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Mistake quotes page 2

When the emperor makes a mistake, all the people suffer.
Chinese proverb

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.
Billy Wilder

One mistake does not warrant the divorce of one's wife.
African proverb

Leaders, whether in the family, in business, in government, or in education, must not allow
themselves to mistake intentions for accomplishments.
Jim Rohn

The mistakes of doctors are covered by earth.
Polish proverb

When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
Dalai Lama

Confessed faults are half mended.
Scottish proverb

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of
everyone who isn't trying.
Anthony Robbins

Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it?
William Shakespeare, Measure For Masure

Men often mistake notoriety for fame, and would rather be remarked for their vices and follies
than not be noticed at all.
Harry Truman

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
Les Brown

The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.
English proverb

Mistakes are a part of life; you can't avoid them. All you can hope is that they won't be too
expensive and that you don't make the same mistake twice.
Lee Iacocca

Law 28
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.
Robert Greene

It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything new.
Sophia Loren

Love blinds the eyes to faults, and hatred blinds the eyes to virtues.
Jewish proverb

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get
on with improving your other innovations.
Steve Jobs

Making a mistake might cost you a job. Not making any mistakes will cost you your destiny.
Sean Stephenson

Misfortunes one can endure - they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer for
one's own faults - ah! - there is the sting of life!
Oscar Wilde

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.
Og Mandino

Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
C. S. Lewis

I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.
Charles Schulz

Better a mistake at the beginning than at the end.
African proverb

He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on the
morrow than he is today.
Tryon Edwards

It's not your fault if you were born poor; it is your fault if you stay poor.
Bill Gates

Never mistake motion for action.
Ernest Hemingway

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 admit
having made a mistake.
Gerald R. Ford

No real success can be achieved until you accept the fact that your life is your own fault.
You are responsible. Your thoughts, words, and actions created the life you are living.
Larry Winget

Almost any mistake you can make in running a company, I've probably made.
Mark Zuckerberg

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself to keep his friends in countenance.
American proverb

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.
Eckhart Tolle

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