In this post, you will find great Error Quotes from famous people, such as Bob Baffert, James Redfield, David Cameron, Kylie Jenner, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
Truth is immortal; error is mortal.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
A philosopher is, no doubt, entitled to examine even those distinctions that are to be found in the structure of all languages… in that case, such a distinction may be imputed to a vulgar error, which ought to be corrected in philosophy.
One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.
If you see a blatant error or misconception about yourself, you really want to set it straight.
The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable.
Being under the microscope meant I was never given any slack. I still managed to screw up plenty in life, mind you, but in the things I really cared about – the legal work, or the stories I was telling as a writer, or the office I built in government – I wasn’t left a lot of margin for error. It’s kept me driven.
The margin for error in the Champions League is tiny.
What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.
Every serious nuclear accident involves operator error, so you want to eliminate the operator altogether.
Of course great politicians are always liable to be wrong about something, and the more people tell them they are wrong, the more stubbornly they defend their error.
The journey to the completion of ‘Year Of The Tiger‘ was very interesting and full of a lot of trial and error.
How is an error possible in mathematics?
Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no truth to be discovered; there is only error to be exposed.
Where we’re not wrong or where the cost of settling is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the harm or the error that we made, we’re not going to settle.
Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.
What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.
Theatre is for you if you truly want to act and test yourself. There is no room for error as you are performing in front of a live audience.
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
There is no original truth, only original error.
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
The hypothesis that economic organization is the resultant of a series of historic accidents is intructive in that many organizational innovations appear to be the result of trial and error.
If you know the mother‘s genome and the father‘s genome, and you see that the children have some genes that neither parent has, then you know that difference is either a mutation or a processing error.
I think playing the glamour card is a disastrous error as a literary writer.
I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road. Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error?
Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
At the heart of anti-Semitism lies Moses. He made a catastrophic error, a terrible mistake, and all anti-Semitism for two thousand years stems from his misjudgement. Moses said we Jews could remain a people without having a land. He said we don’t need territory to hold onto our Jewish identity. This was a disaster.
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one’s soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive – you are leaking.
I am indeed willing to acknowledge what I have done, an error and presumption. I will call it an error and presumption because I swerved from the accustomed flowery paths of female delicacy.
Art and science have so much in common – the process of trial and error, finding something new and innovative, and to experiment and succeed in a breakthrough.
For Republicans, accepting responsibility means accepting punishment; for Democrats, it means only an admission of error and a suggestion they’ll do better in the future. This double standard must end.
Campuses should be places where students are able to make mistakes without fear of retribution. If there is no margin for error, it is impossible to receive a meaningful education.
The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.
There’s something in human performance that is very smooth and very fluid, and at the same time it can be very precise, and that can take a lot of time, trial and error.
I want to establish an error culture in friendlies. We can make mistakes, learn from them and correct them.
From a cognitive standpoint, I’m very aware that you have no room for error in a picture book. Every word counts.
To be a programmer is to develop a carefully managed relationship with error. There’s no getting around it. You either make your accommodations with failure, or the work will become intolerable.
It’s a slim margin of error in this league.
In baseball you have individual responsibility, and if you fail it, you get an error. But at the same time, your focus is on the common goal of the team to win. This is part of what resonates with people about baseball. This is how they would like society to work.
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Racism is a perceptive error, and what you actually have to do is you have to get into spaces where you’re meeting people and perceiving them as human beings and not as racial stereotypes and myths.
Dyslexia lends itself to original thinking, not rote formulas, because you can’t do the formulas – you think up your own method based on intuition and instincts. Creativity is trial and error, trying to figure out a way to do something emotionally and intuitively.
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they’re all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
The biggest thing, I think, is to stay healthy and make the fewest mistakes, and then you can win… The margin of error is so small in the NFL, so if you can do those two things – keep your team healthy and make the fewest mistakes each Sunday – you have a good chance of going to the Super Bowl.
To me, error analysis is the sweet spot for improvement.
It was a mistake. On the information we had, we shouldn’t have prosecuted the war. We shouldn’t have changed our argument from international law to regime change in a non-transparent way. It was an error for which we as a country paid a heavy price, and for which many people paid with their lives.
There is no sinfulness in the will and affections without some error in the understanding. All lusts which a natural man lives in, are lusts of ignorance.
If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered.
One grave and fundamental Keynesian error is to persist in regarding the interest rate as a contract rate on loans instead of the price spreads between stages of production. The former, as we have seen, is only the reflection of the latter.
Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too.
The U.S. State Department has a consistent record of error in the assessment of Asian situations and judging Red Chinese intentions.
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
Since Courbet, it’s been believed that painting is addressed to the retina. That was everyone‘s error. The retinal shudder! Before, painting had other functions: it could be religious, philosophical, moral… our whole century is completely retinal, except for the Surrealists, who tried to go outside it somewhat.
It’s a big error to think that because you like somebody’s work, you’re going to like him.
If there is an error of human judgment, I am the human.
When you’re first starting a show, any show, you learn what works and what doesn’t work, and it’s a kind of trial and error thing.
Kids are smart: don’t underestimate their bull detector. Contemporary kids have access to a lot of information, so don’t even try to fool them. I have never been more nervous about my research than when writing for young adults because they pick up every single error.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
I was taught you don’t tell your secrets to strangers – certainly not secrets that expose error, weakness, failure. My generation, like its predecessors, was taught that since our achievements received little notice or credit from white America, we were not to discuss our faults, lapses, or uncertainties in public.
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.
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
Confrontational things, admission of error, admission of defeat, restructuring, laying people off – those are not American ideals.
Radical common sense is the wisdom gleaned from the past that recognizes the perishable opportunities of the moment. It is the willingness to admit error and the refusal to be deterred by failure.
The American people have determined that the good to be derived from capital punishment – in deterrence, and perhaps most of all in the meting out of condign justice for horrible crimes – outweighs the risk of error.
You can be a two-pitch guy and be successful, but your room for error is very small.
With snooker, having three months off could have a huge long-term effect on your game. It’s not like football, where there’s a huge margin of error with touch and passing and shooting. With snooker you’re talking about millimetre precision and your technique can vary a lot if you don’t retain muscle memory.
Terrorists are people, too – they are given to error. Naipaul and then DeLillo do a good job in their novels of drawing this out: I’m thinking of DeLillo’s contention in ‘Mao II’ that terrorists have replaced writers as the people who ‘alter the inner-life of the culture.’ I thought that was marvellous!
I went to Catholic schools my entire life and never had anything close to a cis heterosexual sexual education let alone a queer one. Everything I learned was trial and error or the Internet or ‘Talk Sex with Sue Johanson.’
I did it the stupid way, through trial and error.
In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.
With spectacular events taking up so much of the available anxiety quotient, we need to be constantly reminded of the more workaday threats to our mortality – threats that, while they may also be functions of human error, have become so ubiquitous that we’ve begun to apprehend them as natural phenomena.
But there is another danger besetting your path. I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work, of putting self-consciousness in place of God.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
For the Conservative Party to become the mouthpiece of energy monopolists is not only a political error; it is fundamentally at variance with the liberal economics they claim to espouse.
Even Martin Luther and John Calvin believed that the Roman Catholic church, up to the Council of Trent, was basically orthodox – a true church with sound fundamental doctrines as well as significant error.
Obscurity is the realm of error.
The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
Every sport has its dangers. I’ve been pretty lucky, knock on wood. But I’ve had really confident, brave and smart horses growing up, which I think is important when you’re young. You are working with massive animals over big fences, and especially at this top level, there is really no room for error.
A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.
There is an environment where someone is always looking for someone to make an error. They’re always looking not for the good things, the wonderful things the president and first lady are doing, they’re looking for an error or to criticize. And it’s not conducive to good work.
One of the big weaknesses of the Conservative Party is not just their ignorance of and lack of effective response to the cost-of-living crisis but a more fundamental error about what makes for success in the 21st century.