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American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-20160
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-18520
Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
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.'
British writer, social criticus 1802-18760
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.
Irish writer and poet 1728-17740
The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of correction if the archer can take proper aim.
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.
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
German writer and poet 1749-1832-1
Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.