Quotes about Mistakes

"Just because you make mistakes doesn't mean you are one."

Unknown [Help Us] (-)


"To find a fault is easy, to do better may be difficult."

Arthur Clive (-)


"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."

Scott Raymond Adams (born June 8, 1957) is the American creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.


"When you make a mistake don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power."

Phyllis Forbes Dennis (May 31, 1884 – August 22, 1963) was a British novelist and short story writer who wrote under her birth name, Phyllis Bottome


"Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error an afflicted truth."

Jeremy Taylor (1613 – 13 August 1667) was a clergyman in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell. He is sometimes known as the "Shakespeare of Divines" for his poetic style of expression and was often presented as a model of prose writing.


"While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior."

Henry Charles Link (1889-1952) psychologist.


";Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."

Steven Paul Jobs (born February 24, 1955) was an American business magnate and inventor. He was the co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple.


"Computers have enabled people to make more mistakes faster than almost any invention in history, with the possible exception of tequila and hand guns."

Mitch Ratcliffe (-)


"You may make mistakes, but you are not a failure until you start blaming someone else."

Unknown [Help Us] (-)


"I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones."

John Robert Parker Ravenscroft (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004) known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter and journalist. He was the longest-serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs, broadcasting regularly from 1967, until his death in 2004.