Quotes of Error

“ And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts. ”

- Nikki Giovanni

“ Live all you can; it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven't had that, what have you had? ”

- Henry James

“ An error is the more dangerous the more truth it contains. ”

- Henri Frederic Amiel

“ Experience is the name we give to our mistakes. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers — they help us to learn. ”

- John Bradshaw

“ To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes, the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. ”

- Plutarch

“ It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own. ”

- Jessamyn West

“ It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can. ”

- Sydney Smith

“ Oh, wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion. ”

- Robert Burns

“ They say, best men are moulded out of faults, And, for the most, become much more the better For being a little bad. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Admitting error clears the score, and proves you wiser than before. ”

- Arthur Guiterman

“ We got a lot of idiots. ”

- George Moore

“ From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Give me a fruitful error anytime, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. ”

- Vilfredo Pareto

“ It is only an error in judgement to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered. ”

- John Christian Bovee

“ Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Instruction does not prevent waste of time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all. ”

- James A. Froude

“ Love your friend with his fault. ”

- Unknown

“ Life is very interesting if you make mistakes. ”

- Georges Carpentier

“ Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny. ”

- John Oliver Hobbes

“ The best may slip, and even the most cautious fall; but he is more than human who errors not at all. ”

- Unknown

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

- Newt Gingrich

“ I made a mistake, and I'm going to rectify that. Whether the money is justified or not is something that should be discussed. ”

- Eric Wilson

“ Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. ”

- Franklin P. Jones

“ Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes. ”

- George Soros

“ He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. ”

- Tryon Edwards

“ All the mistakes I ever made in my life were when I wanted to say No, and said Yes. ”

- Moss Hart

“ Politics is a field where action is one long second best and where the choice constantly lies between two blunders. ”

- John Morley

“ I made a mistake today, I made a mistake yesterday. I think it's... very important to ignore the negative. ”

- Jerry Rubin
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