The Power of Failure: 10 Great Quotes on Learning From Your Mistakes

Many of our favorite quotes have something to do with overcoming the fear of failure. Here are ten of the best:

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” Scott Adams

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.” Elbert Hubbard

“The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live.” Leo F. Buscaglia

“We overestimate the event and underestimate the process. Every fulfilled dream occurred because of dedication to the process.” John Maxwell.

“Failure is a signpost to turn you in another direction.”
Oprah Winfrey

“Good people are good because they have come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom through success.” William Saroyan

“While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other person is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.”
Henry Link

“When we give ourselves permission to fail, we at the same time give ourselves permission to excel.”
Eloise Ristad

“Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen

“I failed my way to success.”
Thomas Edison

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What are your favorite quotes?