125 Messing Up Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Messing Up Quotes (Best in 2024)

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What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. — Dean Smith

If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake. — Confucius

Being a working mom is not easy. You have to be willing to screw up at every level. — Jami Gertz

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To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer. — Paul R. Ehrlich

If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake. — Frank Wilczek

The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them-especially not from yourself. — Daniel Dennett

I make mistakes growing up. I'm not perfect; I'm not a robot. — Justin Bieber

I don't care what people say about me. I do care about my mistakes. — Socrates

The worst part is not in making a mistake but in trying to justify it, instead of using it as a heaven-sent warning of our mindlessness or our ignorance. — Santiago Ramon y Cajal

I make plenty of mistakes and I'll make plenty more mistakes, too. That's part of the game. You've just got to make sure that the right things overcome the wrong ones. — Warren Buffett

Short Messing Up Quotes

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  • Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up. — Hans Christian Andersen
  • People are people. We'll always find a way to mess up, doesn't matter who's in charge. — Malorie Blackman
  • If carrots got you drunk, rabbits would be messed-up. — Mitch Hedberg
  • The mind messes up more shots than the body. — Tommy Bolt
  • Life is a constant series of cleaning up the last mess. — Jillian Lauren
  • I would have absolutely messed up 'The Matrix'. — Will Smith
  • Strong feelings are fine; it's the overreactions that mess us up. — Albert Ellis
  • The fear of messing up is what makes you work harder! — Eddie Redmayne
  • If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters. — Jackie Kennedy
  • As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother. — Prince William

Top 10 Messing Up Quotes

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When we sin and mess up our lives, we find that God doesn't go off and leave us- he enters into our trouble and saves us. — Eugene H. Peterson

As long as you've done your best, making mistakes doesn't matter. You and I are human; we will mess up. What counts is learning from your mistakes and getting back up when life has knocked you down. — Shawn Johnson

We invented fire, repeatedly messed up, and then invented the fire extinguisher, fire exit, fire alarm and fire department. — Max Tegmark

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up. — Hans Christian Andersen

Dont use all-or-nothing thinking. Take each day as its own day, and dont worry about it if you mess up one day. The most important thing you can do is just get back up on the horse. — Henry Cloud

Everyone messes up in relationships and has peaks and valleys in their personal lives. When I realized it wasn't the end of the world and I would keep on standing, I knew it was going to be OK. — Emmy Rossum

People are people. We'll always find a way to mess up, doesn't matter who's in charge. — Malorie Blackman

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If carrots got you drunk, rabbits would be messed-up. — Mitch Hedberg

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. — Neil Gaiman

It reminded me of a meat grinder. From when I was a kid. Going to school it felt like you were in a meat grinder. It chews you up and pours out this mess that can't function — Gerard Way

Messing Up Image Quotes

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Messing up quote by Mitch Hedberg

If carrots got you drunk, rabbits would be messed-up. — Mitch Hedberg

Messing up quote Embrace the glorious mess that you are.
Embrace the glorious mess that you are.

Always Messing Up Quotes

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As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug's game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing. — T. S. Eliot

I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger. — Buchi Emecheta

When we talk about settling the world's problems, we're barking up the wrong tree. The world is perfect. It's a mess. It has always been a mess. We're not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives. — Joseph Campbell

Messing up quote The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Real people aren't perfect; they fall down and mess up and screw up. Those are the kind of people that I look to, and I've always aspired to just be authentic. — Lucy Hale

Why are women always the ones who have to forgive? If you cheated on a man, he would be like, ‘You’re disgusting, and I want nothing to do with you.’ But women, we’re supposed to be like, ‘He messed up. He made a mistake.’ — Adrienne Bailon

I started recording because I was always complaining about the records that I was getting of my songs. At least if I did them and messed them up, I wouldn't have anyone else to blame. — Randy Newman

Messing up quote Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; quee
Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; queen protects king.

Girls are always getting mad at each other and they tell their hairdresser to purposely mess up another girl's hair. — Yoon Mi-rae

People are always saying that Hollywood messes up kids. I'm like, 'No, families mess up kids!' I grew up in Hollywood, and I'm perfectly fine. If my children want to go into the entertainment business, I won't stop them, as long as they're passionate about it. — Tori Spelling

There are some things that you can always bet on. One is that when Congress comes up with a new program it never works right over the long haul. Another is, when Congress goes to fix the mess it has made the mess only gets worse. — Lyn Nofziger

It seemed that the good people were always cleaning up the messes. — William Kent Krueger

I Keep Messing Up Quotes

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I learned some invaluable lessons in Nashville that apply to both farming and show business: Do not corner something you know is meaner than you; keep skunks of all kinds at a distance; if you forgive your enemies, it messes up their heads. — Willie Nelson

I've been waiting a long time for a quest, seaweed brain," she said. "Athena is no fan of Poseidon, but if you're going to save the world, I'm the best person to keep you from messing up. — Rick Riordan

I've never seen anyone more messed up over success than Richard Pryor. For him, it's a constant battle between success in the white world and keeping it real for his black self. — Paul Mooney

Messing up quote Embrace the glorious mess you are.
Embrace the glorious mess you are.

I'll be your mess,you be mine That was the deal that we had signed I bought a hazmat suit to clean up your waste Gas masks,gloves,to keep us safe But now i'm alone in an empty room Staring down immaculate doom "Messy — Gayle Forman

I suppose I’ll have to clean up Freddy’s brains; I hate to leave a mess for the home owners. Hand me that plastic bag; I need to put it over his head to keep him from leaking. Oh, relax, Freddy; I’ll tear an airhole for you.” - Mercer — Rachel Caine

i hate how my past actions keep messing up my future choices" Seth Sorson aka " fablehaven " (my son's quote) — Brandon Mull

Messing up quote One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living r
One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day.

I just feel lucky to have grown up where I did because I think it gave me a nice base. Hollywood can really mess with your sense of self and I feel like coming from the South keeps me pretty grounded. — Amber Benson

I started getting fan notes from people saying, "Oh, keep up the mess-ups," and I'm thinking, "I'm not doing it deliberately. This is just who I am." But people thought it was funny. I guess if you're watching and you see that I could do it, maybe it gives hope that anybody can do it. — Jancee Dunn

There are lots of different parts of movie-making that I participate in, but my favorite part is the making of it. I'm scared, every day. I keep thinking someone's going to throw me the ball and I'm going to go, "Oh, wow. Oh, god. I just messed that up." — Bruce Willis

I hate how my past actions keep messing up my future options, Seth muttered. Then you've started down the road to wisdom, Grandpa replied. — Brandon Mull

Messed Up Quotes

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Never lose hope. Stay close to Allah and when you mess up, go back to Him. Never, ever stop going back to Him. Repent often. Cry to Allah. And hold on tight-with your life-to His remembrance and to prayer. If you do this, you may get wet, but insha Allah never drown in this ocean of dunya. — Yasmin Mogahed

When I was a kid, some of the guys would try to get me to hate white people for what they've been doing to Negroes, and for a while I tried real hard. But every time I got to hating them, some white guy would come along and mess the whole thing up. — Thelonious Monk

Some people left you for dead. They thought it was over. They said you're hopeless, you're helpless. You can't be used. You're not ministry material. You're going to be poor. You're going to be messed up.But guess what?Tell the devil, go to hell. You're a liar. — Paula White

Messing up quote If you get a second chance don't mess it up
If you get a second chance don't mess it up

The stress response is incredibly ancient evolutionarily. Fish, birds and reptiles secrete the same stress hormones we do, yet their metabolism doesn’t get messed up the way it does in people and other primates. — Robert M. Sapolsky

All I ever needed to know I learned in kindergarten. Share everything ... Don't hit people ... Clean up your own mess. — Robert Fulghum

At school, even in kindergarten, you teach us how to behave in the world. You teach us to not fight with others, to work things out, to respect others, to clean up our mess, not to hurt other creatures, to share - not be greedy: then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do? — Severn Cullis-Suzuki

Sometimes we get way too fixated on how powerful sin is and how weak we are. We worry that if we relax for a second, we'll mess up royally and ruin everything. Ironically, our paranoia only serves to make us more conscious of our sinfulness. — Judah Smith

I don't get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there's no rehab for stupidity. — Chris Rock

I'm from Oklahoma. I mean, you can't have good hair in Oklahoma. That's why everyone wears hats. The wind just messes it up. — Ronnie Dunn

You don't need to give reasons for the things you do- you just have to do what you want. And sometimes the thing that seems messed up to everyone else is what's right for you. You have to do it and not be ashamed of it. — Kristen Stewart

Screwed Up Quotes

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It's more than personal. I can't screw it up. I have to do. — Jim Harbaugh

Snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider one tiny snowflake alone, so delicate, so fragile, so ethereal. And yet, let a billion of them come together through the majestic force of nature, they can screw up a whole city. — Betty White

You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters. — Peyton Manning

You wanna Know who your true friends are? Screw up and see who’s still there. — Jeffree Star

You touch every other ball and, if you screw up, you only have one more person to back you up. You can't go hide in the corner. — Kerri Walsh

So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. — Lee Iacocca

If babies held the same tendency toward self-criticism as adults, they might never learn to walk or talk. Can you imagine infants stomping, 'Aarggh! Screwed up again!' Fortunately, babies are free of self-criticism. They just keep practicing. — Dan Millman

I hear loads of cynics saying that I'll never be able to change anything. They say that junk food marketing and the ready availability of fast food is just too powerful. But I'd say in response, screw you. I know that most people, if they're really honest, are fed up with the same old rubbish — Jamie Oliver

Multi-tasking is merely the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time. — Gary W. Keller

Fight, flight, and screw up royaly. — Neal Shusterman

Screwed-up Quotes

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It's not an Israeli model, it's a TSA, screwed-up model. It should actually be the person who's looking at the ticket and talking to the individual. Instead, they've hired people to stand around and observe, which is a bastardization of what should be done. — John Mica

I'm sorry your pretty little world got all screwed up, but everybody's does, and you go on. It's how you go on that defines you. — Karen Marie Moning

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Multi-tasking is the ability to screw everything up simultaneously. — Jeremy Clarkson

Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human. — Tony Robbins

I know what you want. And I know what you need. But I'm gonna screw it up, yeah, cause I'm an idiot. And I'm your boyfriend. — Jimmy Fallon

Shane talking to Claire - "In this whole screwed up town, you're the only thing that's always been right to me," He whispered. "I love you, Claire — Rachel Caine

More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor. — John W. Vessey, Jr.

So long as your desire to explore is greater than your desire to not screw up, you're on the right track. — Ed Helms

Honestly, we'd probably be great parents. But it's a human being, and unless you think you have excellent skills and have a drive or yearning in you to do that, the amount of work that that is and responsibility - I wouldn't want to screw them up! We love our animals. — Ellen DeGeneres

As I say the words, I realize how true they are. And maybe that's the trick to getting through it, through life: realizing that everybody, including ourselves, is lugging around some kind of screwed-up baggage. Maybe we are put here to help each other carry the loads. — Lisa Ann Sandell

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I don’t smoke, I don’t drink, I don’t use drugs. That may be boring for some people, but that’s just me. That’s how I live my life. That stuff never appealed to me and I never understood getting so messed up that you can’t even walk home or remember the previous night. I choose to live my life without it. — CM Punk

Im unfinished. Im unfixed. And the reality is thats where God meets me is in the mess of my life, in the unfixedness, in the brokenness. I thought he did the opposite, he got rid of all that stuff. But if you read the Bible, if you look at it at all, constantly he was showing up in peoples lives at the worst possible time of their life. — Mike Yaconelli

I learned that you should breath it in, breath your life in and enjoy it. Always be optimistic and be nice to people, open to people. Follow your dreams but make sure that you know what your dreams are. If you find something really great, don’t screw it up, don’t mess it up but hang on to it. You never know how and when it ends — Stana Katic

When I think about what makes Canada great, fresh water is right at the top of the list. We have over two million lakes in this country and more than enough people who are willing to mess with them. My Canada includes weird scientists who are devoted to keeping our water clean. When we stand up and we sing O Canada, we pledge to stand on guard for thee. If that doesn't include our water, we might as well sit down and give up. — Rick Mercer

So don't let anybody tell you that you're not loved and don't let anybody tell you that you're not enough, Yeah there are days that we all feel like we're messed up, But the truth is that we're all diamonds in the rough. — Britt Nicole

You know the world is messed up when the tallest man in the NBA is Chinese, the best golfer is black, and the best rapper is white. — Chris Rock

This life is what you make it. Not matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes, it's a universal truth. — Marilyn Monroe

Look, I screwed up. I was the CEO of FTX. I was responsible ultimately for doing the right things and I mean, we didn’t. We messed up big. — Sam Bankman-Fried

It's the first time I can ever remember being scared that the United States might mess up and something terrible will happen to us. — Stevie Nicks

If you're not messing up every now and then at practice, you're not doing anything above your ability to progress. — Crazy Legs

If you're asking whether I intentionally mess up my hair, no, I don't. And certain things, like my freckles, they're just there. I don't do anything consciously. I suppose I could get contact lenses. I suppose I could comb my hair more often. — Bill Gates

I think music should be judged on what it is. It should be very high and above everything else. It is a beautiful way of bringing people together, a little bit of an oasis in this messed-up world. — Sonny Rollins

That I learned even as a three year-old that I see this world that is really a mess and I learned to say, this is not me. I am not the one that is messed up. It is out there. — Story Musgrave

Character is an essential tendency. It can be covered up, it can be messed with, it can be screwed around with, but it can't be ultimately changed. It's the structure of our bones, the blood that runs through our veins. — Sam Shepard

I am amazed by how many individuals mess up every new day with yesterday. They insist on bringing into today the failures of yesterday and in so doing, they pollute a potentially wonderful day. — Gary Chapman

Many kids, it seemed, would find out that their parents were flawed, messed-up people later in life, and I didn't appreciate getting to know it all so strong and early. — Aimee Bender

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