quote by Alan Turing

If a machine is expected to be infallible, it cannot also be intelligent.

— Alan Turing

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The passions are the only orators that always persuade: they are, as it were, a natural art, the rules of which are infallible; and the simplest man with passion is more persuasive than the most eloquent without it.

The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.

The Gates of Hell shall not prevail against it.

It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, 'As pretty as an airport.


To announce truths is an infallible receipt for being persecuted.

In all ages of the world, priests have been enemies of liberty.

The Bible definitely is infallible, how else could it survive so many years of bad preaching?

The secret of rulership is to combine a belief in one’s own infallibility with a power to learn from past mistakes.

They wouldn't be heroes if they were infallible, in fact they wouldn't be heroes if they weren't miserable wretched dogs, the pariahs of the earth, besides which the only reason to build up an idol is to tear it down again.


The Bible is the ultimate authority and infallible, not the pastor and not the elders. And it doesn't mean that you believe everything he says without examining it.

A totalitarian state is in effect a theocracy, and its ruling caste, in order to keep its position, has to be thought of as infallible. But since, in practice, no one is infallible, it is frequently necessary to rearrange past events in order to show that this or that mistake was not made, or that this or that imaginary triumph actually happened.

Nominally a great age of scientific inquiry, ours has become an age of superstition about the infallibility of science; of almost mystical faith in its non-mystical methods; above all-which perhaps most explains the expert's sovereignty-of external verities; of traffic-cop morality and rabbit-test truth.

An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.


Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -- avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

There are things in the Old Book which I may not be able to explain, but I fully accept it as the infallible Word of God, and receive its teachings as inspired by the Holy Spirit.

Love and toothache have many cures, but none infallible, except possession and dispossession.

To refuse a hearing to an opinion, because they are sure that it is false, is to assume that their certainty is the same thing as absolute certainty. All silencing of discussion is an assumption of infallibility.

Oh despise not election! therein lies all your hope, that there is a remnant who shall infallibly be saved.


Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.

The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility;

he can never admit an error.

Justice consists in seeing that no harm is done to men.

Whenever a man cries inwardly: 'Why am I being hurt?' harm is being done to him. He is often mistaken when he tries to define the harm, and why and by whom it is being inflicted on him. But the cry itself is infallible.

Reversal by a higher court is not proof that justice is thereby better done.

There is no doubt that if there were a super-Supreme Court, a substantial proportion of our reversals of state courts would also be reversed. We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final.

Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches.


The infallible criterion by which to distinguish the true from the would-be strategist is the degree of originality of his conceptions. It makes little difference whether this originality is carried to excess, as was the case with Steinitz and Nimzowitsch.

There is no disease, bodily or mental, which adoption of vegetable diet, and pure water has not infallibly mitigated, wherever the experiment has been fairly tried.

Obedience to God is the most infallible evidence that creatures can exhibit of their sincere and supreme love to him.

If you want to know whether you are destined to be a success or a failure in life, you can easily find out. The test is simple and it is infallible: Are you able to save money? If not, drop out. You will lose. You may think not, but you will lose as sure as you live. The seed of success is not in you.

Dissent... is a right essential to any concept of the dignity and freedom of the individual; it is essential to the search for truth in a world wherein no authority is infallible.


Trouble arises when either science or religion claims universal jurisdiction, when either religious dogma or scientific dogma claims to be infallible. Religious creationists and scientific materialists are equally dogmatic and insensitive. By their arrogance they bring both science and religion into disrepute.

Don't think of yourself as indispensable or infallible.

As Charles De Gaulle said, the cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men.

Sitting back in the evening, stargazing and stroking your dog, is an infallible remedy.

Each soul or entity will and does return, or cycle, as does nature in its manifestations about man; thus leaving, making or presenting-as it were-those infallible, indelible truths that it -Life-is continuous.

Readiness to answer all questions is the infallible sign of stupidity.