A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.