Mistakes Quotes

Oscar Wilde

If a woman cannot make her mistakes charming, she is only a female.. Oscar Wilde
If a woman cannot make her mistakes charming, she is only a female.

Marilyn Monroe

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

Seth Brown

True friends will always push you towards the great possibilities of your future, false friends will always chain you to the mistakes in your past.

Rudyard Kipling

I never made a mistake in my life; at least, never one that I couldn't explain away afterwards.

Jim Morrison

Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts

Paulo Coelho

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.

C.G. 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.

Alice Bag

What a waste my life would be without all the beautiful mistakes I've made.

Alan Sheinwald

Life is like butter - when things cool down it can be reshaped

Jerril Thomas Abraham

Change everything you can,so that nothing else is changed.

Alan Sheinwald

The definition of a professional is one who does a job well even when they don't like it.

Amit Kalantri

If an apology is followed by an excuse or a reason, it means they are going to commit same mistake again they just apologized for.

Ram Mohan

After bearing the consequences of a mistake, the person either becomes a better person or completely succumbs to the atrocity.

Arzum Uzun

Tell me a story. Be my storyteller.

Vinay Kumar Ganji

All Wishes are not from HEART !!!

Tim Fargo

Happiness grows best in the soil of contentment.

Manoj Vaz

Everybody learns from their own mistakes.
The wise learn from mistakes others make.

Ashok Kallarakkal

Failure is a great teacher; but never insist on hiring one for yourself. Learn vicariously from others' teachers.

Dan Pearce

Our greatest mistakes, if we look at them, and digest them, and interact with them, and learn from them… they can be the greatest moments of our lives.

Walter C. Wright

If people are not making mistakes, they are not trying new things. If they are making the same mistake twice, they are not learning new things!

Hazrat Muhammad P.B.U.H

Of all the follies the greatest is to love the world.

Jodi Picoult

Maybe you expected marriage to be perfect - I guess that's where you and I are different. See, I thought it would be all about making mistakes, but doing it with someone who's there to remind you what you learned along the way.

Scott Westerfeld

And a special thanks for not burning up the whole ship. Including yourself, you daft bum-rag.

Vic Johnson

In life, there are no mistakes, only lessons.

Paulo Coelho

It is part of the human nature always to judge others very severely and,when the wind turns against us,always to find an excuse for our own misdeeds,or to blame someone else for our mistakes.

Jonathan Safran Foer

The mistakes I've made are dead to me. But I can't take back the things I never did.

Louise Candlish

Thinking there is something better out there in the world, something worth more than you already have- of all my mistakes,that was my biggest.

Malcolm Forbes

The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.

Fiona Apple

I don't want to give advice to a 19-year-old, because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them. Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes. Just make sure they're your mistakes.

L.M. Montgomery

Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?

L.M. Montgomery

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.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.

Joyce Meyer

One mistake does not have to rule a person's entire life.

Lauren Myracle

We are all flawed, my dear. Every one of us. And believe me, we've all made mistakes. You've just got to take a good hard look at yourself, change what needs to be changed, and move one, pet.

Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S

Beware of speaking too much, for it increases mistakes and engenders boredom.

Rachel Ward

And just when I though things were starting to get better, everything had gone wrong again.

Vannary Rang

The person you hurt the most in this world was the person that brought you into it.

Ollie Slaney

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


Did you have a rough month? I did :( but, you know what? There’s no time to dwell on a missed opportunity or worry about what I should’ve done or said, beating myself up & making myself miserable about my mistakes. That doesn’t work. So will take notes from that, put it behind me, move on & finish the year STRONG

Bram Stoker

We learn from failure, not from success!

Mahatma Gandhi

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

Oscar Wilde

Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.

William Jordan

Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.

Siobhan Vivian

You see, the best thing about wrong decisions is that they don’t prevent you from making the right decisions later on. It’s harder, but it’s not impossible.

John Dewey

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


To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.

Evinda Lepins

Knowledge unlocks the door to the mysteries of our mistakes; wisdom guides us away from repeating them". HS/el

Robert Tew

Just because you've made mistakes doesn't mean your mistakes get to make you. Take notice of your inner critic, forgive yourself, and move on.

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

There exist no new mistakes anywhere. The same mistakes people committed are the same mistakes people are committing and the same mistakes shall people commit

Donald L. Hicks

To make mistakes or be wrong is human. To admit those mistakes shows you have the ability to learn, and are growing wiser.

Marcia Lynn McClure

Scars are but evidence of life," Coquette said. "Evidence of choices to be learned from...evidence of wounds...wounds inflicted of mistakes...wounds we choose to allow the healing of. We likewise choose to see them, that we may not make the same mistakes again.

Franz Kafka

But I’m not guilty,” said K. “there’s been a mistake. How is it even possible for someone to be guilty? We’re all human beings here, one like the other.” “That is true” said the priest “but that is how the guilty speak

Gretchen Rubin

... one flaw throws the loveliness of [everything else] into focus. I remember reading that Shakers deliberately introduced a mistake into the things they made, to show that man shouldn't aspire to the perfection of God. Flawed can be more perfect than perfection.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You shall not be afraid to hear bad news. God will strengthen you.

Daniel Wallace

He believed in himself, believed in his quixotic ambition, letting the failures of the previous day disappear as each new day dawned. Yesterday was not today. The past did not predict the future if he could learn from his mistakes.

Jennifer Elisabeth

I look out into the water and up deep into the stars. I beg the sparkling lanterns of light to cure me of myself - my past and the kaleidoscope of mistakes, failures and wrong turns that have stacked unbearable regret upon my shoulders.

Brock Clarke

Oh no," I said, because if our life is just one endless song about hope and regret, then "oh no" is apparently that song's chorus, the words we always return to.

Charlotte Eriksson

No story is worth telling without the twists and turns. Make them count instead.

Werner Heisenberg

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.

Al Franken

Mistakes are a part of being human. Precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Nicholas Dawidoff

He tried juggling with raw eggs – but only once.

María Amparo Ruiz De Burton

Let us cry for the spilt milk, by all means, if by doing so we learn how to avoid spilling any more. Let us cry for the spilt milk, and remember how, and where, and why, we spilt it. Much wisdom is learnt through tears, but none by forgetting our lessons.

Jasleen Kaur Gumber

Embrace your imperfections.
Fancy your flaws.
Flaunt your blemishes.
Adore your birthmarks.
Laugh off glitches.
Discuss your setbacks.

Don’t call your mistakes ‘Regrets’
Call them ‘Lessons

Raheel Farooq

One mistake cannot justify another.

Anna Jae

Music itself has taught me never to underestimate a mistake, for, in the midst of all, it’s often in that mistake where the realm of the unexpected creation is hidden.

Jeffrey Tucker

People and institutions that refuse to admit error eventually discredit themselves.

Unarine Ramaru

Give someone you wronged a chance to express their true feelings and learn about yourself and your shortcomings.

Crystal Woods

I know I'm not going to be in your head all the time. But once you know me, I'll be forever in your heart. 

Crystal Woods

Was I on something? Yes, love. The strongest drug there is.

Mandy Hale

Sometimes when you lose your way, you find YOURSELF.

Salvador Dalí

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Maxwell Maltz

You make mistakes, mistakes don't make you

Bryant McGill

A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress.

Richelle E. Goodrich

No matter how loud the sirens or how numerous the hazard signs, we all touch the flames at least once to prove they're hot.

Aniekee Tochukwu

Fear of mistakes is fear of success

Sandra Newman

All great works start with mistake. Ain’t no exception in this fact.

Chris Matakas

Your potential for growth is directly proportionate to the degree to which you are willing to make mistakes.

Curious George Brigade

We reject the blame game and accusations so common in efficient groups. With each person accepting full responsibility for their actions, no on can have any more of the blame than anyone else. Let's all be accountable to ourselves, so we can grow and learn from our mistakes and be buoyed by our successes.

Auliq Ice

It is good to have a reason for every action you perform other than blaming others for your faults.

Auliq Ice

Learn from the past but use the present to create the future.

Orrin Woodward

You learn from mistakes so the best leaders are constantly making new mistakes on their success journey.

Gina Varamo

We all make mistakes. It is important to learn from them and just as important to know when to move on.

Judy Frankel

When a million little things go right, that’s called success. Failure functions as the great leveler. When things don’t go as planned, it’s humbling. It’s important to make mistakes along the way, or we would be impossible to live with.

Amit Kalantri

Mistakes made me matchless.

J.K. Rowling

I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being-forgive me-rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.

Mark Jackman

His only real financial failure came at the age of thirteen when, in an uncharacteristic error of judgement, he invested £200,000 of his own savings in wooden socks, an invention that never caught on as he had hoped.

Yuuki Obata

Back then we gave it our all, we neither lied nor made mistakes, we didn't fail and didn't do anything wrong.
It's just that...TIME has passed and changed it all.

Kennedy Ryan

Healthy people can own their mistakes and, over time, move on.

Anthony Liccione

The future is now! Don't make that second pass you into regrets.

Enock Maregesi

Ukikosana na mwanamke usimpige mchana. Mpige usiku. Ukimpiga mchana watu watasema umemwonea. Ukimpiga usiku watu watasema huenda alikuwa na makosa. Wanawake hawatakiwi kupigwa.

Iyanla Vanzant

If you are afraid to take a chance, take one anyway. What you don't do can create the same regrets as the mistakes you make.

Jimmy Stewart

Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it's contagious.

James M. Cain

That's all it takes, one drop of fear to curdle love into hate.

Nicole Kiefer

Without her, part of my soul was missing. My heart had left with her, when she moved with Henry here, putting half the planet between us, making me wait for the rare phone calls.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

To incessantly blame others for my shortcomings is cowardice borne of fear, fed by fear, and haunted by fear. To be steadfastly accountable for my shortcomings is bravery borne of God, fed by God, and blessed by God.

Rebecca Solnit

Fear of making mistakes can itself become a huge mistake, one that prevents you from living, for life is risky and anything less is already loss.

Lailah Gifty Akita

There is enough strength within you to overcome anything in life.

Holly Lynn Payne

I was afraid of the dance once, too. But I learned to embrace it and the mistakes I would make. Do not turn away from your fear. Turn toward love instead.

Annie Ali

There is always a moment in our lives when we are destined to fall the way we ever feared of.

Keisha Keenleyside

What have you done?” Shadow asked her, his eyes alive with fear.
“I dunno, but I wish I hadn't.

Charles Baxter

There is such a thing as the poetry of a mistake, and when you say, "Mistakes were made," you deprive an action of its poetry, and you sound like a weasel.

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