103 Erroneous Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of erroneous quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about wedding crashers.

The Most Famous Erroneous Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

There are infinite possibilities of error, and more cranks take up fashionable untruths than unfashionable truths. — Bertrand Russell

If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake. — Confucius

To err and not reform, this may indeed be called error. — Confucius

Truth is undoubtedly the sort of error that cannot be refuted because it was hardened into an unalterable form in the long baking process of history — Michel Foucault

We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts so as to show that we were right. — George Orwell

For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human. — Plutarch

It is human to err, but it is devilish to remain willfully in error. — Saint Augustine

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

Short Erroneous Quotes

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  • A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it. — Bertrand Russell
  • Ideas have consequences, and totally erroneous ideas are likely to have destructive consequences. — Steve Allen
  • Erroneous assumptions can be disastrous. — Peter Drucker
  • Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. — Ambrose Bierce
  • self-esteem, n. An erroneous appraisal. — Ambrose Bierce
  • All sweeping assertions are erroneous. — Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • To be human is erroneous. — Karl Kraus
  • The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. — Ambrose Bierce
  • 'Your Erroneous Zones' was the book that went over the top simply because I believed in it so much. — Wayne Dyer
  • The writer's original perception of a character or characters may be as erroneous as the reader's. — Stephen King

Your Erroneous Quotes

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If you simply take the name of Christ upon you and call yourself His servant, yet do not obey Him, but follow your own whim, or your own hereditary prejudice, or the custom of some erroneous church-you are no servant of Christ. If you really are a servant of Christ, your first duty is to obey Him. — Charles Spurgeon

Shake off this erroneous notion that life is there and you're just gonna live in it, versus embrace it, change it, improve it, make your mark upon it. — Steve Jobs

If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. — Orson Scott Card

Know your place in the world and evaluate yourself fairly, not in terms of the naïve ideals of your own youth, nor in terms of what you erroneously imagine your teacher's ideals are. — Richard P. Feynman

But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking. — Herman Hesse

Vigilantly guard your mind against erroneous and destructive thought as you would guard your house against burglars and assassins. — Grenville Kleiser

always had the thought I could attract abundance. When I wrote the book Your Erroneous Zones back in the '70s, I absolutely knew the book was going to do well, but it wasn't a goal at all. I just went out there and started doing something I really loved. — Wayne Dyer

What you call disorder is nothing else than one of the laws of the order you comprehend not and which you have erroneously named disorder because its effects, though good for Nature, run counter to your convenience or jar your opinions. — Marquis De Sade

Wedding Crashers Quotes

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You know how they say we only use 10 percent of our brains? I think we only use 10 percent of our hearts. — Owen Wilson

Cats know everything there is to know about meditation. — Veronique Vienne

Grief is nature’s most powerful aphrodisiac. — Will Ferrell

We have no way of knowing what lays ahead for us in the future. All we can do is use the information at hand to make the best decision possible. — Sayings

I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers which was a pretty big break for me. — Bradley Cooper

I love doing comedy. Absolutely love it. After 'Wedding Crashers,' people suddenly realized that it was something I could do. — Jane Seymour

I'm not perfect, but who are we kidding? Neither are you. And you wanna know what? I dig it! — Vince Vaughn

Tattoo on the lower back? Might as well be a bullseye. — Vince Vaughn

Rule #76: No excuses. Play like a champion! — Vince Vaughn

We are gonna have tons and tons of opportunities to meet gorgeous ladies that get so aroused by the thought of marriage that they'll throw their inhibitions to the wind. — Vince Vaughn

What Was My Fault Quotes

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On recent events in a New York hotel room: What happened was not just inappropriate, it was more than that, it was a fault; a fault toward my wife, my children, my friends but also a fault toward the French people who placed in me their hope for change. — Dominique Strauss-Kahn

God's forgiveness is the only thing. And, well, I take full responsibility for the adultery. It was my fault and, you know, no matter what went on, the man has to take responsibility; and I do. — Jim Bakker

I was living an extremely burdensome life, because every time I prayed, I became more clearly aware of my faults. On the one hand, God was calling me. On the other, I was following the way of the world. Doing what God wanted made me happy; but I felt bound by the things of this world. — Saint Teresa of Avila

I've slept with a couple of people and made some poor choices and put things in jeopardy with... what I was happy with, and that's my own fault. I've got no one else to blame about that stuff. — Shane Warne

I was angry and frightened, and I was scared. I knew what I had done. The whole night is my fault. None of this would have happened if I didn’t drink. — Kim Richards

I was devastated when 'Days' let me go and couldn't help but feel it was my fault. What did I do wrong? What happened? It sucks. You always think it's your fault. — Lindsay Hartley

I went through a long period of time in that marriage when I didn't believe anything was my fault. I had to face what my part was, and only because of that difficult work was I able to trust a man again. — Connie Sellecca

But I rather thought--I mean, I heard you'd killed Balder the Fair." "I never did," snapped Loki crossly. "Well, no one ever proved I did. What happened to the presumption of innocence? Besides, he was supposed to be invulnerable. Was it my fault that he wasn't? — Joanne Harris

To be fair to Monica," I said, "what you did to her wasn't very nice either." "What'd I do to her?" he asked, defensive. "You know, going blind and everything." "But that's not my fault," Isaac said. "I'm not saying it was your fault. I'm saying it wasn't nice. — John Green

Really, it's my fault. It was there. A hundred times there. How often did I see it? I knew. It kept happening. Over and over, you'd say you were through with him...and over and over, I'd believe it...no matter what my eyes showed me. No matter what my heart told me. My. Fault. — Richelle Mead

What Was My Mistake Quotes

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The biggest mistake I made and what cost me a lot of enjoyment in my life, was assuming that everybody cared. They don’t. — John Mayer

I developed a mechanism so that whatever mistakes I made, I would bounce straight back. Whatever was happening off the pitch, I could put it to one side and maintain my form. Call it mental resilience or a strong mind, but that is what we mean when we talk about experience in a football team. — Gary Neville

I finally figured out what my crime was. I lived. Big mistake. — Patty Hearst

You are nothing like Christine!" he said, in my face. "She was a responsibility, a mistake I made when young and foolish, and from whom I came to believe I would never be free!" "Then what am I?" I challenged, staring up into blazing sapphire eyes. "A joy. — Karen Chance

..all I left with was the magnitude of my mistake, of my missing you. And I have to watch you from this distance, watch you achieve your dreams, live what seemed like this perfect life. — Gayle Forman

I made mistakes and I broke the law and I'm more than willing to pay a price for that. But there's a price beyond that that my children have paid, and that's not what was supposed to happen. — Paula Poundstone

When I left HEEP I didn't know what I wanted! It took me a long time to adjust to life away from the band and the only thing I knew was that I didn't want to repeat my mistakes! — Ken Hensley

[My kids] were very young at the time and didn't realize what was going on. We told them that mom made a mistake and people want to talk about it in the news so they're outside our house. — Paula Broadwell

What I did was permitted. My emails went to state.gov accounts. I did what I did, and I've said that it was a mistake. I've tried to do the best I could to get that information out to people. — Hillary Clinton

In stating as fully as I could how things really were, it was often very difficult and I wrote awkwardly and the awkwardness is what they called my style. All mistakes and awkwardness are easy to see, and they called it style. — Ernest Hemingway

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More Erroneous Quotes

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Cognitive therapy seeks to alleviate psychological stresses by correcting faulty conceptions and self-signals. By correcting erroneous beliefs we can lower excessive reactions. — Aaron T. Beck

Love sometimes gets tired of speaking sweetly and wants to rip to shreds all your erroneous notions of the truth that make you fight within yourself, dear one, and with others, causing the world to weep on too many fine days... The Beloved sometimes wants to do us a great favor: Hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out. — Hafez

The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another, is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy. An equal dispensation of protection, rights, privileges, and advantages, is what every part is entitled to, and ought to enjoy. — Benjamin Franklin

It is right that we should stand by and act on our principles; but not right to hold them in obstinate blindness, or retain them when proved to be erroneous. — Michael Faraday

The world is poisoned with erroneous theories, and needs to be taught sane doctrines, but it is difficult to straighten what has become crooked. — Frances Xavier Cabrini

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. — W. Somerset Maugham

Many people erroneously think they have only one chance to succeed, and if they miss that chance, they are doomed to failure. In fact, most people have several opportunities to succeed. — Bill Walsh

Many bodybuilders sell themselves short. Erroneously attributing their lack of satisfactory progress to a poverty of the requisite genetic traits, instead of to their irrational training and dietary practices, they give up training. Don't make the same mistake — Mike Mentzer

The population suffers from a fear of change, for their conditioning assumes a static identity, and challenging ones belief system, usually results in insult and apprehension, for being wrong is erroneously associated with failure. When in fact, to be proven wrong should be a celebrated, for it is elevating someone to a new level of understanding. — Peter Joseph

When our mind works freely without any hindrance, and is at liberty to 'come' or to 'go', we attain Samadhi of Prajna, or liberation. Such a state is called the function of 'thoughtlessness'. But to refrain from thinking of anything, so that all thoughts are suppressed, is to be Dharma-ridden, and this is an erroneous view. — Huineng

Still others commit all sorts of evil deeds, claiming karma doesn't exist. They erroneously maintain that since everything is empty, committing evil isn't wrong. Such persons fall into a hell of endless darkness with no hope of release. Those who are wise hold no such conception. — Bodhidharma

To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin". — Robert Bellarmine

Wherefore all theology, when separated from Christ, is not only vain and confused, but is also mad, deceitful, and spurious; for, though the philosophers sometimes utter excellent sayings, yet they have nothing but what is short-lived, and even mixed up with wicked and erroneous sentiments. — John Calvin

One can remain more sure-footed by taking small steps, but perhaps achieve greater speed by taking bigger steps. Of course, one also runs the risk of setting out in a completely erroneous direction. Surely the important thing isn't the length of our steps, but that the objective is clear. — Angela Merkel

The stumbling way in which even the ablest of the scientists in every generation have had to fight through thickets of erroneous observations, misleading generalizations, inadequate formulation, and unconscious prejudice is rarely appreciated by those who obtain their scientific knowledge from textbooks. — James Bryant Conant

It is generally agreed by philosophers of science that important contributions which have a revolutionary impact on science are often methodologically inadequate, reveal many anomalies, and may indeed be factually erroneous. — Hans Eysenck

Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm... that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous. — James Prescott Joule

Two erroneous impressions ... seem to be current among certain groups of uninformed persons. The first is that religion today stands for mediaeval theology; the second that science is materialistic and irreligious. — Robert Andrews Millikan

Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable. — W. Somerset Maugham

Thoughts are universally and not individually rooted; a truth cannot be created, but only perceived. The erroneous thoughts of man result from imperfections in his discernment. The goal of Yoga Science is to calm the mind, that without distortion it may mirror the Divine vision in the Universe. — Paramahansa Yogananda

It is one of the ironies of religious history that many mortals err in their understanding of the nature of God and end up rejecting not the real God but their own erroneous and stereotypical image of God. Frequently this is because they have thought of God solely in terms of thunderings at Sinai without pondering substance. . . . — Neal A. Maxwell

It is a profoundly erroneous truism, repeated by all copy books and by eminent people when they are making speeches, that we should cultivate the habit of thinking of what we are doing. The precise opposite is the case. Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. — Alfred North Whitehead

From eating meat arrogance is born, from arrogance erroneous imaginations issue, and from imagination is born greed; and for this reason refrain from eating meat. — Gautama Buddha

The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question. — Stephen Jay Gould

It is probably impossible to think without words, but if we permit ourselves to think with the wrong words, we shall soon be entertaining erroneous thoughts; for words, which are given us for the expression of thought, have a habit of going beyond their proper bounds and determining the content of thought. — Aiden Wilson Tozer

The makers of dictionaries are dependent upon specialists for their definitions. A specialist's definition may be true or it may be erroneous. But its truth cannot be increased or its error diminished by its acceptance by the lexicographer. Each definition must stand on its own merits. — Benjamin Tucker

By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions. — R. Buckminster Fuller

It is quite possible we may have formed entirely erroneous ideas of what we actually see. The greenish gray patches may not be seas at all, nor the ruddy continents, solid land. Neither may the obscuring patches be clouds of vapor. — Edward E. Barnard

It seems to me that the testimonies, practically, have come into that shape, that it is not of any use to try to defend the erroneous claims that are now put forth for them. — Uriah Smith

Fertility of imagination and abundance of guesses at truth are among the first requisites of discovery; but the erroneous guesses must almost of necessity be many times as numerous as those which prove well founded. — William Stanley Jevons

British establishment uses "the royal we," as in, "We think this." You hear a lot of that these days. It erroneously suggests that those who are making the decisions to bomb countries, to devastate economies, to take part in acts of international piracy involve all of us. — John Pilger

Once you realize that it is impossible to capture the character of the various manifestations of nature by pictorial means, and that an interpretation based on imagination is equally erroneous, you will not find yourself facing a gaping void as you might have feared. — Frantisek Kupka

PREFERENCE, n. A sentiment, or frame of mind, induced by the erroneous belief that one thing is better than another. — Ambrose Bierce

As, for the safety of society, we commit honest maniacs to Bedlam, so judges should be withdrawn from their bench, whose erroneous biases are leading us to dissolution. It may indeed injure them in fame or in fortune; but it saves the republic, which is the first and supreme law. — Thomas Jefferson

No consensus of men can make an error erroneous. We can only find or commit an error, not create it. When we commit an error, we say what was an error already. — Josiah Royce

The law of causality, I believe, like much that passes muster among philosophers, is a relic of a bygone age, surviving, like the monarchy, only because it is erroneously supposed to do no harm. — Bertrand Russell

Destructive Failure: Reveals limitations and weakness, highlights your shortcomings and when not processed correctly, keeps you feeling inadequate and defective. Productive failure: Reveals limitations and weakness, highlights your erroneous thinking and when processed correctly, leads you to better options and keeps you dependent on the Lord. — June Hunt

It is curious how often erroneous theories have had a beneficial effect for particular branches of science. — Ernst Mayr

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