Best 50 Quotes About Mistakes

“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” - Oscar Wilde
Read these quotes about mistakes.

 

50 Quotes About Mistakes

We have all made mistakes in life, and one good thing about them is that we can learn from them. We're all human and we're not perfect, remember this. 

These quotes about mistakes will encourage you to accept the mistakes you've made and learn to move forward and not make the same one again. 

1
“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
Mahatma Gandhi
2
"We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake - a learning experience or a failure."
Catherine Pulsifer
3
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”
Groucho Marx
4
“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.”
Edmund Burke
5
“We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future.”
Steve Maraboli
6
“To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.”
Peter McWilliams
7
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein
8
“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dali
9
“Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
L.M. Montgomery
10
"We learn from failure, not from success!"
Bram Stoker
11
“To err is human, to forgive, divine.”
Alexander Pope
12
“Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.”
Brandon Mull
13
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”
George Bernard Shaw
14
“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
Oscar Wilde
15
“You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.”
Maxwell Maltz
16
“Make mistakes. Learn from them. Move on.”
Unknown
17
“Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.”
Bruce Lee
18
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
Elbert Hubbard
19
“One mistake does not have to rule a person's entire life.”
Joyce Meyer
20
"And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction."
Kurt Vonnegut
21
“As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.”
Mel Brooks
22
“We all make mistakes but one has to move on.”
Jeffrey Archer
23
“If you want to grow, you need to get over any fear you have of making mistakes.”
John C. Maxwell
24
“Always make new mistakes.”
Esther Dyson
25
“It’s not how we make mistakes, but how we correct them that defines us.”
Rachel Wolchin
26
“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.”
Tony Robbins
27
“There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go.”
Melanie Koulouris
28
"Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent."
Billy Graham
29
"The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing."
Henry Ford
30
"Forgive yourself for the mistakes you have made."
Cindy Cashman
31
“Admitting our mistakes is a sign of maturity and wisdom. We learn more from knowing our mistakes.”
Dr. T.P. Chia
32
"Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom."
Phyllis Theroux
33
“Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.”
Henry Haskins
34
"It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn."
John Bradshaw
35
"Your capacity to learn from your mistakes and move on will be key to your ultimate success and achievement."
Amy E. Dean
36
"Pick a side and be bold. And if you're wrong, admit it."
Jeff Goins
37
"Mistakes can help us to fine tune our skills, learn better ways of doing things, and get our priorities straight."
Angela Agranoff
38
"People have the right to make their own decisions, even if they're making a mistake."
Scott Curran
39
"We make our mistakes, we fall yet we learn something new and we rise again. That's the design of humanity, this is our destiny."
Angelina Talpa
40
"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
41
"Mistakes are a sign of trying, and it is always better to try and fail than to fail to try."
Robert Washington
42
"Mistakes arm you with new knowledge that you can bring to the situation."
Tom Meitner
43
"By failing, a lesson can be learned. One can learn to avoid the mistake that caused the failure."
Glen Mizrahi
44
"Learning to stand on your own feet comes by making right decisions and by overcoming mistakes."
Robert Mitchell
45
"Holding a mistake over someone's head does not rehabilitate them."
E'yen A.Gardner
46
"Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something."
Morihei Ueshiba
47
"Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure."
James Altucher
48
“Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.”
William Jordan
49
“In life, there are no mistakes, only lessons.”
Vic Johnson
50
"Stop flogging yourself over the past mistakes and hurtful memories of the past."
Kellie Sullivan
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