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An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
Bryant H. McGill
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
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
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.
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Personal responsibility is not only recognizing the errors of our ways. Personal responsibility lies in our willingness and ability to correct those errors individually and collectively.
The virtue of binary is that it's the simplest possible way of representing numbers. Anything else is more complicated. You can catch errors with it, it's unambiguous in its reading, there are lots of good things about binary. So it is very, very simple once you learn how to read it.
George M. Whitesides
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.
Trying to read our DNA is like trying to understand software code - with only 90% of the code riddled with errors. It's very difficult in that case to understand and predict what that software code is going to do.
I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed.
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.
Aquinas is worth reading. He has stood the test of time. And even where he errs, you can learn more from the errors of a great mind than you can learn from the truths of a small mind. You can see a whole lot farther standing on the shoulders of giants.
What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.
Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.
Habit is the nursery of errors.
Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things. In a world where we are so certain to incur them in spite of all our caution, a certain lightness of heart seems healthier than this excessive nervousness on their behalf.
Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
It is better to destroy one's own errors than those of others.
Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
John F. Kennedy
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