It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing.
Muhammad, Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1011.
Other kings let their ministers make their mistakes for them, but Louis insisted on making the important mistakes personally.will cuppy
America is a mistake, admittedly a gigantic mistake, but a mistake nevertheless.
Those who make no mistakes are making the biggest mistakes of all — they are attempting nothing new.anthony de mello
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
When people once are in the wrong, Each line they add is much too long; Who fastest walks, but walks astray, Is only furthest from his way.Matthew Prior
There are two kinds of mistakes. There are fatal mistakes that destroy a theory; but there are also contingent ones, which are useful in testing the stability of a theory.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.john ruskin
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. 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.
There is no mistake; there has been no mistake; and there shall be no mistake.
There have been errors in the administration of the most enlightened men.
Mistakes are the inevitable lot of mankind.
A mistake, as it seems to me, is none the less a mistake because it is made deliberately in the pursuance of a mistaken intention.
Turns out, sometimes you have to do the wrong thing. Sometimes you have to make big mistake to figure out how to make things right. Mistakes are painful, but they're the only way to find out who you really are.Denny Duquette
And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.Khaled Hosseini
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.Dale Turner
I believe people change. I think that they can learn from mistakes.Kevin Plank
In the margin for error lies all our room for maneuver.James Geary