Burke

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

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

Sophia Loren

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

Henry C. Link

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Franklin P. Jones

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

Conrad Hilton

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

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

Henry C. Blinn

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

Denis Waitley

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.


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

Jody Wood

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

Leo Burnett

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.


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

William E. Gladstone

After making a mistake or suffering a misfortune, the man of genius always gets back on his feet.

NapolČon Bonaparte

Every mistake is a lesson and every opportunity is a blessing.

Cristina D. Baines

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

Henry S. Haskins

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

Peter McWilliams

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

Dr. David M. Burns

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Hugh White

If you have to make mistakes, make them good and big, don't be middling if you can help it.

Hildegard Knef

Your best teacher is your last mistake.

Ralph Nader

Learn from the mistakes of others-you can never live long enough to make them all yourself.

John Luther

Thinking you know when in fact you don't is a fatal mistake, to which we are all prone

Bertrand Russell

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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