Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
I was critical of the Israeli government, however, for not being prepared for the move. One does not uproot thousands of people without planning in advance what will be done with them. This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly.
What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
No one who lives in error is free.