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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.
My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent.
Ulysses S. Grant
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
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.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
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.
Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.
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.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature.
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
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.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it's more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors.
Norman Vincent Peale
The proper route to an understanding of the world is an examination of our errors about it.
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.
It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.
Charles de Gaulle
My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it.
Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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