Favorite Quotations ~  Mistakes, 2 Whoever Makes the Most Mistakes Wins

"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." ~ Albert Einstein

Mistakes That Worked

A former colleague of mine had a favorite saying that would help her get past a mistake: God gave us tomorrow to make up for our mistakes from yesterday. ~ Scott W. Ventrella

When I make a mistake everyone can see it, but not when I lie. ~ Johann von Goethe

Love truth, but pardon error. ~ François Voltaire

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied. ~ Pearl S. Buck

When I have listened to my mistakes, I have grown. ~ Hugh Prather

A mistake is an event, the full benefit of which has not yet been turned to your advantage.~ Edwin Land

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. ~ Igor Stravinsky

A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

Every calamity is a spur and valuable hint. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education.~ Thomas Carlyle

When big-time blunders occur in any workplace, the boss or bosses usually are at fault, not clerks or secretaries or salespeople. Not reporters, the buck stops with the boss. ~ Al Neuharth, USA Today, 4/16/04

Yes, we're going to make mistakes in life. Yes, we are going to fall but are we going to get back up and keep trying, that's the thing. ~ Dane Kealoha

I make a hundred mistakes a day. I am, and have been, and will continue to be, wrong about almost everything. ~ Larry Brilliant

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