15 Inspiring Quotes About Learning From Mistakes

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15 Inspiring Quotes About Learning From Mistakes

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, of Huffington Post writes; “We make mistakes every day, large and small, failures and faux pas. But failure and mistakes still don’t feel like an awesome learning opportunity. I know it is my shortcomings that make me unique and that I should embrace the stumbles and screw ups. But it is a challenge for me and a challenge for many of us. We live and act in ways to prevent mistakes — not taking risks, expanding our comfort zones or jumping outside the boxes we hide in. But our mistakes and failures are gifts, gems, guideposts in our learning and growth as people…”

We all make mistakes, so let these mistake quotes encourage you to accept, learn and move on from the mistakes you have made. Be encouraged by the words of others regarding errors you have made.

1. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”– John Powell

2. “Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.”– Dale Turner

3. “If you want to grow, you need to get over any fear you may have of making mistakes.”– John C. Maxwell

4. “The mistake I made, was the same as many others, was to limit my thinking and still continue to believe I am still who I once was.”– Sam Rivers

5. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”― Richard Branson

6. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”– Scott Adams

7. “You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don’t, it hurts even more.”– Aretha Franklin

8. “While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.”– Henry C. Link

9. “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”– Mahatma Gandhi

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

11. “If you live life long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.”– William Clinton

12. “Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?”– Peter McWilliams

13. “When you love and accept yourself, when you know who really cares about you, and when you learn from your mistakes, then you stop caring about what people who don’t know you think.”– Beyonce Knowles

14. “I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life’s experiences, bad and good, make you who you are. Erasing any of life’s experiences would be a great mistake.”– Luis Miguel

15. “The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. Do not be afraid to make mistakes providing you do not make the same one twice.”– Theodore Roosevelt 

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