One Mistake Quotes

One Mistake Quotes by Thad Matta, Red Adair, Richard Engel, Brendan Behan, Jojo Moyes, Donald Sterling and many others.

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The biggest thing is getting our guys to understand, you can’t let one mistake compound into another mistake
Thad Matta
With bombs and fires, you get only one mistake.
Red Adair
How can you claim infallibility and claim that in these 114 [drone] strikes there was just one mistake — one person killed that was a civilian — and at the same time say, ‘Well, we don’t really know how many people were killed or who they were, but we know they weren’t civilians’? I don’t know how you can do that.
Richard Engel
You made one mistake. You married me.
Brendan Behan
Some mistakes… Just have greater consequences than others. But you don’t have to let the result of one mistake be the thing that defines you. You, Clark, have the choice not to let that happen.
Jojo Moyes
Am I entitled to one mistake, am I after 35 years?
Donald Sterling
You can’t hate somebody for the rest of their lives over one mistake.
DJ Quik
Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.
Elbert Hubbard
You can do nice things for people all of the time and it’s never noticed but as soon as you make one mistake it’s never forgotten.
In chess, there is only one mistake: over-estimation of your opponent. All else is either bad luck or weakness.
Savielly Tartakower
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
If someone mistakes your kindness for weakness, that’s their fault – not yours. And it’s OK to be a decent human being in this life.
Jeremy Piven
One mistake, one brief lapse of my new found judgement-that’s all it took to unravel everything. What a massive responsibility, being a moral creature.
Isaac Marion
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
Pearl S. Buck
It only takes one mistake and nothing else you ever do will matter. No matter how hard you work or how smart you become, you’ll always be known for that one poor choice.
Chuck Palahniuk
Right, and the definition of basic stupidity is to keep doing the same thing over and over again while expecting a different result. I’m not stupid. (Xypher) I didn’t say to keep doing it. Move forward with purpose. Examine what went wrong and correct that one mistake. (Acheron)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
Henry Ford
How many times do we pay for one mistake? The answer is a thousand times for the same mistake. The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for ONE mistake. The rest of the animals pay once for every mistake.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Henry Ford
I must tell you I take terrible risks. Because my playing is very clear, when I make a mistake you hear it. If you want me to play only the notes without any specific dynamics, I will never make one mistake. Never be afraid to dare.
Vladimir Horowitz
One mistake up here and it’s half a day out with the undertaker!
Fred Dibnah
We cannot tolerate one mistake from others, and yet God tolerates a planet covered with His own creation that live their entire lives sinning and denying Him, and yet continues to feed, clothe and protect them.
Yasmin Mogahed
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore
In games against humans, you often win because the opponent blunders a piece, and you can often survive when you do it yourself. Against the computer, you make only one mistake – the last one.
Vladimir Kramnik
Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it’s just one mistake.
Brian Boitano
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Bruce Lee
History is the same thing over and over again.
Woody Allen
When I hear the president of the United States in a great little rhetorical flourish talk about the leavening hand of the government, everybody knows that leavening hand is attached to the long arm of the Internal Revenue Service. And no one mistakes the Internal Revenue Service with something called liberty.
Sean Hannity
You look at a Pete Rose to be the terrific athlete he is and then he falls on hard times, but when he played the game, I got something from the way he played the game because he hustled every play, and just because he had one mistake in his life, am I supposed to throw back everything that I gained from him?
Walter Payton
Success in life is the ability to move from one mistake to another without loosing enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill
One mistake with beginners in writing is, that they think it important to spin out something long. It is a great deal better not to write more than a page or two, unless you have something to say, and can write it correctly.
Lucy Larcom
In his press conference last night, President Bush said he could not remember a single mistake he had made in the last two years. The president’s exact quote was: ‘I ain’t make none mistakes ever.’
Conan O’Brien
Mistakes don’t scare me or bother me. If I feel like I made the same mistake twice, then I feel like I’ve really screwed up. But if I make one mistake and learn from it, hey, to me in the game of life it’s just as important to know what doesn’t work as what does. So I think mistakes are a good thing.
Garth Brooks
Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.
Brandon Mull
Let no one mistake it for comedy, farcical though it may be in all its details. It serves notice on the country that Neanderthal man is organizing in these forlorn backwaters of the land, led by a fanatic, rid of sense and devoid of conscience.
H. L. Mencken
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Al Franken
Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sophia Loren
One mistake does not define you.
R. J. Palacio
Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation.
Fletcher Knebel
Fatal accidents never happen because of just one mistake. It takes a whole chain of stupids lining up just so to put a full stop at the end of an epitaph.
Charles Stross
If you make one mistake, it can result in vasectomy.
John G. Rowland
The only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
What comes from outside, one mistakes it as coming from inside. So many thoughts etc. move about outside in the universal – these manifest inside you. All these you must push away as foreign to you and the inside must be made peaceful, calm and quiet; then it will start descending from above.
Sri Aurobindo