Adam Osborne

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake—you can’t learn anything from being perfect.

Unknown / Roy H. Williams

Intelligent folks learn from their own mistakes; wise folks learn from the mistakes of others.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.

Robert Mittelstaedt

The biggest reason you do not hear much about corporate mistakes, unless they are so colossal that some government entity forces an investigation, is that most companies do not put together blue-ribbon investigative committees to find causes of failures and recommend improvements. No one would accept a statement that an airliner “just crashed-we’re not sure why, but we’ll try not to do it again.” Yet … [ Read more ]

Oscar Wilde

Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.

English proverb

The man who does not make mistakes is unlikely to make anything.

George Soros

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.