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A computer makes as many mistakes in two seconds as 20 men working 20 years make.
/Murphy's Law/

A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
B. F. Skinner

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Niels Bohr

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them
Werner Karl Heisenberg

Anyone who doesn't make mistakes isn't trying hard enough.
Wess Roberts

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Coco Chanel

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

Experience is that marvelous thing that enable you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Franklin P. Jones

From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.
Samuel Butler

I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks. All that is necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes, or of appearing
Abraham Maslow / Eupsychian Management /

If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.
John W. Holt, Jr.

Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them.
Peter Ustinov

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Winston Churchill

It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sophia Loren

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
Winston Churchill

Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

Never interrupt your enemy when he's making a mistake.
Napolean Bonaparte

No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction.
Samuel Butler

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.

People don't make the same mistake twice, they make it three, four, or five times.
/Murphy's Law/

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
Winston Churchill

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

The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
John C. Maxwell

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard

The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does.

The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
Meister Eckhart

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.

There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
Samuel Butler

Those who don't take decisions never make mistakes.
/Murphy's Law/

Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.
Thomas Szasz

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