Learning From Mistakes Sayings and Quotes

Everyone makes mistakes, that’s inevitable. What matters is how we deal with them. Do we learn and improve or continue down the same path of failure? Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes on learning from mistakes.

All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. Winston Churchill
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. Johnny Cash
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on? Peter McWilliams
An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it. Orlando Batista
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way Dale Carnegie
We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it. Rick Warren
By seeking and blundering we learn. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. Henry C. Link
The road to wisdom? Well, it's plain and simple to express: Err and err again but less and less and less. Piet Hein
Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom. Phyllis Theroux
Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster. Weston H. Agor
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas Alva Edison
Consider every mistake you do make as an asset. Paul J. Meyer
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one Elbert Hubbard
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake Nelson Boswell
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein
Life is just the same as learning to swim. Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live! Alfred Adler
Trying to grow up is hurting. You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don’t, it hurts even more. Aretha Franklin
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates
We learn from failure, not from success! Bram Stoker
Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others. Brandon Mull
Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee
We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake – a learning experience or a failure. Catherine Pulsifer
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for everyone takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness; and when this is done, one path towards error is closed and the road to truth is often at the same time opened. Charles Darwin
We have to make mistakes, it’s how we learn compassion for others. Curtis Sittenfeld
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
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. Denis Waitley
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. Denis Waitley
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. Franklin P. Jones
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw