Learning From Our Mistakes Quotes by Richard Bach, Madeleine L’Engle, Diane F. Halpern, William G. Kline, Jay Leno, Oscar Wilde and many others.
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they’re necessary to reach the places we’ve chosen to go.
Human beings are the only creatures who are allowed to fail. If an ant fails, it’s dead. But we’re allowed to learn from our mistakes and from our failures. And that’s how I learn, by falling flat on my face and picking myself up and starting all over again.
Hindsight is of little value in the decision-making process. It distorts our memory for events that occurred at the time of the decision so that the actual consequence seems to have been a “foregone conclusion.” Thus, it may be difficult to learn from our mistakes.
We can actually learn from our mistakes and we can actually learn to conditionally structure our activities.
President Bush admitted that the United States went to war in Iraq based on bad intelligence. But he says knowing what we know now he would still do it again. So at least we’re learning from our mistakes.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.
It’s a curious thing about our industry: not only do we not learn from our mistakes, we also don’t learn from our successes.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
We learn from our mistakes, we do some reflection, we lick our wounds, we brush ourselves off – then we go forward, with the presumption of good faith in our fellow citizens.
To improve, we must watch ourselves fail, and learn from our mistakes.
Being gentle means forgiving yourself when you mess up. We should learn from our mistakes, but we shouldn’t beat the tar out of ourselves over them. The past is just that, past. Learn what went wrong and why. Make amends if you need to. Then drop it and move on.
We have all made mistakes in this life. How we learn from our mistakes is the measure of who we are.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
No parent is perfect; we all can look back and think of things we could’ve done to help our children be better prepared for adulthood. And sometimes it’s best to admit it to them and encourage them to learn from our mistakes.
It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers — they help us to learn.
All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.