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Top 100 Quotes About Correcting

#1. Science is unique among human ways of knowing because it is self-correcting. Every - Author: Thomas Levenson
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#2. I don't even know what I'm writing, I have no idea, I don't know anything, and I'm not reading over it, and I'm not correcting my style, and I'm writing just for the sake of writing, just for the sake of writing more to you ... My precious, my darling, my dearest! - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#3. How hard you work at correcting your faults reveals your character. - Author: John Wooden
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#4. I think of evolution as an error-making and error-correcting process, and we are constantly learning from experience. - Author: Jonas Salk
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#5. Chance is commonly viewed as a self-correcting process in which a deviation in one direction induces a deviation in the opposite direction to restore the equilibrium. In fact, deviations are not "corrected" as a chance process unfolds, they are merely diluted. - Author: Amos Tversky
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#6. A man walking is never in balance, but always correcting for imbalance. - Author: Gregory Bateson
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#7. 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. - Author: Theodore C. Sorensen
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#8. The market is in the process of correcting itself. - Author: George W. Bush
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#9. If things are not going well with you, begin your effort at correcting the situation by carefully examining the service you are rendering, and especially the spirit in which you are rendering it. - Author: Roger Babson
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#10. young IT manager defined being the boss as developing people around him who would then rely upon him for his advice and expertise in correcting their weaknesses. - Author: Fred Luthans
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#11. If the gentleman is not serious, he will not be respected, and his learning will not be on a firm foundation. He considers loyalty and faithfulness to be fundamental, has no friends who are not like him, and when he has made mistakes, he is not afraid of correcting them. - Author: Confucius
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#12. Feminism is not simply the idea that women can benefit from rediscovering themselves but also that our whole culture can benefit from correcting its psychic/sexual imbalance through each person becoming whole again. - Author: Anne Rush
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#13. There are many hypotheses in science that are wrong. That's perfectly alright; it's the aperture to finding out what's right. Science is a self-correcting process. To be accepted, new ideas must survive the most rigorous standards of evidence and scrutiny. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#14. With no doubt Al Hussain was one of the greatest rebels, for correcting the path of rulers who deviated from the right path. He, by his stance honorably acquired martyrdom martyrdom that free people wish to acquire. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#15. Many think that when they have confessed a fault there is no need of correcting it. - Author: Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
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#16. Correcting the situation or by not allowing the person to have access to you. - Author: Sherry Argov
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#17. I don't wish to treat you like an inferior: that is (correcting himself), I claim only such superiority as must result from twenty years' difference in age and a century's advance in experience. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#18. She [Comedy] it is who proposes the correcting of pretentiousness, of inflation, of dulness, and of the vestiges of rawness and grossness to be found among us. She is the ultimate civilizer, the polisher, a sweet cook. - Author: George Meredith
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#19. Do you know who the upright of heart are? They are those who wish what God wishes. Therefore, do not try to twist God's will to you own but correct your will to that of God. The will of God is a rule of conduct. By it you have the means of being converted and of correcting your evil ways. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#20. Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without a comment is a wonderful social grace ... Children who have the habit of constantly correcting should be stopped before they grow up to drive spouses and everyone else crazy by interrupting stories to say, 'No, dear
it was Tuesday, not Wednesday. - Author: Judith Martin
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#21. There is no moderator or ombudsman online, and while the transparency of the web usually means that information is self-correcting, we still have to keep in mind the responsibility each of us carries when the power of the press is at our fingertips and in our pockets. - Author: Matt Mullenweg
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#22. The ship is always off course. Anybody who sails knows that. Sailing is being off course and correcting. That gives a sense of what life is about. - Author: Michael Meade
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#23. The process of debugging, going an correcting the program and then looking at the behavior, and then correcting it again, and finally iteratively getting it to a working program, is in fact, very close to learning about learning. - Author: Nicholas Negroponte
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#24. Communication is not a two way street.
It is a bridge.
Either you have one or you build one.
It's about connecting, not correcting. - Author: Farshad Asl
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#25. It is absurd to believe that soldiers who cannot be made to wear the proper uniform can be induced to move forward in battle. Officers who fail to perform their duty by correcting small violations and in enforcing proper conduct are incapable of leading. - Author: George S. Patton
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#26. The universe is not only self-organizing, it is also self-correcting. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#27. So many people among non-scientists see science as an unassailable monolith of truth, and it's not. It's an ongoing self-correcting process. - Author: Kitty Ferguson
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#28. By correcting your daily life which includes your thoughts too, you can save yourself from many bad experiences of life. - Author: Puneet Kumar
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#29. I also get a perverse pleasure from correcting students who refer to an important piece of data or write that this data is important. (Data is the plural of datum, I tell them, so one ought to say, The datum is important; The data are important.) Yet - Author: Steven Pinker
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#30. He flaunted obnoxious feats of memory by quoting page numbers and passages back in class and correcting his teachers on their text citations.14 "You forgot the comma," he said to one.15 - Author: Alice Schroeder
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#31. The teacher's role in discussion is to keep it going along fruitful lines - be moderating, guiding, correcting and arguing like one more students. - Author: Mortimer Adler
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#32. They (i. e., the Pythagoreans ) did not advocate the free confrontation of conflicting points of view. Instead, like all orthodox religions, they practised a rigidity that prevented them from correcting their errors. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#33. 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. - Author: Paul Kantner
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#34. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Tim. 3:16-17) - Author: Mel Lawrenz
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#35. He [Thelonious Monk] played each note as though astonished by the previous one, as though every touch of his fingers on the keyboard was correcting an error and this touch in turn became an error to be corrected and so the tune never quite ended up the way it was meant to. - Author: Geoff Dyer
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#36. Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions. - Author: Gerald G. Jampolsky
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#37. We can only learn from mistakes, by identifying them, determining their source, and correcting them ... people learn more from their own mistakes than from the successes of others. - Author: Russell L. Ackoff
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#38. The genius of evolution lies in the dynamic tension between optimism and pessimism continually correcting each other. - Author: Martin E.P. Seligman
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#39. returned to the typewriter, angrily erasing and correcting each mistake she'd made, desperately wishing she could as easily wipe out her mental image of the man in her carriage house. - Author: Barbara Delinsky
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#40. It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task. - Author: Donald Rumsfeld
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#41. If you are humble enough to admit to your flaws then you are capable of correcting them. - Author: Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
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#42. We only refer to sapient creatures as civilized when their society is willingly self-correcting. That means that any problem or imbalance that arises is fixed, and I mean really fixed - not ignored, not hidden, and not passed off to a future generation. - Author: J.Z. Colby
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#43. 2 Timothy 3:16 ALL Scripture is inspired by God and useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness. - Author: Bible Verses
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#44. When our conscience bothers us, whether we admit it or not, we often try to justify it by correcting others, or by finding fault with them. The readiness to believe evil about others is in large part ammunition for a thousand scandals in our own hearts. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#45. How can you wish on a turkey wishbone with a man who is capable of correcting a love letter? - Author: Bel Kaufman
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#46. You have to look at your life purpose, what you love to do and your ability to learn from your mistakes, while correcting your actions. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#47. The good news, however, is that the self also has made reason and scientific observation possible, and reason and science, in turn, have been gradually correcting the misleading intuitions prompted by the unaided self. Overcoming - Author: Antonio R. Damasio
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#48. If you focus on principles, you empower everyone who understands those principles to act without constant monitoring, evaluating, correcting, or controlling. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#49. I believe correcting is the positive approach. I believe in the positive approach. Always have. - Author: John Wooden
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#50. 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. - Author: Quintilian
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#51. I don't want to treat my little girl like she's made out of glass or wrap her in bubble wrap or anything! And I also don't want to be constantly correcting her or warning her. Or my least favorite, reprimanding her. - Author: Constance Marie
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#52. I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#53. It is part of my thesis that all our knowledge grows only through the correcting of our mistakes. - Author: Karl Popper
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#54. Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#55. Science is not perfect. It's often misused; it's only a tool, but it's the best tool we have. Self-correcting , ever changing, applicable to everything: with this tool, we vanquish the impossible. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#56. The walls were covered with graffiti and William passed the time correcting the spelling - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#57. I was joking earlier when I said that all writers are manic depressives, but it's a joke with a lot of truth behind it. For fiction writers and poets, too, there's something wrong with you and you do this art as a way of correcting it or addressing it in some way. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#58. Science is the only self-correcting human institution, but it also is a process that progresses only by showing itself to be wrong. - Author: Allan Sandage
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#59. You can often help others more by correcting your own faults than theirs. Remember, and you should, because of your own experience, that allowing God to correct your faults is not easy. Be patient with people, wait for God to work with them as He wills. - Author: Francois Fenelon
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#60. When it comes to losing weight, balancing your hormones is absolutely crucial. Not only will it help you lose weight by correcting a sluggish metabolism, but you'll look more rested and vibrant, your mood will improve, and you'll get your libido back! - Author: Suzanne Somers
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#61. 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. - Author: M. Russell Ballard
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#62. But, after all, the sciences have made progress, because philosophers have applied themselves with more attention to observe, and have communicated to their language that precision and accuracy which they have employed in their observations: In correcting their language they reason better. - Author: Etienne Bonnot De Condillac
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#63. Having nothing to do, I am correcting the Paris edition of Bach; not only the engraver's mistakes, but also the mistakes hallowed by those who are supposed to understand Bach (I have no pretensions to understand better, but I do think that sometimes I can guess). - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#64. The pith of conversation does not consist in exhibiting your own superior knowledge on matters of small consequence, but in enlarging, improving and correcting the information you possess by the authority of others. - Author: Walter Scott
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#65. Evidence is mounting that faith-based service programs are often more successful than other programs in correcting social problems. [It is wrong] for government to demand that religious nonprofits gut precisely that part of their program [funded through tax dollars] that makes them so effective. - Author: Ronald J. Sider
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#66. Faithfully disciplining (training, educating, correcting) your child in a manner that pleases the Lord is an expression of biblical love. It also is a step of obedience for you as a parent and provides godly direction for your child. - Author: John C. Broger
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#67. We crime novelists have a great pulpit. We write about justice and about correcting injustice. - Author: Jesse Kellerman
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#68. No, It's not failed, it's correcting itself through failure,
Kego O'Grady in the Navogator by Steve Merrick. - Author: Steve Merrick
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#69. This time she didn't bother correcting him. Just this once, she'd like to believe that he's right. - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#70. Pain seared through me again-a hot, burning stab in my gut-and yet my body found strength I didn't know I had, correcting as I fell. - Author: Ally Carter
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#71. My whole life growing up, both my parents told me not to swear like a sailor. After college, I recall there was finally a time where I swore, and neither one of them was correcting me, and I felt so relieved. I thought, finally; I can finally be myself and not get yelled at. - Author: Rory Freedman
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#72. If Christianity is really true it will be offending and correcting you somewhere. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#73. Guilt is a guide that will lead me whenever I choose to follow. It will raise its righteous banner and take me to the wasteland of my incompetence. Guilt is a voice that will speak whenever i choose to listen. It will mournfully address any subject but one : correcting the mistake. - Author: Hugh Prather
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#74. Third, the "correcting" to be done is not a matter of "straightening them out." It is not a matter of hammering on their wrongness and on what is going to happen to them if they don't change their ways. It is a matter of restoration. The - Author: Dallas Willard
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#75. Capitalism cannot cause a financial crisis because capitalism is about markets constantly correcting errors. It is government intervention that can and often does cause crises, - Author: John Tamny
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#76. Speak up, stand up, and keep correcting the false perceptions. Stay true to your heart's views and keep chanting for peace and justice. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#77. Indeed it is the protean ability of Western civilization to be self-critical and self-correcting - not only in producing wealth but over the whole range of human activities - that constitutes its most decisive superiority over any of its rivals. - Author: Paul Johnson
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#78. Science is continually correcting what it has said. Fertile corrections ... science is a ladder ... poetry is a winged flight ... An artistic masterpiece exists for all time ... Dante does not efface Homer. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#79. But that was my very first time on a set and they said, you know, you have to stand on a mark. That little piece of tape that you stand on is called a mark. I kept correcting them and telling them that my name was Michael and not Mark. They said, 'No, no honey.' I was a little green. - Author: Michael Weatherly
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#80. And now, Though haply mellow'd by correcting time, I thank thee, Heaven! that the bereaving world Hath not diminish'd the subliming hopes Of youth, in manhood's more imposing cares ... - Author: Robert Montgomery
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#81. Here's a news flash: scientists can be wrong. That's no big deal (unless the scientist is you), since research is self-correcting. Consequently, most errors by scientists become historical curiosities, with little long-term importance. - Author: Seth Shostak
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#82. Coaching to me is correcting mistakes and trying to get your players to think. If raising your voice occasionally gets them to think better, then that's called coaching. - Author: Steve Spurrier
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#83. Correcting oneself is correcting the whole world. The Sun is simply bright. It does not correct anyone. Because it shines, the whole world is full of light. Transforming yourself is a means of giving light to the whole world. - Author: Ramana Maharshi
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#84. You learn by trying, making mistakes, correcting and trying again and again until your reach the desired goal, which is rarely without effort, but is rather a reward for hard work. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#85. Those who are in the habit of correcting others are often resented and avoided. - Author: Richard Carlson
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#86. Be a gold-medal multitasker. You should be able to discuss the new Ludacris video while correcting the merchandising spreadsheets, picking the right shade of snakeskin for next season's mini-purses and catching the dog at the same time! - Author: Kimora Lee Simmons
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#87. I was letting go and undoing the hell I had created. By squaring all with love, trying to love rather than trying to be loved, and by taking responsibility for all that was happening to me; finding my subconscious thought and correcting it, I became freer and freer, happier and happier. - Author: Lester Levenson
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#88. A scholar is committed to building on knowledge that others have gathered, correcting it, confirming it, enlarging it. - Author: Parker J. Palmer
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#89. I believe that it is the task of social science to produce nuanced and people-centered forms of knowledge, correcting asymmetries of information and helping to promote, to the best of our ability, informed consent, human protection, and safety in medical and research settings. - Author: Adriana Petryna
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#90. I feel Man would be wise to work at correcting his own mistakes instead of waiting for intervention from on high, and should replace faith in an unknowable divine plan with a well-thought-out scheme of his own. - Author: Mark Hodder
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#91. Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment. - Author: Robert Baden-Powell
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#92. We must remain mindful of the potential impact of over-correcting the authorizations of the intelligence community. - Author: James R. Clapper
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#93. Your race devotes itself to justifying its errors, not correcting them - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#94. A good man is willing to know the worst of himself, and particularly under affliction, desires to be told wherefore God contends with him and what God designs in correcting him. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#95. We call our system the Department of Corrections, or simply Corrections, but correcting or any notion of rehabilitation has been largely thrown to the wayside in favor of punitive action through the revocation of selfhood. - Author: Erika Camplin
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#96. I think a lot of things will be self-correcting, even in America. After all, human societies are essentially self-organizing emergent systems. The catch is, how much disorder will we have to endure while this re-self-organizing process occurs. - Author: James Howard Kunstler
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#97. You're correcting my grammar now?
Yes, I'm helping you to be better. And I expect the same from you.
What if I don't want to be better?'
Then you'll be just a petulant, infinitive-splitting eavesdropper. - Author: Melissa Bank
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#98. When I did 'Don't Look Back,' I no longer had Time-Life looking over my shoulder, so I could kind of do it as I wanted, and it was like I was really correcting 'Jane.' - Author: D. A. Pennebaker
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#99. Science is a self-correcting discipline that can, in subsequent generations, show that previous ideas were not correct. - Author: Brian Greene
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#100. 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. - Author: Siobhan Fahey
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