“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.” – Coleman Hawkins
If you don’t make mistakes, whatever you are attempting is too easy. You are well within your comfort zone, and won’t grow. You probably won’t do very much memorable either, and at the end of the day there will be regrets for what could have been.
Greatness always comes with a risk of failure, with the occasional misstep that can lead to a fall. The ability to push even once you’ve “made it” is what separates current stars from legends that are remembered for decades after they are gone. Which do you want to be?