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Mistakes Quotes

You have probably made countless mistakes. That’s normal! But learning from them is more important rather than dwelling in the past. To err is human! Mistakes can be those in judgment, in words, in calculations, in opinions, in reasoning, in examinations or of carelessness, lack of knowledge and many more. Mistakes can be made in each sector of life and every single day. Interestingly it can be used in the verb (with and without objects), noun and idiom form. So, read on for some famous mistakes quotations and sayings.

Gene Tierney

I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.

MS Dhoni

It's important to learn and not repeat the same mistakes. What's done is done.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate.

John Krasinski

I've made a lot of mistakes in my life. And I'm really sensitive, so I take even small mistakes as huge ones.

Gene Tierney

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.

Ozzy Osbourne

It's all part of my journey - I've done a lot of stupid things, but you learn by your mistakes.

Nikki Giovanni

Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.

Franklin P. Jones

Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Juice Wrld

Even if I'm talking about something that's negative, I look at it as putting my mistakes out there for people to learn from it.

John Cena

If you don't learn from your mistakes, then they become regrets.

George Soros

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.

Mel Brooks

As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.

George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Peter Drucker

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.

Robert Downey Jr.

The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.

Bob Ross

There are no mistakes, only happy accidents.

Liam Hemsworth

We all make mistakes, and it's not until we make mistakes that we learn.

Thomas Paine

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Thomas Hobbes

A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.

George Carlin

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.

Jane Fonda

You don't learn from successes; you don't learn from awards; you don't learn from celebrity; you only learn from wounds and scars and mistakes and failures. And that's the truth.

Thomas Jefferson

Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.

Justin Bieber

I make mistakes growing up. I'm not perfect; I'm not a robot.

Rashida Jones

I think you make mistakes, especially in your twenties, where you date guys you wouldn't even be friends with - ever.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

Sandra Bullock

I've made mistakes, and I know why I made them, but I made that choice. Nobody's ever made a choice for me.

Matt Lucas

The most useful form of time travel would be to go back a year or two and rectify the mistakes we made.

Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn't have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted... but I had that hunger for more. I didn't always make the right choices, but I learned from my mistakes.

Cameron Diaz

Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.

Quincy Jones

Cherish your mistakes, and you won't keep making them over and over again. It's the same with heartbreaks and girls and everything else. Cherish them, and they'll put some wealth in you.

Sarah Jessica Parker

So many roads. So many detours. So many choices. So many mistakes.

Steve Irwin

So fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make lot of mistakes.

Aamir Khan

When I was new, I didn't know where my career will go. Initially, my films were not even successful, but then I learned a lot from my mistakes.

Tom Cruise

Do I make mistakes? Yeah.

Jimi Hendrix

I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.

Lucille Ball

How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them.

Denis Waitley

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Thomas Jefferson

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

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Taika Waititi

'Eagle vs Shark' is a little film I could take risks with and make mistakes on.

Charles Kingsley

We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook, an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while they are overloaded.

Malcolm X

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

Hilary Duff

I think people assume I'm perfect. I'm not. I make mistakes. I do things I regret. I'm stubborn.

Leon Trotsky

If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.

Steven Seagal

I have made a lot of mistakes.

William Arthur Ward

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.

Bruce Lee

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

Steve Carell

Everyone is flawed and everyone makes mistakes and is culpable.

Billy Joel

I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.

Tom Brady

I have a memory, and I can just eliminate mistakes when they come up because I've already made them.

Billy Joel

You're not the only one who's made mistakes, but they're the only things that you can truly call your own.

Oscar Wilde

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Jim Morrison

Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.

Linda Evans

It doesn't matter if I don't succeed in something, what matters is that I learn from my mistakes.

Luis Suarez

I'm my own severest critic, and I realize when I make mistakes.

Akshay Kumar

I'm a realist. Where I come from, 'phenomenons' don't exist. I'm from a land where people make mistakes and try again, harder, faster; where negativity is not an option.

Jon Jones

We're all going to make mistakes; they're inevitable. It's what you do after these mistakes that matters.

Bill Clinton

You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.

Angelina Jolie

Make bold choices and make mistakes. It's all those things that add up to the person you become.

Venus Williams

When you lose, you're more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything.

Heath Ledger

I never took an acting class, so I've made all my mistakes on film.


I'm always afraid of making mistakes. I think I was born with that.


I want to solidify as an artist and show that as I grow as a person and make mistakes and learn from them, I'm going to grow artistically.

Rupert Murdoch

Bury your mistakes.

Carl Jung

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.

Les Brown

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.

Vincent Van Gogh

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.

Dianne Feinstein

America is big enough to admit when it's wrong and confident enough to learn from its mistakes.

Neena Gupta

I made a few mistakes in the beginning of my career. I didn't have anybody to guide me. I didn't have a secretary. I didn't call up directors, or meet people asking for roles.

Nicole Richie

I also feel that I have been very honest with my friends, my family and also with the public about the mistakes that I've made and the challenges that I've gone through.

Lawrence Peter Berra

We made too many wrong mistakes.

Denis Waitley

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Miley Cyrus

I always say the minute I stop making mistakes is the minute I stop learning and I've definitely learned a lot.

Gautama Buddha

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.

Lou Holtz

Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.

Luke Perry

I'm not much of a matchmaker. I think people have to make their own choices and mistakes and all that stuff.

Jane Fonda

Telling lies and showing off to get attention are mistakes I made that I don't want my kids to make.

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George Clooney

I've certainly done some turkeys along the way and made some dumb choices in my career, mostly early on. I'm one of the lucky ones who got to make a lot of mistakes very early when no one was paying attention.

Pamela Anderson

I've had lots of things that didn't work out, like TV shows. You learn a lot through mistakes - I learned that you have to be the captain of your ship. Actually, I own my ship.

Philip Rivers

Look, I'm my own worst critic. I've made mistakes in areas that I need to improve - most notably, turning the ball over.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I made my fair share of mistakes.

Denis Waitley

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

Norman Vincent Peale

We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it's more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors.

Vincent Van Gogh

It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent.

Michael Douglas

Of course it's important to make mistakes, as long as you grow from them.

John Ruskin

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

I did many stupid things. I made many mistakes, but I learnt from everything. I still make mistakes; I still learn from them. Nobody is perfect.

George Bernard Shaw

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

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Bill Watterson

Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made.

Selena Gomez

I'm not perfect. I make mistakes.

Britney Spears

I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model - because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else.

Larry King

I've made a lot of mistakes. I've bonded with some people who use you, and some people that take advantage of you.

Jane Fonda

I love mistakes because it's the only way you learn.

Al Gore

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

Rob Lowe

I wouldn't be where I am today without my mistakes. Particularly my mistakes. Exclusively my mistakes.

Stellan Skarsgard

When we did 'Breaking the Waves,' he had a sign on the wall that said, 'Make mistakes.'

Caitlyn Jenner

I have made a lot of mistakes raising the four Jenner kids.

Quincy Jones

You make your mistakes to learn how to get to the good stuff.

Mel Gibson

I think everything is pretty well preordained - even your mistakes.

Rupert Murdoch

It's been a long career, and I've made some mistakes along the way.