"A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value."
"To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact."
"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
"What is earnest is not always true on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth."
"Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work."
"Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion."
"The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking."
"Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped."
"God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth."
"Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment."