Mistakes Quotes

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Assumption is the mother of all screw-ups.
– Anonymous

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When you make a mistake, admit it. If you don’t, you only make matters worse.
– Anonymous

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A mistake is simply another way of doing things.
– Katharine Graham

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A mistake in judgment isn’t fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is.
– Anonymous

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

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Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
– James Joyce

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My life is full of mistakes. They’re like pebbles that make a good road.
– Anonymous

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An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
– Anonymous

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The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
– Anonymous

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A person who never makes mistakes never makes anything.
– Anonymous

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Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny.
– Anonymous

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No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back.
– Turkish Proverb

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Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.
– Ingvar Kamprad

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A collection of mistakes is called experience and experience is the key to success.

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

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Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.
– Dr. David M. Burns

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A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
– Isaac Asimov

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Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
– Mark Twain

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A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.
– James Joyce

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Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts.
– Nikki Giovanni

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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

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Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.
– James A. Froude

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A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.
– Confucius

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Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.
– William Durant

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Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
– Phyllis Therous

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Reason and free inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.
– Thomas Jefferson

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More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them.
– Harold J. Smith

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An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
– Niels Bohr

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Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
– Cato the Elder

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Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
– Confucius

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From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
– Sigmund Freud

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I stand by all the misstatements that I’ve made.
– Dan Quayle

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The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.
– Thomas Paine

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I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
– Jack Welch

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
– Scott Adams

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Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
– Mahatma Gandhi

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She had an unequalled gift… of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
– Henry James

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Forgetting your mistakes is a terrible error if you are trying to improve your cognition.
– Charlie Munger

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