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Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak.
Madame de Stael
To err is human also in so far as animals seldom or never err, or at least only the cleverest of them do so.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
It's important that we attempt to extend life beyond Earth now. It is the first time in the four billion-year history of Earth that it's been possible, and that window could be open for a long time - hopefully it is - or it could be open for a short time. We should err on the side of caution and do something now.
I prefer for government to err toward less regulation, lower taxation, and free markets. And I'm a radical free trader.
When there are multiple versions of a story, you really have three ways to go. You can pick the most sensational version. You can try to balance things in your gut to get to what you think is the honest truth. Or you can err on the side of kindness.
Baseball calls it a curve ball for a reason: you just don't know where some pitches will land. Your ace could get injured. Your golden glover could err. Your team could sit through a rain delay. Your manager could get ejected. Your bench must be broad and deep enough to overcome.
The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis.
Stephen Jay Gould
They used to tease me at the 'Oprah' show, 'Are you really going to do another white Shaker kitchen, with white subway tile and stainless steel appliances?' And my answer is, 'I can vary it a bit, but I'm never going to err from classic materials.'
If you are going to a destination where the food might be more exotic than usual, always err on the side of caution.
When I tell my colleagues that I remember 1969, 1974 and 1987, their eyes glaze over, but I'm afraid I do remember them, and I therefore err on the side of caution.
If you have a little extra parking, I err on the side of getting rid of it in favor of having some more greenery.
My family wasn't rich, so when it comes to money, I tend to think, 'Err on the side of caution.'
The wisest of the wise may err.
As great as kings may be, they are what we are: they can err like other men.
Kids know. They know everything. I would err on the side of pretty much sharing everything.
Doctors are fantastic, but they err on the side of caution. But you can push yourself. You're not going to die from pain.
My view is that when in doubt, society should err on the side of life.
I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention.
With a chemical alarm, you're going to build one that is oversensitive because you would rather the alarm go off and give you a false alarm than to err on the other side.
Although there's an inherent light-heartedness to 'Sherlock,' I slightly err towards not doing the comedy.
Let us unite on the safe and sure ground of fact and experiment, and we can never err; yet better, we can never differ.
I err on the side of a kind of optimistic agnostic sense that there's something that put us all here - some energy or something that we are not in a position to understand.
I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.
Men should friendly confer together, and offer one another their gifts and knowledge in love, and try things one with another, and hold that which is best, and not so stand in their own opinion as if they could not err.
To this day I don't ever remember seeing a pet inside Moscow, I never saw anyone carrying a dog, or leading a dog. Err I finally saw a, a pet some years later in Kiev, so I thought that life must have been, different.
John F. Kennedy
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