Mistakes

Found 19 thoughts of mistakes

And learn that when you do make a mistake, you'll surface that mistake so you can get it corrected, rather than trying to hide it and bury it, and it becomes a much bigger mistake, and maybe a fatal mistake.

Sanford I. Weill

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.

Tallulah Bankhead

She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.

Henry James

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

Peter McWilliams

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce

If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.

Mary Pickford

When you make a mistake, admit it. If you don't, you only make matters worse.

Ward Cleaver

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Hugh White

I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.

W. Somerset Maugham

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

If I had my life to live over... I'd dare to make more mistakes next time.

Nadine Stair

Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?

Peter McWilliams

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

Henry C. Link

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

Pearl Buck

It's always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile.

Garry Marshall

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.

Donald Foster

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