Quotes: mistakes

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
    Donald Trump
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    Always try to learn from other people's mistakes, not your own- it is much cheaper that way!
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
    Igor Stravinsky
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    I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
    Thomas Alva Edison
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    I make more mistakes than anyone else I know, and sooner or later, I patent most of them.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
  • Big Bank Hank
    Big Bank Hank
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    'Rapper's Delight' was done in 17 minutes. Just one take, no mistakes, and it went to press from there. The record went platinum in 8 days.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
    Frank Lloyd Wright
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    A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
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    A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
  • Barry Levinson
    Barry Levinson
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    A lot of time mistakes are very interesting - you look for the behaviour that's not the one you expect.
  • John C. Maxwell
    John C. Maxwell
    American author, speaker, and pastor 1947-
    John C. Maxwell
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    A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
    James Joyce
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    A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
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