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To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one's thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one's mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.
Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me.
Lyndon B. Johnson
At a time when we're having to take such difficult decisions about how to cut back without damaging the things that matter the most, we should strain every sinew to cut error, waste and fraud.
With spectacular events taking up so much of the available anxiety quotient, we need to be constantly reminded of the more workaday threats to our mortality - threats that, while they may also be functions of human error, have become so ubiquitous that we've begun to apprehend them as natural phenomena.
If we didn't have genetic mutations, we wouldn't have us. You need error to open the door to the adjacent possible.
In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses, the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
Orlando Aloysius Battista
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
William Ellery Channing
This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity.
William Jennings Bryan
No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
Aging is basically the build-up of error: error at the genetic level, error at the cellular level. Cells normally repair themselves; that's why you heal when you get a cut. But even the mechanism of repair eventually falls apart.
I work very much on the principle that anything created by mankind has mischief and error hardwired into its inception.
I think that the path that I took was normal in the American society where young women and men are not trained as to how to make the transition from being a girl to being a woman, from being a boy to being a man. And so I think that most young people in America live by trial and error, and not by parental instruction, community guidance.
I tweet from bed. I love it because it's so quick. And it's funny. But it also leaves a lot of room for error because new people don't sense the sarcasm - there's no sarcasm font.
If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered.
Roger von Oech
One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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