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Mistakes are one of the most consistent of human traits but the secret is what to do about them. You can learn from mistakes, or you can reverse them by looking more at what they do not teach about success.
"A mistake is to be human and to continue to make the same mistake is to be less than intelligent."
"Mistakes should be looked at as opportunities to learn and to improve."
"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one."
"It is not the mistake that has the most power, instead, it is
learning from the mistake to advance your own attributes."
"We must not say every mistake is a foolish one."
"Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.´
"It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something."
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."
"It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit to forgive them for having witnessed your own."
"The only person who never makes mistakes is the person who never does anything."
"I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions. "
"We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it's more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors."
Norman Vincent Peale
"There is no value in dwelling on mistakes as long as you are able to take away
something positive and find a learning opportunity in them; otherwise 'mistake' just becomes antoher word for 'faliure'."
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
George Bernard Shaw
"You can actually limit your possibilities by choosing to dwell on fearful thoughts, on what you lack, on what you believe you cannot do, on a difficult environment, or on memories of past hurts. Or you can choose to rise above them."
Gillian Stokes, Personal Power
"We must commit to learning from our mistakes instead of agonizing over them, or we're destined to repeat our errors in the future."