I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're Doing Something.— Neil Gaiman
Jaw-dropping I Have Made Mistakes quotations
You are more than the mistakes you've made
Is it strange for me to say that if I were to die today, there’s not a thing I would change? I’ve lived well. Maybe I have made mistakes and been through my fair share of pain but all in all, it’s been okay. I’ve lived well.
If I have to make a tackle then I have already made a mistake.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
It's always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile.
My basic mistake in 'The World's Greatest Lover' was that I made the leading character a neurotic kook and sent him to Hollywood. I should have made him a perfectly normal, sane, ordinary person, and sent him to Hollywood. The audience identifies with the lead character.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. –Albert Einstein
I am by nature a perfectionist, and I seem to have trouble allowing anything to go through in a half-perfect condition. So if I made any mistake it was in working too hard and in doing too much of it with my own hands.
Every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward
I have no regrets in my life. If not for the mistakes that I made I would not be the man I am today.
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
So next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Well, I've never left my faith - but have I made a lot of mistakes? But was I fortunate that I was brought up in that Pentecostal church, where I heard about God's love and God's forgiveness.
I hope never to see the day that I cannot admit having made a mistake.
Assert your right to make a few mistakes.
If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them.
You made me confess the fears that I have.
But I will tell you also what I do not fear. I do not fear to be alone or to be spurned for another or to leave whatever I have to leave. And I am not afraid to make a mistake, even a great mistake, a lifelong mistake and perhaps as long as eternity too.
If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake.
I'm afraid that we all make mistakes.
One of the things that defines our character is how we handle mistakes. If we lie about having made a mistake, then it can't be corrected and it festers. On the other hand, if we give up just because we made a mistake, even a big mistake, none of us would get far in life.
I'd much rather have AIDS than a baby.
.. They're not that different at all. They're both expensive, you have them for the rest of your life, they're constant reminders of the mistakes you've made and once you have them, you pretty much can only date other people who have them.
When we make mistakes, say, I'm blessed that I have an opportunity to learn from this.
Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.
Worst damnfool mistake I ever made was letting myself be elected Vice President of the United States. Should have stuck with my old chores as Speaker of the House. I gave up the second most important job in the Government for one that didn't amount to a hill of beans. I spent eight long years as Mr. Roosevelt's spare tire.
When I made mistakes, people used to laugh.
I could have learnt better, but I've always liked to make people laugh.
"Failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't make them all yourself.
I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people's ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That's the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.
I have made plenty of mistakes. The key to life is to learn from them. I have been a little too introspective, but I think that stemmed from insecurity or shyness. I took a long time to grow up.
Bah! Suffragettes. I've no time for suffragettes. They made the biggest mistake in history. They went for equality. They should have gone for power!
Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them.
I have never forgiven myself…that I might have made a mistake.
The key to investment success is emotional discipline.
Making money has nothing to do with intelligence. To be a successful investor, you have to be able to admit mistakes. I trained a guy to trade who had a 188 IQ. He was on "Jeopardy" once and answered every question correctly. That same person never made a dime in trading during 5 years!
Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody's ever made before. Whatever you're scared of doing, Do it.
I make many mistakes. Many mistakes. I'm not a perfect human being. I have to learn from my mistakes. And a lot of the ones I've made have been public. So I always get nervous when people speak about something that sounds like a role model, because I don't know if I've been a great role model myself.
Well, I tell you, if I have been wrong in my agnosticism, when I die I'll walk up to God in a manly way and say, Sir, I made an honest mistake.
I hope they're present in their lives and feel some kind of empathy.
I think a lot of the mistakes that have been made in the world have been through a lack of empathy. If you can identify with someone else and empathise with someone else, then activism is a short step away, she explained in an interview with Parade.