Correction Quotes

Find fault when you must find fault in private, and if possible sometime after the offense, rather than at the time. - Sydney Smith


What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself. - Thomas Sprat


The majority of people have not the courage to correct others because they don't have the courage to bear correction themselves. - Source Unknown


Sarcasm spoils reproof. - E. Wigglesworh


When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart. - Horace Mann


Some who will not speak against another, in the end does them harm. - Proverb


A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.-John Wooden


A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.-Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton


Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.-Alvin Toffler


Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.-Kevyn Aucoin


Because we are continually growing in the Lord, preachers and lay people alike must be open to the Lord's correction.-Benny Hinn


Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.-Hosea Ballou


Correction does much, but encouragement does more.-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances.-Sandra Day O'Connor


I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations, with an appropriate correction for distance.-Charles Francis Richter


I was involved in the color correction and the digital color correction. In an odd way, you end up making a film many times-the DVD, the archival record of a high-definition master, and so on.-John Dykstra


If someone doesn't know their Old Testament, they don't know right doctrine, right correction, and they can't be equipped for good works.-Randall Terry


The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possiblity of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors, that I should otherwise have done.-Zebulon Pike


The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come.-John Jewel


Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.-William Petty


If we ask a vague question, such as, 'What is poetry?' we expect a vague answer, such as, 'Poetry is the music of words,' or 'Poetry is the linguistic correction of disorder.'-A. R. Ammons


If, during the course of the game, it be discovered that any error or illegality has been committed in the moves of the pieces, the moves must be retraced, and the necessary correction made, without penalty.-Howard Staunton


Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.-Harriet Martineau


Prices are going up. Unemployment is continue to go up. And we have not had the necessary correction for the financial bubble created by our Federal Reserve system.-Ron Paul


Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again.-Ernst Mach


The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye.-Robert Louis Stevenson


The Epistle is a correction of profession without life, and most valuable in this respect.-John Nelson Darby


The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be punished by civil penalties, and that the violation of a civil duty exposes the delinquent to divine correction.-Henry James Sumner Maine


The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend.-Agnes de Mille

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