Quotations on Affirmation

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Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
- Niels Bohr
(Keywords: Affirmation, Question)

Choosing one's leaders is an affirmation that the person making the choice has inherent worth.
- Linda Chavez
(Keywords: Affirmation, Choice, Leaders, Worth)

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary
(Keywords: Humor, Superiority, Affirmation, Dignity, Man)

But, unfortunately, sometimes that affirmation creates a sense that you deserve special treatment and recognition in areas where you're not so talented.
- Taylor Hackford
(Keywords: Affirmation, Sense, Treatment)

Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
- Alexander Haig
(Keywords: Life, Affirmation, Ideals, Practice)

Americans are fascinated by their own love of shopping. This does not make them unique. It's just that they have more to buy than most other people on the planet. And it's also an affirmation of faith in their country.
- Simon Hoggart
(Keywords: Faith, Love, People, Affirmation, Americans, Country)

That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.
- David Hume
(Keywords: Affirmation, Contradiction, Sun, Tomorrow, Will)

The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
- Ellen Key
(Keywords: History, Women, Affirmation, Right, Self)

Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.
- Alex Noble
(Keywords: Life, Success, Quality, Affirmation, Being, Mind)

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
- Jim Rohn
(Keywords: Discipline, Affirmation, Beginning, Delusion)

You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which "clicks."
- Florence Scovel Shinn
(Keywords: Success, Failure, Affirmation, Conviction, Will)

The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.
- Simone Weil
(Keywords: Faith, Affirmation, Contemplation, Reality)

In the face of severe partisan divisions, a still floundering economy, and two foreign wars, "yes we can" is at risk of becoming this generation's "a chicken in every pot." That is, a punchline rather than a political affirmation.
- Thomas J. Whalen
(Keywords: Affirmation, Economy, Risk)

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