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Mistake Quotes - Failure Quotes
Quotes about Making Mistakes

Quotes about Making Mistakes - what to do when you have made a mistake - and how to avoid guilt and regret.

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

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Quotes about Mistakes - Quotes about Failure

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
- Les Brown

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde

Success is not final, failure is not fatal.
It is the courage to continue that counts.
- Winston Churchill

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

Don't let anyone else take the measure of your worth and capabilities.
Always stand proud in who you are!
- Margaret Spellings

We all go through life bristling at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford

Where there is no accusation of "fault," there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back.
- Katherine Mansfield

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -
but sail we must, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right, you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
- Napoleon Hill

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

Failure is success if we learn from it.
- Malcolm Forbes

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself,
and know that everything in life has purpose.
There are no mistakes, no coincidences,
all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed in any specific other-directed way, then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
- Benjamin Mays

There are two kinds of failures those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Dr. Joyce Brothers

Speak when you are angry -- and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
- Bill Gates

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything.
You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.
- Henry Kissinger

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.
- Publilius Syrus

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Angel Ruiz

I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

I never regret anything.
Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.
- Drew Barrymore

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong,
who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
- Bono

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection;
nothing is lost that is born of the heart.
- Basil Rathbone

You have to learn to push the guilt under the rug and move on,
otherwise it overwhelms you.
- Woody Allen (Chris Wilton - Match Point - 2005)

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
- Barbara Bush

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
- Bertrand Russell

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses
- George Washington Carver

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

A true friend is one who
overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

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