Experience is the name we give to our past mistakes. -Oscar Wilde

The man who achieves makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all - doing nothing. -Benjamin Franklin

Thinking you know when in fact you don't is a fatal mistake, to which we are all prone. -Bertrand Russell

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

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything. -Theodore Roosevelt

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


  1. Good quotes... though the word "mistake" feels so small compared to what one feels when about to "make one." Usually right at that moment, fear of failure, regret and "no way back" make it hard to just "walk into a mistake." Kwim?

  2. Thanks Bob,

    It seems my
    Mistake-0-Meter is over the redline these days. Most of the time feeling paralyzed-

  3. Thanks for the quotes..so many wasted opportune moments and years have gone by and I've missed countless opportunities in my life due to fear of stepping out into the unknown (fear of failure). But oh well...that's life...and I'm still learning...


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