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A Quote by Alvin Toffler on correction, editors, and errors

Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

Alvin Toffler (1928 -)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on errors and sharing

If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: The Rape of the Lock. Canto ii. Line 17.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on angels, errors, lies, men, and pride

In pride, in reasoning pride, our error lies; All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies. Pride still is aiming at the blest abodes: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell, Aspiring to be angels, men rebel.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 123.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on abuse, chaos, confusion, errors, glory, judgment, passion, thought, truth, and world

Chaos of thought and passion, all confused; Still by himself abused or disabused; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled,- The glory, jest, and riddle of the world.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 13.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on dreams and errors

Those oft are stratagems which errors seem Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream;

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: An Essay on Criticism, 1711

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on difficulty, errors, judgment, opportunity, physics, and practice

Indubitably, Magick is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Albrecht Dürer on art, awareness, blindness, diligence, errors, judgment, knowledge, men, reason, ridicule, and sanity

But when great and ingenious artists behold their so inept performances, not undeservedly do they ridicule the blindness of such men; since sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence. Now the sole reason why painters of this sort are not aware of their own error is that they have not learnt Geometry, without which no one can either be or become an absolute artist; but the blame for this should be laid upon their masters, who are themselves ignorant of this art.

Albrecht Derer (1471 - 1528)

Source: The Art of Measurement. 1525.

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