The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
Edward John Phelps (1822 - 1900)
Source: Happiness by William Lyon Phelps; speech, 24 Jan 1899
Contributed by: Zaady
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794)
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.
Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)
Experience is what enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Earl Wilson (1907 - 1987)
Source: Field Newspaper Syndicate
He who thinks he can find in himself the means of doing without others is much mistaken; but he who thinks that others cannot do without him is still more mistaken.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Lord, deliver me from the man (or woman) who never makes a mistake, and also from the man (or woman) who makes the same mistake twice.
Dr.William Mayo (1861 - 1939)
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elizabeth Kubler Ross
Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.
Dr. David M. Burns
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Douglas Noel Adams (1952 - 2001)
Source: Mostly Harmless, 1992
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
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