Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.
It’s not a persons mistakes which define them – it’s the way they make amends.
I think making mistakes is as inevitable as receiving disappointments.
Do you ever make silly mistakes? It is one of my very few creative activities.
Is it government’s job to make up for someone’s mistakes?
When a million little things go right, that’s called success. Failure functions as the great leveler. When things don’t go as planned, it’s humbling. It’s important to make mistakes along the way, or we would be impossible to live with.
But what if I make a mistake?’ Will asked.Gilan threw back his head and laughed. ‘A mistake? One mistake? You should be so lucky. You’ll make dozens! I made four or five on my first day alone! Of course you’ll make mistakes. Just don’t make any of them twice. If you do mess things up,...
I’m not allowed to make any more mistakes or it’s all over, … I was aware of that.
It is only those who do nothing who makes no mistake.
I keep finding new mistakes to make. I suspect that I have a genius for it.
This is a game that favors mistakes. The winner will make the fewest mistakes.
excuses” and the fear of having to be accountable for their life.
Most people, when directly confronted by evidence that they are wrong, do not change their point of view or course of action but justify it even more tenaciously. Even irrefutable evidence is rarely enough to pierce the mental armor of self-justification. When we began working on this book, the poster boy for “tenacious clinging to...
When the past comes knocking, don’t answer. It has nothing new to tell you.
Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn’t have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted… but I had that hunger for more. I didn’t always make the right choices, but I learned from my mistakes.
Failure is an instruction manual written in scar tissue.
A collection of strong-minded individuals who have learned how to dismiss mistakes, disappointments and problems in their personal life make up a strong team. If the majority of the team have that then, as a unit, you are almost impossible to beat.
If you learn from every mistake, you never fail at anything.
A mistake does not make a shadow. The people who you hurt through the mistake and what they decide to say about it is what leaves a shadow. The only way to erase that shadow is to shed light on it. If that is not possible, moving on to somewhere brighter is always an option.
One of the advantages of moving quickly is if you do something wrong you can change it. What technologies tend to do is they tend to make a lot of mistakes… but then we go back and aggressively attack those mistakes – and fix them. And you usually recover pretty quickly.
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.
The worst mistakes of your past can be the best lights of your future!