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Definition of Affirmation

Affirmation

  1. Confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law.
  2. The act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; -- opposed to negation or denial.
  3. That which is asserted; an assertion; a positive statement; an averment; as, an affirmation, by the vender, of title to property sold, or of its quality.
  4. A solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury, by persons who conscientiously decline taking an oath, which declaration is in law equivalent to an oath.

Affirmation Quotations

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
Jim Rohn

We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren't simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.
Pierre Bourdieu

Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Niels Bohr
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