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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.

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

To give someone a blessing is the most significant affirmation we can offer.
Henri Nouwen

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
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