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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
In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct.
John C. Calhoun
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
Robert E. Lee
People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on my desk.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs.
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down.
Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.
Laurence J. Peter
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
The proactive approach to a mistake is to acknowledge it instantly, correct and learn from it.
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.
Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them.
I always say, decisions I make, I live with them. There's always ways you can correct them or ways you can do them better. At the end of the day, I live with them.
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful.
My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her.
See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.
Pope John XXIII
Personal responsibility is not only recognizing the errors of our ways. Personal responsibility lies in our willingness and ability to correct those errors individually and collectively.
The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
E. O. Wilson
The lunar flights give you a correct perception of our existence. You look back at Earth from the moon, and you can put your thumb up to the window and hide the Earth behind your thumb. Everything you've ever known is behind your thumb, and that blue-and-white ball is orbiting a rather normal star, tucked away on the outer edge of a galaxy.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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