70+ 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

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

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

Don’t be ashamed by your mistakes, they only prove that you try hard and never give up. Riley Czarkowski

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

Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? L.M. Montgomery

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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

My greatest hope regarding the future rests on the mistakes I’ve made in the past, for those are the most effective things I’ve got to build with. Craig D. Lounsbrough

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

Success lies in one’s ability to learn from mistakes. Dr Prem Jagyasi

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

There are no failures, if you learn and grow from your mistakes; there are only lessons learned. Dee Waldeck

Inspirational Mistake Quotes

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

Let all your regrets and mistakes become your sails and your rudders, and not your anchors Sotero M Lopez II

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way. Paulo Coelho

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

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

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

Make mistakes. Learn from them. Move on. Anonymous

A mistake is only a mistake if you dwell on it. Let go and forgive. Akiroq Brost

Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future. Zig Ziglar

If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go. Steve Maraboli

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

Making mistakes is better than faking perfections. Anonymous

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

We learn from failure, not from success! Bram Stoker

The mistakes we regret the most are the ones we were too scared to make. Ollie Slaney

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

Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others. Brandon Mull

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

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

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

A man must learn from his own mistakes, to be what he wishes to be. Lailah Gifty Akita

I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them. Joe Abercrombie

Deep Mistake Quotes

I have made so many mistakes but I have learned a lot and I’m confident to say – he who never made a mistake never made any discovery Bernard Kelvin Clive

Mistakes are proof you are trying. Anonymous

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

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

Always make new mistakes. Esther Dyson

All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride. Sophocles

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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not. Carl G. Jung

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. George Bernard Shaw

Learn from other people’s mistakes. Tai Lopez

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

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. Denis Waitley

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

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. James Joyce

The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them. Kimon Nicolaides

Don’t confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It’s ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you! Steve Maraboli

Forget your mistakes but remember what they taught you. Vannetta Chapman

It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we’re wrong is courage, not weakness. Roy T. Bennett

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

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

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

We make our discoveries through our mistakes: we watch one another’s success: and where there is freedom to experiment there is hope to improve. Sir Arthur Thomas

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

We all mess up. It’s what we learn from our mistakes that matters. Lauren Myracle

Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is to not make the same mistake twice. Stephanie Perkins

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

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

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

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

Mistake is a single page in a part of Life ….but Relation is a book of dictionary –So don’t lose a full Book for a single page. Rubeccapalm Rose

One mistake does not have to rule a person’s entire life. Joyce Meyer

Embrace being perfectly imperfect. Learn from your mistakes and forgive yourself, you’ll be happier. Roy Bennett

We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them. John Irving

It’s not a person’s mistakes which define them – it’s the way they make amends. Freya North

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

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

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

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

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