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The value of action is that we make mistakes; mistakes show us what we need to learn.

We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
It's very easy to forgive others their mistakes, it takes more gut and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
There is no original truth, only original error.
All wrong doing is done in the sincere belief that it is the best thing to do.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
I have learned more from my mistakes than from my successes.
There are no significant bugs in our released software that any significant number of users want fixed
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
No man fails who does his best...
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
It is not easy, but you have to be willing to make mistakes. And the earlier you make those mistakes, the better.
Mistakes are stepping stones to success.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
I love fools experiments. I am always making them.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
When I reflect, as I frequently do, upon the felicity I have enjoyed, I sometimes say to myself, that were the offer made me, I would engage to run again, from beginning to end, the same career of life. All I would ask, should be the privilege of an author, to correct in a second edition, certain errors of the first.
Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.
Mistakes are a fact of life it is the response to error that counts.
The best fortune that can fall to a man is that which corrects his defects and makes up for his failings.
I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.
Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.
A man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Be aware that young people have to be able to make their own mistakes and that times change.
I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones.
It's easy to stop making mistakes. Just stop having ideas.

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