Favorite Quotations ~† Mistakes, 4 Creativity Inc.

"It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them."~ John J. McCloy

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There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. ~ Denis Waitley

I learn more from the one restaurant that didnít work than from all the ones that were successes. ~ Wolfgang Puck, IBD, 9/24/04

Some mistakes have been stepping stones. What I regret the most are the unfinished songs, the lyrical sketches in the 80s. ~ Bono, USA Today, 11/19/04

Mistakes are at the very base of human thought, feeding the structure like root nodules. If we were not provided with the knack of being wrong, we could never get anything useful done. ~ Lewis Thomas

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't make them all yourself. ~ Usher, Confessions

As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes. ~ Mel Brooks

It is the true nature of mankind to learn from mistakes, not from example. ~ Fred Hoyle

There are three times when you should never say anything important to a person: when he or she is tired or angry, and when he or she has just made a mistake. ~ David Phillips

To err is human, to repent divine; to persist devilish. ~Benjamin Franklin

Iíve done some stupid things. You just have to take responsibility, go, That was embarrassing, and move forward as best you can. ~ Kiefer Sutherland, Daily Telegraph, 2006

That is my principal objection to life, I think: It's too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Deadeye Dick

A baby learning to walk falls a lot. ~ Kathleen Rowe

It's always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile. ~ Garry Marshall

If you don't make mistakes, you aren't really trying. ~ Coleman Hawking

Errors flies from mouth to mouth, from pen to pen, and to destroy it takes ages. ~ FranÁois Voltaire

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. ~ Sophia Loren, Official Website

All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing in of what is apparently at issue. ~ Franz Kafka

Wow. I don't know. Maybe I'm wrong. ~ Kathryn Schulz

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