Rectifying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 100 pages
Familiar Quotations RectifyingI don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.ndash;Shirley MaclaineRectifying ndash; CorrectingThe reward for being true to a correct principle is worth whatever it costs, and often the greatest reward is the character development in the person who remains true.ndash;AnonymousThe opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.ndash;Niels BohrTo correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.ndash;Albert CamusIf names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of things.ndash;ConfuciusWere it offered to my choice, I should have no objections to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults of the first.ndash;Benjamin FranklinTo correct the evils, great and small, which spring from want of sympathy and from positive enmity among strangers, as nations or as individuals, is one of the highest functions of civilization.ndash;Abraham LincolnIf the estimate of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs is correct, then Russia has lost the cold war in western Europe.ndash;Walter LippmannThat's correct.ndash;Billy MadisonA man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.ndash;Julius Robert Oppenheimer

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