64+ Best Mistake Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Mistake Quotes

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

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

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

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

 I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong. Charles M. Schulz

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

 Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone deserves a second chance. Eleanor Roosevelt 

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

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

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

Be tenacious. The world will change, things will go wrong. Life is messy.  Ann Sherry

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

 The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford

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

 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

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

 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

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

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.  John Dewey

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

 All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney

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

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

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

Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them. Vaibhav Shah

We learn from failure, not from success! Bram Stoker

 A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley

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

 You cannot force ideas. Successful ideas are the result of slow growth. Ideas do not reach perfection in a day, no matter how much study is put upon them.Alexander Graham Bell

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

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

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

 The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.  Theodore Roosevelt

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

It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.  Colin Powell

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

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Bruce Feirstein

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

You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.  Ken Kesey

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

The man with a toothache thinks everyone is happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.  George Bernard Shaw

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

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. Bill Gates

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

 To some people, I am a kind of Merlin who takes lots of crazy chances, but rarely makes mistakes.Walt Disney

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

 I make plenty of mistakes and I’ll make plenty more mistakes, too. That’s part of the game. You’ve just gotta make sure that the right things overcome the wrong ones. Warren Buffet

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

The fool who persists in his folly will become wise. William Blake

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

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

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

 About mistakes, it’s funny. You got to make your own; and not only that, if you try to keep people from making theirs they get mad.  Edna Ferber

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

We made too many wrong mistakes. Yogi Berra

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

When a doctor makes a mistake, it’s best to bury the subject. Woody Allen

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

To make a mistake is human, but to blame it on someone else, that’s even more human.

 I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.  Charles M. Schulz

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

You never run out of things that can go wrong.  Edward A. Murphy

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