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
Most Powerful Mistakes You've Made quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
You learn a lot of different things with trials and tribulations and, at the end of the day, you get some positives from whatever mistakes you've made.
No matter how many mistakes you've made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory.
Never regret anything that made you smile.
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.
The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you've made a hiring mistake. The best people don't need to be managed. Guided, taught, led-yes. But not tightly managed.
Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
Looking up is the biggest alibi ever invented to explain a terrible shot.
By the time you look up, you've already made the mistake.
We are all flawed, my dear. Every one of us. And believe me, we've all made mistakes. You've just got to take a good hard look at yourself, change what needs to be changed, and move one, pet.
It was like when you make a move in chess and just as you take your finger off the piece, you see the mistake you've made, and there's this panic because you don't know yet the scale of disaster you've left yourself open to.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
Be sure you avoid the Ku Klux Klan. Don't get that albatross around your neck. Once you've made that mistake, you inhibit your operations in the political arena.
Success ... seems to be connected with action.
A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
You look like gold. I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.
To test if you are worrying too much about looking good, observe how you feel when you find out you've made a mistake or don't know something.
What happens when you get a big break and you haven't prepared yourself? That becomes the biggest mistake you've ever made. I see it happen all the time.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
Part of making good decisions in business is recognizing the poor decisions you've made and why they were poor. I've made lots of mistakes. I'm going to make more. It's the name of the game. You don't want to expect perfection in yourself. You want to strive to do your best. It's too demanding to expect perfection in yourself.
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.
You've always made the mistake of being yourself.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
I've made some great mistakes in my life, but, you know, they were honest mistakes.
Pride is great up to the point you begin to throw out the baby with the bathwater. The rule of Satanism is: if it works for you, great. When it stops working for you, when you've painted yourself into a corner and the only way out is to say, I'm sorry, I made a mistake, I wish we could compromise somehow, then do it.
In previous years I was so fired up at times I made little mistakes.
So I kept telling myself to be patient, relax, play like you do in practice. What I've been doing in practice will carry over into the game.
Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get the lesson.
I have to say I've made many mistakes, and been humbled many, many times.
But you know what? It's never too late to learn.
Obviously, you want to teach your child between right and wrong, respect and being kind to others, whether it's their sisters or parents. You try to teach them by example, talk to them and explain certain situations. But there's also a time to put them in time out or let them know they've made a mistake and try to learn from it.
You can sell millions of records, be showered with all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted. That's what I felt. I've made a lot of mistakes I'm not proud of.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
To some people, I am kind of a Merlin who takes lots of crazy chances, but rarely makes mistakes. I've made some bad ones, but fortunately, the successes have come along fast enough to cover up the mistakes. When you go to bat as many times as I do, and continually improve upon your mistakes, you're bound to get a good average.
But if there's an erosion at home, you know, Thomas Jefferson warned about a tyranny of an oligarchy and if we surrender our democracy to the tyranny of an oligarchy, we've made a terrible mistake.
Parents are not the all-knowing, ideal people we would like you to think we are.
We've made wrong choices before, and will again, like everyone else, .. But our mistakes are not the measure of our love for you. You are that measure, and how well you are prepared to make better choices than we have made.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
You can't overestimate the need to plan and prepare.
In most of the mistakes I've made, there has been this common theme of inadequate planning beforehand. You really can't over-prepare in business!
You know, by the time you reach my age, you've made plenty of mistakes if you've lived your life properly.
You've got to trust [that] your own compass will lead you away from whatever mistakes were made.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
I think it's really important to be able to be honest with yourself and to know philosophically speaking what you've done wrong and when you've made a mistake, and acknowledge that, because you only learn from it.
I feel like I'm the luckiest person alive.
I'm always waiting for that phone call: 'Hello. We've just realized you're really a no-talent hillbilly. We've made a horrible mistake and we'd like you to leave now.
I think that when you’re in the public eye, you automatically become a role model, because people are reading about you and looking at pictures of stuff you’ve done. But, you know, no one’s perfect, everyone makes mistakes. I have made mistakes and I will make mistakes. I’m only human.
I have learned from my mistakes and accept that change is important.
Not all change is bad. Therefore, you have to be more mindful and accountable about the decisions you make in life. Even though I've made mistakes, I can say my journey is full of authenticity because I didn't deny my ups and downs.
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.