I think our life is a journey, and we make mistakes, and it's how we learn from those mistakes and rebound from those mistakes that sets us on the path that we're meant to be on.
It takes a smart man to play dumb.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I ask myself: are defeats necessary? Well, necessary or not, they happen. When we first begin fighting for a dream, we have no experience and make mistakes. The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
And just when I though things were starting to get better, everything had gone wrong again.
To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish
We do not learn from experience...we learn from reflecting on experience.
Political necessities sometimes turn out to be political mistakes.
Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted. p. 135.
I love any time you can enlighten people to mistakes, that's how I started my career.
I have made terrible mistakes that have hurt the people that I cared about the most, and I am terribly sorry. I am deeply ashamed of my terrible judgment and my actions.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled Science Fiction... and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal.
Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature.
Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow -- after you have done your best to achieve success today.
Every man has his follies -- and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
It's very easy to forgive others their mistakes, it takes more gut and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
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