A variety of decision making mistakes quotes to encourage you to go ahead and take the leap and not be afraid of making the occasional mistake in decision making...!
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they decided to give up."
Thomas A. Edison
"We fail more often by timidity than by over-daring."
"There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting."
"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgment."
"No experiment is ever a complete failure. It can always be used as a bad example."
"There's nothing wrong in making mistakes, what's wrong is letting it stay as a mistake without the effort of making it right."
"If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win."
John W Holt Jr
"If you commit the same mistake more than once, it is no longer considered a mistake. It's a conscious decision."
"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."
"It's amazing how much more you can learn by making mistakes than you can by making perfect decisions."
"It is a mistake always to contemplate the good and ignore the evil, because by making people neglectful it lets in disaster. There is a dangerous optimism of ignorance and indifference."
"I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success."
"Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only senior executives' decisions matter. This is a dangerous mistake."
Back to the decision making mistake quotes...
"The percentage of mistakes in quick decisions is no greater than in long-drawn-out vacillation, and the effect of decisiveness itself 'makes things go' and creates confidence"
Anne O'Hare McCormick
"Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom."
"To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future."
"Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good."
"It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late."
Marilyn Moats Kennedy
"Learn from the mistakes of others - you can't live long enough to make them all yourself."