Errors Quotes

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

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

Georg Brandes

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

When truth is divided, errors multiply

Eli Siegel

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

George Bancroft

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

Samuel Johnson

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
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