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It is, all in all, a historic error to believe that the master makes the school; the students make it!
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.
It is a historical error for those who were not there to just refer to August 28th as 'I Have a Dream' speech day. That is a real disservice to those who were there. It was a sad day. It was not a celebration environment.
Storytelling is a very old human skill that gives us an evolutionary advantage. If you can tell young people how you kill an emu, acted out in song or dance, or that Uncle George was eaten by a croc over there, don't go there to swim, then those young people don't have to find out by trial and error.
Error is always more busy than truth.
Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.
All of the courses that run through real streets are very demanding. There is no room for error, no shoulders to lean on. If you go off the road, you're into somebody's shop-window or front porch.
This Old Testament - containing error, folly, absurdity and immorality - is by English statute law declared to be of divine authority, a blasphemy - if there were anyone to be blasphemed - blacker and more insolent than any word ever written or penned by the most hotheaded Freethinker.
Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
If you're doing the same job every day, there's room for error.
There is no original truth, only original error.
No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
Truth is immortal; error is mortal.
Mary Baker Eddy
It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Liberated from the error of pagan tradition through the benevolence and loving kindness of the good God with the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the operation of the Holy Spirit, I was reared from the very beginning by Christian parents. From them I learned even in babyhood the Holy Scriptures which led me to a knowledge of the truth.
Pure innovation is more gross than error.
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn't pay off.
It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.
I work very much on the principle that anything created by mankind has mischief and error hardwired into its inception.
Modesty means admitting the possibility of error, subsuming the self for the good of the whole, remaining open to surprise and the gifts that only failure can bring. There are many ways to practice it. Try taking up golf. Or making your own bagels. Or raising a teenager.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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