Errors Quotes

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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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.

Douglas Adams

One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.

Paul Nitze

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Error is just as important a condition of life as truth.

Carl Gustav Jung

Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All faiths constitute a revelation of Truth, but all are imperfect and liable to error.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Dale E. Turner

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.

Mahatma Gandhi

A man\'s errors are his portals of discovery.

James Joyce

As soon as the groupie finds out that you make errors in everyday life like everybody else does and that you are human, they turn on you and hate you.

John Fahey

As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws.

David Brainerd

Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.

Mohandas Gandhi

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

George Bancroft

Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.

Isaac Newton

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

Ambrose Bierce

Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.

Jean Rostand

How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.

Olympia Brown

I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed.

Siegfried Sassoon

If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or sees some error in the system being practiced, he commits so many marginal errors himself that he is worn out before he can establish his point.

Ezra Pound

Instead of establishing facts, we have to overthrow errors; instead of ascertaining what is, we have to chase from our imaginations what is not.

Francis Wright

I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members.

William P. Leahy

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Unknown

Due process is a growth too sturdy to succumb to the infection of the least ingredient of error.

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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