mistakes Quotes

Don't ever make the mistake [of thinking] that you can design something better than what you get from ruthless massively parallel trial-and-error with a feedback cycle. That's giving your intelligence much too much credit.
 
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— Linus Torvalds
You know, the mark of intelligence is realizing when you're making the same mistake over and over and over again, and not hitting your head in the wall five hundred times before you understand that it's not a clever thing to do.
 
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— Linus Torvalds
During the past five years, I've learned that time flies faster than you think, and because you only live once you have to learn from your mistakes, live your dreams and be accountable.
 
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— Lindsay Lohan
I live without regrets. There are certain things I have done, mistakes that I made, that I would change, but I don't regret them at all, because I've learnt from them.
 
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— Lindsay Lohan
I know that in my past I was young and irresponsible - but that's what growing up is. You learn from your mistakes.
 
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— Lindsay Lohan
I feel like the modeling industry is a little bit more accepting of women who make mistakes. They appreciate the idea of icons.
 
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— Lindsay Lohan
Life isn't about algebra and geometry. Learning by making mistakes and not duplicating them is what life is about.
 
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— Lindsay Fox
A mistake made with good in your heart is still a mistake, but it is one for which you must forgive yourself.
 
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— Linda Sue Park
Unfortunately, I did not feel ready at 27. I felt that that world was too big for me and I might make some total mistakes. I was a little afraid of going on the road. When you're that age, there are so many handsome men around, and for me, love is first. That shallowness had already knocked me really bad, and I didn't need any more of that.
 
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— Linda Perhacs
Please don't mistake who I am for who the character is.
 
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— Linda Hamilton
Mistakes are expensive. Mistakes are good, because we can learn from them. I must be a slow learner because I repeat most of mine.
 
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— Linda Greenlaw
You make a mistake, you keep going.
 
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— Linda Gray
It doesn't matter if I don't succeed in something, what matters is that I learn from my mistakes.
 
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— Linda Evans
Like Nietzsche, I believe that without music, life would be a mistake. Nothing but silence says it better.
 
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— Linda Ellerbee
The whole town looks as if it had been left out in the rain too long and by mistake.
 
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— Linda Ellerbee
One of the biggest and most common mistakes a woman makes is to substitute activity for God for a relationship with Him.
 
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— Linda Dillow
I call myself out on my mistakes, but in telling the truth, sometimes it stings a little.
 
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— Linda D. Thompson
My father made with me one serious mistake which I see parents about me making. He got himself somehow into the awkward position of an authority; I thought he knew and was right on everything - for a while.
 
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— Lincoln Steffens
Everything has its place and time. We men of the nineteen-forties can smile at the mistakes of the nineteen-thirties, and, in turn, the men of the nineteen-fifties will laugh at the mistakes of the nineteen-forties. It is this historical perspective that shall save us.
 
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— Lin Yutang
It also signals to me, when I pick up a pencil, that this is a rough draft. This is not going anywhere, and no one's going to see it. You have permission to make all the mistakes you want. It signals freedom to me, and it signals mistakes.
 
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— Lily King
The biggest mistake was that I didn't hire all the right people. I should have done better reference checks. I should have defined the roles in a much more professional manner. I hired people who just couldn't do the job.
 
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— Lillian Vernon
In the beginning, yes I did go back... (but) I learned that if it's continued abusive, you just can't stay there. When guys are young, they make mistakes. Nobody's perfect, but, if they do it more than once, then it's definitely a habit
 
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— Lil' Kim
If a girl understands your BS, sticks with you through your mistakes, smiles even when you've done nothing for her, it's obvious she's a keeper. But it's also obvious you don't deserve her.
 
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— Lil Wayne
Love or hate me, I stay hate freeThey say we learn from mistakes, well, that's why they mistake me
 
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— Lil Wayne
That's the thing about mistakes, you don't dwell on them.
 
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— Lil Wayne
Don't mistake knowledge for wisdom.
 
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— Lil B
We're all in different scenarios, we all make mistakes, we all break stuff, but we're not perfect, we couldn't [be] - it doesn't matter what you build.
 
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— Lights
As far as being territorial about one's own life, that's a mistake for ANY writer. All writers everywhere, in every genre, are drawing from their life and the lives of those around them for "material." Memoirs just make transparent and even amplify that activity.
 
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— Lidia Yuknavitch
We post photos of the Halloween costumes and the mustaches made of cupcake frosting. We don't record the tantrums?and that's as it should be. But we shouldn't mistake that for reality. It's stagecraft.
 
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— Libby Copeland
We all make mistakes, and it's not until we make mistakes that we learn.
 
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— Liam Hemsworth
I accept that it was a mistake to allow distinctions to be blurred between my professional responsibilities and my personal loyalties to a friend. Mr Speaker, I am sorry for this. I have apologised to the Prime Minister, to the public, and, at the first opportunity available, to the House.
 
— Liam Fox
Thongs don't show. With jeans, you're always going to get panty lines and I think that's just a big mistake.
 
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— Lexa Doig
Mistakes are at the very base of human thought, embedded there, feeding the structure like root nodules. If we were not provided with the knack for being wrong, we could never get anything useful done. We think our way along by choosing between right and wrong alternatives, and the wrong choices have to be made as often as the right ones. We get along in life this way.
 
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— Lewis Thomas
Most of the time I've worked in labs if I didn't encounter something in a week entirely unexpected and surprising I'd consider it a lost week. Lots of that is due to mistakes and stupidity, but it could open a new line of inquiry. Something really good turns up once in a hundred times, but it makes the whole day worthwhile.
 
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— Lewis Thomas
We are built to make mistakes, coded for error.
 
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— Lewis Thomas
The problem is not the sentiment, it's the execution. When a company makes a mistake, the individual benefits because they've learned how NOT to do something while the institution had to pay for the mistake.
 
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— Lewis Schiff
There are mothers that feel they made a mistake by having a kid at a very young age and they didn't get to live their life.
 
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— LeToya Luckett
charity is a calm, severe duty; it must be intellectual, to be advantageous. It is a strange mistake that it should ever be considered a merit; its fulfillment is only what we owe to each other, and is a debt never paid to its full extent.
 
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— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.
 
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— Lester Bangs
It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world.
 
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— Lester B. Pearson