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Little said is soon amended.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
- Baltasar Gracian

The Constitution is a document that should only be
amended with great caution.
- Carl Levin

The fundamental laws of physics do not describe true facts about reality.
Rendered as descriptions of facts, they are false;
amended to be true,
they lose their explanatory force.
- Nancy Cartwright

The U.S.
Constitution is the basic framework for the greatest democracy on Earth.
Some of my colleagues find it easy to amend it.
I don't.
- Byron Dorgan

 

The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature
as in respect to the nature of all other things,
namely not to follow it but to amend it.
- John Stuart Mill

Gladly we desire to make other men perfect,
but we will not amend our own fault.
- Thomas Kempis

As our country increasingly relies on electronic information
storage and communication,
it is imperative that our Government amend our information
security laws accordingly.
- Jo Ann Davis

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No Congress ever has seen fit to amend the Constitution
to address any issue related to marriage.
No Constitutional Amendment was needed to ban polygamy or bigamy,
nor was a Constitutional Amendment needed to set a
uniform age of majority to ban child marriages.
- Judy Biggert

You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one.
I don't believe in little plans.
I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which
we can't possibly foresee now.
- Harry S. Truman

We know no document is perfect, but when we amend the Constitution,
it would be to expand rights, not to take away rights from decent,
loyal Americans.
This great Constitution of ours should never be used
to make a group of Americans permanent second-class citizens.
- Barbara Boxer

I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996.
It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor.
I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S.
Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
- Barack Obama

I have to say that it's very few countries that are
willing to look back at its past and apologize for its act,
or make amends for its act, as the United States had one.
- Robert Matsui

Let a man do what he will by a single woman,
the world is encouragingly apt to think Marriage a sufficient amends.
- Samuel Richardson

There are people who are very resourceful,
at being remorseful, and who apparently feel that the
best way to make friends is to do something terrible and then make amends.
- Ogden Nash

Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for
the toils and sufferings of those who survive.
- Edward Everett

It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our
errors and mistakes and make amends for them.
To make a mistake is only an error in judgment,
but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
- Dale Turner

I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not
believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination
against any minority by amending the Constitution.
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself,
the time I spend with family and friends.
My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting.
- Brendan Fraser

None of us takes amending the Constitution lightly.
The plain fact is this amendment has been exhaustively
studied and it really is time to act.
- Sam Brownback

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one
individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault.
If any other can excel it, it is listening to such
a disclosure with gratitude,
and amending the error.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Amending the U.S.
Constitution, the document most sacred to those who
love freedom and liberty,
is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the
basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that
a proposed amendment is necessary.
- Ben Nelson

This country, with its institutions,
belongs to the people who inhabit it.
Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government,
they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it,
or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Our democracy is not a product but a continual process.
It is preserved not by monuments but deeds.
Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending;
sometimes it needs defending.
Always, it needs improving.
- Lee H. Hamilton

A new constitution should be more amendable.
A needlessly confusing system of courts should be altered
to produce an arrangement that would be simple,
responsible, and less awkward.
- Charles Edison

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nay, be a Columbus to whole new
continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every increased possession
loads us with a new weariness.
- John Ruskin

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

What seems new is only new to us.
- Pearl S. Buck

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Incite a riot of new ideas.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
- Helen Keller

Questioning cultural norms opens new vistas of happiness and purpose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

You cannot discover new oceans unless
you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
- Anonymous

Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving
for my friends, the old and the new.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In all my ways of seeing - may I use new glasses,
a telescope and a microscope.
And may I always allow myself to see a circumstance
through the tender hearts of my friends.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau


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