Error is always more busy than truth.
– Hosea Ballou
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
Pure innovation is more gross than error.
– George Chapman
Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.
– Hannah Arendt
It took one human error to take my leg and one human error to take my mother’s.
– Heather Mills
How is an error possible in mathematics?
– Henri Poincare
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
– Jean Rostand
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
There’s a lot of room for error with a wound in the rear. It’s a wide target.
– James Garner
I work very much on the principle that anything created by mankind has mischief and error hardwired into its inception.
– Jasper Fforde
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
– Jeremy Taylor
The causes and severity of NSA infractions vary widely. One in 10 incidents is attributed to a typographical error in which an analyst enters an incorrect query and retrieves data about U.S phone calls or emails.
– Barton Gellman
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
– Alvin Toffler
A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.
– Bertrand Russell
What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.
– Benjamin Disraeli
My biggest error? Something that is to happen yet.
– Ayrton Senna
Going from an error rate of 25 meters in GPS to 2.5 meters is huge. Going to 25 centimeters is going to matter just as much.
– Astro Teller
Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.
– Benjamin Rush
Admitting Error clears the Score, And proves you Wiser than before.
– Arthur Guiterman
Honor thy error as a hidden intention.
– Brian Eno
Ironically, the more intensive and far-reaching a historian’s research, the greater the difficulty of citation. As the mountain of material grows, so does the possibility of error.
– Doris Kearns Goodwin
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
– Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
There is no original truth, only original error.
– Gaston Bachelard
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
– Pope John Paul II
Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth.
– Francis Picabia
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
– Francis Bacon
Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.
– George Henry Lewes
Failure is essential. Trial and error is necessary.
– David Bergen
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
– Nikki Giovanni