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The better a man is the more mistakes he will make for the more things he will try.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

Truth is immortal; error is mortal.

Author: Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910)

Profession: American Founder of the Christian Science Church

Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which stemma to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity --namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.

Author: Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910)

Profession: American Founder of the Christian Science Church

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means --one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray; whereas people of fortune may naturally indulge in a few delinquencies.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

It is worse than a crime: it is a mistake.

Author: Joseph Fouche (1759-1820)

Profession: French Minister of Police Under Napoleon

When I reflect, as I frequently do, upon the felicity I have enjoyed, I sometimes say to myself, that were the offer made me, I would engage to run again, from beginning to end, the same career of life. All I would ask, should be the privilege of an author, to correct in a second edition, certain errors of the first.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.

Author: Buckminster Fuller

Profession: American Engineer, Inventor, Designer, Architect ''Geodesic Dome''

There are no significant bugs in our released software that any significant number of users want fixed

Author: Bill Gates (1955)

Profession: American Computer Engineer, Businessman, Founder of Microsoft

People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.

Author: Jerry Gillies

Profession: American Author, Speaker

I have made decisions that turned out to be wrong, and went back and did it another way, and still took less time than many who procrastinated over the original decision. Your brain is capable of handling 140, 000 million bits of information in one second, and if you take hours or days or weeks to reach a vital decision, you are short-circuiting your most valuable property.

Author: Jerry Gillies

Profession: American Author, Speaker

We're all human and we all goof. Do things that may be wrong, but do something!

Author: Newt Gingrich

Profession: American Statesman

Mistakes are a fact of life it is the response to error that counts.

Author: Nikki Giovanni (1943)

Profession: American Poet

A clever man commits no minor blunders.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist