Mistakes Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about mistakes
  1. #1
    “I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.”
  2. #2
    “Anne: “But have you ever noticed one encouraging thing about me, Marilla? I never make the same mistake twice”. Marilla: “I don’t know as that’s much benefit when you’re always making new ones”.”
  3. #3
    This boat that we just built is just fine -
    And don’t try to tell us it’s not
    The sides and the back are divine -
    It’s the bottom I guess we forgot
  4. #4
    “I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.”
  5. #5
    “Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it... Yet.”
  6. #6
    “But love is blind and lovers cannot see
    The pretty follies that themselves commit”
  7. #7
    “A line comes back to Marie-Laure from Jules Verne: Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.”
  8. #8
    “That was her mistake. She’d pinned her happiness to a teenage girl’s chest. Idiot. The realization made her almost smile. She certainly knew better than that.”
  1. #9
    “What’s done cannot be undone.”
  2. #10
    “Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies, do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.”
  3. #11
    “Then her conscience reproached her, and she yearned to say something kind and loving; but she judged that this would be construed into a confession that she had been in the wrong, and discipline forbade that. So she kept silence, and went about her affairs with a troubled heart.”
  4. #12
    “I often make the mistake of thinking that something that is obvious to me is just as obvious to everyone else.”
  5. #13
    “From a caprice of nature, not from the ignorance of man. Not a mistake has been made in the working. But we cannot prevent equilibrium from producing its effects. We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.”
  6. #14
    It is a comfort not to be mistaken at all points. Do I not know it only too well!
  7. #15
    “No brain at all, some of them, only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake, and they don’t think.”
  8. #16
    “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused!”
  1. #17
    “That’s just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don’t want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain’t no disgrace. That was my fix exactly.”
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