It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.
One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
Error is just as important a condition of life as truth.
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error.
All faiths constitute a revelation of Truth, but all are imperfect and liable to error.
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
A man\'s errors are his portals of discovery.
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.
It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their confidence in the true.
From error to error, one discovers the entire truth.
The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend to keep these to the true principles of their institution.
Error is the force that welds men together; truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth.
Admitting Error clears the Score, And proves you Wiser than before.
The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
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