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The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.
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.
My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent.
Ulysses S. Grant
A great production of a black comedy is better than a mediocre production of a comedy of errors.
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.
It is better to destroy one's own errors than those of others.
When I was president, I announced and I still maintain that I can live with Roe v. Wade. I did everything I possibly could as president under that ruling, which I don't think ought to be changed, to minimize the need for abortions. I think every abortion is a result of a horrible series of errors on the part of people involved.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.
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
The disruptive powers of excessive national fecundity may have played a greater part in bursting the bonds of convention than either the power of ideas or the errors of autocracy.
John Maynard Keynes
Economists, like royal children, are not punished for their errors.
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.
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Almost every comedy you see is about people making all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible. Good comedy is when it works on this scale. Because it is psychologically very real.
I'm interested in the truth, and unauthorized biographies are not. Yes, I would like to correct those errors someday.
The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it.
Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
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.
Operating-room errors hold a special terror for patients, if only because they seem like the most avoidable kind of complications. The occasional horror stories of patients who have the wrong leg removed or the wrong knee replaced generate the most headlines, as do tales of patients whose identities are mixed up entirely.
The proper route to an understanding of the world is an examination of our errors about it.
Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
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