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From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
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.
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
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.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today.
Isambard K. Brunel
Great sculptors and artists spend countless hours perfecting their talents. They don't pick up a chisel or a brush and palette, expecting immediate perfection. They understand that they will make many errors as they learn, but they start with the basics, the key fundamentals first.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent.
Ulysses S. Grant
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
Don't think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you'll never do a thing.
It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Reality show? You can't find anything better than boxing because of the trials and errors, the ups and downs, the struggle when you get knocked down to get back up. Use it symbolically and interchangeably for life.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.
If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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