Subject: Problems » Mistakes

It's human to make mistakes and some of us are more human than others.

(1933 – ) English author & cartoonist

I learned in my car that I could not have children; it was the day that I locked my keys in my car with the engine running.

(1964 – ) American stand-up comedian & actor

To err is dysfunctional, to forgive co-dependent.

(1953 – ) American musician

Asking dumb questions is easier than correcting dumb mistakes.

A computer makes as many mistakes in two seconds as 20 men working 20 years.

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

If you are going to do something wrong, at least enjoy it.

(1908 – 1997) German-born teacher, academic & humorist

If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.

(1903 – 1968) movie actress

When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, "Did you sleep good?" and I said, "No, I made a few mistakes."

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines.

(1867 – 1959) architect, interior designer, writer & educator

Don't ever make the same mistake twice, unless it pays.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Experience: The name an older man gives to his mistakes.

Multitasking means screwing up several things at once.

To err is human… and to blame it on a computer is even more so.

(1927 – ) magician & comedy writer

When the inventor of the drawing board messed things up, what did he go back to?

(1928 – 2003) English entertainer

Important letters that contain no errors will develop errors in the mail.
Corollary: Corresponding errors will show up in the duplicate while the boss is reading it.

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

(1908 – 1980) businessman, humorist

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

Assumption is the mother of all foul-ups.

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.

(1898 – 1981) actor, singer, songwriter & movie producer

Well, I screwed it up real good, didn't I?

(1913 – 1994) 37th U.S. president