50 Mistake Quotes

A collection of mistake quotes to encourage you and others. When faced with a mistake the most important thing is your attitude towards it. We all make errors, we can all find fault, but how we move forward is the most important thing. How would we learn if we never made a mistake!!


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



  2. Admitting error clears the score and proves you wiser than before.
    Arthur Guiterman
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  3. "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



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



  5. If you come to Christ and say, "Lord, here I am. Forgive me of my sin," He can transform you and change you. He can take your mistakes and your sins, turn them around, and even use them for His glory.
    Greg Laurie
    God Inspirational Quotes



  6. Don't let mistakes be a disappointment in your life,
    Don't be down as joy it will steal.
    Julie Hebert, We All Make Mistakes
    Poems About Mistakes



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



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



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



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



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



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



  13. 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



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



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



  16. 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



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



  18. Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones of genius.
    Elbert Hubbard
    Difficult Times Quotes



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



  20. 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



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



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



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



  24. 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 Poems



  25. 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



  26. 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.
    Positive Quotes About Change



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



  28. By ignorance we mistake, and by mistakes we learn.
    Proverb
    Poems About Winning



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



  30. he biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.
    Malcolm S. Forbes
    Enjoy Life Quotes



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



  32. 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
    Positive Thoughts



  33. Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.
    Weston H. Agor
    Don't Quit Poem



  34. Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
    James Joyce
    Imagination



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



  36. 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



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



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



  39. 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



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



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



  42. Anyone who doesn't make mistakes isn't trying hard enough.
    Wess Roberts
    Never Give Up



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



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



  45. 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 Sayings



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



  47. It's a mistake to think we listen only with our ears.
    Mark Herndon
    Listening



  48. 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



  49. By far the biggest mistake people make when trying to change organizations is to plunge ahead without establishing a high enough sense of urgency in fellow managers and employees.
    John P. Kotter, Leading Change
    Work Ethic



  50. 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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