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01. My teacher always told me that [errors] are little gifts that help us to learn.
02. You should check your homework before handing it in so that you can find your own [errors].
03. While rock-climbing, you need to remain very focused so that you don't make any dangerous [errors].
04. System [errors] can cause your computer to stop working entirely.
05. When learning a second language, it is important to look at [errors] as an instrument of learning, instead of a source of frustration.
06. You only made one small [error] on your math test.
07. Even the tiniest [error] in our calculations could alter our flight plan, and cause us to miss our landing target on the Dark Planet.
08. The plane crash was caused by mechanical failure, rather than human [error].
09. You should very careful in checking for [errors] in your homework; you don't want to lose marks for careless mistakes.
10. In May of 1980, U.S. nuclear forces twice went on red alert following a computer [error] warning of a Soviet attack.
11. Studies show that thirty-two percent of computer data loss cases are due to human [error].
12. Airline officials fear that the plane may have crashed due to pilot [error].
13. A Polish proverb suggests that every [error] has its excuse.
14. Alexis Carrel once suggested that a few observations and much reasoning lead to [error], but many observations and a little reasoning lead to truth.
15. Carl Jung noted that knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon [error] also.
16. Rabindranath Tagore once stated that if you shut the door to all [errors], truth will be shut out.
17. Hans Reichenbach once noted that if [error] is corrected whenever it is recognized as such, the path of [error] is the path of truth.
18. Andrew Mason once advised, "Admit your [errors] before someone else exaggerates them."
19. Orlando Battista once stated that an [error] doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
20. A German proverb tells us that an old [error] is always more popular than a new truth.
21. Eric Sevareid once said that it's better to trust the man who is frequently in [error] than the one who is never in doubt.
22. Louis Aragon once said that [error] is certainty's constant companion.
23. Coach Paul Brown once said that football is a game of [errors]. The team that makes the fewest [errors] in a game usually wins.
24. Publilius Syrus once stated that from the [errors] of others, a wise man corrects his own.
25. Mahatma Gandhi once remarked, "I came to the conclusion long ago that all religions were true, and also that all had some [error] in them."
26. The remark was [erroneously] attributed to the President, but it was actually the Minister of Defense who made the comment.
27. The information you received stating that the CEO has resigned is [erroneous]. He is simply taking an extended leave for health reasons.

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