90 Mistake quotes that'll help you grasp invaluable lessons

Everyone makes mistakes because nobody is perfect. Making mistakes allows you to learn from them so you can make better decisions in the future. Just remember not to commit the same mistake twice. May these mistakes quotes help you achieve a better version of yourself that will benefit your future goals.

Mistake quotes that'll help you grasp invaluable lessons
1. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” – Henry Ford

2. “It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we're wrong is courage, not weakness.” – Roy T. Bennett

3. “True friends will always push you towards the great possibilities of your future, false friends will always chain you to the mistakes in your past.” – Seth Brown

4. “The proactive approach to a mistake is to acknowledge it instantly, correct and learn from it.” – Stephen Covey

5. “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

6. “You're the same as you were yesterday and the day before. Nothing has changed. Not really. Forget what troubles you. Regret nothing, but learn from any mistakes you make. Tomorrow will be a brighter day, I promise.” – Morgan Rhodes

7. “If an apology is followed by an excuse or a reason, it means they are going to commit same mistake again they just apologized for.” – Amit Kalantri

8. “We are all flawed. Every one of us. And believe me, we've all made mistakes. You've just got to take a good hard look at yourself, change what needs to be changed, and move on.” – Lauren Myracle

9. “Nowadays 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.” – Oscar Wilde
Mistake quotes that'll help you grasp invaluable lessons
10. “Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is to not make the same mistake twice.” – Stephanie Perkins

11. “If you insist on disavowing that which is ugly about what you do, you will never learn from your mistakes.” – Cassandra Clare

12. “Confidence turns into pride only when you are in denial of your mistakes.” – Criss Jami

13. “Some mistakes have greater consequences than others. But you don't have to let the result of one mistake be the thing that defines you. You have the choice not to let that happen.” – Jojo Moyes

14. “I'm afraid that we all make mistakes. One of the things that defines our character is how we handle mistakes. If we lie about having made a mistake, then it can't be corrected and it festers. On the other hand, if we give up just because we made a mistake, even a big mistake, none of us would get far in life.” – Terry Goodkind
Mistake quotes that'll help you grasp invaluable lessons
15. “You don't learn from successes; you don't learn from awards; you don't learn from celebrity; you only learn from wounds and scars and mistakes and failures. And that's the truth.” – Jane Fonda

16. “We have to make mistakes, it's how we learn compassion for others.” – Curtis Sittenfeld

17. “We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.” – Alison Croggon

18. “One mistake does not have to rule a person's entire life.” – Joyce Meyer

19. “It is part of human nature always to judge others very severely, and when the wind turns against us, always to find an excuse for our misdeeds or to blame someone else for our mistakes.” – Paulo Coelho
Mistake quotes that'll help you grasp invaluable lessons
20. “An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.” – Werner Heisenberg

21. “Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L.M. Montgomery

22. “Making mistakes ain't a crime, you know. What's the use of having a reputation if you can't ruin it every now and then?” – Simone Elkeles

23. “I don't know why it's so hard for people to admit that sometimes they're just assholes who screw up because they don't expect to get caught.” – Karen M. McManus

24. “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.” – Plutarch
Mistake quotes that'll help you grasp invaluable lessons
25. “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” – Rita Mae Brown

26. “Nothing in this life will ever make sense to me but I can't help but try to collect the change and hope it's enough to pay for our mistakes.” – Tahereh Mafi

27. “Nothing is more intolerable than to have admit to yourself your own errors.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

28. “You can never make the same mistake twice because the second time you make it, it's not a mistake, it's a choice.” – Steven Denn

29. “I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.” – Joe Abercrombie

30. “And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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31. “Mistakes are a part of being human. 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

32. “The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.” – Malcolm Forbes

33. “At an early age, I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.” – Angie Thomas

34. “As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes. The most important thing is to learn from it.” – Mel Brooks

35. “In life, there are no mistakes, only lessons.” – Vic Johnson

36. “You see, the best thing about wrong decisions is that they don’t prevent you from making the right decisions later on. It’s harder, but it’s not impossible.” – Siobhan Vivian

37. “Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.” – Elbert Hubbard

38. “Learn from your history, but don’t live in it.” – Steve Maraboli

39. “Every trail has its end, and every calamity brings its lesson.” – James Fenimore Cooper

40. “I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself is of great value, but to have someone else to point out your mistakes is a shortcut of the process.” – Shelby Foote

41. “True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes.” – Daniel Kahneman

42. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw

43. “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

44. “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.” – Neil Gaiman

45. “I 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.” – Kim Kardashian

46. “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.” – Steve Harvey

47. “I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.” – Nigel Mansell

48. “I think our life is a journey, and we make mistakes, and it's how we learn from those mistakes and rebound from those mistakes that sets us on the path that we're meant to be on.” – Jay Ellis

49. “My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.” – Bono

50. “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.” – Nash Grier

51. “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.” – Juice Wrld

52. “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

53. “It's a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don't know about you, but I make plenty. You can't turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.” – Mel Gibson

54. “Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

55. “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.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

56. “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke

57. “Your best teacher is your last mistake.” – Ralph Nader

58. “If you don't know where you make your mistakes, that's your worst mistake: not knowing where your mistakes are at.” – Meek Mill

59. “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John C. Maxwell

60. “A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” – B. F. Skinner

61. “An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.” – Orlando Aloysius Battista

62. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

63. “The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.” – Meister Eckhart

64. “I think the biggest mistake people make is not believing in themselves enough.” – Rich Piana

65. “A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.” – Roy H. Williams

66. “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.” – James Altucher

67. “To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.” – Dave Pelzer

68. “The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake. You can't learn anything from being perfect.” – Adam Osborne

69. “If you make the mistake of looking back too much, you aren't focused enough on the road in front of you.” – Brad Paisley

70. “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebody who has never achieved much.” – Joan Collins

71. “Don’t be ashamed by your mistakes, they only prove that you try hard and never give up.” – Riley Czarkowski

72. “We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” – Samuel Smiles

73. “My greatest hope regarding the future rests on the mistakes I’ve made in the past, for those are the most effective things I’ve got to build with.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

74. “Every mistake you make allows you to be honest because what's in the dark will come to light, so it's better to be truthful about it.” – Future

75. “Success lies in one’s ability to learn from mistakes.” – Dr Prem Jagyasi

76. “Being honest with myself is something I like. I am happy that I don't make excuses when I make a mistake. This is a good way to improve in the fastest way.” – Charles Leclerc

77. “Let all your regrets and mistakes become your sails and your rudders, and not your anchors.” – Sotero M Lopez II

78. “Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.” – Brandon Mull

79. “Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.” – Zig Ziglar

80. “A mistake is only a mistake if you dwell on it. Let go and forgive.” – Akiroq Brost

81. “So what if you make mistakes? That’s what it means to be human and that’s how you learn to become better.” – Amy Pendergrass

82. “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee

83. “Mistakes are a sign of trying, and it is always better to try and fail than to fail to try.” – Robert Washington

84. “Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.” – Michael Johnson

85. “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

86. “We all have the potential to do terrible things. But we also have the potential to overcome our mistakes.” – Veronica Rossi

87. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard

88. “Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.” – Swami Sivananda

89. “Forgiving ourselves and learning from our inevitable mistakes transforms failure from a stumbling block into a stepping stone.” – L.R. Knost

90. “Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.” – James Anthony Froude

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