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In science, it doesn't matter if you're wrong, as long as you're not stupid. In business, it doesn't matter if read more

In science, it doesn't matter if you're wrong, as long as you're not stupid. In business, it doesn't matter if you're stupid, so long as you're not wrong.

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So shall you hear
Of carnal, bloody, and unnatural acts,
Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters,
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So shall you hear
Of carnal, bloody, and unnatural acts,
Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters,
Of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause,
And, in this upshot, purposes mistook
Fall'n on th' inventors' heads.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Errors Quotes,
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Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.

Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.

by Isaac Newton Found in: Errors Quotes,
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Knowledge being to be had only of visible and certain truth,
error is not a fault of our knowledge, read more

Knowledge being to be had only of visible and certain truth,
error is not a fault of our knowledge, but a mistake of our
judgment, giving assent to that which is not true.

by John Locke Found in: Errors Quotes,
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Man on the dubious waves of error toss'd.

Man on the dubious waves of error toss'd.

by William Cowper Found in: Errors Quotes,
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It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to read more

It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered

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I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as read more

I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views

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There are men who never err, because they never propose anything
rational.
[Ger., Est giebt Menschen die gar read more

There are men who never err, because they never propose anything
rational.
[Ger., Est giebt Menschen die gar nicht irren, weil sie sich
nichts Vernunftiges vorsetzen.]

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The truth is perilous never to the true,
Nor knowledge to the wise; and to the fool,
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The truth is perilous never to the true,
Nor knowledge to the wise; and to the fool,
And to the false, error and truth alike,
Error is worse than ignorance.

by Philip James Bailey Found in: Errors Quotes,
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