Errors Quotes

Truths are too often considered as so true, that they lose all the power of truth, and lie bed-ridden in the dormitory of the soul, side by side with the most despised and exploded errors.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.

Thomas Paine

Nature is more subtle, more deeply intertwined and more strangely integrated than any of our pictures of her than any of our errors. It is not merely that our pictures are not full enough; each of our pictures in the end turns out to be so basically mistaken that the marvel is that it worked at all.

Jacob Bronowski

What a myth never contains is the critical power to separate its truth from its errors.

Walter Lippman

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.

Lon Nicolas Brillouin

Players who commit errors need reassurance from the pitcher, who must harbor no grudges.

Roger Craig

Conscience is the mirror of our souls which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

George Bancroft

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce

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

Edmund Burke

So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.

Mika Waltari

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.

William James

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.

Publilius Syrus

No cause is helpless if it is just. Errors, no matter how popular, carry the seeds of their own destruction.

John W. Scoville

Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below.

John Dryden

The first step to improvement, whether mental, moral, or religious, is to know ourselves - our weakness,errors, deficiencies, and sins, that, by divine grace, we may overcome and turn from them all

Tryon Edwards

To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.

Plutarch

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce

Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape

George Bancroft

No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them

William Gilmore Simms

If you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out.

Rabindranath Tagor 1861

Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player

Unknown

Life's errors cry for the merciful beauty that can modulate their isolation into a harmony with the whole

Sir Rabindranath Tagore

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Ambrose Bierce

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

David Hume

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