Quotes by mistakes

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  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
    Kin Hubbard
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    One of the commonest mistakes is thinking your worries are over when your children get married.
  • Richard Branson
    Richard Branson
    English business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1950-
    Richard Branson
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    One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.
  • Carl Honore
    Carl Honore
    Canadian journalist 1967-
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    Our obsession with speed, with cramming more and more into every minute, means that we race through life instead of actually living it. Our health, diet and relationships suffer. We make mistakes at work. We struggle to relax, to enjoy the moment, even to get a decent night's sleep.
  • Antisthenes
    Antisthenes
    Greek philosopher 445BC-365BC
    Antisthenes
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    Pay attention to your enemies for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
  • Adam Osborne
    Adam Osborne
    British-American author and publisher 1939-2003
    Adam Osborne
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    People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.
  • Jerry Gillies
    Jerry Gillies
    American writer
    Jerry Gillies
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    People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Political necessities sometimes turn out to be political mistakes.
    Source: Saint Joan (1923)
  • 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.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Rather than engage in the sort of selective retention that so many investors tend to do and pretend mistakes never happened, I prefer to 'own' them. This allows me to learn from them and, with any luck, avoid making the same errors again.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
    Henry James
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    She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
  • H. L. Wayland
    H. L. Wayland
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    Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show you a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass. The only men who are past the danger of making mistakes are the men who sleep at Greenwood.
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