A Quote by Lemuel K. Washburn on correction, evil, and life

To correct in ourselves what we condemn in others would remove most of the evils of life

Lemuel K. Washburn

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A Quote by Larry Wright on cats, correction, evolution, and theory

If Darwin's theory of evolution was correct, cats would be able to operate a can opener by now.

Larry Wright

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A Quote by Konrad Zuse on certainty, correction, information, justice, politics, problems, reality, and theory

Of course, we knew that the official reports were sketchy, if not falsified. But, in terms of information theory, this is precisely where the problem lay: How were we to reconstruct reality from incomplete or false reports? It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false. On the contrary, most news is completely correct, albeit tendentiously slanded; it is just that certain information is suppressed. One can adjust for the political slanting of the news, but there is virtually no way to fill in the omissions.

Konrad Zuse

Source: Konrad Zuse in The Computer- My Life,1993 p.55 (On totalitarian Germany)

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A Quote by Kenneth Grahame on correction, facts, gifts, imagination, and people

As a rule, indeed, grown-up people are fairly correct on matters of fact; it is in the higher gift of imagination that they are so sadly to seek.

Kenneth Grahame (1859 - 1932)

Source: The Golden Age, 1895, The Finding of the Princess

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A Quote by Karl Raimund Popper on belief, correction, danger, environment, facts, politics, and world

The belief in a political Utopia is especially dangerous. This is possibly connected with the fact that the search for a better world, like the investigation of our environment, is (if I am correct) one of the oldest and most important of all the instincts.

Karl Popper (1902 - 1994)

Source: Search of a Better World

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A Quote by Dr. Joost A. M. Meerloo, MD on admiration, conquest, correction, desires, emotion, feeling, guilt, home, hope, love, meaning, mistakes, needs, passion, relationships, responsibility, sacrifice, security, self-love, self-sacrifice, songs, tende

The many meanings of "I Love You" "I love you" [is] a statement that can be expressed in so many varied ways. It may be a stage song, repeated daily without any meaning, or a barely audible murmur, full of surrender. Sometimes it means: I desire you or I want you sexually. It may mean: I hope you love me or I hope that I will be able to love you. Often it means: it may be that a love relationship can develop between us or even I hate you. Often it is a wish for emotional exchange: I want your admiration in exchange for mine or I give my love in exchange for some passion or I want to feel cozy and at home with you or I admire some of your qualities. A declaration of love is mostly a request: I desire you or I want you to gratify me, or I want your protection or I want to be intimate with you or I want to exploit your loveliness. Sometimes it is the need for security and tenderness, for parental treatment. It may mean: my self love goes out to you. But it may also express submissiveness: please take me as I am, or I feel guilty about you, I want, through you, to correct the mistakes I have made in human relations. It may be self-sacrifice and a masochistic wish for dependency. However, it may also be a full affirmation of the other, taking the responsibility for mutual exchange of feelings. It may be a weak feeling of friendliness, it may be the scarcely even whispered expression of ecstasy "I love you, " - wish, desire, submission, conquest: it is never the world itself that tells the real meaning here.

Joost Meerloo

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A Quote by John Foxe on addiction, christ, correction, indifference, kindness, men, people, shame, and thought

With his continual doctrine [Bishop Hooper] adjoined due and discreet correction, not so much severe to any as to them which for abundance of riches and wealthy state thought they might do what they listed. And doubtless he spared no kind of people, but was indifferent to all men, as well rich as poor, to the great shame of no small number of men nowadays. Whereas many we see so addicted to the pleasing of great and rich men, that in the meantime they have no regard to the meaner sort of poor people, whom Christ hath bought as dearly as the other.

John Foxe (1516 - 1587)

Source: The Book of Martyrs

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A Quote by John C. Maxwell on correction, mistakes, and profit

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.

John C. Maxwell

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on correction and encouragement

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Jane Austen on correction

Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Source: Mary Crawford, in Mansfield Park, ch. 11, 1814.

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