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Positive Quotes about Making Mistakes

Let these Making Mistakes quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes.
They're wrong.
With computers you make mistakes faster.
- Adam Osborne

Related topics: Computers

I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself is of great value,
but to have someone else to point out your mistakes
is a shortcut of the process.
- Shelby Foote

Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due
to aspects of the social utility paradox,
but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.
- Herman Kahn

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable,
but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
- George Bernard Shaw

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We are personalities in the making, limited,
and grappling with things too high for us.
Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes,
but these mistakes need not be sins.
- E. Stanley Jones

Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

You can't be in the public eye without making mistakes
and having some regrets and having people analyze everything you do.
- Sheryl Crow

 

To appear on the stage drunk, to have them leave there
and remember me making drunken mistakes,
that was death.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Do not take yourself too seriously.
You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes.
No human being can avoid failures.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

We're all proud of making little mistakes.
It gives us the feeling we don't make any big ones.
- Andy Rooney

It isn't making mistakes that's critical;
it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
- Donald Rumsfeld

I have found that I always learn more from my mistakes than from my successes.
If you aren't making some mistakes, you aren't taking enough chances.
- John Sculley

If you have the guts to keep making mistakes,
your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.
- Holly Near

The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes,
but that we are making too few.
- Philip Knight

I think making mistakes is as inevitable as receiving disappointments.
- Loretta Young

To swear off making mistakes is very easy.
All you have to do is swear off having ideas.
- Leo Burnett

So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film,
producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it -
so long as I'm not investing too much capital in these things.
- Jackie Cooper

Failure is good.
It's fertilizer.
Everything I've learned about coaching,
I've learned from making mistakes.
- Rick Pitino

Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice
you may wind up making other peoples mistakes.
- Ann Landers

If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything.
I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.
- John Wooden

You grow up by making mistakes.
I've made a ton of them, but as long as I keep on failing better,
I don't mind.
- Joely Richardson

I'd like to just be a little bit more open to making
mistakes and not worrying about it so much.
- Joan Jett

Don't be afraid in nature: one must be bold,
at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.
- Camille Pissarro

So fear helps me from making mistakes,
but I make lot of mistakes.
- Steve Irwin

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
- Vincent Van Gogh

The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
- Clifton Fadiman

I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers,
being free and exploring and making mistakes,
but I did it in France.
I did it privately.
- Molly Ringwald

In some ways, that's the story of my season -
when I wasn't making big mistakes,
I was winning races and being on the podium.
And when I made mistakes I was still fourth or fifth,
just off the podium.
- Bode Miller

There are some legitimate security issues,
but I believe many of the objections the administration
is making are not for security reasons,
but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept.
11.
- Bob Graham

I am somebody who...
- I'm not saying I'm perfect, but I need that freedom,
that ability to make mistakes out there.
Because there's a fine line between making a mistake or being brilliant.
- Tiffeny Milbrett

There's a way of playing safe, there's a way of using
tricks and there's the way I like to play which is
dangerously where you're going to take a chance on
making mistakes in order to create something you haven't created before.
- Dave Brubeck

If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks,
and that means you're not going anywhere.
The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition,
so you have more changes to learn and win.
- John W. Holt, Jr.

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is not a matter of counting the years,
but making the years count.
- Michele St. Amand

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

The making of friends, who are real friends,
is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
- Edward Everett Hale

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

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

Inspiration is God making contact with itself.
- Ram Dass

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
- Mark Twain

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most of what we call management consists of
making it difficult for people to get their work done.
- Peter F. Drucker

So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy,
that's a great reward.
- Genevieve Gorder

Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection,
affinities, integration, love.
- Louis Kahn

A woman should be home with the children,
building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
- Mel Gibson

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates
some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
- Ambrose Bierce

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
- Samuel Butler

Now we have a problem in making our power credible,
and Vietnam is the place.
- John F. Kennedy

This is my ultimate fantasy:
watching QVC with a credit card
while making love and eating at the same time.
- Yasmine Bleeth

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition
of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
- Scott Adams

If I'm making a movie and get hungry,
I call time-out and eat some crackers.
- Carol Alt

Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings,
and making music with them.
- Dennis Gabor


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