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Correcting Quotes

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Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

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Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

We have taken a giant step forward in correcting some
of the misconceptions people have about the church.
I think that we've made a lot of friends.
- M. Russell Ballard

Most of the energy of political work is devoted to
correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
- Milton Friedman

 

When you are writing, of course, you have to do all
that writing and correcting for yourself.
When I was a librarian it was expected that I would
know about a wide range of books.
- Margaret Mahy

It isn't making mistakes that's critical;
it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Henceforth, language studies were no longer directed
merely towards correcting grammar.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

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How people keep correcting us when we are young!
There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over.
Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
- Jack Nicklaus

Scientists are human, they're as biased as any other group.
But they do have one great advantage in that science
is a self-correcting process.
- Cyril Ponnamperuma

It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue
severity in correcting faults is liable at times to
discourage a boy's mind from effort.
- Quintilian

Correcting it, I don't know; just shedding the light
of day on it is a first major step,
being one of the earliest generations not to just accept the words.
- Paul Kantner

The good news, to relieve all this gloom,
is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting.
Here, the people are sovereign.
Inept political leaders can be replaced.
Foolish policies can be changed.
Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Life is a process of working out what's not working
for you and disentangling yourself from it and trying
then not walk into the same thing again.
Watching your patterns and correcting them if you can.
- Siobhan Fahey

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
of forms assembled in the light.
- Le Corbusier

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

The persecuting spirit has its origin...
in the assumption that one's own opinions are infallibly correct.
- John Fiske

So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong.
When I feel that I'm doing that, then I snap out of it.
- Gene Wilder

Your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct.
- Chuck Palahniuk

With respect to the respective French and German traditions
you are no doubt correct,
although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes.
- Brian Ferneyhough

Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good.
This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be
able to see it in that light.
- Henry S. Haskins

An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
- Orlando A. Battista

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice.
And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune,
will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
- Jacques-Louis David

In laughter we always find an unavowed intention to
humiliate and consequently to correct our neighbour.
- Henri Bergson

The test is to recognize the mistake,
admit it and correct it.
To have tried to do something and failed is vastly
better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
- Dale Turner

It is, I guess, politically correct,
widely believed,
that to say that American health care is the best in the world.
It's not.
- Donald Berwick

There is perhaps no surer mark of folly,
than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.
- Henry Fielding

To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error.
- Rodrigo Rato

So much of life is luck.
One day you make a right turn and get hit by a car.
Turn left and you meet the love of your life.
I think I made the correct turn.
- Loretta Swit

Being Politically Correct means always having to say you're sorry.
- Charles Osgood

We can't be politically correct - right or left -
in the war on terrorism.
Period.
- David Hunt

Don't ever become a pessimist...
a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist,
but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure,
but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions
so that they are most favorable to you.
- William Frederick Book

There's a new science out called orthomolecular medicine.
You correct the chemical imbalance with amino acids
and vitamins and minerals that are naturally in the body.
- Margot Kidder

Crisis alone is not enough.
There must also be a basis, though it need be neither
rational nor ultimately correct,
for faith in the particular candidate chosen.
- Thomas Kuhn

In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be
correct in what they affirm,
and wrong in what they deny.
- John Stuart Mill

Working on the accent helped, enormously.
I will tell you that when I brought Michael a correct "British" accent,
one that my dialect coach was happy with,
he hated it.
- Madeleine Stowe

Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.
- Laurence J. Peter

I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear.
Blue suede shoes.
- Elvis Presley

I don't even correct people when they mispronounce my name now.
- Ann Beattie

It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
- Titus Livius

I'm very much a humanist.
I'm very much pro-choice.
I'm very much politically correct.
- Sandra Bernhard

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
- Moliere

True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and
actions are in alignment with that which is true,
correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
- Bryant H. McGill

How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Vladimir Nabokov said the two great evils of the 20th
century were Marx and Freud.
He was absolutely correct.
- Dean Koontz

Very few things happen at the right time,
and the rest do not happen at all.
The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
- Herodotus

Trust cannot be commanded; and yet it is also correct
that the only one who earns trust is the one who is prepared to grant trust.
- Gustav Heinemann

If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs.
- John Clare

I think that many of my ideas are correct,
but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries
will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas
I have about human evolution.
- Donald Johanson

We must correct the problems and inequities in the
way we conduct and decide elections in the United States.
- Tom Daschle

I happen to believe that the preemption school is correct,
that the risks of allowing Saddam Hussein to acquire
his weapons will only grow with time.
- Charles Krauthammer

Sincerity and the correct use of the voice are the
greatest things in the art of acting.
- Alla Nazimova

You must find the note, the correct key,
for your story.
If you find it, everything will work.
If you do not, everything will stick out like elbows.
- Louis Malle

I finally realized the happy medium,
'honey blonde' was the correct color and line for me.
- Ann Sothern

As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men,
I see no reason why anyone should be exempt.
- Moliere

Noting that Huckleberry Finn was originally both valued
and reviled because it shows the reader that the accepted
moral code and social hierarchy is not always correct.
- Robert Vaughan

And you can't make a mistake when you are reading the Torah,
so you have men standing around who will correct you
if you are reading it incorrectly.
- Jami Gertz

Don't confuse hypothesis and theory.
The former is a possible explanation;
the latter,
the correct one.
The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science.
- Martin H. Fischer

We learn by our problems.
We correct our deficiencies if there are any.
- Joe Arpaio

Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it.
- Donald Knuth

Scales played in the correct musical way are very exciting and rewarding.
- James Galway

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will
establish a reputation as an expert.
- Laurence J. Peter

If my impressions are correct, our educational planing
mill cuts down all the knots of genius,
and reduces the best of the men who go through it to much the same standard.
- Simon Newcomb

I am not politically correct.
I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth
and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on,
and I am not apologetic about it.
- Luke Scott

If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire,
you can't be politically correct when you do that.
- John Cusack

The choice is between which mistake is easier to correct:
underdoing it or overdoing it.
- Timothy Geithner

Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities.
We should use the opportunities it offers to correct
past mistakes not to blunder anew.
- Ibrahim Babangida

A loafer always has the correct time.
- Kin Hubbard


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