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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.

Gene Tierney

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

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.

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.

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.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Cameron Diaz

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

Tom Cruise

Do I make mistakes? Yeah.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

John Ruskin

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

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.

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.

Sushant Singh Rajput

I have made a lot of mistakes, but I am proud of them all.

Chuck Palahniuk

We're making the same mistakes we made 1,000 years ago. So they must be the right ones. So relax.

Edinson Cavani

Nobody has the right to negatively judge a player like Balotelli, as people can make mistakes.

Dan Quayle

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

Woody Allen

Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there.

Kim Kardashian

I urge people to learn from the mistakes of others. Please drink responsibly and it's never acceptable to drink and drive!

Julia Roberts

Whenever you are faced with someone who has made far more errors in judgment and far more mistakes than you, you have a tendency to get on your high horse.

Kamala Harris

Everybody will make mistakes, and for some that mistake will rise to the level of being a crime.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I'm sure a lot of people out there make mistakes.

Nelson Mandela

The United States has made serious mistakes in the conduct of its foreign affairs, which have had unfortunate repercussions long after the decisions were taken.

Chuck Palahniuk

My best advice for writers is: Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly - all these make for great stories.

Kim Kardashian

I've made mistakes in my life for sure.

Jimmy Carter

I'm an expert typist. I learned in high school. I would close my eyes and just type without worrying about mistakes. I tried to penetrate my heart, and as I let my thoughts drift, things bubbled up to the surface.

While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine was the result of economic mismanagement but during the research I realised that it was something more sinister.