65 Best Mistakes Quotes On Success In Life

These mistakes quotes will inspire you. Mistakes, action or judgment that is misguided or wrong, be wrong about. Mistake, blunder, error, slip refer to deviations from right, accuracy, correctness, or truth.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mistakes quotes, mistakes sayings, and mistakes proverbs.

Inspirational Mistakes Quotes

  1. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “People who blame others for their failures never overcome them. They simply move from problem to problem. To reach your potential, you must continually improve yourself, and you can’t do that if you don’t take responsibility for your actions and learn from your mistakes.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  3. “You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” ~ Johnny Cash
  4. “All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.” ~ Winston Churchill

  5. “Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst because so much careful thought has gone into them.” ~ Peter Ustinov
  6. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore
  7. “I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life’s experiences, bad and good, make you who you are. Erasing any of life’s experiences would be a great mistake.” ~ Luis Miguel
  8. “A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” ~ B. F. Skinner

  9. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  10. “Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  11. “Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.” ~ Bruce Lee , Admit mistakes quotes
  12. “Your best teacher is your last mistake.” ~ Ralph Nader

  13. “You have to take the good with the bad, smile when you’re sad, love what you’ve got, and remember what you had…Always forgive but never forget, learn from your mistakes but never regret, people, change, things go wrong, just remember, life goes on.” ~ Unknown
  14. “No man chooses evil because it’s evil. He only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft
  15. “When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  16. “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” ~ John C. Maxwell

  17. “The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  18. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~ Henry Ford
  19. “An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.” ~ Orlando Aloysius Battista
  20. “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” ~ James Joyce

  21. “Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.” ~ George Soros
  22. “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” ~ Alexander Pope
  23. “There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they’re necessary to reach the places we’ve chosen to go.” ~ Richard Bach
  24. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore

  25. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  26. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  27. “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  28. “A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” ~ Douglas Adams

  29. “Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  30. “When joy disappears, look for your mistake” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  31. “When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.” ~ Dalai Lama
  32. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” ~ Henry Ford

  33. “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” ~ Mary Pickford
  34. “We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.” ~ Alison Croggon
  35. “Protect your reputation.  Don’t be afraid of making mistakes.” ~ Richard Branson
  36. “There are no mistakes.” ~ Sigmund Freud

  37. “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.” ~ Bill Cosby
  38. “Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.” ~ Angelina Jolie , Mistakes quotes on pain
  39. “When you are annoyed at someone’s mistake, immediately look at yourself and reflect how you also fail; for example, in thinking that good equals money, or pleasure, or a bit of fame. By being mindful of this you’ll quickly forget your anger, especially if you realize that the person was under stress, and could do little else. And, if you can, find a way to alleviate that stress.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  40. “Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.” ~ Ingvar Kamprad

  41. “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  42. “He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” ~ Samuel Smiles
  43. “If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.” ~ Frank Wilczek
  44. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

  45. “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” ~ Mary Pickford
  46. “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  47. “You learn from your mistakes.” ~ Thierry Henry
  48. “Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.” ~ James Anthony Froude

  49. “It is a mistake to expect all of our needs to be met by one person or in one relationship. Honor and be grateful for that which you receive. Don’t become bitter and spend all your time focusing on that which the person is not able to provide.” ~ Brenda Shoshanna , Mistakes quotes relationships
  50. “Listen much, keep silent when in doubt, and always take heed of the tongue; thou wilt make few mistakes. See much, beware of pitfalls, and always give heed to thy walk; thou wilt have little to rue. If thy words are seldom wrong, thy deeds leave little to rue, pay will follow.” ~ Confucius
  51. “What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning – and some of them many times over – what do you find? That you can swim? Well – life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!” ~ Alfred Adler
  52. “Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them.” ~ Andrew Mason

  53. “We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear. King Hussein Reason and free inquiry are the only effectual agents against error. – Thomas Jefferson We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn’t hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition and not an irreversible condition.” ~ Barbara Jordan
  54. “To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  55. “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” ~ Edmund Burke

  56. “Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.” ~ Al Franken
  57. “I have to say I’ve made many mistakes and been humbled many, many times. But you know what? It’s never too late to learn.” ~ Kathy Ireland
  58. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” ~ Tony Robbins
  59. “Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  60. “It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.” ~ Winston Churchill
  61. “There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  62. “The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it’s considered to be your style.” ~ Fred Astaire
  63. “Obey your soul, have perfect faith in yourself. Never think of yourself with doubt or distrust, or as one who makes mistakes.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  64. “Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.” ~ Denis Waitley
  65. “While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” ~ Henry C. Link

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