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I became an entrepreneur by mistake. Ever since then I've gone into business, not to make
money, but because I think I can do it better than it's been done elsewhere. And, quite
often, just out of personal frustration about the way it's been done by other people.
Sir Richard Branson

The first mistake is a lesson and a teacher for those that follow.
Greek proverb

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is
to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Douglas Adams

Inquiry saves a man from mistakes.
African proverb

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business
of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent
the mistakes from being corrected.
G. K. Chesterton

The mistakes I've made are dead to me. But I can't take back the things I never did.
Jonathan Safran Foer

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Cicero

If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what
is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have
mentioned these alone."
Epictetus

If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better
person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit,
never quit, never quit.
Bill Clinton

As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make
mistakes.
Mel Brooks

Give yourself room to fail. There are no mistakes, only learning experiences.
Robert A. Glover

Mature people take responsibility for their actions. When they make a mistake or act
inappropriately, they apologize, make amends, or repair the damage. Conversely, Nice Guys
try to fix the situations by doing whatever it takes to get the other person to stop being
upset.
Robert A. Glover

Habit: Often mistaken for love.
Marlene Dietrich

I know for certain that God does not make mistakes, but he does make miracles. I am one.
You are too.
Nick Vujicic

Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
Richard Buckminster Fuller

That which you mistake for madness is but an overacuteness of the senses.
Edgar Allan Poe

The mistakes of others are good teachers.
Estonian proverb

We're all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don't make any big ones.
Andy Rooney

It's so easy to make a mistake in language if you aren't careful. What if you meant to say,
"What's troubling you?" and what you actually said was, "What's wrong with you?"
Jim Rohn

Every man has one fault.
Japanese proverb

If someone betrays you, it's their fault. If they betray you twice; it's your fault.
Eleanor Roosevelt

There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
Josh Billings

The mistakes of the market are thus the mistakes of groups or masses of individuals. Most of
them can be traced to one or more of three basic causes: exaggeration, oversimplification or
neglect.
Benjamin Graham

There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.
George Eliot

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

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