Mistake Quotes

A collection of mistake quotes to encourage you and others. When faced with a mistake the most important thing is your good attitude toward it. We all make errors, we can all find fault, but the how we move forward is the most important thing.

An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
Orlando A. Battista
Attitude   |



Admitting error clears the score and proves you wiser than before.
Arthur Guiterman
Opportunity  |



"Picking up the pieces when they fall" begins a journey to living anew with love, courage, and hope for a bright future.
Steve Brunkhorst, When Dreams Get Shattered: Picking Up the Pieces
Hope   |



Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they're going to make mistakes.
Ross Perot
Creativity   |



Only he who does nothing makes a mistake.
French Proverb
Proverbs  |



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



Your mistake does not define who you are - you are your possibilities.
Oprah Winfrey
Possibilities   |



Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.
Author Unknown, Be Thankful
Thanksgiving   |



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



The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
William Connor Magee
Thought Provoking  |



If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Mary Pickford
Failure  |



The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
Brian Tracy
Work   |



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



Learn from my mistakes - it can help improve your bottom line, give you some extra money for those things you've always wanted, and potentially improve your over all health with better eating habits.
Byron Pulsifer
Health  |



When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it - immediately.
Stephen Covey
Learning  |



Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones of genius.
Elbert Hubbard
Difficulties   |



If I had to live my life over again, I'd dare to make more mistakes next time.
Nadine Stair
Time   |



After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sophia Loren
Inspirational Poems  |



Don't make people feel bad when they make a mistake.
Richard A. Moran, Never Confuse a Memo with Reality
Defeat   |



The man who achieves makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all - doing nothing.
Benjamin Franklin
Procrastination   |



Just because you make mistakes doesn't mean you are one.
Author Unknown
Believe  |



Preparation for success means that any failure you meet is seen as an opportunity to learn from mistakes. Remember that failure is your best teacher.
Byron Pulsifer
Graduation   |



Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long. Mistakes are life's way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals.
Og Mandino
Goals   |



If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.
John W. Holt, Jr.
Change  |



The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
John Powell
Encouragement Poems  |



By ignorance we mistake, and by mistakes we learn.
Proverb
Tell Him So  |



And don't be discouraged if you make a mistake, fix it and move on - that is how we learn!
Catherine and Byron Pulsifer
Discouraged   |



I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
Jack Welch
Poems about Life  |



Learn from the situation. Mistakes are our greatest teachers! No sense dwelling on the issue. Recognize and think of ways for the future to avoid a similar situation and then move on! Remember you can't change the past, but you can change the future!
Catherine Pulsifer
See The Positive in All Situations   |



Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.
Weston H. Agor
Great Endings And New Beginnings  |



Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Imagination  |



Consider every mistake you do make as an asset.
Paul J. Meyer
Quotes to Live By  |



Any fool can try to defend his mistakes - and most fools do - but it gives one a feeling of nobility to admit one's mistakes. By fighting, you never get enough, but by yielding, you get more than you expected.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
Truth   |



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



Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Edmund Burke
Solutions  |



Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Al Franken
Appreciation  |



Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.
Henry S. Haskins
Blame   |



The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
Nelson Boswell
Thoughtful   |



Anyone who doesn't make mistakes isn't trying hard enough.
Wess Roberts
When Things Won't Work  |



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



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



When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Hugh White
Graduation  |



The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
Meister Eckhart
Action  |



You don't want to have to reinvent the wheel every day. Let people learn from your mistakes or the mistakes of others."
Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Innovation   |



The truth is, if you feel you have made a mistake and can summon up the courage to say so, people will rally to your support in a way that is heartening and astonishing.
Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
Courage   |

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