Mistakes Quotes - Page 3

Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
– Mark Twain

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

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

We’re all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.
– Dan Quayle

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

One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors. To dwell long upon them is to add to the offense.
– Henry David Thoreau

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

Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.
– William Durant

Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.
– Dr. David M. Burns

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

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
– Franklin P. Jones

The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few.
– Philip Knight

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

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.
– Billy Wilder

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.
– Cullen Hightower

Forgetting your mistakes is a terrible error if you are trying to improve your cognition.
– Charlie Munger

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
– Niels Bohr

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

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.
– Confucius

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
– Henri Fréderic Amiel