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809.  Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.  (Truth & Irrationality & Error)  Thomas Henry Huxley, Science and Culture and Other Essays 1881

 

 

856.  An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody will see it.  (Truth & Error)  Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

859.  Love truth, and pardon error.  (Truth & Error)  Voltaire

 

 

93,086.  We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies – it is the first law of nature.  (Weakness & Error)  Voltaire

 

 

2,374.  The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.  (Science & Wisdom & Error)  Bertolt Brecht

 

 

2,379.  There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry ... There is no place for dogma in science.  The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors.  (Science & Inquiry & Dogma & Doubt & Evidence & Error)  J Robert Oppenheimer

 

 

2,407.  The history of science, like the history of all human ideas, is a history of irresponsible dreams, of obstinacy, and of error.  But science is one of the very few human activities – perhaps the only one – in which errors are systematically criticized and fairly often, in time, corrected.  This is why we can say that, in science, we often learn from our mistakes, and why we can speak clearly and sensibly about making progress there.  (Science & Errors & Mistakes & Progress)  Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations

 

 

2,122.  That happens all the time.  You know.  Well, people make errors or jump at conclusions.  You see, it’s so painful to write down all the details of a proof that at times you say, All right, this is obvious, and you go on.  Usually that’s where the error lies ... I have been guilty of that myself and I think everybody else had been at times.  (Science & Error & Proof & Mathematics)  Professor Jean DieuDonne

 

 

3,369.  I used to think information was destroyed in black hole.  This was my biggest blunder, or at least my biggest blunder in science.  (Black Hole & Error)  Stephen Hawking

 

 

4,212.  Human existence must be a kind of error.   It may be said of it, it’s bad today, and every day will get worse until the worst of all happens.  (Humanity & Error)  Arthur Schopenhauer

 

 

6,712.  An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.  (Intelligence & Error)  Bryant H McGill

 

 

6,806.  It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth.  (Learning & Knowledge & Science & Error & Truth)  John Locke, An Essay concerning Human Understanding 1690

 

58,994.  All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.  (Error & Temptation)  ibid.

 

 

7,581.  I know there’s a proverb which that says ‘To err is human’ but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if it tries.  (Computer & Error)  Agatha Christie, Hallowe'en Party
 

 

58,993.  It is the duty of every man, as far as his ability extends, to detect and expose delusion and error.  (Error & Delusion)  Thomas Paine, An Essay on Dream

 

 

59,008.  The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.  (Error & Reason)  Thomas Paine

 

 

58,995.  I see no dignity in persevering in error.  Robert Peel, House of Commons 1833

 

 

58,996.  Human blunders usually, do more to shape history than human wickedness.  (Error & Mistake & Wickedness)  A J P Taylor, The Origins of the Second World War 1961

 

 

58,997.  I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career.  I’ve lost almost 300 games.  26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.  I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life.  And that is why I succeed.  (Error & Mistake & Basketball & Failure & Success & Sport)  Michael Jordan

 

 

58,577.  To err is human; to forgive, divine.  (Forgiveness & Sin & Error & Mistake)  Alexander Pope

 

 

58,998.  I do not secure me in the error,

But the main article I do approve.  William Shakespeare, Othello I iii 10&11

 

 

58,999.  The errors of a wise man make your rule

Rather than the perfections of a fool.  William Blake

 

 

59,000.  Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.  Andrew Jackson

 

 

59,001.  Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.  (Error & Haste)  Moliere

 

 

59,002.  I am indeed amazed when I consider how weak my mind is and how prone to error.  (Error & Mind)  Rene Descartes

 

 

59,003.  To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.  (Error & Truth)  Charles Darwin

 

 

59,004.  Delay is preferable to error.  (Error & Delay)  Thomas Jefferson

 

 

59,005.  To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.  Arthur Schopenhauer

 

 

59,006.  Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.  (Error & Newton)  Isaac Newton

 

 

59,007.  An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.  Bryant H McGill

 

 

369.  Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous. (Religion & Philosophy & Error)  David Hume

 

 

59,009.  Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.  (Error & Truth)  Aldous Huxley

 

 

59,010.  Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.  Jonathan Miller

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