100 Phrases Of Errors And Mistakes To Ponder

I leave you the best  phrases of errors and mistakes in life in general and in love, from great authors such as George Bernard Shaw, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, Oscar Wilde or Alexander Pope.

The error is conceptually something that is not correct, true or even correct. As human beings, we are not perfect; therefore, we make mistakes frequently, it is something normal and one should not feel bad if it has not been done with bad intention.


Take advantage of the error, without fear, accept it and get the most out of it is what the great historical figures suggest to us. Think of failure as a step in the learning process, not as something definitive.

Phrases of mistakes in life

-If you are not making any mistakes, you are not innovating. If you are making the same mistakes, you are not learning. -Rick Warren.

-Freedom is not worth it, if it does not entail the freedom to err. -Mahatma Gandhi.

-We learn from failure, not success -Bram Stoker.

-A life dedicated to making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. -George Bernard Shaw.

-A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new. -Albert Einstein.

-The person who is eternally repeating the same mistake ridicules himself. -Horacio.

-The main trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them, especially from yourself. -Daniel Dennet.

-Don’t waste a good mistake, learn from it. -Robert Kiyosaki.

-The biggest mistake people make is not making a living doing what they like the most. -Malcolm Forbes.

-Avoid situations in which you could make mistakes, it can be the biggest of all your mistakes. -Peter McWilliams.

-Trying to avoid mistakes is the biggest mistake of all. -Steve McConnell.

-Experience is simply the name we give to our mistakes. -Oscar Wilde.

-Your best teacher is the last mistake you had. -Ralph Nader.

-The only real mistake is one from which we learn nothing. – Henry Ford .

-I have not gained wisdom, or insight, or serenity. Today I would make all the same mistakes again. -Woody Allen.

-Get in wisdom and you will not make the same mistakes. -Rick Heinrichs.

-The biggest mistake of man is that he thinks he does not deserve the good and the bad of his life. -Paulo Coelho.

-The biggest mistake a woman can make is not being herself in public or in private. -Diane von Furstenberg.

-The biggest mistake is being too scared to make one. -Gregory Benford.

-Who never made a mistake, never made a discovery. -Samuel Smiles.

-If you are not making mistakes, you are not trying anything. -Wynton Marsalis.

-The most powerful weapon against errors of any kind is reason. -Thomas Paine.

-Failure is the key to success; every mistake teaches us something. -Morihei Ueshiba.

-Protect your reputation. Do not be afraid to make mistakes. -Richard Branson.

-All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from them. -Winston Churchill.

-Even a mistake can be all that is needed for a worthy achievement. -Henry Ford.

-Take risks, make mistakes. This is how you will grow. -Mary Tyler Moore.

-The errors are the portals of discovery. -James Joyce.

-It would be a shame if you stop when you have started to make good mistakes. -Sara Bareilles.

-The biggest mistake is to believe that there is only one correct way to listen, to speak, to have a conversation or to have a relationship. -Deborah Tannen.

-Smart people learn from their mistakes, but the really brilliant learn from the mistakes of others. -Brandon Mull.

-No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress is, you are still way ahead of those who don’t try. -Tony Robbins.

-Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in not making the same mistake a second time. -George Bernard Shaw.

-A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best thing to do in those circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying. -BF Skinner.

-The inability to make decisions is one of the biggest mistakes in life. -Noah Weinberg.

-When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. -Dalai Lama.

-The biggest mistake of all is worrying too much about making mistakes. -Kemmons Wilson.

-I hope God allows me to turn my biggest mistake into my biggest success. -Robert Bernhardt.

-One of the biggest human errors is to believe that there is only one way. There are many and diverse paths that lead to what you call God. -Oprah Winfrey.

-The biggest mistake is giving up too quickly. -John Kremer.

-Those who don’t make mistakes are making the biggest mistake of all: not trying anything new. -Anthony de Mello.

-The biggest mistake you can make is listening to people who have given up on their dreams. -Umair Haque.

-Take risks, make mistakes. This is how you grow. Pain nurtures courage. You have to fail in order to practice courage. -Mary Tyler Moore.

-The errors show us what we need to improve. Without errors, how would we know what we have to work on? -Peter McWilliams.

-Make mistakes faster. -Andy Grove.

-It is better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe and not explore at all. -Sophia Loren.

-Life is the same as learning to swim. Don’t be afraid of making mistakes, because there is no other way to learn how to live! -Alfred Adler.

-People who don’t take risks make about two big mistakes a year. Risk-takers make two big mistakes a year. -Peter Drucker.

-Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men act. They make mistakes, but they don’t give up. -Conrad Hilton.

-There are no mistakes or coincidences. All events are blessings to learn. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.

-It is always useful to learn from mistakes, because then mistakes become valuable. -Garry Marshall.

-Any man can make mistakes, but only a fool persists in his mistake. -Marcus Tullius Cicero.

-Mistakes are painful when they occur, but years later, a collection of errors is what is called experience. -Denis Waitley

-There is no such thing as failure. Mistakes happen in your life to focus more clearly on who you really are. -Oprah Winfrey.

-The biggest mistake is doing nothing because you think you can do only a little. -Zig Ziglar  

-The successful man will take advantage of his mistakes and try again in a different way. -Dale Carnegie.

-Make interesting, amazing, glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break the rules. -Neil Gaiman.

-The errors are the portals of discovery. -James Joyce.

– Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day without mistakes? -LM Montgomery.

-Don’t fear perfection, you will never achieve it. -Salvador Dali.

-An error does not have to govern a person’s entire life. -Joyce Meyer.

-There are only two mistakes that one can make on the way to the truth; not going all the way and not starting. -Buddha.

-Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. -Napoleon Bonaparte.

-It is healthy to remember that the strongest can weaken and the wisest can make mistakes. – Mahatma Gandhi.

-It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting that we are wrong is courage, not weakness. -Roy T. Bennett.

-Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. – Rita Mae Brown.

-All men make mistakes, but a good man gives in when he knows that his course is wrong and he repairs it. The only crime is pride. -Sophocles.

-It is necessary to laugh at yourself, particularly at mistakes. -Spencer Johnson.

-You need to have the courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are tools that God uses to show us the way. -Paulo Coehlo.

-It was one thing to make a mistake. It was another thing to keep doing it. -Jodi Picoult.

-The only thing that you do not regret is your mistakes. -Oscar Wilde.

-You must not let the result of your mistakes define you. -Jojo Moyes.

-I make mistakes like any other. In fact, modesty aside, being smarter than most men, my mistakes are usually much bigger. -JK Rowling.

-Don’t confuse poor decisions with fate. Be the owner of your mistakes. Okay, we all do it. Learn from them and you will gain power. -Steve Maraboli.

-If you screw something up, don’t hide it, don’t rationalize it. Acknowledge it, admit it, and learn from it. We never stop learning. -John Flanagan.

-We learn by falling. If we never fall, we will never walk. -Robert T. Kiyosaki.

-The worst mistake you can make in life is continually believing that you are going to make one. -Elbert Hubbard.

-Mistakes are the foundation of truth. If a man does not know what a thing is, he can at least increase his knowledge if he knows what it is not. -CG Jung.

-I’m glad I didn’t heed the good advice. If I had been guided by them, it would have saved me from the most valuable mistakes of my life. -Edna St. Vincent.

-Everybody makes mistakes. The important thing is not to make the same mistake twice. -Stephen Perkins.

-We all make mistakes. One of the things that defines our character is the way we handle mistakes. -Terry Goodkind.

-Making mistakes is not a crime, what is the sense of having a reputation if you cannot ruin it from time to time? -Simone Elkeles.

-What a waste of time my life would be without all the mistakes I have made. -Alice Bag.

-As long as the world keeps turning, we will be dizzy and make mistakes. -Mel Brooks.

-One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply does not exist. Without the imperfection, neither would you exist. -Stephen Hawking.

-To take a step back after taking the wrong path is to take a step in the right direction. -Kurt Vonnegut.

-Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom. -William Jordan.

-If we lie about the fact of having made a mistake, then it cannot be corrected and it becomes infected. -Terry Goodkind.

-Sometimes when you lose your way, you find yourself. -Mandy Hale.

-If we give up on having made a mistake, even if it is a very big one, then we will not get far in life. -Terry Goodkind.

Phrases of mistakes in the past

-True friends will always encourage you to achieve the possibilities of your future. Fake friends will chain you to the mistakes of your past. -Seth Brown.

-You must learn from your mistakes, but not rely on your past successes. -Denis Waitley.

-The biggest mistake in teaching in past centuries has been treating all students as if they were variants of the same individual. -Howard Gardner.

-The mistakes of the past were made by your past self, not your present self.

-Do you know what it is to be lying in bed without being able to sleep, with thoughts that haunt you, making you remember your past mistakes? -Lang Leav.

-The best lessons of my past came from my biggest mistakes. -Gurbaksh Chahal.

-We should regret our past mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them with us into the future. -Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Phrases of mistakes in love

-The biggest mistake that any of us can make is to think that love is a feeling, that it is an emotion. It is not that at all. It’s an action. -Luanne Rice.

-We all make mistakes, my love, so get over it. -Lucy Maud Montgomery.

-Mistakes in love are the ones that hurt the most, but also the ones that make us grow more as people.

-People make mistakes and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than the love you feel for them. -Angie Thomas.

-Enforce your right to make some mistakes in love. If they can’t accept your imperfections, the relationship may not be worth it. -David D. Burns.

-Mistakes in love are part of life; you can’t avoid them. The only thing we can hope for is that they are not too expensive and that we do not make the same mistake twice. -Lee Iacocca.

-If you can’t stand me through bad times, then you don’t deserve me through times. -Marilyn Monroe.

-If someone does not realize that you are not your mistakes, then that person has to leave your life. -Steve Maraboli.

-One of the biggest mistakes girls can make regarding their romantic lives is to sit back and wait for their prince to find them, instead of going out and finding it for themselves. -Meg Cabot.

Phrases of mistakes and forgiveness

-Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. -Bruce Lee.

-Errar is human, forgive, divine. -Alexander Pope.

-It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our mistakes and move on. -Steve Maraboli.

-Forgive yourself for your failures and mistakes, and move on. -Les Brown.

-Making mistakes is human, stumbling is common, being able to laugh at yourself and ask for forgiveness is maturity. -William Arthur Ward.

Long error phrases

-You can always find contradictions and hope in desperate circumstances, and a sense of redemption in someone who makes the same mistake over and over again. -Chris Bauer.

-Instead of denying when you make a mistake, you should become aware of your own mistakes, turning them over in your mind as if they were works of art, because somehow they are. -Daniel Dennett.

-If we do not know our own history, then we will simply endure the same mistakes, the same sacrifices, the same absurdities over and over again. -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

-People who are not willing to make mistakes or have made mistakes and have not yet learned from them are those who wake up every morning and continue to make the same mistakes. -Robert Kiyosaki.

-In school we learn that mistakes are bad. They punish us for committing them. However, if you look at the way humans learn, you will see that we learn from mistakes. -Robert T. Kiyosaki.

-When you start living the life of your dreams, there will always be obstacles, doubts, mistakes and setbacks along the way. But with hard work, perseverance, and belief in yourself, there are no limits to what you can achieve. -Roy T. Bennett.

-Occasionally we do wrong things, things that have negative consequences. But that does not mean that we are evil or that we cannot be trusted. -Alison Croggon.

-The errors are almost always of a sacred character. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them well. Later it will be possible to sublimate them. -Salvador Dali.

-A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to take advantage of them and strong enough to correct them. -John C. Maxwell.

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