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.
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.
Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.
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.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don\'t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members.
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.
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.
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.
If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.
Life's errors cry for the merciful beauty that can modulate their isolation into a harmony with the whole
Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below.
No cause is helpless if it is just. Errors, no matter how popular, carry the seeds of their own destruction.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things. In a world where we are so certain to incur them in spite of all our caution, a certain lightness of heart seems healthier than this excessive nervousness on their behalf.
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
The laws of classical mechanics represent a mathematical idealization and should not be assumed to correspond to the real laws of nature. ... We now have to realize that errors are inevitable (..) a discovery that makes strict determinism impossible.
It is, of course, merely a truism to say that war, like other social or political evils, is the outcome of the bad management of human society, which is, in its turn, due to certain errors or deficiencies. But our task is to discern the sort of error or deficiency.
The logic now in use serves rather to fix and give stability to the errors which have their foundation in commonly received notions than to help the search for truth. So it does more harm than good.