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  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
    Anatole France
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    I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
    James Joyce
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    A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
    J. Robert Oppenheimer
    American theoretical physicist and professor of physics 1904-1967
    J. Robert Oppenheimer
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    A man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
    James Joyce
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    A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
  • Andrew V. Mason
    Andrew V. Mason
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    Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
    Franz Kafka
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    All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.
  • Steven Weinberg
    Steven Weinberg
    American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics 1933-
    Steven Weinberg
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    An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
  • George Bancroft
    George Bancroft
    American historian 1800-1891
    George Bancroft
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    Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
  • Bill Murray
    Bill Murray
    American actor, comedian, and writer 1950-
    Bill Murray
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    Don't think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you'll never do a thing.
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
    Sir Isaac Newton
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    Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
    Source: Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687) Preface
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means - one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray; whereas people of fortune may naturally indulge in a few delinquencies.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
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