77+ Best Mistake Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Mistake is an action, decision, or judgment that produces an unwanted or unintentional result. Profoundly inspirational mistake quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Mistake Quotes

Consider every mistake you do make as an asset. – Paul J. Meyer

We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We’re meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited. – Yehuda Berg

A mistake should be your teacher, not your attacker. A mistake is a lesson, not a loss. It is a temporary, necessary detour, not a dead end. – Anonymous

Make mistakes. Learn from them. Move on. – Anonymous

We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. – Rick Warren

mistake quotes

Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing. – H. Stanley Judd

It’s always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile. – Gary Marshall

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

A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying… that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. – Alexander Pope

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. – Neil Gaiman

Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them. – Bruce Lee

There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they’re necessary to reach the places we’ve chosen to go. – Richard Bach

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. – Samuel Levenson

There are no mistakes in life, only lessons. There is no such thing as a negative experience, only opportunities to grow, learn and advance along the road of self-mastery. From struggle comes strength. Even pain can be a wonderful teacher. – Robin Sharma

Any married man should forget his mistakes – no use two people remembering the same thing. – Duane Dewel

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. – Oscar Wilde

Many times what we perceive as an error or failure is actually a gift. And eventually we find that lessons learned from that discouraging experience prove to be of great worth. – Richelle E. Goodrich

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow. – Henry Haskins

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. – John Powell

Make glorious amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody has ever made before. Do not freeze, do not stop, do not worry. Whatever you are scared of doing, do it. – Neil Gaiman

The biggest mistake I have made in my life is letting people stay in my life far longer than they deserve. – Anonymous

Mistakes have the power to turn you into something better than you were before. – Anonymous

It’s not how we make mistakes, but how we correct them that defines us. – Rachel Wolchin

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. – Johnny Cash

Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes. – Anonymous

In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes. – Robert T. Kiyosaki

Mistakes are proof you are trying. – Anonymous

You cannot correct your mistakes by pointing out the mistakes of others. – Anonymous

If you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You are doing things you have never done before, and more importantly, you are doing something. – Neil Gaiman

I have not failed. I’ve just found , ways that won’t work. – Thomas Alva Edison

Well, we all make mistakes, dear, so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us. – L.M. Montgomery

You can’t make the same mistake twice. The second time you make it, it’s no longer a mistake. It’s a choice. – Anonymous

Don’t live in the past, thinking about mistakes or changes you made. Think of your life as a book, move forward, close one chapter and open another. Learn from your mistakes, but focus on your future, no on your past. – Anonymous

Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster. – Weston H. Agor

Don’t mention a person’s past mistakes when they are trying to change. That’s like throwing rocks at them while they are struggling to climb a mountain. – Anonymous

Making mistakes is better than faking perfections. – Anonymous

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. – James Joyce

By seeking and blundering we learn. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As you begin to take action toward the fulfillment of your goals and dreams, you must realize that not every action will be perfect. Not every action will produce the desired result. Not every action will work. Making mistakes, getting it almost right, and experimenting to see what happens are all part of the process of eventually getting it right. – Jack Canfield

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

The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err again but less and less and less. – Piet Hein

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

Learn from other people’s mistakes. – Tai Lopez

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill

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

Always make new mistakes. – Esther Dyson

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw

You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. – Maxwell Maltz

All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. – Winston Churchill

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

Everyone makes mistakes in life, but that doesn’t mean they have to pay for them for the rest of their life. – Anonymous

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. – Bill Gates

Nothing is a mistake, and nothing is something you should regret, it all happens for a reason, there is a purpose for and behind everything. – Anonymous

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake – Nelson Boswell

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. – Tony Robbins

Many great people have experience some kind of failure. They build on the lessons from failing to become great – Lailah Gifty Akita

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. – James Joyce

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

You will only fail to learn if you do not learn from failing. – Stella Adler

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field – Niels Bohr

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one – Elbert Hubbard,

If you want to grow, you need to get over any fear you have of making mistakes. – John C. Maxwell

When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: admit it, learn from it, and don’t repeat it. – Paul Bear Bryant

We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future. – Steve Maraboli

When someone does something wrong, don’t forget all the things they did right. – Anonymous

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. – Richard Branson

Mistakes increase your experience and experiences decrease your mistakes. If you learn from your mistakes than others learn from your success. – Anonymous

Good people are good because they have come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success. – William Saroyan

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way – Dale Carnegie

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

Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones. Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. – unknown

There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. – Melanie Koulouris

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

Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle. – James Russell Lowell

I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life’s experiences, bad and good, make you who you are. Erasing any of life’s experiences would be a great mistake. – Luis Miguel

You fall, you rise, you make mistakes, you live, and you learn. – Anonymous

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