Err is human

Err is human
Человеку свойственно ошибаться

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  • to err is human (to forgive divine) — Although known in Latin (humanum est errare, it is human to err) and in earlier English versions, this saying is generally quoted in Pope’s words (quot. 1711). Cf. c 1386 CHAUCER Tale of Melibee 1.1264 The proverbe seith that ‘for to do synne is… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • To Err is Human — To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System is a groundbreaking report issued in November 1999 by the U.S. Institute of Medicine which resulted in an increased awareness of U.S. medical errors. The push for patient safety that followed its… …   Wikipedia

  • (To) err is human, to forgive, divine. — To err is human, (to forgive, divine). formal something that you say which means it is natural to make mistakes and it is important to forgive people when they do. You d think he could find it in his heart to forgive her. To err is human and all… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (To) err is human. — To err is human, (to forgive, divine). formal something that you say which means it is natural to make mistakes and it is important to forgive people when they do. You d think he could find it in his heart to forgive her. To err is human and all… …   New idioms dictionary

  • to err is human, to forgive divine — ► to err is human, to forgive divine proverb it is human nature to make mistakes oneself while finding it hard to forgive others. Main Entry: ↑err …   English terms dictionary

  • to err is human — phrase used for saying that it is natural for people to sometimes make mistakes Thesaurus: to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym Main entry: err …   Useful english dictionary

  • To err is human, to forgive divine. — См. Гневаться человеческое, а злопамятствовать дьявольское дело. To err is human, to forgive divine. См. Ошибаться человеческое дело, а не сознаваться дьявольское …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • to err is human, to forgive divine — This idiom is used when someone has done something wrong, suggesting that they should be forgiven …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • err — ► VERB 1) be mistaken or incorrect. 2) do wrong. ● err on the side of Cf. ↑err on the side of ● to err is human, to forgive divine Cf. ↑to err is human, to forgive divine …   English terms dictionary

  • err — [ ɜr ] verb intransitive FORMAL to make a mistake, especially in a judgment or decision: The court had erred in allowing her parents to testify. err on the side of something to do more than is really necessary in order to avoid a particular… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Human — Hu man, a. [L. humanus; akin to homo man: cf. F. humain. See {Homage}, and cf. {Humane}, {Omber}.] Belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race of man; as, a human voice; human… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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