Quotations on Correction

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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.'
- A. R. Ammons
(Keywords: Music, Poetry, Correction, Disorder, Question, Words)

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
(Keywords: Beauty, Perception, Beginning, Correction, Dress, Fun, Hair, Joy)

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
- Hosea Ballou
(Keywords: Brevity, Correction, Parents)

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Keywords: Power, Correction, Revolution, Reform)

The Epistle is a correction of profession without life, and most valuable in this respect.
- John Nelson Darby
(Keywords: Life, Correction, Profession, Respect)

Because we are continually growing in the Lord, preachers and lay people alike must be open to the Lord's correction.
- Benny Hinn
(Keywords: People, Correction, Open)

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
(Keywords: Life, God, Knowledge, Correction, End, Grave, Vices, Word)

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
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Astronomy, Correction, Doubt, First, Hearing, Light, Man, Nothing, Right)

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
(Keywords: Society, Correction, Duty, Religious)

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
(Keywords: Love, Friend, Correction, Faults, Practice)

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
(Keywords: Financial, Correction, Unemployment)

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
(Keywords: Time, Men, Being, Chance, Correction, Race)

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
(Keywords: Attention, Correction, Errors)

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
(Keywords: Friend, Correction, Eye, Nothing, Silence)

A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.
- John Wooden
(Keywords: Coach, Correction, Resentment)

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