Mistake quotes page 2
When the emperor makes a mistake, all the people suffer.
People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do
take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
Peter F. Drucker
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
One mistake does not warrant the divorce of one's wife.
Leaders, whether in the family, in business, in government, or in education, must not allow
themselves to mistake intentions for accomplishments.
The mistakes of doctors are covered by earth.
When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
Confessed faults are half mended.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of
everyone who isn't trying.
Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it?
William Shakespeare, Measure
Men often mistake notoriety for fame, and would rather be remarked for their vices and
than not be noticed at all.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.
Mistakes are a part of life; you can't avoid them. All you can hope is that they won't be
expensive and that you don't make the same mistake twice.
Enter Action With Boldness
If you are unsure of a course of action, do not attempt it. Your doubts and hesitations will
infect your execution. Timidity is dangerous: Better to enter with boldness. Any mistakes you
commit through audacity are easily corrected with more audacity. Everyone admires the bold;
no one honors the timid.
It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything
Love blinds the eyes to faults, and hatred blinds the eyes to virtues.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get
on with improving your other innovations.
Making a mistake might cost you a job. Not making any mistakes will cost you your
Misfortunes one can endure - they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer
one's own faults - ah! - there is the sting of life!
Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long.
Mistakes are life's way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable
from your capacity to reach your goals. No one wins them all, and your failures, when they
happen, are just part of your growth. Shake off your blunders. How will you know your limits
without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come.
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.
Better a mistake at the beginning than at the end.
He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on
morrow than he is today.
It's not your fault if you were born poor; it is your fault if you stay poor.
Never mistake motion for action.
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it
Franklin P. Jones
I once told you that I am not a saint, and I hope never to see the day that I cannot
having made a mistake.
Gerald R. Ford
No real success can be achieved until you accept the fact that your life is your own
You are responsible. Your thoughts, words, and actions created the life you are living.
Almost any mistake you can make in running a company, I've probably
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself to keep his friends
Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been
stuck in an unhappy
situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in which case it's no
longer a mistake. If you remain stuck, you learn nothing.