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Error Proverbs


Sayings about Errors

Every error has its excuse. ~ Polish Proverbs

To err is human. ~ Traditional Proverb

An old error is always more popular than a new truth. ~ German Proverbs

An old error has more friends than a new truth. ~ Danish Proverbs

A book is a good friend when it lays bare the errors of the past. ~ Indian Proverbs

A one-inch error at the start can be a thousand miles at the end. ~ Chinese Prsoverb

One moment’s error becomes a lifetime of sadness. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about Errors

Where there is much freedom there is much error. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

A double error sometimes sets us right. ~ Philip James Bailey

Without music, life would be an error. The German imagines even God singing songs ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

It is human to err, but it is devilish to remain willfully in error. ~ St. Augustine

Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The wise man corrects his own errors by observing those of others. ~ Publilius Syrus

It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry. ~ Thomas Paine

There are some errors so sweet that we repent them only to bring them to memory.~ Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

Man errs as long as he strives. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth. ~ Samuel Butler

One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is to add to the offense. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. ~ Jim Rohn

Sometimes we may learn more from a man’s error than from his virtues. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them. ~ Andrew V. Mason

An error is not a mistake until you refuse to correct it. ~ Grenville Kleiser

Error is discipline through which we advance. ~ William Ellery Channing

Error is just as important a condition of life as truth. ~ Carl Gustav Jung

Learn to distinguish the difference between errors of knowledge and breaches of morality. ~ Ayn Rand

Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion. ~ Francis Bacon

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

He is a thorough accountant who can cast up correctly the sum of his own errors. ~ Eliza Cook

Error, by force of contrast, enhances the triumph of Truth. ~ Marcel Proust

Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth. ~ Francis Picabia

The wisest of the wise may err. ~ Aeschylus

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains. ~ Henri-Frederic Amiel

Error, when she retraces her steps, has farther to go before she can arrive at truth than ignorance.~ Charles Caleb Colton

It is not so difficult a task to plant new truths, as to root out old errors; for there is this paradox in men, they run after that which is new, but are prejudiced in favour of that which is old. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

No tempting form of error is without some latent charm derived from truth. ~ Sir Arthur Keith

Weeds are omnipresent; errors are to be found in the heart of the most lovable. ~ George Sand

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own. ~ Syrus

All men may err; but he that keepeth not his folly, but repenteth, doeth well; but stubbornness cometh to great trouble. ~ Sophocles

From error to error, one discovers the entire truth. ~ Sigmund Freud

n error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won. ~ Caroline L. Gascoigne

Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

Dark Error’s other hidden side is truth. ~ Victor Hugo

The smallest errors are always the best. ~ Moliere

One error persisted in, frequently produces others. ~ Samuel Richardson

All errors spring up in the neighborhood of some truth; they grow round about it, and, for the most part, derive their strength from such contiguity. ~ Thomas Binney

Great errors seldom originate but with men of great minds. ~ Francesco Petrarch

Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love. ~ William law

A man’s errors are what make him amiable.~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The broadest and most prevalent error requires the most disinterested virtue to sustain it. ~ Henry David Thoreau

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. ~ James Joyce

Truth is a good dog; but beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There are errors which no wise man will treat with rudeness while there is a probability that they may be the refraction of some great truth still below the horizon.~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Error is certainty’s constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater. ~ Louis Aragon

No one who lives in error is free. ~ Euripides

The error of the past is the success of the future.

Admitting error clears the score, and proves you wiser than before. ~ Arthur Guiterman

Error is always more busy than ignorance. Ignorance is a blank sheet on which we may write; but error is a scribbled one from which we must first erase. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

There is no original truth, only original error. ~ Gaston Bachelard

Error is a hardy plant; it flourishes in every soil. ~ Martin F. Tupper

Truth is immortal; error is mortal. ~ Mary Baker Eddy

To err is human, but to persevere in error is only the act of a fool. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

Error is always more busy than truth. ~ Hosea Ballou

Give me a fruitful error anytime, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. ~ Vilfredo Pareto

There is something to be said for every error; but, whatever may be said for it, the most important thing to be said about it is that it is erroneous. ~ G. K. Chesterton

Truly even he errs that is wiser than the wise. ~ Aeschylus

Error is sometimes so nearly allied to truth that it blends with it as imperceptibly as the colors of the rainbow fade into each other. ~ William Benton Clulow

Error is ever talkative.~ Oliver Goldsmith

Who thinks it just to be judged by a single error? ~ Beryl Markham

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

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

The noblest spirits are most sensible of the possibility of Error: and the weakest do most hardly lay down an Error. ~ Benjamin Whichcote

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. ~ Anais Nin

Do not be too severe upon the errors of the people, but reclaim them by enlightening them. ~ Thomas Jefferson

In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last. ~ Sir Hugh Walpole

Find earth where grows no weed, and you may find a heart wherein no error grows.~ James Sheridan Knowles

To err is human; to admit it, superhuman. ~ Doug Larson

Football is a game of errors. The team that makes the fewest errors in a game usually wins. ~ Paul Brown

Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind. ~ Jean Rostand

We are built to make mistakes, coded for error. ~ Lewis Thomas

An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it. ~ Orlando A. Battista

Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope

It is only an error of judgment to make a mistake, but it argues an infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

To err is human, but it feels divine. ~ Mae West

If you don’t have a margin for error, error kills you. ~ S. M. Stirling

No mans error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it. ~ Thomas Hobbes

It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

We are never so liable to fall into an error, as when we have just escaped from one. ~ Norman Macdonald

All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it. ~ John Locke

There are men who never err, because they never propose anything rational. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.~ Caroline Leigh Gascoigne

Every error is truth abused. ~ Jacques Benigue Bossuet

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. ~ Carl Jung

Error is worse than ignorance. ~ Philip James Bailey

Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Error is none the better for being common, nor truth the worse for having lain neglected. ~ John Locke

Look upon the errors of others in sorrow, not in anger. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Mistakes are a fact of life it is the response to error that counts. ~ Nikki Giovanni

Let the answers be wrong, let the philosophy be mistaken — errors are more valuable than truths: truth is of the machine, error is alive; truth reassures, error disturbs. ~ Yevgeny Zamyatin

If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

The cautious seldom err. ~ Confucius

Life is an error-making and an error-correcting process… ~ Dr. Jonas Salk

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact. ~ Charles Darwin

There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses. ~ Louis Aragon

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