Quotes: mistakes

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  • All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    All of us, who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    Always try to learn from other people's mistakes, not your own- it is much cheaper that way!
  • Edward. E. Cummings
    Edward. E. Cummings
    American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-1962
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    America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
  • Niels Bohr
    Niels Bohr
    Danish scientist and physicist 1885-1962
    Niels Bohr
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    An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
  • Niels Bohr
    Niels Bohr
    Danish scientist and physicist 1885-1962
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    An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
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    An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes.
  • Ring Lardner
    Ring Lardner
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    An optimist is a girl who mistakes a bulge for a curve.
  • Ben Parr
    Ben Parr
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    Building a successful company (or living a happy life, for that matter) is not about embracing someone else's philosophy, but staying true to your own beliefs about the world and learning from the mistakes you make along the way.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we're so fond of it.
  • Lou Holtz
    Lou Holtz
    American football coach 1937-
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    Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    Comedians are innately programmed to pick up oddities like mispronounced words, upside-down books on a shelf, and generally undetectable mistakes in everyday life.
  • Scott Adams
    Scott Adams
    American comic artist 1957-
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    Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
  • Scott Adams
    Scott Adams
    American comic artist 1957-
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    Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
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    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.