perfect knowledge that has total security from error , or a synonym for certitude , the mental state of being without doubt Quotes
When the error is universal, it is supposed to end. The adoption of the foundling establishes its consanguinity.samuel laman blanchard
I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed. We do not find signposts at crossroads, but our own scouts erect them, to help the rest.Max Born
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
L'homme n'est qu'un sujet plein d'erreur, naturelle et ineffa c° able sans la gra" ce. Man is nothing but a subject full of natural error that cannot be eradicated except through grace.Blaise Pascal
We must understand that the fact of error, demonstrated in subsequent work, does not suggest that ethical lapses are responsible. It is more likely that the source of error is, as the advertisement says, a reflection of the fact that "its dangerous to trifle with Mother Nature".lewis m. branscomb
Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense.st john, henry, 1st viscount bolingbroke
The earth we inhabit is an error, an incompetent parody. Mirrors and paternity are abominable because they multiply and affirm it.jorge luis borges
Constantly affirmed by our scientific experimentalistson, snake venom that ‘as yet no antidote to them has been found'. Remedies there are in abundance and it is just as great an error to believe that all snake venom is curable.
Vastly inferior as this Court is to the House of Commons, considered as a body in the State, and amenable as its members may be for illconduct in their office to its animadversions and certainly are to its impeachment before the Lords, yet, as a Court of law, we know no superior but those Courts which may revise our judgments for error; and in this respect there is no common term of comparison between this Court and the House.
If I was wrong, I should think it more honourable to acknowledge and rectify any error that I should have committed, than to justify and defend it.
We frequently fall into error and folly, Dr. Johnson tells us, “not because the true principles of action are not known, but because, for a time, they are not remembered.” To compress, therefore, the great and obvious rules of life into brief sentences which are not easily forgotten is, as he said, to confer a real benefit upon us.
Wales admitted to changing references to Bomis Babes several times. But he said he was correcting an error, and disputed the characterization of Bomis Babes as soft porn.
The dove descending breaks the air With flame of incandescent terror Of which the tongues declare The one discharge from sin and error.
Es gibt nur einen Irrtum, und es ist der, dass wir dasind, um glu« cklich zu sein. There is only one inborn error, and that is the notion that we exist in order to be happy.Arthur Schopenhauer
If all else fails immortality can always be assured by adequate error.john kenneth galbraith
If error is corrected whenever it is recognized as such, the path of error is the path of truth.
Up to this point White has been following well-known analysis, but now he makes a fatal error - he beings to use his own head.siegbert tarrasch
For the error bred in the bone Of each woman and each man Craves what it cannot have, Not universal love But to be loved alone.wystan hugh auden
In a bull market, one must avoid the error of the preening duck that quacks boastfully after a torrential rainstorm, thinking that its paddling skills have caused it to rise in the world. A right-thinking duck would instead compare its position after the downpour to that of the other ducks on the pond.warren buffett
The source of every Crime, is some defect of the Understanding; or some error in Reasoning; or some sudden force of the Passions.thomas hobbes
Suus quoque attributus est error: Sed non videmus, manticæ quid in tergo est.
Nihil facit error nominis owm de corpore constat : An error as to a name is nothing when there is certainty as to the person.
He was a shrewd and sound divine Of loud Dissent the mortal terror; And when, by dint of page and line, He 'stablished Truth, or startled error, The Baptist found him far too deep, The Deist sighed with saving sorrow, And the lean Levite went to sleep, And dreamt of eating pork to-morrow.winthrop mackworth praed