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The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Error is discipline through which we advance.

Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)

Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author

All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Profession: American Speaker, Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

There is a wheel on the affairs of men revolve and its mechanism is such that it prevents any man from being always fortunate.

Author: Croesus


I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.

Author: Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)

Profession: Parliamentarian General, Lord Protector of England

Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them.

Author: Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

Profession: Spanish Painter

It's discouraging to make a mistake, but it's humiliating when you find out you're so unimportant that nobody noticed it.

Author: Chuck Daly

Profession: Basketball Coach

I love fools experiments. I am always making them.

Author: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Profession: British Naturalist

Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.

Author: Rene Daumal (1908-1944)

Profession: French Poet, Critic

Do not fear mistakes -- there are none.

Author: Miles Davis (1926-1991)

Profession: American Jazz Musician

I have learned more from my mistakes than from my successes.

Author: Sir Humphrey Davy (1778-1829)

Profession: British Chemist

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

Profession: British Author, ''Sherlock Holmes''