15 Favorite Quotes About Mistakes And Learn From Them

I. When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: admit it, learn from it, and don’t repeat it.

Paul Bear Bryant

II. More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them.

J. Harold Smith

III. If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.

Frank Wilczek

IV.  “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

George Bernard Shaw

V. “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”

Mahatma Gandhi

VI. The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.

Elbert Hubbart

VII. “When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.”

Paulo Coelho (Brida)

VIII. “Make your mistakes, take your chances, look silly, but keep on going. Don’t freeze up.”

Thomas Wolfe (You Can’t Go Home Again)

IX. Mistakes are merely steps up the ladder.

Paul J. Meyer

X. “If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.”


XI. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”

Groucho Marx

XII. It’s only those who do nothing that makes no mistakes, I suppose.

Joseph Conrad (An Outcast of the Islands)

XIII. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”

George Bernard Shaw

XIV. All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”

Sophocles (Antigone)

Sources:  Quotesistan  |   Goodreads

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