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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.
When I go into the garden, I forget everything. It's uncomplicated in my world of gardening. It's trial and error, really. If something doesn't work, it comes out, and you start all over again.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
I entered the health care debate in response to a statement in the United States press in summer 2009 which claimed the National Health Service in Great Britain would have killed me off, were I a British citizen. I felt compelled to make a statement to explain the error.
It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
I don't think you'll ever have a perfect world because we humans are prone to error, and so we're always in search of an upgrade.
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.
This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error.
Give me the fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. You can keep your sterile truth for yourself.
If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered.
Roger von Oech
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.
Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable.
W. Somerset Maugham
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
The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
Thomas J. Watson
Honor thy error as a hidden intention.
There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find defenders among the ablest men.
Kids are smart: don't underestimate their bull detector. Contemporary kids have access to a lot of information, so don't even try to fool them. I have never been more nervous about my research than when writing for young adults because they pick up every single error.
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
Philip K. Dick
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.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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