Sentence Examples


  • * To err is human.
  • Men always did and always will err, and in nothing more than in what they consider right and wrong.
  • Even then it remains to give the will that property of rigid infallibility without which we are always liable to err, and this must be effected by the training of the judgment.
  • Lastly, all the authors of the above-quoted theories err in supposing that all judgment requires conception; for even Mill thinks a combination of ideas necessary, and Brentano, who comes still nearer to the nature of sensory judgment when he says, " Every perception counts for a judgment," yet thinks that an idea is necessary at the same time in order to understand the thing judged.
  • In the third, the materials are worked up after the model or pattern of nature, though we are prone to err in the progress from sense to reason; the result is philosophy, which is concerned either with God, with nature or with man, the second being the most important.