Quotes: correction

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  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
    Alvin Toffler
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    Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
  • Hosea Ballou
    Hosea Ballou
    American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
    Hosea Ballou
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    Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    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.'
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
    Harriet Martineau
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    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.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of correction if the archer can take proper aim.
  • Agnes de Mille
    Agnes de Mille
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    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.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
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    You can't allow the forces of political correction to shut you up. I mean, why are people afraid to say, 'Merry Christmas?' Give me a break. If people don't like it, yeah, they can go do something else.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.
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