The chief cause of human errors is to be found in the prejudices picked up in childhood.— Rene Descartes
Thrilling Human Error quotations
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.
We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.
To solve the human equation, we need to add love, subtract hate, multiply good, and divide between truth and error.
The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
Science is a very human form of knowledge.
We are always at the brink of the known; we always feel forward for what is to be hoped. Every judgment in science stands on the edge of error and is personal. Science is a tribute to what we can know although we are fallible.
Abortion and racism are both symptoms of a fundamental human error.
The error is thinking that when someone stands in the way of our wants, we can justify getting that person out of our lives. Abortion and racism stem from the same poisonous root, selfishness.
Soon the day will come when science will win victory over error, justice a victory over injustice, and human love a victory over human hatred and ignorance.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
There is a fundamental error in separating the parts from the whole, the mistake of atomizing what should not be atomized. Unity and complementarity constitute reality.
One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.
God sees us with the eyes of a Father.
He sees our defects, errors, and blemishes. But He also sees our value. What did Jesus know that enabled Him to do what He did? Here’s part of the answer: He knew the value of people. He knew that each human being is a treasure. And because He did, people were not a source of stress, but a source of joy.
The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.
To err is human. To repeat error is of the Devil.
Whoever hesitates while waiting for ideas to triumph among the masses before initiating revolutionary action will never be a revolutionary... Humanity will, of course, change; human society will, of course, continue to develop - in spite of men and the errors of men. But that is not a revolutionary attitude.
Man's right to know, to learn, to inquire, to make bona fide errors, to investigate human emotions must, by all means, be safe, if the word "freedom" should ever be more than an empty political slogan.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
We all must do what Christ did. We must make our experiment. We must make mistakes. We must live out our own version of life. And there will be error. If you avoid error you do not live.
Truth is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict, unless, by human interposition, disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate; errors ceasing to be dangerous when it is permitted freely to contradict them.
We must accept human error as inevitable - and design around that fact.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
Science is perhaps the only human activity in which errors are systematically criticized and, in time, corrected.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors.
An error does not become a mistake, until you refuse to correct it.
The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error.
The confusing of marriage with morality has done more to destroy the conscience of the human race than any other single error.
Human existence must be a kind of error.
..it may be said of it, 'it is bad today and every day it will get worse, until the worst of all happens'.
Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.
To err is human, to forgive is divine.
Religion claims to be in possession of an absolute truth;
but its history is a history of errors and heresies. It gives us the promise and prospect of a transcendent world - far beyond the limits of our human experience - and it remains human, all too human.
The classical error of historical Christianity is that we have never started with the value of the person. Rather, we have started from the 'unworthiness of the sinner', and that starting point has set the stage for the glorification of human shame in Christian theology.
One thing that defines humans: if we can imagine it, we can do it.
A margin of safety is achieved when securities are purchased at prices sufficiently below underlying value to allow for human error, bad luck, or extreme volatility in a complex, unpredictable and rapidly changing world.
All things are literally better, lovelier, and more beloved for the imperfections which have been divinely appointed, that the law of human life may be effort, and the law of human judgment, mercy.
To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses, the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
From the errors of others the wise correct their own.
To require conformity in the appreciation of sentiments or the interpretation of language, or uniformity of thought, feeling, or action, is a fundamental error in human legislation -- a madness which would be only equaled by requiring all men to possess the same countenance, the same voice or the same stature.
Fear, the strength of earth's religions, gripping every living soul, Was a monstrous human error for the making of men whole.
Learn to control ego. Humans hold their dogmas and biases too tightly, and we only think that our opponents are dogmatic! But we all need criticism. Criticism is the only known antidote to error.
And since we cannot deceive the whole human race all the time, it is most important thus to cut every generation off from all others; for where learning makes a free commerce between the ages there is always the danger that the characteristic errors of one may be corrected by the characteristic truths of another.
Human beings should only use technology which if the worst case happens, it leads to an acceptable damage. Definitely nuclear energy is not in that category. I want an industrial world where people are allowed to make errors. Because human creativity has to do with being allowed to make errors. We want an error-friendly environment.