51 Making Mistakes Quotes, Twitter Size

51 Making Mistakes Quotes, Twitter Size

Have you ever been frustrated when things didn’t go as you wanted?

These times are hard to handle, aren’t they? 

You want to give up and quit. At least, this is a temptation that I feel in those times.

That is particularly the case for blogging and content marketing. It’s like riding a roller coaster. If things go well, you are in high spirits and motivated to work hard. But what do you do when things don’t go as planned? As for me, these making mistakes quotes have been motivating.

You find here 51 hand-picked inspirational quotes to encourage you in hard times. Reading those you see the pattern of life and that you should not be afraid of making mistakes. They are treasured indeed.

Why Twitter Size?

Did you know that quotes tend to get about 847% more retweets than questions? Did you know that people who tweet quotes have about 43% more followers? That is the reason I picked Twitter size quotations. Tweeting them is easy.


1. “It’s always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile,” – Garry Marshal

2. “You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.” – Rene Descartes

3. “Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.” –  Author Unknown

4. “Mistakes are the portals of discovery,” ― James Joyce

5. “Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.” ― Vincent Van Gogh

6. “One mistake does not have to rule a person’s entire life.” ― Joyce Meyer

7. “You can only go forward by making mistakes.” ― Alexander McQueen

8. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ― Elbert Hubbard

9. “The 50-50-90 rule: anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90% probability you’ll get it wrong.”― Andy Rooney

10. “You grow up by making mistakes. I’ve made a ton of them, but as long as I keep on failing better, I don’t mind.” ― Joely Richardson

11. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” – Henry Ford

12. “What a waste my life would be without all the beautiful mistakes I’ve made.” ― Alice Bag

13. “Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.”― Dr. David M. Burns

14. “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” ― Morihei Ueshiba

15. “One who makes no mistakes makes nothing”― Giacomo Casanova

16. “We learn from failure, not from success!” ― Bram Stoker

17. “I’ve made every mistake – but mistakes are how you learn.”― Tony Benn

18. “Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.” ― Brandon Mull

19. “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” ― Oscar Wilde

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

21. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie

22. “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” ― Steve Maraboli

23. “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.” ― Joan Collins

24. “The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything. – Theodore Roosevelt

25. “Of course I make mistakes. I’m human. If I didn’t make mistakes, I’d never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.” ― A. McQueen

26. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ― George Bernard Shaw

27. “We all make mistakes but one has to move on.” ― Jeffrey Archer

28. “If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.” ― Holly Near

29. “So fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make a lot of mistakes.” ― Steve Irwin

30. “Life isn’t about algebra and geometry. Learning by making mistakes and not duplicating them is what life is about.” ― Lindsay Fox

31. “To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.” ― Peter McWilliams

32. “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

33. “People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.” ― Adam Osborne

34. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” ― John Wooden

35. “While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. – Henry C. Link

36. “A mistake is simply another way of doing things.”― Katharine Graham

37. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ― Albert Einstein

38. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ― Scott Adams

39. “A well-adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous. ― Alexander Hamilton

40. “Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.” ― Billie Joe Armstrong

41. “I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.” ― Joe Abercrombie

42. “As long as the world is turning and spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes.” ― Mel Brooks

43. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” ― John Wooden

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

45. “Sometimes… I think parents work so hard to keep us from making their mistakes, they won’t allow us to make our own.”― C. Sheehan-Miles

46. “Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.” ― William Jordan

47. “Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” ― Salvador Dalí

48. “We have to make mistakes, it’s how we learn compassion for others”― Curtis Sittenfeld

49. “I always say the minute I stop making mistakes is the minute I stop learning and I’ve definitely learned a lot.” ― Miley Cyrus

50. “Don’t be afraid in nature: one must be bold, at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.” ― Camille Pissarro

51. “Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.” ― Bruce Lee

What other quotes about making mistakes do you like?

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