Errors Quotes

The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.

Georg Brandes

The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their confidence in the true.

Honore de Balzac

I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views.

Abraham Lincoln

An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy.

Steven Weinberg

Football is a game of errors. The team that makes the fewest errors in a game usually wins.

Paul Brown

"They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance."

Edmund Burke

I feel a kind of reverence for the first books of young authors. There is so much aspiration in them, so much audacious hope and trembling fear, so much of the heart's history, that all errors and shortcomings are for a while lost sight of in the amiable self assertion of youth.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong.

Georges Bidault

The weak have one weapon:the errors of those who think they are strong.

George Bidault

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for everyone takes a salutory pleasure in proving their falseness; and when this is done, one path toward errors is closed and the road to truth is often at the same time opened.

Charles Darwin

The history of science, like the history of all human ideas, is a history of irresponsible dreams, of obstinacy, and of error. But science is one of the very few human activitiesperhaps the only onein which errors are systematically criticized and fairly often, in time, corrected. This is why we can say that, in science, we often learn from our mistakes, and why we can speak clearly and sensibly about making progress there.

Karl Raimund Popper

Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.

Donald Rumsfeld

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

Thomas Jefferson

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.

David Hume

Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don\'t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.

Sydney Smith

Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.

Charles Babbage

Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.

Jonathan Miller

Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.

Thomas Jefferson

Darwin himself, in his day, was unable to fight free of the theoretical errors of which he was guilty. It was the classics of Marxism that revealed those errors and pointed them out.

Trofim Lysenko

Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

When truth is divided, errors multiply

Eli Siegel

There are, in every age, new errors to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed.

Samuel Johnson

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