to err is human

idiom

formal
: it is normal for people to make mistakes

Examples of to err is human in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To riff off the old saying, to err is human, so AI must opine. Adam Rodman, STAT, 3 May 2024 Finding Glory in Defeat: The French Open offers as clear a window as any into the crushing truth of sports — and into the fact that to err is human, entirely and beautifully so. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, 11 June 2023 Since to err is human and no relationship is perfect, partnerships need a bond to keep partners together between hiccups. Chip Bell, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2023

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“To err is human.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20err%20is%20human. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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