Mistake quotes page 1
I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.
Always acknowledge a fault frankly. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give
you opportunity to commit more.
If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.
Don't ever quit. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep
moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
My philosophy is that it's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe and not
to explore at all.
Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after
Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
Making mistakes is the privilege of the active. It is always the mediocre people who are
negative, who spend their time proving that they were not wrong.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: Not going all the way, and
The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives is to think we work for anybody but
In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the
smartest people don't make mistakes.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
To make mistakes is human, but to profit from them is divine.
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
John C. Maxwell
It is better to be ignorant than to be mistaken.
One of the mistakes many of us make is that we feel sorry for ourselves, or for others,
thinking that life should be fair, or that someday it will be. It's not and it won't.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
One mistake naturally leads to another.
They've finally come up with the perfect office computer. If it makes a mistake, it blames
Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times
hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve
me at my best.
See and believe, and in order not to make a mistake, touch.
With every mistake, we must surely be learning.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and
strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell
I never studied anything, really. I didn't study the drums. I joined bands and made all the
mistakes on stage.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too
late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
Happiness is commonly mistaken for passively experienced pleasure or leisure... True
happiness is a verb. It's the ongoing dynamic performance of worthy deeds.
I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model - because I make mistakes
like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else.
A person who has never made a mistake never tried anything new.
All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger, but calculating risk and
acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength
to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.
By other's faults wise men correct their own.
Even when the experts all agree, they may well be mistaken.
Bertrand Russell, The Sceptical
I made a lot of mistakes and realized I had to let them go. Don't think about your errors or
failures, otherwise you'll never do a thing.