35 Quotes About Screwing Up

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We are all prone to making mistakes. These quotes about screwing up will remind us that it is alright to make a mistake.

“A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.”

“After a show, I’ll get the 16-year-old white kid whose lip is pierced, his head is shaved and his parents hate him, and the young gangster from the screwed-up ‘hood, and they say that now they realize there’s someone out there who thinks like they do.”

“As ecstatic as I was at the birth of my daughter, I felt selfish bringing her, and later my son, into our screwed-up world.”

“As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything. If you do, you’re screwed.”

“As history has repeatedly proven, one trade tariff begets another, then another – until you’ve got a full-blown trade war. No one ever wins, and consumers always get screwed.”

“Families are the deepest, most screwed up relationships that we have.”

“From a security perspective, if you’re connected, you’re screwed.”

“I admit I’m being paid well, but it’s no more than I deserve. After all, I’ve been screwed more times than a hooker.”

“I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually ‘Nothing; you’re screwed’.”

“I can see how you could get dragged into the bad stuff, but I’ve got good friends around me, good family. I think I’ve got my head screwed on.”

“I can’t imagine that anybody is as screwed up as I am.”

“I realized that I had screwed up my life living different parts of my life in different places. I wasn’t whole. I wasn’t integrated. I wasn’t a complete person. And after that, came out, spent some time at a psychiatric hospital.”

“I think it’s unfair, but they have the right as fallible, screwed-up humans to be unfair; that’s the human condition.”

“I was lousy in school. Real screwed-up. A moron. I was antisocial and didn’t bother with the other kids. A really bad student. I didn’t have any brains. I didn’t know what I was doing there. That’s why I became an actor.”

“I was once a student in a punk T-Shirt hooked on screwed-up scenarios. That’s how I became the esteemed cultural figure that I am today.”

“If I start outsourcing all my navigation to a little talking box in my car, I’m sort of screwed. I’m going to lose my car in the parking lot every single time.”

“If you forget the words to your own song, you can always claim artistic license. Forget the words to the national anthem, and you’re screwed.”

“If you say city to people, people have no problem thinking of the city as rife with problematic, screwed-up people, but if you say suburbs – and I’m not the first person to say this, it’s been said over and over again in literature – there’s a sense of normalcy.”

“I’m a normal, horrible, screwed up human being like everyone else. I mean, I’m not horrible person, but I’m just as screwed up as anybody.”

“I’m aggressive, quite frankly, because Staten Island gets screwed all the time. And if I’m not aggressive, then I won’t be successful. That’s not being a bad boy. That’s doing my job.”

“I’m fascinated by the people I grew up with and the mistakes I made – and God, I have screwed up. I like writing about where it all went off course.”

“It takes guts to realize you screwed up and to then come clean without any excuses.”

“It’s great that I get accused of not being politically correct. People need to take themselves less seriously. This world is so screwed up as it is, we’ve all got to relax a bit more.”

“It’s not an Israeli model, it’s a TSA, screwed-up model. It should actually be the person who’s looking at the ticket and talking to the individual. Instead, they’ve hired people to stand around and observe, which is a bastardization of what should be done.”

“I’ve screwed up and I’ve overcommitted and it’s typical of me.”

“Life is not living in the suburbs with a white picket fence. That’s not life. Somehow our American culture has made it out that that’s what life needs to be – and that if it’s not that, it’s all screwed up. It’s not.”

“My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal.”

“Once you start thinking more about where you want to be than about making the best product, you’re screwed.”

“Sometimes I think God loves the ones who most desperately ache and are most desperately lost – his or her wildest, most messed-up children – the way you’d ache and love a screwed-up rebel daughter in juvenile hall.”

“Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed. Sometimes it’s the things you don’t do, and you get screwed.”

“The first year I was sober was probably the worst year of my life. My immune system was screwed. I completely isolated myself. I was weak all the time. I didn’t know who I was.”

“This is a very screwed-up business. Record labels don’t sign a lot of bands these days. We just want to find a home and stay there and make records and do our thing and not have to look over our shoulder.”

“To be honest, I think kids have got a lot more going on than adults. They’ve got their heads screwed on a lot better.”

“When I tried to play something and screwed up, I’d hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.”

“You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters.”

Changing your approach is the easiest thing you can do to try a new way at succeess.

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