Frazey Ford on Error

“…You wait for me to fuck up, to find yourself some proof…”

Frazey Ford / Done

D.B.C. Pierre on Mistakes

My life is built from second chances; I wouldn’t be speaking to you but for having been forgiven and helped off the floor and back on my feet. I believe that’s the correct way, [but] that’s being thrown out very quickly. You can be shut down from life on the basis of one mistake.

~ D.B.C. Pierre / Guardian

Jeffrey Archer on Mistakes

Advice I’d give:

Don’t spend too much time crying over your mistakes.

~ Jeffrey Archer / Times, September 07, 2019

Charlie Munger on Mistakes and Memory

Forgetting your mistakes is a terrible error if you’re trying to improve your cognition. Reality doesn’t remind you. Why not celebrate stupidities in both categories?

~ Charlie Munger

Kurt Vonnegut on Mistakes

“That is my principal objection to life, I think: It’s too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes.”

~ Kurt Vonnegut / Deadeye Dick

George Bernard Shaw on Mistakes

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

~ George Bernard Shaw

Hunter Thompson on Learning from Mistakes

“Those who fail to learn from the brutal stompings visited on them in the past are doomed to be brutally stomped in the future.”

~ Hunter Thompson

Samuel Beckett on Life

” … that’s the mistake I made, one of the mistakes, to have wanted a story for myself, whereas life alone is enough.”

~ Samuel Beckett

Will Rogers on Experience

“Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.”

~ Will Rogers

Albert Einstein on Mistakes

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

~ Albert Einstein

Robyn Hitchcock on Mistakes

“Mistakes are often good ideas that take a long time to pay off.”

~ Robyn Hitchcock