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If you're going to write a good book, you have to make mistakes and you have to not be so cautious all the time.
I have made so many mistakes as a mother. But the one thing that I know I do is I make sure my children know how much I love them and they are absolutely secure in that.
Capitalism is about adventurers who get harmed by their mistakes, not people who harm others with their mistakes.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Every book has mistakes in them, every one. There's never been a book published without mistakes.
I've certainly done some turkeys along the way and made some dumb choices in my career, mostly early on. I'm one of the lucky ones who got to make a lot of mistakes very early when no one was paying attention.
Presidents make their hard decisions and then abide forever with their mistakes and regrets.
I truly believed that other people in my position didn't make mistakes; I couldn't see that everybody makes them, even people with great experience.
Mistakes show us what we need to learn.
This much we know: Journalism is not a precise science. It's, on its best day, is a crude art. We make mistakes; I make mistakes. With more than 50 years as a journalist, I have at least had the opportunity to blow more stories, make more mistakes than maybe anybody in television.
I was shaped by my mistakes.
My favorite parts of work as an actor and a director are those unplanned mistakes that do happen, because it's like catching lightning in a bottle. It's the best part of what we do.
Most advertisers spend millions upon millions of dollars to buy commercial time during the Super Bowl, and millions in creating eye-popping ads, hoping to create catchy, unforgettable commercials. Unfortunately, most Super Bowl commercials end up being unmemorable. Costly mistakes for brands and creative flameouts for advertising firms.
There are people who like just ordinary comedy fun, and making mistakes - which I do easily - and then there are people who like the falling over.
You make your mistakes to learn how to get to the good stuff.
In fact, looking at the darkest sides of the United States has only made me appreciate the things that we do right, the things that we do beautifully. We are, for all of our mistakes and all of our crimes, a remarkable place.
There are always lessons that can be learned from another manufacturer. You can learn from their successes and from their mistakes also. But you cannot replicate; you can only learn.
I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question.
We make such terrible mistakes with visual choices about beauty.
There's no worse feeling than seeing my buildings and realizing the mistakes.
I wouldn't change anything because the mistakes and the hurt are as important as all the great fights. They made me who I am today.
Sugar Ray Leonard
Whatever sport you're looking at, it's usually the team that makes the least mistakes that has the most success.
My greatest responsibility is to acknowledge the mistakes and the shortcomings of the country in which I live, to acknowledge my privileges, and to try to make it a better place.
Thank heaven, though, one of the few mistakes I haven't made is to talk about the unwritten book.
John le Carre
I guess none of us like to look back in our lives to a time when we made poor judgments and foolish mistakes.
If you're not making some mistakes, it probably means you're not trying hard enough.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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