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Confirmation Quotes

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For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants,
like most Lutheran boys.
I got a telescope.
My mother thought it would make the best gift.
- Wernher von Braun

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Cover this confirmation process with prayer.
When they make it harder for us to pray,
we just pray harder.
- Zell Miller

And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours
in front of a senate judiciary committee.
- Stephen Breyer

In the case of news, we should always wait for the
sacrament of confirmation.
- Voltaire

 

The day on which I received confirmation was a distressing one to me.
- Maria Monk

The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment
of three critical ministers is also confirmation of
continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq.
- Spencer Bachus

There is no government in Europe where ministers go
through that kind of confirmation process,
which in fact is modeled on the way the U.S.
cabinet members are confirmed.
- Mario Monti

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Bush's choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is
clear confirmation of the policies he would promote
and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S.
Supreme Court.
- Patricia Ireland

I think the Democrats are catering to them,
but, you know, in the entire history of the United States of America,
there has never been a judge who has been refused a
vote when there was a majority of Senators willing
to vote for his confirmation,
never in history.
- Pat Robertson

I am truly free only when all human beings,
men and women, are equally free.
The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom,
is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
- Mikhail Bakunin

When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful
discussion of legal issues,
the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce,
and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly
evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public.
- Elena Kagan

Janet Reno, during her confirmation hearings,
said she would come down harder on porno,
and lately she's talked about how violence on television
has an effect on violence in the real world.
- Penn Jillette

Every day I shall put my papers in order and every
day I shall say farewell.
And the real farewell, when it comes,
will only be a small outward confirmation of what has
been accomplished within me from day to day.
- Etty Hillesum

After that I couldn't show my face outside.
I lost my identity and balance.
I was still living with my parents, and they were my only friends.
For so many people, this thing with the nurse was confirmation
that I must be mad or mentally ill.
- Mathias Rust

In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation
that our study has given of the parallelism between
individual and racial thought of the Self,
that in the history of psychology we discern the great
profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time.
- James M. Baldwin

Ideologies, however appealing, cannot shape the whole
structure of perceptions and conduct unless they are
embedded in daily experiences that confirm them.
- Christopher Lasch

As anyone who is gay will confirm, being that way is
not something you become,
it is a set of emotional and physical responses that just are.
- Lance Loud

Film is a very, very powerful medium.
It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are,
or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.
- Wim Wenders

I can't confirm any rumors.
I'm happy doing what I'm doing.
I have no interest in going back to coaching.
- Jimmy Johnson

My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact,
not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
- Thomas Huxley

As a young teenager I looked desperately for things
to read that might excuse me or assure me I wasn't the only one,
that might confirm an identity I was unhappily piecing together.
- Edmund White

Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
- Lawrence Durrell

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice,
rather than contradict it.
- Alexander Cockburn

Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions.
- Booth Tarkington

In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness,
to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel,
which he had so faithfully preached.
- John Strachan

I think that the majority of messages are validating
messages to confirm the survival of conscious.
And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
- John Edward

Women's propensity to share confidences is universal.
We confirm our reality by sharing.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as
your President by your ballots,
so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
- Gerald R. Ford

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

The statements of four witnesses of unquestioned integrity,
traveling with me that day, attest that such comments
were never made and confirm that it simply did not happen.
- Paul Crouch

I think in art, but especially in films,
people are trying to confirm their own existences.
- Jim Morrison

Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more
than 500 of His followers at one time,
the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote.
- Josh McDowell

I have always thought that the rapid economic development
of South Africa would in the long run prove to be incompatible
with the government's racial policies,
and recent events have tended to confirm my opinion.
- Harry Oppenheimer

My sense is that, when you look at what people such
as former Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
have said over the years,
you don't go with a story unless you have two independent sources to confirm it.
- Ron Wyden

I know that from the days of Watergate...
the notion of two sources on a story has become the
popular dogma about how you confirm something.
And there is a lot of truth to that,
but there are all kinds of ways to check to the extent that you can,
a story that you get.
- Howard Fineman

It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm
John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities
as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its
new term in a matter of weeks.
We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

So long as we use a certain language,
all questions that we can ask will have to be formulated
in it and will thereby confirm the theory of the universe
which is implied in the vocabulary and structure of the language.
- Michael Polanyi

Aching all over, we reached level ground again,
and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that
no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road;
a decision which later experiences only served to confirm.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Social Security Number Cards by themselves were never
intended to be personal identity documents because
they cannot confirm that a person presenting a card
is actually the person whose name appears on the card.
- Ron Lewis

I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to
be stolen State Department cables.
But I can say that the United States deeply regrets
the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential,
including private discussions between counterparts
or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
- Hillary Clinton

Neither was there any heresy, or diversity of opinion,
or disputing about the matter, till the pope had gathered
a council to confirm this transubstantiation:
wherefore it is most likely that this opinion came
up by them of latter days.
- William Tyndale

I got a cable from New York saying that what I'd written
about the growth of Soviet agricultural production
didn't make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars.
I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me.
- Harrison Salisbury

Follow that will and that way
which experience confirms to be your own.
- Carl Jung

The way people in democracies think of the government
as something different from themselves is a real handicap.
And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
- Lewis Mumford

Reality does not conform to the ideal,
but confirms it.
- Gustave Flaubert

Meeting people unlike oneself does not enlarge one's outlook;
it only confirms one's idea that one is unique.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Time destroys the speculation of men,
but it confirms nature.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis,
then you've made a measurement.
If the result is contrary to the hypothesis,
then you've made a discovery.
- Enrico Fermi

Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life,
and if Virtue is not its own reward,
I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
- George Byron

Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided
for the souls of men I do not know,
I cannot prove.
But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that,
if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams,
it will transcend them.
- Henry Norris Russell

I think it will be found that experience,
the true source and foundation of all knowledge,
invariably confirms its truth.
- Thomas Malthus

When a person is determined to believe something,
the very absurdity of the doctrine confirms them in their faith.
- Junius

The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of
extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe,
when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy
over enslavement and tyranny.
- John Ensign

I do not find the supposed scientific consensus among my colleagues.
Curiously, it is a feature of man-made global warming
that every fact confirms it:
rising temperatures or decreasing temperatures.
No matter what the weather, some model of global warming
offers a watertight explanation.
- Javier Cuadros

A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that,
purely as a result of having been made,
cause the expected or predicted event to occur and
thus confirms its own 'accuracy.'
- Paul Watzlawick

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious
throughout our society -
that women are now providing
all types of skills in every profession.
The military should be no exception.
- Jimmy Carter

It confirms for me that we did something on Days that meant something.
We had our ups and downs, but Missy and I and some of the other actors,
created something that was really memorable.
- Matthew Ashford

On the contrary, history generally confirms that the
more conscious and the better you are organized in vanguard organizations,
the more constructively you operate in the mass organizations of the working class.
- Ernest Mandel

Whether the ice caps melt, or expand -
whatever happens -
the anthropogenic global warming theorists claim it confirms their theory.
A perfect example of a pseudo-science like astrology.
- Frank Tipler

History, sociology, economics, psychology et al.
confirmed Joyce's view of Everyman as victim.
- Robert Anton Wilson

The trip to Iraq confirmed that I made the right decision
when I voted against lending Iraq the $18 billion the
United States plans to use to help rebuild the country.
- Vic Snyder

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such
a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent."
I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow,
but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould

The material particle nature of primary cosmic radiation has been confirmed,
although the processes turned out to be extraordinarily
more complicated than we had assumed.
- Walther Bothe

This result was confirmed by different researchers
using various experimental arrangements.
- Walther Bothe

Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom;
for no man easily distrusts the things which he and
all men have been always bred up to.
- William Temple

If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and
the principles articulated in it the full measure of
respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court.
- Elena Kagan

If I were the president, I would be very concerned...
and I would do what was reasonably necessary to find
a way to get my people confirmed.
- Max Baucus

I am confirmed in my division of human energies.
Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
- Julia Ward Howe

The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle.
This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history.
- Kim Il Sung

It's never been confirmed that Elizabeth I was a virgin.
It's like the Virgin Mary - it's about branding,
a logo.
To use a modern term, Elizabeth was actually a bit of a slut.
- Helen Mirren

It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just
theory will always be confirmed by experiment.
- Thomas Malthus


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