MISTAKES: A reference guide for when you screw up.

Some of my best work is a result of mistakes. Here are a few quotes for your pleasure:

I’ve made more mistakes than anyone who ever lived, but I wouldn’t have done half as much if I hadn’t made those mistakes.   -Thomas Edison 

Experience teaches you to make a different mistake next time.   -Anonymous

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.   -Tallulah Bankhead

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can.   -Sidney Smith

We are not diminished if we make mistakes. Mistakes, the things that don’t work, are great teachers.   -Anonymous

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

If you show me a person who has made no mistakes, I will show you a person who has achieved nothing.   -Anonymous 

Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once.   -Anonymous

You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed and won by youth.    -Winston Churchill

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it may be recalled and perhaps remedied.   -Pearl S. Buck

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.   -Martin Vanbee

It may take a bundle of mistakes to arrive at something sublime, just as it takes thousands of flowers to produce a few drops of perfume.   -Thomas Moore

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.   -James Joyce

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.   -Albert Einstein

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.   -John Powell

There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.    -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. - Niels Bohr

Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.   -Dr. David M. Burns

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.   -David Norris

The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.   -Conte Di Camillo Benso Cavour

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.   -Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Mistakes are the greatest teachers.   -Oman

To call yourself a sinner is the greatest of all sins before God! Nobody should ever say that. Don’t identify yourself with your mistakes. When you know God, you will become aware of His presence everywhere. And then you will never judge anyone.   -Paramhansa Yogananda