We have collected the best Mistakes Quotes by famous authors including Ann Landers, Dinesh Karthik, Ian Smith, Margaret H. Hamilton, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice you may wind up making other peoples mistakes.
Wicketkeeping is a lot like umpiring, as it’s a thankless job. People only remember you for your mistakes. You try and do your best everyday, but you won’t be at your best every single day.
Every human being makes mistakes.
We had been told many times that astronauts would not make any mistakes. They were trained to be perfect.
Margaret H. Hamilton
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
I think being attracted to mistakes is one of the things that film can capture in a way that theater can’t. Film can capture a moment of spontaneous life that will never be captured again.
I can’t dwell on past mistakes.
A great restaurant doesn’t distinguish itself by how few mistakes it makes but by how well they handle those mistakes.
It is a hard thing to let go of mistakes we’ve made and sins. God wants us to do that because He knows the guilt and the condemnation will keep us from becoming who He has created us to be.
They say you can’t study Kabbalah until you are at least 40 years old. You know why? You have to have experienced at least one generation making the same mistakes as the previous one.
All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
It’s OK to make mistakes. Just try not to make the same mistakes over.
I always say the minute I stop making mistakes is the minute I stop learning and I’ve definitely learned a lot.
Sports build good habits, confidence, and discipline. They make players into community leaders and teach them how to strive for a goal, handle mistakes, and cherish growth opportunities.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
A number of party… members lack proper discipline, are plagued by individualism, selfishness and opportunism. This gives rise to some individuals’ words not matching their deeds, not adhering to party rules and regulations and having no proper mechanisms for disciplining those who make mistakes.
Nguyen Phu Trong
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.
The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future.
E. T. Bell
I’m not afraid to make mistakes.
He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.
Nobody lives without making mistakes.
I was taking myself very seriously when I was going through life changes. And I realized that I needed to laugh at myself, particularly at my mistakes.
Everybody makes mistakes.
Start a part-time business and make as many mistakes as you possibly can while you still have your daytime job.
Being a defender of Real Madrid means being able to make very few mistakes.
But I think my mistakes became the chemistry for my miracles. I think that my tests became my testimonies.
T. D. Jakes
People believe practice makes perfect, but it doesn’t. If you’re making a tremendous amount of mistakes, all you’re doing is deeply ingraining the same mistakes.
Well I think that you have to be open and honest in order to learn from your mistakes and be able to correct them in the future to understand what would happen to take things off course. And if we don’t address these issues openly and honestly then we don’t learn.
One of my early money mistakes was getting fired from the first acting job I ever had. I was cast in a play as the lead, and I got fired three nights after the open.
We are built to make mistakes, coded for error.
When you back off, it’s easier to do mistakes. For me it’s better to ski fast.
When you hurry you’re more apt to make mistakes. But you have to be quick. If you’re not quick you can’t get things done.
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
I take full responsibility for the mistakes that led to my suspension for the 2014 season.
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.
One tends to look back at the mistakes as the same thing – relinquishing control of something at some point in your career.
Records don’t have to be perfect. Everyone doesn’t have to move left when everyone else moves left. I love hearing the mistakes.
I’d like to just be a little bit more open to making mistakes and not worrying about it so much.
You learn from mistakes.
Three-fourths of the mistakes a man makes are made because he does not really know what he thinks he knows.
I wouldn’t be where I am today without my mistakes. Particularly my mistakes. Exclusively my mistakes.
You get rid of the mistakes by playing hard.
I’m not a God, I make mistakes.
Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.
No one ever gets too big to make mistakes. The secret is that the big man is greater than his mistakes, because he rises right out of them and passes beyond them.
George Matthew Adams
I think mistakes are the essence of science and law. It’s impossible to conceive of either scientific progress or legal progress without understanding the important role of being wrong and of mistakes.
I would love to tell you that it’s been absolutely perfect, that I’ve been a man that’s been super Christian. But I’ve had mistakes, dumb things I’ve regretted, so it’s not a perfect life. But it’s one that has helped me make better decisions.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can.
Specialists are people who always repeat the same mistakes.
They who gain applause and power by pandering to the mistakes, the prejudices and passions of the multitude are the enemies of liberty.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The Trump administration always says it wants to correct Obama’s mistakes. It should add his mishandling of Arab democracy to its list.
If you have to make mistakes, make them good and big, don’t be middling if you can help it.
The most useful form of time travel would be to go back a year or two and rectify the mistakes we made.
One of the things I learned in the military is sometimes you don’t know what mistakes you make for a long time. But as you go through a campaign, there’s lots of decision points you make, and you don’t know whether those are gonna be the right decision points or not.
When you make mistakes during routines, it’s not easy getting through them.
And I do – make no mistake, I am a Christian and I believe in God, and I don’t believe he makes mistakes. So I don’t believe that being gay is not a sin, and in fact it’s how you’re made.
We make a lot of mistakes for women, and we’ll always do it again.
Casper Van Dien
Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities. We should use the opportunities it offers to correct past mistakes not to blunder anew.
People make mistakes – they say things they shouldn’t have or didn’t necessarily mean. But I strongly believe in consequences. If there are none, someone might feel like they’ve gotten away with something, or that what they said couldn’t have been that bad.
The more mistakes you make, the more you learn.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
The way I look at it, I’d rather make my own mistakes than have people make them for me.
We are personalities in the making, limited, and grappling with things too high for us. Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes, but these mistakes need not be sins.
E. Stanley Jones
Football is a game of mistakes. Whoever makes the fewest mistakes wins.
I’ve been doing a lot of learning from mistakes, first and foremost, and building off 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.
Politicians make mistakes. People misspeak in public. God knows I have proven both. A lot.
R. T. Rybak
Wont to unlearn from history, we aptly repeat even its most brazen mistakes.
Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.
I think one of the biggest mistakes that America has made – and maybe the world because this is, sort of, the core of communism and socialism – is that you can have perfect solutions to social problems like poverty, like crime. You’re not going to eliminate all crime. Maybe you’ll never eliminate all poverty.
When you love and accept yourself, when you know who really cares about you, and when you learn from your mistakes, then you stop caring about what people who don’t know you think.
I keep learning from my mistakes, and I take advice from my seniors, and the aim is to be the best in the world across all formats.
As soon as you become afraid to make a fool of yourself, you’re in trouble. I decided I may as well just see if I can live with myself making millions of mistakes and learn something from it.
You may make some mistakes – but that doesn’t make you a sinner. You’ve got the very nature of God on the inside of you.
I make mistakes growing up. I’m not perfect; I’m not a robot.
We are spending most of our time in American health care fixing the mistakes that either we in the profession are causing or our patients are, without recognizing it, causing to themselves.
Jesus Christ came for me, and he came for each person that is infected with HIV/AIDS. God loves that person. He doesn’t hate them. They’ve made mistakes. We’ve all made mistakes. But God loves them, God cares for them, and Jesus Christ died for their sins.
My faith in God has been the rudder that has allowed me to soar above the fray and to stay grounded and to learn from my mistakes.
I don’t overthink when I’m styling. I kind of forgive myself and accept that I will make mistakes. Getting dressed should be a fun experience!
Lincoln made mistakes. Roosevelt made mistakes. Eisenhower made mistakes. The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest intelligence failure in American military history, much bigger than any in Vietnam or now. We didn’t know that the Soviets were moving 400,000 or 500,000 troops. We missed it.
It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality.
If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes, I’m upset, because the retractions are never noticed.
Often, we have only focused on what we’ve done wrong as a nation. Of course we should face our sins and our mistakes. But if we get stuck there and don’t focus on where we’ve come from and how we’ve overcome those sins and mistakes, we are truly to be pitied.
In tennis, you can make a couple of mistakes and still win. Not in golf. I played three rounds in that Tahoe event, and I was drained. Mentally, not physically.
I think often I learn the most from other people’s mistakes. If I’m in the audience watching an actor and thinking, ‘I don’t believe you,’ I spend the rest of the play working out why I don’t believe them.
The scariest thought in the world is that someday I’ll wake up and realize I’ve been sleepwalking through my life: underappreciating the people I love, making the same hurtful mistakes over and over, a slave to neuroses, fear, and the habitual.
You have to be OK with your own fears. If you’re an honest person, you’ll make mistakes, but that’s when the most interesting things happen.
Well, I think that part of being young is not exactly knowing why you do some of the things that you do. And it’s by exploring your life or experimenting or making mistakes and learning from them hopefully that you start to forge an identity.
I love sitting down and talking to people. CNBC gave me a chance to do it in a way that I liked. They gave me a chance to also develop the skills to learn from my mistakes.
I want people to learn from me, see I’m human, and understand that I make mistakes just like they do, but it doesn’t have to consume you. You’ve got to walk through the raindrops, and that’s totally what I am trying to do.
All I know is that I’ve made some big screw-ups, and I’ve done some things that have done all right. I just keep trying to learn from the mistakes I’ve made.
J. J. Abrams
Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate.
Sarah Jessica Parker
No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Telling lies and showing off to get attention are mistakes I made that I don’t want my kids to make.
Trust yourself so that the mistakes you make are the ones you’ve made and not something you’ve made because you were afraid to do what you wanted to do. Own your mistakes, then you can own your successes.
The game of golf doesn’t come rushing back to you. Last week I made a couple of fundamental mistakes that I probably wouldn’t have made in the heat of the battle back when I was in my heyday, and those things have got to come back.
You need to make mistakes in rehearsal because that’s how you find out what works and what doesn’t.
We’re allowed to have had a private life before politics in which we make mistakes and do things we should not.
Leaping away from my mistakes has propelled me forward. It has great force behind it. It makes for great storytelling.
Don’t be afraid in nature: one must be bold, at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.
One of the mistakes I made was placing too much trust in Montesinos.
I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers, being free and exploring and making mistakes, but I did it in France. I did it privately.
We’re looking as far ahead as we can, and we don’t get penalized for mistakes.
One of the most lethal mistakes a public official can make is raising taxes and not paying your own.
One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.
You have to learn every single day, and try not to make the same mistakes. That’s my mentality.
Alex de Minaur
A society that does not use the intellectual power of its female population fully is not a wise society. Most women are not as tainted by mistakes in the conduct of the economy as the male population, and now they deserve an opportunity.
If we have a chance of succeeding and bringing stability and democracy to Iraq, it will mean learning from our mistakes, not denying them and not ignoring them.
Baseball fans are collectively the ’10th man’ and needed most when team performance is shaky. When mistakes are made, there’s no need to heckle your team – that’s what the other side is for!
If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.
I’m always afraid of making mistakes. I think I was born with that.
Conceptually, I am open to mistakes – errors, actually. I do play lots of wrong notes while I am making some music, and a mistake or a wrong note is like a gift for me: ‘Oh, wow, an unknown sound or an unknown harmony. I didn’t know about this.’
I have spent a lifetime watching kids make mistakes because they were not trained or well led or properly motivated to do well. I never faulted the kids; rather, I saw opportunity to train, to motivate, to improve leadership – not to punish the individual.
This much we know: Journalism is not a precise science. It’s, on its best day, is a crude art. We make mistakes; I make mistakes. With more than 50 years as a journalist, I have at least had the opportunity to blow more stories, make more mistakes than maybe anybody in television.
How does a nice Catholic girl end up going to prison for a year? It’s crazy. I’ve made mistakes. I have to pay for those mistakes.
Abby Lee Miller
As a mountain walker, one of the most frustrating mistakes one can make in bad weather is taking the wrong route down.
Sticking to good habits can be hard work, and mistakes are part of the process. Don’t declare failure simply because you messed up or because you’re having trouble reaching your goals. Instead, use your mistakes as opportunities to grow stronger and become better.
It makes sense to invest in new work. It’s almost like having a research department in a scientific laboratory. You have to try things out. You’ll make some bad mistakes. Some things will fail but at least you’ll energise the organisation.
Generally I don’t care about what people say. I have to be clear with myself. When everything goes well, people celebrate you, when you make mistakes people criticize you.
I’ve made more mistakes than anyone I know. Sometimes I learned something, and sometimes I just find myself doing it again. It makes me mad when I wasn’t smart enough to learn the first time. You just think it’s going to be different the next time, and it’s not, as it turns out.
You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.
Everything was my fault. I was so dumb. But if I hadn’t made the mistakes I made, I wouldn’t have met the wonderful woman I’ve been married to for over 30 years, so I guess that makes the mistakes OK.
If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers – they help us to learn.
The only difference between an experienced knitter and new knitter is that the experienced knitter makes bigger mistakes faster. Be bold; there are no terrible consequences in knitting.
Do not take yourself too seriously. You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes. No human being can avoid failures.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
As a young boy, I did a lot of foolish things. I made a lot of mistakes. And you live and learn.
I don’t listen to my own records a lot. Once in a while – to check out my mistakes. Because you can always see a spot or two in the record where you could have done better. So you more or less study this way.
I have so many fashion mistakes, but that’s part of being in fashion. I think the people that you see make the most mistakes are usually the best dressers.
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.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
One of the biggest mistakes that founders can make is doing something that maybe seems like a great idea, and seems like a good use of time, but actually isn’t measurable, significant, incremental growth.
You get better by playing, honestly. That’s where you develop as a player is to play through mistakes in game action.
C. J. McCollum
There were no strategic mistakes that could affect Russia’s history and it further development. No, there were no such mistakes. Tactical errors were made in some less significant options, problems and so on. But, on the whole, Russia embarked on a correct path and it changed.
There are a lot of benefits to having a team of young people, but there are many benefits to having people who’ve made a lot of mistakes.
People who try to tackle failure attract failure. The more you indulge in analysis, it gets tougher. So just keep making mistakes and learn.
I am somebody who… – I’m not saying I’m perfect, but I need that freedom, that ability to make mistakes out there. Because there’s a fine line between making a mistake or being brilliant.
You make mistakes and you learn from them.
Ray would be in trouble, he would get drunk, he would try and kill J.R on three different occasions, he would make mistakes with financial affairs, and have various human problems, but he didn’t have any mean bones in his body! That was a little bit of what the show was about.
I have made so many mistakes as a mother. But the one thing that I know I do is I make sure my children know how much I love them and they are absolutely secure in that.
It makes one a better person to have had hardships and to have overcome hardships and not to blame anybody else for your mistakes.
I make a lot of mistakes, too, and I’m constantly re-evaluating how I’m doing things and trying to be better every day, whether it’s as a mom or taking care of myself.
I have made so many mistakes in life, my temper and behavior all this doesn’t do any good to anyone.
I like to make my own mistakes.
Very rarely do you have a perfect race, and it’s about overcoming your mistakes in the race and remaining composed.
I feel like I’ve lived a life of making mistakes and learning from them and doing my best to only make each mistake once.
You learn from your mistakes.
Logic must look after itself. In a certain sense, we cannot make mistakes in logic.
When you maintain a closeness with your fans, they are more forgiving when you make mistakes.
You learn by mistakes. When you make those mistakes, you try not to make them the third time or the second time. You learn from them. Sometimes you learn the hard way. In football, if I held on to the ball too long, I got my butt kicked. You better make that decision quicker.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
Every business makes big mistakes along the way.
I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.
But no, I don’t generally have trouble with spelling mistakes.
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
It isn’t making mistakes that’s critical; it’s correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
If you’re cooking and not making mistakes, you’re not playing outside your safety zone. I don’t expect it all to be good. I have fat dogs because I scrap that stuff out the back door.
Even in the best of lives, mistakes are made.
Joseph J. Ellis
All my mistakes, all my accomplishments, the good things I’ve done, the bad I’ve done, and the mistakes I’ve learned from, the mistakes I’ve never done before – all of that made me into what I am now.
We all make mistakes. God knows I’ve made more than anyone else I know.
Marco Pierre White
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
We can’t be afraid to make mistakes.
A. J. Green
There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself.
There is no common standard for education about diagnosis. Distinguishing between bipolar depression and major depressive disorder, for example, can be difficult, and mistakes are common. Misdiagnosis can be lethal. Medications that work well for some forms of depression induce agitation in others.
Kay Redfield Jamison
If both John McCain and Obama were given a sip of truth serum, both would admit they made serious mistakes in choosing running mates in 2008.
My career was full of struggles and dreams, disappointments and peaks and valleys. But there was no Twitter, no Facebook or TMZ. Young actors could make mistakes and not become the focus of tabloids.
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.
Disasters are usually a good time to re-examine what we’ve done so far, what mistakes we’ve made, and what improvements should come next.
I apologize in my real life all the time. I say ridiculous things, I make mistakes constantly. But when I’m on stage, I’m at a microphone… it’s a joke!
Over the last three years, UCLA has helped me grow as an athlete, a scholar, and a member of the community. I have made some mistakes along the way; however, I am grateful that I made those mistakes backed by such a supportive and positive university so that I could learn from them and better myself.
Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.
Tony Blair was a good politician but not a good Prime Minister, and that’s what we don’t want to be. We don’t want to be just people who are good at winning elections: we want to be good at governing. I think we benefit from having seen the mistakes that we think Tony Blair made in 1997.
Knowing my mistakes and being able to go back to fix them – that helps me out a lot.
Remember you’re not entitled to anything. You have to earn your success every day, and you will make mistakes like everyone else.
Think about what caused the injury and how it can be prevented next time; that way, you will become a smarter athlete and less likely to repeat the same mistakes.
Kevin R. Stone
This is the thing I’ve learned, after a lot of couch time: There are always red flags. You need to look for those red flags along the way so you don’t continue to make the same mistakes with another person.
I’m not perfect – I’m human, and I can make mistakes – but I’m always going to fight clean; I’m always going to go out there and try to put on a good show.
The most cowardly thing in the world is blaming mistakes upon the umpires. Too many managers strut around on the field trying to manage the umpires instead of their teams.
I’m not a bad parent and partner, even if I make a thousand mistakes.
We’re all made to make mistakes; nobody’s perfect.
It’s very important that we don’t make the same mistakes twice. That’s a big part of improvement.
I won’t wait until the end of my term to say I made mistakes at the beginning. That’s too late. I will try to adopt the proper behaviour, if the French give me the chance, right from the start.
Although, I think you look back and you try to learn from your mistakes.
Start-ups make so many mistakes that the challenge to identify the root cause of a failure is tough. But believing in your own plan is probably the worst.
When you make mistakes, when you’re wrong, you should admit you’re wrong and ask people to forgive you.
I think people can tell when you’re pandering to them, and they feel insulted. I think that one thing that is really nice about the work that I do is that I can just sort of make mistakes or try out different ideas or be inconsistent and be vulnerable.
Acknowledging mistakes and learning from them are the first steps.
At the end of the day, driving on the limit, sometimes over it to achieve the best out of it, especially at such high speeds… mistakes are easily done.
I love rehearsing because in rehearsals there are no mistakes, nothing is wrong, some things apply or lead you to focus on the character and the things that don’t apply are equally valuable because they lead you to towards what does.
If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes.
I think you make mistakes, especially in your twenties, where you date guys you wouldn’t even be friends with – ever.
The great liability of the engineer compared to men of other professions is that his works are out in the open where all can see them. His acts, step by step, are in hard substance. He cannot bury his mistakes in the grave like the doctors. He cannot argue them into thin air or blame the judge like the lawyers.
Everybody makes mistakes, but when goalkeepers make them, it is costly. That’s the nature of being a goalkeeper.
The best way to learn is getting out there, getting reps, and making mistakes.
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.
Part of being young is making mistakes.
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones.
I always felt myself to be an unlucky person like Donald, who is a victim of so many circumstances. But there isn’t a person in the United States who couldn’t identify with him. He is everything, he is everybody; he makes the same mistakes that we all make.
We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
I think there is a lot of experiences you have in coaching, and if you learn from the experiences as you go through them, whether it’s as a coordinator or position coach, a quality-control coach, a head coach, whatever it might be, and you learn from those mistakes you make.
We kept a broad audience, and we didn’t make fun of people who had necessarily made mistakes in their life and burned them to the ground. We made fun of a commercial or a movie or ourselves.
I learn the most from making my own mistakes.
It is in Toyota’s DNA that mistakes made once will not be repeated.
I became a councillor back in 1971, so if by this stage in politics I’m making lots of big mistakes, then I shouldn’t be here.
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes.
I have a lot of older brothers who messed up in different ways in my mother’s eyes. So I learned from all of their mistakes. I can’t go into detail, but while I was growing up, I always tried to make it a goal to relieve some of the stress my mother went through.
I am Maradona, who makes goals, who makes mistakes. I can take it all, I have shoulders big enough to fight with everybody.
Mistakes are nothing to be ashamed of.
The harder you work, the less mistakes you make. The fewer mistakes you make, the better your chances of winning.
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.
One of the advantages of moving quickly is if you do something wrong you can change it. What technologies tend to do is they tend to make a lot of mistakes… but then we go back and aggressively attack those mistakes – and fix them. And you usually recover pretty quickly.
I have made many decisions that I probably shouldn’t have made, but life is about making mistakes, learning and moving on.
We have to make sure we tread the right path, pursue the right policies – and not make any mistakes.
I’d love to see the rushes but it’s just not allowed because directors and also a lot of actors feel that if they see their work, and the director likes what they’re doing, the actor might try to correct their mistakes.
My favorite parts of work as an actor and a director are those unplanned mistakes that do happen, because it’s like catching lightning in a bottle. It’s the best part of what we do.
When you campaign and have to participate in so many debates just to the win the nomination of your party, you’ve had a lot of practice. You get to figure out as you go from one debate to another where you made your mistakes. By the time you get to the big debate you’re pretty polished.
I don’t think the game should be perfect. It’s 95 percent mistakes out there – you have to work with 10 players on your side and another 11 against you. It’s a crazy, chaotic game.
Rock bottom for some people is death. Some people never learn from their mistakes. They don’t learn from other people’s mistakes.
I can look back at stuff I wrote in my early days and squirm at some of the mistakes I made. But we’re all learning every day; we never stop. I just hope people keep on liking what I do. That gives me such a kick.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Obviously, as you grow up, no one’s ever 100 percent proud of every decision that they’ve made, and that’s OK. I think as long as you learn from your mistakes and don’t make them over and over again, you’re on the right path.
Doctors are just people and they can make mistakes.
The best wisdom is earned through experience, particularly mistakes.
I like a performance, a live performance, so I like little mistakes because that’s what makes perfect – the mistakes.
Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there.
Mistakes were made is something we heard back in ’92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration’s mantra. I can’t imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election.
Even when you have doubts, take that step. Take chances. Mistakes are never a failure – they can be turned into wisdom.
I urge people to learn from the mistakes of others. Please drink responsibly and it’s never acceptable to drink and drive!
We’re all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.
We’ve all made mistakes that are similar in just trying to get by or make some money or feel good about ourselves.
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.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
You can make a lot of mistakes and still recover if you run an efficient operation. Or you can be brilliant and still go out of business if you’re too inefficient.
If you have the insight of non-self, if you have the insight of impermanence, you should make that insight into a concentration that you keep alive throughout the day. Then what you say, what you think, and what you do will then be in the light of that wisdom and you will avoid making mistakes and creating suffering.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I have learned more from my mistakes than from my successes.
You make your mistakes to learn how to get to the good stuff.
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.
You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.
William J. Clinton
Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.
Billie Joe Armstrong
We’re all on a continuous journey to try and fix our mistakes and flaws. And, believe me, I’ve got plenty of them.
I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m 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.
I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we’ve struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We’ve made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.
It’s been a long career, and I’ve made some mistakes along the way.
Sometimes I play as simply as possible, in one or two touches. But I also make bad decisions, I make mistakes, and I try too-complicated things.
Filmmaking is a completely imperfect art form that takes years and, over those years, the movie tells you what it is. Mistakes happen, accidents happen and true great films are the results of those mistakes and the decisions that those directors make during those moments.
It’s important to let kids be themselves and to let them make mistakes. Self-discovery goes a long way.
I make mistakes daily, letting generalizations creep into my thoughts and negatively affect my behavior. These mistakes have taught me that the first step to successfully choosing kindness is being more mindful about it, letting go of impatience and intolerance along the way.
Think of how many mistakes you made at 22 years old. Like, I made a million.
I make mistakes, but each and every day you want to try to better yourself to be a better person and learn from your mistakes.
O. J. Mayo
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.
If you rely on political factions to promote men to office, the people will work to develop instrumental relationships and will not seek to be useful with regard to the law. Thus, a ruler who mistakes reputation for ability when assigning offices will see his state fall into disorder.
I’m not much of a matchmaker. I think people have to make their own choices and mistakes and all that stuff.
There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.
Also, I plan to screw something up on every movie I do so that I can learn from my mistakes and become a better director with each project.
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
We’re all men, not machines. We make mistakes.
Tony La Russa
I don’t obsess over mistakes, because they do happen, so I just keep working and training hard. I just keep helping the team, which is key.
David de Gea
If you foul up, tell the President and correct it fast. Delay only compounds mistakes.
You can’t worry about the mistakes, because you’re going to make a lot of them. You’ve got to be thinking about your next move.
In fact, looking at the darkest sides of the United States has only made me appreciate the things that we do right, the things that we do beautifully. We are, for all of our mistakes and all of our crimes, a remarkable place.
I’m human, I’m not perfect. I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep those mistakes to myself, which I’m already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids.
You can make a lot of mistakes with hair because it grows back.
Through life’s ups and downs, and the few mistakes we make and all the successes that we get, let nobody – nobody’s opinion – define who you are. And if anybody defines who you are, let it be yourself.
Generally, I like making my own mistakes and learning from them because that’s what I think life is about.
I don’t have time to beat myself up over my fallible nature. Instead I use my energy to learn from my past and let it inform my future. It’s time to own all of our glory, mistakes, mess and light and be gentle to ourselves. Let’s be kind to our spirits and celebrate the truth of our hearts.
I have made terrible mistakes that have hurt the people that I cared about the most, and I am terribly sorry. I am deeply ashamed of my terrible judgment and my actions.
I try not to make the same mistakes today that I made yesterday.
It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one’s mistakes. Of course they are mistakes. Go on to the next.
It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.
Mistakes are the only universal form of originality.
I’ve never been able to learn from other people’s mistakes – I’m not that smart – so I usually learn by trial by fire.
Sometimes it’s not always perfect, and there are mistakes, and you pick yourself up and move on. I’ve learned you can’t be a perfectionist. I still strive to do my best in every area, but I’ve learned to let go.
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.
In a brave new world, a post-September 11 world, anyone is going to make certain mistakes. The mistakes that have been made on homeland security, on protecting our Nation from another terrorist attack, are mistakes of omission. We are simply not doing enough.
When we make mistakes, say, I’m blessed that I have an opportunity to learn from this.
Learn from your mistakes and build on your successes.
John C. Calhoun
Perfection is boring. If a face doesn’t have mistakes, it’s nothing.
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a godly person. Yet when I look at the yesterdays of my life, what I see, mostly, is a broken, irregular path littered with mistakes and failure. I have had temporary successes and isolated moments of closeness to God, but I long for the continuing presence of Jesus.
The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
Robert Downey, Jr.
Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong.
Richard J. Needham
I try to avoid all mistakes. I try to prepare my players and to put them in the best condition to play the game. If you discover a problem during the game, it is too late. You must anticipate and prepare.
My kids know they can’t make the same mistakes I’ve made. They’ve been through a lot with me always being on the road.
Expect to make some mistakes when you try new and different approaches. Sometimes colossal failures lead to spectacular successes.
It’s all part of my journey – I’ve done a lot of stupid things, but you learn by your mistakes.
Officials are human beings, and sometimes we all make mistakes.
I got a way to get through to kids. I try to take that and use that to my advantage. If we work on the kids right now, I’m telling you, they’ll be making less mistakes, the jails will be gettin’ less full. It’s all about what we do with the kids.
Nowadays if you’re dependent on a grant – and 99% of them are – you can’t make mistakes as you won’t get another one if you do.
I’m a very contented, peaceful man. I made mistakes, yes, but I accepted them, and, I hope, graciously.
If you concede a goal, it can be up to seven or eight mistakes leading up to it but, obviously, as a goalkeeper you have to accept it has gone past you.
A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes.
Part of why I like watercolor is that mistakes are visible, and you can’t really repair much. It has to look easy. When it comes out, it looks easy, but to get to that point takes a lot of doing.
You learn your lessons from the mistakes you make, not the things you achieve.
Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them.
You have to have a cultural ethic that allows for making mistakes. It cannot be that just because you make mistakes, you’re out. You have to make mistakes in order to innovate.
We all make mistakes, and we all need second chances. For youth in foster care, these mistakes are often purposeful – if not consciously so; a way to test the strength of a bond and establish trust in a new parent.
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
I’m still a big kid – I make mistakes all time.
Seann William Scott
I live without regrets. There are certain things I have done, mistakes that I made, that I would change, but I don’t regret them at all, because I’ve learnt from them.
You learn from your mistakes and you learn from your failures. It’s how you get up that defines you to a certain extent.
The beauty of ‘spacing’ children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones – which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
Sydney J. Harris
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore
I have made a lot of mistakes.
You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
I take all of my life lessons, which some people might call ‘mistakes,’ and apply them to my future so that I keep growing.
Deep inside, I was hoping I’d win: The competition was tough, but I learned from other’s mistakes.
I have made mistakes.
When Congress legislates in haste, it often causes more problems than it solves. But Congress rarely reconsiders its mistakes.
Sometimes a blessing will come out of mistakes.
Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
Lutherans, whose arguments and mistakes will not be difficult to contest or discover, do not want to attribute any value to works, and they do not understand enough the scope of the justification.
I’ve always thought that you don’t love a country by turning a blind eye to its crimes and to a problem. The way that you love a country is by seeing everything that it’s done wrong, all of its mistakes, and still thinking that it’s beautiful and that it’s worthy.
The greatest tip ever told to me is ‘Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.’
If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.
Football is a game you cannot play without making mistakes.
I don’t look into negative things. Go past mistakes and look forward.
Saying ‘I’m wrong’ is meaningless unless it comes from our heart, not just our lips. That often requires a genuine and profound change within ourselves, because we need to realize it’s simply human nature and that everyone makes mistakes.
Richard M. DeVos
I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life. I wouldn’t say musically, though.
The think that we hung the film version all on was ‘Hedwig’ on tour. On stage, it’s one theatre, one show. It just seemed natural to change it. In the film, we were able to go to flashback rather than have her talk to the audience. And we had the play to practice and to see where we had made mistakes.
John Cameron Mitchell
The idea that there aren’t mistakes made constantly in the judicial system is too obvious even to need to mention.
I was shaped by my mistakes.
I have made plenty of mistakes. The key to life is to learn from them. I have been a little too introspective, but I think that stemmed from insecurity or shyness. I took a long time to grow up.
I’m not cynical or bitter in any way. Life’s too short; you get ripped off, but if you hold a grudge, it’s going to affect you. You take it on the chin, you learn, you try not to make the same mistakes.
I’ve only done a handful of things in my life that have stood out. The rest is just broth: mistakes and boredom.
You make mistakes, but I don’t have any regrets. I’m the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am.
Let’s cut to the chase, the sharia controversy. I don’t think I, or my colleagues, predicted just how enormous the reaction would be. I failed to find the right words. I succeeded in confusing people. I’ve made mistakes – that’s probably one of them.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, ‘Did you sleep good?’ I said ‘No, I made a few mistakes.’
I never took an acting class, so I’ve made all my mistakes on film.
I’m learning from my past mistakes and trying to correct them as I move forward. Experience at the international level has probably taught me what it takes to probably go out there and get a 100 or to build an innings or to win a game.
Any political system can commit mistakes and any state can commit mistakes. What is most important is to acknowledge these mistakes and put them right as soon as possible and put those behind them into account, bring them to account.
I’m not perfect; I make mistakes all the time. All I can do is to try my best to learn from my mistakes, take responsibility for them, and do a better job tomorrow.
I am a scholar of life. Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day. I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes.
I’d like to make mistakes on my own dime and not have a herd of people tell me what I’m doing wrong. and I’m also still trying to find and develop my voice as a filmmaker, and I think that’s easier to do on your own terms than trying to satisfy a bunch of people that are paying for the movie.
We’re all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don’t make any big ones.
You learn from mistakes, but Shakespeare is one big non mistake isn’t he? He just got everything right really.
The problem is you tend to look back and identify mistakes, and as a consequence of feeling terrible about mistakes you say you bungled this so bad, let’s get out of here.
Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.
James Anthony Froude
When you do things wrong, even a couple of mistakes, the press has the right to criticise. Much more so when you’re a goalkeeper – who remain in the spotlight forever.
David de Gea
Fact: From quitting smoking to skiing, we succeed to the degree we try, fail, and learn. Studies show that people who worry about mistakes shut down, but those who are relaxed about doing badly soon learn to do well. Success is built on failure.
To grow you must understand and admit your mistakes, it is an approach that works for me, it is not necessarily the same for everyone.
The truth is, I’m proud of the life I’ve lived so far, and though I’ve made my share of mistakes, I have no regrets.
If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.
William J. Clinton
The thing that interests me most about Scotland is how we differ from our neighbours. How do our ambitions differ? What kind of society are we? What can we learn from the mistakes of the past, and how do we position ourselves in the world?
One of the big mistakes Republicans made with the Contract with America is that they tried to do too much too fast, and people revolted against it.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell
I think my mistakes were kind of common – leaning on cliches and adjectives in the place of clear, vivid writing. But at least I knew how to spell, which seems to be a rarity these days.
There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake.
‘Star Wars’ is very black and white, and honestly, I like it that way. But fantastical settings like that work best when the characters within them feel real. Real people have conflicts and make mistakes and get it wrong sometimes.
For the men and women of the FBI, bravery is reflected not only in the physical courage often necessary in the job. It can be seen in the courage of conviction, in the courage to act with wisdom in the face of fear, and in the courage it takes to admit mistakes and move forward.
Thank heaven, though, one of the few mistakes I haven’t made is to talk about the unwritten book.
John le Carre
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines – so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I made just about every mistake a person could make before God came into my heart. If some of those painful experiences can help someone avoid the same mistakes I made, then perhaps my heartache was not totally in vain.
I feel myself becoming the fearless person I have dreamt of being. Have I arrived? No. But I’m constantly evolving and challenging myself to be unafraid to make mistakes.
There is no more time for us left to revive our great country. No more time to repeat our mistakes of the past. Washington needs a complete turnaround, and Donald Trump is the agent of change, and he will be the leader of the change we need.
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent.
Vincent Van Gogh
I don’t often go to curator or artist walk-throughs of exhibitions. For a critic, it feels like cheating. I want to see shows with my own eyes, making my own mistakes, viewing exhibitions the way most of their audience sees them.
We’ll do all right if we can capitalize on our mistakes.
Political necessities sometime turn out to be political mistakes.
George Bernard Shaw
I’ve made some great mistakes in my life, but, you know, they were honest mistakes.
I was a stubborn cuss, and I made some mistakes.
I cherish all of the times I’ve fallen on my face and made mistakes, because those experiences have made me who I am.
I made a lot of mistakes.
Mistakes are acceptable if they’re the result of moving forward.
Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
A lot of time mistakes are very interesting – you look for the behaviour that’s not the one you expect.
We’re kind of defined by our mistakes.
I just kept making social mistakes in my career.
I do not feel remorse. Everybody makes mistakes in war.
I love any time you can enlighten people to mistakes, that’s how I started my career.
Our government leaders… have made many mistakes in the past when they have lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values.
Making records is fun. It’s not some big statement. You’re allowed to make mistakes.
One of the greatest gifts we have is our own mistakes and somebody singing about them.
There’s a way of playing safe, there’s a way of using tricks and there’s the way I like to play which is dangerously where you’re going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven’t created before.
Take the time to educate yourself, whether you’re house hunting, deciding on materials or looking for a lender. When homeowners jump into something blind, that’s always when they make mistakes.
‘Educate, don’t hate.’ That’s my motto. The reason why there’s so much pushback against diversity and against minority communities is because people are afraid to make mistakes and ask questions. They feel that they’ll be chastised if they use the wrong label. It’s too scary for them.
I’m always criticizing and only see the mistakes.
The building of America has had its fair share of mistakes, but it’s a constitution that’s the jewel of democracy, the envy of many, and it’s the most generous nation in the world.
All the mistakes I’ve ever made in my life have been when I’ve been drunk. I haven’t made hardly any mistakes sober, ever, ever.
I’m not perfect. I’ve made mistakes. I’d do a lot of things different if I could. I’d never, ever, get involved with surrogacy again. It’s so weird.
Mary Beth Whitehead
I’m on national TV in front of millions and I hate making mistakes.
The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few.
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.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw
But it’s a journey and the sad thing is you only learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn.
I want to become better, I don’t want to let my mistakes define me.
I don’t think you can come into your wisdom until you have made mistakes on your own skin and felt them in reality of your own life.
I wouldn’t change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.
I’ve made far too many mistakes. That’s the way I feel.
Growing up, I would have to watch the other children and learn from my mistakes. I would have to push myself to overcome the things most people don’t have to think about. Brushing my teeth was very difficult because of the noise of the brush.
I was open to taking risks and learning from my mistakes.
Investors have to ask themselves two questions. How much can we grow our investments? And, can we afford our mistakes?
I have made some mistakes. No, a lot of mistakes. If you want to develop a new thing, a lot of mistakes will be inevitable. We should be allowed to make mistakes.
We can’t blame the technology when we make mistakes.
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.
Whenever you’re aggressive, you’re at the edge of mistakes.
The mistakes of the fool are known to the world, but not to himself. The mistakes of the wise man are known to himself, but not to the world.
Charles Caleb Colton
We must not repeat the same mistakes, or commit the same cruelties that were done in the past.
However, I have a low opinion of people with narrow political horizons. Someone who talks about the environment and knows nothing about economics can make as many mistakes as someone who does the opposite.
Sometimes it’s difficult to accept, to recognise one’s own mistakes, but one must do it. I was guilty of overconfidence and arrogance, and I was punished for that.
Mistakes and pressure are inevitable; the secret to getting past them is to stay calm.
I guess what bothers me so much about what I now see going on in both Washington and in Texas is an effort to keep people from finding out about the mistakes of lawmakers and then when they’re uncovered, an effort to fool people and pretend there was nothing wrong.
Investing is not nearly as difficult as it looks. Successful investing involves doing a few things right and avoiding serious mistakes.
John C. Bogle
I feel a deep sense of responsibility to share everything that we’ve learned from TOMS, so that others can learn from both our mistakes and the counterintuitive principles that have guided our success.
When you lose, you’re more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything.
I’d rather not pinpoint my mistakes.
The thing that I like about the way characters are written on the show these days is that nobody’s perfect. Everyone has made a lot of mistakes and bad choices.
I’m gonna reveal something to you that’s going to come as a shock: If you’re a stupid young man, you’re usually a stupid old man. Most people, including myself, keep repeating the same mistakes.
We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn’t hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
There are no absolutes in this world, and there will always be mistakes that are made within brokerage firms; there will always be people who set out to deceive the regulators and even deceive their own senior management.
All of us make mistakes. The key is to acknowledge them, learn, and move on. The real sin is ignoring mistakes, or worse, seeking to hide them.
I have had many occasions this year where I questioned and second-guessed my decision in a game, but it comes down to learning from mistakes and being accountable for what you did right or did wrong.
Learn from the past, but don’t live there. Build on what you know so that you don’t repeat mistakes. Resolve to learn something new every day. Because every 24 hours, you have the opportunity to have the best day of your company’s life.
We are bound to make mistakes.
Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.
A. J. P. Taylor
It feels great to be a role model and I’m very careful with the things I do. I’m not perfect, I do make a lot of mistakes, but I try my best.
I really appreciate working with Skip and Stephen A. and value their opinions. There’s definitely been growing pains, but I know they have my best interests at heart. Sometimes I make mistakes, and they tell me, but it’s tough love, and I want to hear it, and we have natural chemistry on and off the air.
I bet on the game of baseball and I bet on my team, even the mistakes I made, I have to take a different look at someone betting against their own team… that’s throwing the game.
There’s room for role models who make mistakes.
You’ve got to allow people to make mistakes, even though your gut tells you that the guy is going to get torched.
As humans, we’re going to make mistakes. It’s what makes us human, and most of the time, the most effective way of learning is from a mistake.
The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it’s considered to be your style.
Since coming out of jail, I still made mistakes daily. Don’t me wrong, I’m not an angel by any stretch of the imagination, but my mistakes are just normal ones now like forgetting to go to the shop when the missus asks or not putting the bins out, stuff like that.
I’m sure a lot of people out there make mistakes.
But I certainly made mistakes, for which I regret, I think most human beings in their lifetime make mistakes, mine ended up in two years prison – two very remarkable years from which I learnt a lot.
Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life.
We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
There is no guru like our own mistakes.
My greatest responsibility is to acknowledge the mistakes and the shortcomings of the country in which I live, to acknowledge my privileges, and to try to make it a better place.
When new cooks come to work for me, they obviously make mistakes at the beginning or there’s some messiness to the presentation. What I always say to them is: ‘If you were cooking this for your mother or your girlfriend, would you make those mistakes?’
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
Sometimes you really make bad mistakes, and you want to go back and just erase them.
Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
I’m constantly anxious about making mistakes.
What you really remember at the beginning was that you have to throw a budget together. We made some terrible mistakes at the beginning in my own budget that took us at least a year to catch up on.
I’ve made so many mistakes. But it is my feeling that you learn from failures, so I welcome them as often as I can.
I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things.
President Obama was asked not long ago to reflect on any mistakes he might have made. He said, well, ‘I haven’t communicated enough.’ He said his job is to ‘tell a story to the American people’ – as if that’s the whole problem here? He needs to talk more, and we need to be better listeners?
We don’t want to make the same mistakes twice, though I tend to take the positives from past experiences, even unhappy ones.
There’s always reasons to make mistakes. Because then you do new mistakes next time. So they’re beautiful mistakes.
A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she’s a tramp.
Mistakes are a risk but recovering from them shows a lot of personality.
Everybody’s going to make mistakes, everybody’s going to miss chances.
I do not speak of specific mistakes because when we win, we all win and when we lose we all lose, they are team mistakes.
One of the biggest mistakes people make when they cook for other people is to think that it has to be fancy and elaborate. This results in enormous expense and nine days of labor, plus you end up trying to assemble a croquembouche in front of your guests and everyone’s experiencing flop sweat.
You can always say, ‘I wish I had landed that triple flip better, or I wish I didn’t fall.’ They’re not regrets, just mistakes.
It’s like first grade where you make all your mistakes and people see it and yet some people see that there’s something there that’s really valuable. That’s the way it went for more than 2 years almost 3 years of playing.
You can’t be in the public eye without making mistakes and having some regrets and having people analyze everything you do.
We’re all entitled to make mistakes. I’m not one of these guys where if you make a mistake, I’m gonna try to tear your life down and burn it to the ground.
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.
It’s all about being professional. You can’t be dwelling on mistakes.
I was a nervous young man. I wanted to do so many things. And I was so enthusiastic and earnestly in love with so many things that I tried too hard. I tried really, really hard. And I made a lot of mistakes. I was afraid of a lot of stuff. And I kind of feel bad for that person I was.
At times, I’m thinking negatively, thinking that we don’t learn from our mistakes, but then I get more positive-minded. I do believe in the good of humanity.
When I’m done with a book, I always give it to someone with expertise in the topic and tell them to flag all of my stupid mistakes.
I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and rose again, and that’s my belief. I still don’t know what ‘Christian’ means. I’m a follower of Christ, but I keep making a whole bunch of mistakes. And I thank God for forgiveness.
But these guys learn so fast now, they sort of soak up the information, they’re fearless. Those are the guys who learn from their mistakes and come back strong the next time.
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.
We all make mistakes but one has to move on.
This year I guess I decided in the bigger matches to take it more to my opponent instead of waiting a bit more for the mistakes. Yeah, this is I guess how you want to win Wimbledon, is by going after your shots, believing you can do it, and that’s what I was able to do today.
I’m just smart enough to know what it is I don’t know and try to learn as I go along and accept that you’re going to make mistakes, and there are going to be things that are not going to be perfect.
Ronald D. Moore
I don’t want to make the same mistakes of being swept along with things, taking on jobs that I’m not passionate about, that I don’t really believe in but that everyone says I should do.
I made a lot mistakes that I’m grateful for, because I won’t make them again and I won’t let my artists make them, or I’ll tell them, ‘Don’t do this.’ A lot of them still make them anyway, but you can’t be told things when you’re doing your own thing.
It’s great being your own boss, but then, you know, you make your own mistakes, you know, and you own them. You know, so it’s empowering, and it’s also humbling along the way.
In this life you make mistakes, and some people make more than others.
My best advice for writers is: Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly – all these make for great stories.
We made some mistakes. We had some managers we didn’t like and had to get rid of, and that cost some money. Stuff like that. But overall, we did really well.
I never studied anything, really. I didn’t study the drums. I joined bands and made all the mistakes onstage.
Boxing has been around for a while and there’s a lot of great examples of what to do and what not to do. You can look at those examples and learn from other people’s mistakes without having to go through it the hard way.
We must expect to fail… but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.
From 1967, all the Israeli governments continued making two big mistakes: occupation and settlement in the territories.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
I hope people online understand that the celebrity culture we’ve created is not really real. So when they’re speaking to and about me, I’m a person, so I’m going to make mistakes. It’s inevitable because I’m human.
When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
A lot of wasted energy in my life has been spent on sorting out problems and issues at Yorkshire cricket. Of course, I know I made mistakes along the way, but I care passionately about the club – I always have done and always will.
If you don’t know where you make your mistakes, that’s your worst mistake: not knowing where your mistakes are at.
If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.
Instead of turning away from our neighbors, our friends, our colleagues, let us instead learn from our history and avoid repeating the mistakes of our past.
Life is not easy for anyone. You have to have ups and downs. You can make mistakes. You learn and try not to make them again. That’s pretty much my principle.
I want to speak directly to the audience, to say, ‘I’m like you – I’m frustrated, I’m not an expert, I don’t have a manual on parenting, I make mistakes, I’m selfish too.’
Mistakes are the best teachers. One does not learn from success. It is desirable to learn vicariously from other people’s failures, but it gets much more firmly seared in when they are your own.
We’re all human beings; people make mistakes.
I think it’s important for scientists to be a bit less arrogant, a bit more humble, recognising we are capable of making mistakes and being fallacious – which is increasingly serious in a society where our work may have unpredictable consequences.
People make mistakes all the time. We learn and grow. If there’s patience and love, and you care for people, you can work them through it, and they can find their greatest heights.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
I am not afraid of making mistakes. But my mistakes were those that I could afford. That’s very important: mistakes will happen but you must ensure that you keep them within limits you can afford.
We’ve made some mistakes in this country in times past – the Korean conflict proceeding that, some say proceeding the Persian Gulf War, where we were ambiguous as to what we would do.
I’ve made a lot of mistakes. I’ve bonded with some people who use you, and some people that take advantage of you.
The flaws, the mistakes I make – that’s the real me.
A collection of strong-minded individuals who have learned how to dismiss mistakes, disappointments and problems in their personal life make up a strong team. If the majority of the team have that then, as a unit, you are almost impossible to beat.
I’m still going to make mistakes, but I don’t have any problems with publicly professing my faith now. It just took me a long time to get to the right place in my relationship with Christ.
We’ve all done a lot of bad things in life. And I think you have to learn from what you do, and really think about, after you’ve done those mistakes, how to not do it again, and how to approach things differently.
Bury your mistakes.
Most actors hate watching their own films because all you can see is the glaring mistakes, your own tricks and ticks.
I wouldn’t change anything. I’ve made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I’ve learned.
Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them.
There has to be room for people to make mistakes and lead their own lives.
I learned a lot from my Mom. My favorite lesson: remember there is no such thing as a certain way to parent and to remember that you are learning along with your child – it’s ok to make mistakes.
All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
Most people, including myself, keep repeating the same mistakes.
All my big mistakes are when I try to second-guess or please an audience. My work is always stronger when I get very selfish about it.
I’ve made mistakes, and I know why I made them, but I made that choice. Nobody’s ever made a choice for me.
The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars that the President is seeking to continue that war, give me little comfort that this Administration has learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
My parenting philosophy pretty much boils down to this: I love my kids; I tolerate yours. Mine just make common, age-appropriate mistakes – phases, let’s call them – while your kids are completely undisciplined and probably need counseling.
No charges have been filed by the L.A. district attorney’s office, and for that I am appreciative. I have said it before, but we all make mistakes, and the day will come soon enough where you no longer read of mine in the tabloids.
But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your money at any point so you can’t make any mistakes so you have to, it’s all about where you’re sitting at the table.
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still.
e. e. cummings
Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.
Sometimes, growth isn’t always equal to success. You may fall forward and continue to make some mistakes, but it’s all about growth and really finding the lessons that needs to be learned in order to get to the next level.
There are always lessons that can be learned from another manufacturer. You can learn from their successes and from their mistakes also. But you cannot replicate; you can only learn.
Like any organizer worth their salt, I’m open to critique, but I won’t be bullied or treated badly. I’m an imperfect human, and as such, I have a proclivity to make mistakes. And while I make mistakes, I am not my mistakes.
I incline to an aristocratic republic. This would satisfy the ambitious spirit among our people. We shall learn from the historic mistakes of others in the same way as we learn from our own; for we are a modern nation and wish to be the most modern in the world.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
You learn from your mistakes, and I think it’s a good thing as long as you learn something.
I made a lot of mistakes.
I therefore believe that our system does not have a word for failed trial, and that is where the American public does not realize that our criminal justice system sometimes makes mistakes.
You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store.
The use of the polygraph has done little more than create confusion, ambiguity and mistakes.
Mistakes, after all, are endemic to foreign and military policy given the unpredictability of events and the difficulty of securing reliable information in a place like Iraq.
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.
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.
Only free people have an incentive to be virtuous. Only people who bear the consequences of their own acts will care about those consequences and try to learn from their mistakes.
It’s not just songs and glamour. It’s sweat, blood, broken toes, and mistakes… It’s life.
Mary J. Blige
Every night, you fight for that standing ovation at the end of the night. And if you do something wrong, the domino effect is chaotic. And you must not allow yourself to make mistakes whatsoever. So in that case, theater, it’s fascinating because of the discipline that you need.
His name is Michael Jackson, not Super Michael Jackson. He makes mistakes just like all of us.
Every morning, we choose between milk or tea or coffee. Usually, I know what I like, but I don’t rule out changing my idea sometimes. The editing process is one of the most important parts in everyday life. The same is with my work: mistakes are part of the decision-making process.
We have a hope of succeeding if we learn from our past mistakes and pull together to make the hard choices.
I’ve made some mistakes before.
It’s OK to make mistakes… Try different things.
In chess you try to do your best, but there are instances where you make mistakes or you try and take risks that you shouldn’t. And I think losing games is a good thing, because you learn more from when you lose than when you win.
I believe that no one can teach you how to act, but schools do give you an environment to make mistakes, to learn techniques and to learn professionalism.
I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones.
JP Morgan always has higher capital liquidity, that is partially to make up for mistakes and problems and obviously it’s a tough economy. We support an oversight committee, we supported some of the compensation, new compensation rules, though we already follow most of them. We support a lot of it.
When we praise children for their intelligence, we tell them that this is the name of the game: Look smart; don’t risk making mistakes.
Carol S. Dweck
Art is always in the eyes of the beholder. Only posterity has the right to point out our mistakes.
I tend to learn from mistakes that I’ve made. Even though it sucks to make bad choices, sometimes it’s good to fail.
If you have the ability to pick yourself up by the bootstraps and start over, you come out stronger because you learn from whatever mistakes you made.
Abby Lee Miller
Perhaps because my relationship with my father went through such a long, bumpy time, it’s been very important for me to work to try to keep lines of communication open between my sons and myself to try to avoid my father’s mistakes. At least if you’re making mistakes, make different mistakes.
Mistakes happen because so many minds work on one film.
Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add up to the person you become.
It’s important to learn and not repeat the same mistakes. What’s done is done.
Everyone is flawed and everyone makes mistakes and is culpable.
I learned years ago that the more honest you are about anything you’re doing in life, you can grow and learn from your mistakes.
I’m a big fan of outlining. Here’s the theory: If I outline, then I can see the mistakes I’m liable to make. They come out more clearly in the outline than they do in the pages.
I believe people change. I think that they can learn from mistakes.
I think life would be a lot easier if people were able to stand in their mistakes and not backtrack. If you did something wrong, own it. Like, hold your own.
We have to learn from our mistakes. But it’s part of my game; I won’t be arrogant of saying that I will keep doing this. We have to learn from our mistakes.
I make my mistakes in public.
Let me be clear, Mr. President, mistakes have been made in Iraq. And this operation has been far from perfect as evidenced by the fact that Zarqawi and other terrorists continue to wreak havoc throughout Iraq.
All of us who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Everybody has their own rules, and so do I. I have always lived on my own terms. As far as mistakes are concerned, I’ve made them and acknowledged them as mistakes, not regrets. I consider my life a success. There’s nothing that I would re-do. I’ve always done what I felt was right.
I learned from my dad’s mistakes. I think that’s why I’m so into my son. I bring him lunch every day: McDonald’s, Taco Bell, whatever junk food a kid likes, I will bring it for him. I’ve canceled gigs so I could be at moments for him. That wasn’t a big thing for my dad.
I guess none of us like to look back in our lives to a time when we made poor judgments and foolish mistakes.
As a wicketkeeper, and as a youngster, if I don’t learn, it will be very difficult. Always important to keep learning from your mistakes.
One of the advantages of not having a record contract is that you can make your own mistakes, you don’t need somebody else to organize them for you.
What makes me sad about school is that the people who are unhappy are unhappy because they don’t believe it will change. And I just want to say: ‘It does! High school ends and it’s over.’ I will tell anyone that it’s OK to be unhappy at school, make lots of mistakes and then it will be over.
The first thing we need allies to do is listen. Come to us with a willingness to grow and evolve. You’re going to make mistakes, and that’s fine, but be willing to listen and grow from those mistakes. I think that’s the most important trait an ally can have.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible – the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Certainly people make mistakes in their life. I’m no different, I’ve made mistakes. When people mess up, we forgive them. When I mess up, I ask for forgiveness.
I think it’s great to be flawed. I am hugely flawed, and I like it this way. That’s the fun of life. You fall, get up, make mistakes, learn from them, be human and be you.
My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness.
I had to think about ankle torsion, where the screws are on the ski, how that affects the forces going into the ski and how the ski bends, your leverage points. It was a challenge. I was having the greatest time, making the mistakes, crashing.
If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.
If I’m your boss, and I truly want you to be successful… I’m inherently going to teach you. I’m inherently going to correct your mistakes. I’m inherently going to spend time with you. I’m inherently going to lead you.
Mistakes do happen and life goes on.
I understand that I’m not perfect. I made mistakes and I had a hand in everything that’s happened to me, good and bad.
There are people who like just ordinary comedy fun, and making mistakes – which I do easily – and then there are people who like the falling over.
It took me a while to learn, but we are allowed to make mistakes and have flaws.
It is never too late to correct our mistakes. And if we do not, we risk repeating them.
I know that in my past I was young and irresponsible – but that’s what growing up is. You learn from your mistakes.
Everyone makes mistakes; it’s about the way you respond to it that’s really important.
When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering.
W. Edwards Deming
I’m doing a lot of mistakes, like every human being.
Visit with your predecessors from previous Administrations. They know the ropes and can help you see around some corners. Try to make original mistakes, rather than needlessly repeating theirs.
I left Gorbachev’s office thinking that everything about him was outsized: his achievements, his mistakes, and, now, his vanity and bitterness.
If you cast the picture correctly, you have a whole lot of leeway. You can make mistakes in other aspects but pull it off with the right actors.