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It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just
theory will always be confirmed by experiment.
- Thomas Malthus

It is also a good rule not to put overmuch confidence
in the observational results that are put forward until
they are confirmed by theory.
- Arthur Eddington

The trip to Iraq confirmed that I made the right decision
when I voted against lending Iraq the $18 billion the
United States plans to use to help rebuild the country.
- Vic Snyder

On the day, therefore, when I went to the church to be confirmed,
with a number of others, I suffered extremely from
the reproaches of my conscience.
- Maria Monk

 

If I were the president, I would be very concerned...
and I would do what was reasonably necessary to find
a way to get my people confirmed.
- Max Baucus

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay;
falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
- Tacitus

History, sociology, economics, psychology et al.
confirmed Joyce's view of Everyman as victim.
- Robert Anton Wilson

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This result was confirmed by different researchers
using various experimental arrangements.
- Walther Bothe

On the 1st day of December, 1830, I was confirmed,
and in accordance with the word of the Lord I was ordained
an Elder under the hands of the Prophet.
- Orson Pratt

Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process
had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
- Walther Bothe

Let one persuade many, and he becomes confirmed and convinced,
and cares for no better evidence.
- Chauncey Wright

If I'm confirmed, I'll be myself.
- Samuel Alito

Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom;
for no man easily distrusts the things which he and
all men have been always bred up to.
- William Temple

There is no government in Europe where ministers go
through that kind of confirmation process,
which in fact is modeled on the way the U.S.
cabinet members are confirmed.
- Mario Monti

I am confirmed in my division of human energies.
Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
- Julia Ward Howe

If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and
the principles articulated in it the full measure of
respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court.
- Elena Kagan

The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle.
This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history.
- Kim Il Sung

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such
a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent."
I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow,
but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould

As I read, my suspicion that Jesus might really be
the Messiah was confirmed.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

It's never been confirmed that Elizabeth I was a virgin.
It's like the Virgin Mary - it's about branding,
a logo.
To use a modern term, Elizabeth was actually a bit of a slut.
- Helen Mirren

The material particle nature of primary cosmic radiation has been confirmed,
although the processes turned out to be extraordinarily
more complicated than we had assumed.
- Walther Bothe

I naturally wanted to be saved, so when I came home
I told my mom I wanted to be confirmed.
That's the way I related to it, being raised an Episcopalian.
I went to Dallas and got confirmed.
- T-Bone Burnett

I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element,
a democratic element into the selection of a person who,
once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control.
- Stephen Breyer

If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues
on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain
the focus on long-term price stability as monetary
policy's greatest contribution to general economic
prosperity and maximum employment.
- Ben Bernanke

Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year,
the Administration remains opposed to a congressional
resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections.
This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to
Turkey and to the rest of the world.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed
through the individual and confirmed by miracles.
In modern religions the spirit is expressed through
the many and confirmed by reason.
- Heinrich Heine

The establishment of a law, moreover,
does not take place when the first thought of it takes form,
or even when its significance is recognised,
but only when it has been confirmed by the results of the experiment.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

I had a bat mitzvah, was confirmed, went to Jewish summer camp,
I go to temple for the High Holy Days.
I think, like most people in their early 20s,
I kind of strayed away from it.
I think once I have a family I'll be back into it.
- Lizzy Caplan

I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book,
and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out.
For instance I have a section of the book where I talk
about the possibility of torture.
- Peter Singer

There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States.
Only three have been women.
If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring
the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark,
with three women concurrently serving as Justices.
- Patrick Leahy

This and many others only confirmed me in the opinion,
planted when I saw the sale of Martha Ann,
and growing steadily thereafter, that slavery was an accursed business,
and that the sooner my people were relieved of it,
the better.
- John Sergeant Wise

The U.S.
army confirmed that it gave a lucrative fire fighting
contract in Iraq to the firm once run by the Vice President
Dick Cheney without any competitive bidding.
When asked if this could be conceived as Cheney's friends profiting from the war,
the spokesman said 'Yes.'
- Conan O'Brien

In due course, following an additional debriefing,
the FBI confirmed to me and to my former counsel,
Tom Carter, that I was not a suspect in this case.
I assumed that my involvement in the investigation was over.
- Steven Hatfill

As a confirmed individualist I certainly do not wish
to underrate the influence of the individual,
for the masses do not lead the individual;
rather,
in the individual is vested the capacity to lead the masses.
- Gustav Stresemann

We have confirmed something we only knew in theory,
namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable
forces operate imperiously,
is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel.
- Frederica Montseny

We respect the role of the Senate.
We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the
qualifications of Judge Roberts,
and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given
a fair hearing and a fair opportunity,
that he will be confirmed.
- Alberto Gonzales

Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs,
that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues,
saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
- Kamal Ahmed

I believe the two biggest mistakes made by the Founders
were giving Federal judges life-time appointments and
permitting them to be confirmed without the agreement
of two-thirds of the members of the United States Senate.
- John Jay Hooker

I assure this committee that, if I am confirmed,
I will be strictly independent of all political influences...
essential to that institution's ability to function
effectively and achieve its mandated objectives.
- Ben Bernanke

Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple.
She saw the Life write up on Buddhism,
with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted
to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid.
She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
- Kenneth Rexroth

We studied the light source in the direction of the magnetic force,
we perforated the poles of the magnet;
but even in the direction of the magnetic lines of
force we found that our result was confirmed.
- Pieter Zeeman

Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
- Lawrence Durrell

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice,
rather than contradict it.
- Alexander Cockburn

Women's propensity to share confidences is universal.
We confirm our reality by sharing.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Film is a very, very powerful medium.
It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are,
or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.
- Wim Wenders

I think that the majority of messages are validating
messages to confirm the survival of conscious.
And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
- John Edward

I can't confirm any rumors.
I'm happy doing what I'm doing.
I have no interest in going back to coaching.
- Jimmy Johnson

As a young teenager I looked desperately for things
to read that might excuse me or assure me I wasn't the only one,
that might confirm an identity I was unhappily piecing together.
- Edmund White

Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more
than 500 of His followers at one time,
the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote.
- Josh McDowell

Ideologies, however appealing, cannot shape the whole
structure of perceptions and conduct unless they are
embedded in daily experiences that confirm them.
- Christopher Lasch

In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness,
to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel,
which he had so faithfully preached.
- John Strachan

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

As anyone who is gay will confirm, being that way is
not something you become,
it is a set of emotional and physical responses that just are.
- Lance Loud

My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact,
not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
- Thomas Huxley

The statements of four witnesses of unquestioned integrity,
traveling with me that day, attest that such comments
were never made and confirm that it simply did not happen.
- Paul Crouch

I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as
your President by your ballots,
so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
- Gerald R. Ford

I think in art, but especially in films,
people are trying to confirm their own existences.
- Jim Morrison

Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions.
- Booth Tarkington

Neither was there any heresy, or diversity of opinion,
or disputing about the matter, till the pope had gathered
a council to confirm this transubstantiation:
wherefore it is most likely that this opinion came
up by them of latter days.
- William Tyndale

Aching all over, we reached level ground again,
and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that
no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road;
a decision which later experiences only served to confirm.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to
be stolen State Department cables.
But I can say that the United States deeply regrets
the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential,
including private discussions between counterparts
or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
- Hillary Clinton

I got a cable from New York saying that what I'd written
about the growth of Soviet agricultural production
didn't make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars.
I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me.
- Harrison Salisbury

I have always thought that the rapid economic development
of South Africa would in the long run prove to be incompatible
with the government's racial policies,
and recent events have tended to confirm my opinion.
- Harry Oppenheimer

Social Security Number Cards by themselves were never
intended to be personal identity documents because
they cannot confirm that a person presenting a card
is actually the person whose name appears on the card.
- Ron Lewis

My sense is that, when you look at what people such
as former Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
have said over the years,
you don't go with a story unless you have two independent sources to confirm it.
- Ron Wyden

I know that from the days of Watergate...
the notion of two sources on a story has become the
popular dogma about how you confirm something.
And there is a lot of truth to that,
but there are all kinds of ways to check to the extent that you can,
a story that you get.
- Howard Fineman

It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm
John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities
as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its
new term in a matter of weeks.
We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

So long as we use a certain language,
all questions that we can ask will have to be formulated
in it and will thereby confirm the theory of the universe
which is implied in the vocabulary and structure of the language.
- Michael Polanyi

Follow that will and that way
which experience confirms to be your own.
- Carl Jung

The way people in democracies think of the government
as something different from themselves is a real handicap.
And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
- Lewis Mumford

Reality does not conform to the ideal,
but confirms it.
- Gustave Flaubert


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