Mistake Quotes

The following are some great mistake quotes. We all make mistakes from time to time. It’s called being human. In fact, the more mistakes you make, the more you will learn through experience. Mistakes aren’t something to be fear but to embrace because every failure to do something makes you wiser and more capable of obtaining the original goal. Some of the most successful people in history are those who have made tons of mistakes. The only way to never make a mistake is to never try to make something of yourself. Now why would anyone want to NOT make mistakes?

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“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

~ George Bernard Shaw

“Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.”

~ Oscar Wilde

“It is said that only a fool learns from his own mistakes, a wise man from the mistakes of others.”

~ Otto von Bismarck

“The better a man is the more mistakes he will make for the more things he will try.”

~ Peter F. Drucker

“Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.”

~ Henry Ford

“A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

~ George Bernard Shaw

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

~ Albert Einstein

“Anyone who doesn’t make mistakes isn’t trying hard enough.”

~ Wess Roberts

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”

~ John Powell

“If I had to live my life over again, I’d try to make more mistakes next time.”

~ Nadine Stair

“Everybody’s human; everybody makes mistakes. If you laugh it off and keep going and try to give it your best the next time around, people respect that.”

~ Benjamin Franklin

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.”

~ Buddha

“No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.”

~ Napoleon Hill

“Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.”

~ Phyllis Therous

“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.”

~ John Wooden

“Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.”

~ Aldous Huxley

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”

~ Bruce Lee

“As long as the world is spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes.”

~ Mel Brooks

“Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.”

~ Ingvar Kamprad

“No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back.”

~ Turkish Proverb

“From error to error one discovers the entire truth.”

~ Sigmund Freud

“I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.”

~ Jack Welch

“Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.”

~ Cullen Hightower

“Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.”

~ Franklin P. Jones

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.”

~ William Durant

“Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do a damn thing.”

~ Unknown

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

~ Sophia Loren

“Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do anything.”

~ Leonard Rubino

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

~ Elbert Hubbard

“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.”

– Coleman Hawkins

“A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.”

– Roy H. Williams

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