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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
       - Albert Einstein

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

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
       - Confucius

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
       - Cicero

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
       - Cullen Hightower

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
       - James Anthony Froude 

Just because you make a mistake doesn’t mean you are a mistake.
Georgette Mosbacher

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
       - Oscar Wilde 

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
       - Elbert Hubbard

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
       - Michael Johnson

There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake.
       - Robert Fripp

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes... but that could be the biggest  mistake.
       - Anonymous

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Original edition by Gary Hyink, Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, interns, and Bill Blackman, the president. Most recent edition by Katie Lusk, Hearts & Minds intern
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