47 Overcoming Mistakes Quotes and Sayings


There are a multitude of ways we can commit acts of failure and make mistakes in life. The important thing is to learn from these instances and succeed the next time. Here are some amazing overcoming mistakes quotes and sayings that will change your perspective.

“A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”

“A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying… that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.”

“A mistake should be your teacher, not your attacker. A mistake is a lesson, not a loss. It is a temporary, necessary detour, not a dead end.”

“A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new.”

“A teachable spirit and a humbleness to admit your ignorance or your mistake will save you a lot of pain. However, if you’re a person who knows it all, then you’ve got a lot of heavy-hearted experiences coming your way.”

“All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.”

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.”

“Any married man should forget his mistakes – no use two people remembering the same thing.”

“As you begin to take action toward the fulfillment of your goals and dreams, you must realize that not every action will be perfect. Not every action will produce the desired result.”

“By seeking and blundering we learn.”

“Challenges make us rise to the occasion.”

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.”

“Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones. Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. ”

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.”

“Every mistake is a new style.”

“Everything that occurs to us in life is a resource, an experience that we can learn from and grow from.”

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

“Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.”

“Find a way to learn something from every disappointment.”

“How much you can learn when you fail determines how far you will go into achieving your goals.”

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.”

“I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life’s experiences, bad and good, make you who you are. Erasing any of life’s experiences would be a great mistake.”

“If you live life long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.”

“If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.”

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

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

“Learn, Teach, Love, Experience and Grow. That’s what I know about this life we live.”

“Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.”

“Manners and politeness will never become old-fashioned.”

“Many times what we perceive as an error or failure is actually a gift. And eventually we find that lessons learned from that discouraging experience prove to be of great worth.”

“Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your ‘mistakes’ for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.”

“Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.”

“Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.”

“Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without?mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?”

“Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out.”

“Never feel sorry for me, just teach me and watch me grow.”

“Our trials are our greatest teachers, mentors and benefactors.”

“Right beneath the numerous sufferings in life lies the precious gift called success.”

“The greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one.”

“The insights gathered from those relatively unique experiences can add wisdom to our own travels.”

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”

“We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.”

“When you make a ‘mistake’, don’t look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. ‘Mistakes’ are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”

“When you realize your life isn’t heading in the direction you wish, rather than wasting time complaining about the situation, just focus on the direction you wish to proceed with determination.”

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.”

“You will only fail to learn if you do not learn from failing.”

Not all mistakes are negative. Having these instances in our life only account for brief instances that we end up moving past.