Quotation Explorer - 'Errors'

There are, in every age, new errors to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed. - Samuel Johnson
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth. - Marie Curie
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. - Dag Hammarskjöld
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. - Anaïs Nin
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. - Ernest Dimnet
A man who works beyond the surface of things, though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth. - Edmund Burke
Own your errors but never be consumed by them. If you are willing to learn they provide great opportunities for how not to do it a second time around. - Lennox D.Lampkin
There are two ways of constructing a piece of software: One is to make it so simple that there are obviously no errors, and the other is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious errors. - Tony Hoare
In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history. - Albert Camus
It is an acknowledged fact that we perceive errors in the work of others more readily than in our own. - Leonardo da Vinci
A person who is interrupted while performing a task takes 50% more time to complete it and make 50% more errors. - David Brooks
From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
The things that I regret in my life are not errors of judgement but failures of feeling. - Jeanette Winterson
As for the errors I make, the only punishment I acknowledge for having made them is my awareness of those errors, and having to live with it: there is, there should be, no heavier penalty on a person's soul, mind and heart. - Joumana Haddad
The world dread nothing so much as being convinced of their errors. - William Hazlitt
Of course, errors are not good for a chess game, but errors are unavoidable and in any case, a game without errors, or as they say 'flawless game' is colorless. - Mikhail Tal
Man's right to know, to learn, to inquire, to make bona fide errors, to investigate human emotions must, by all means, be safe, if the word "freedom" should ever be more than an empty political slogan. - Wilhelm Reich
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age. - Ambrose Bierce
Errors to be dangerous must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation. - Sydney Smith
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. - James Joyce
If we fail to learn from our trials and errors then we truly fail. - Lindsey Rietzsch
I saw the errors I had made and assumed full responsibility for everything. - Henry Miller
I want to be the victim of his errors. - Marquis de Sade
More than half of my life is past; I have left only the time I need for turning the rest of it to account and for effacing my errors by my virtues. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
In this universe of ours, with its wealth of errors and legends, historical data and false information, one absolute truth is the fact that Superman is Clark Kent. All the rest is always open to debate. - Umberto Eco
We learn from trials and errors. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Don’t listen to advice. Give yourself the freedom to make your own errors, it’s the only way you’ll learn. - Stewart Stafford
Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking, of less able minds--and then confidently embarks on making fresh errors of its own. - Michael Crichton
Failure is only an experience. We learn from trials and errors. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Mistakes and errors, destinations and journeys are all the same and are paid with pain. - Auliq Ice
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors. - Voltaire
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-brought experience. - George Washington
It is one of the worst of errors to suppose that there is any path for safety except that of duty.
The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.
People love to read about sins and errors, but not their own. - Barbara Kingsolver
Errors, failures, They are just experiences that will obligate you to evolve. - Roberto Llamas
In his errors a man is true to type. Observe the errors and you will know the man. - Confucius
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors. - Thomas H. Huxley
All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue. - Franz Kafka
Nineteen twentieths of [mankind is] opaque and unenlightened. Intimacy with most people will make you acquainted with vices and errors and follies enough to make you despise them. - John Adams
To forgive is to refuse to contaminate the future with the errors of the past. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It's time to calculate your risks make amends to reduce errors and increase your successes - Martin Powell
Ninety percent of all mental errors are in your head. - Yogi Berra
There are grammatical errors even in his silence. - Stanislaw J. Lec
I have read the bible, seen its errors and perfections, but the bits of lie contained therein has contaminated the truth. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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. - Mahatma Gandhi
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. - Plutarch
What a myth never contains is the critical power to separate its truth from its errors. - Walter Lippmann
A man who works beyond the surface of things,though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth. - Edmund Burke
One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors. - Henry David Thoreau
Nothing is more intolerable than to have admit to yourself your own errors. - Ludwig van Beethoven
The only man, woman, or child who ever wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead. - e e cummings
Great men's errors are to be venerated as more fruitful than little men's truths. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
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