quote by John C. Maxwell

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

Fantastic Correctness quotations

Correctness quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Correcting oneself is correcting the whole world.

The Sun is simply bright. It does not correct anyone. Because it shines, the whole world is full of light. Transforming yourself is a means of giving light to the whole world.

Correctness quote Tell my mistakes to me not to others. Because my mistakes are to be corrected by
Tell my mistakes to me not to others. Because my mistakes are to be corrected by me not by others.

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

If someone corrects you, and you feel offended, then YOU have an EGO problem


I would like to be remembered as someone who accomplished useful deeds, and who was a kind and loving person. I would like to leave the memory of a human being with a correct attitude and who did her best to help others.

Correctness quote An error does not become a mistake, until you refuse to correct it.
An error does not become a mistake, until you refuse to correct it.

By others faults the wise correct their own.

One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.

When proven wrong, the wise man will correct himself and the ignorant will keep arguing.

Correctness quote If you correct your mind , the rest of your life will fall into  place .
If you correct your mind , the rest of your life will fall into place .

Cognitive therapy seeks to alleviate psychological stresses by correcting faulty conceptions and self-signals. By correcting erroneous beliefs we can lower excessive reactions.


Anyone can make an error. But that error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.

Political correctness is neither political nor is it correct.

It amounts to social censorship, and the sooner we spit it out, the better.

Correctness quote Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil.

Your fellow man is your mirror. If your own face is clean, the image you perceive will also be flawless. But should you look upon your fellow man and see a blemish, it is your own imperfection that you are encountering - you are being shown what it is that you must correct within yourself.

Do not try to excuse your faults; try to correct them

Correctness quote Failure is the road you will travel to success. Just be sure to take the correct
Failure is the road you will travel to success. Just be sure to take the correct exit.

A believer to another believer is like two hands, one washes the other (correcting each other).

Ancient Egypt was a Negro Civilization.

The history of Black Africa will remain suspended in air and cannot be written correctly until African historians dare to connect it with the history of Egypt.

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.

Correctness quote From the errors of others the wise correct their own.
From the errors of others the wise correct their own.

I see graphic design as the organization of information that is semantically correct, syntactically consistent and pragmatically understandable.

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.


The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own.

Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.

Correctness quote A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it.

A slave stands infront of Allah on two occasions.

The first during salah, and secondly on the Day of Judgment. Whoseover stands correctly in the first, the second standing will be made easier for him. And whosoever, disregards the first standing, the second standing will be extremely difficult.

Just because I like sushi, doesn't mean I can make sushi.

I've come to well understand how many years just to get sushi rice correct. It's a discipline that takes years and years and years. So, I leave that to the experts.

Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.

Correctness quote When life gets blurry adjust your focus.
When life gets blurry adjust your focus.
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See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.


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 did not come to power to divide Somali but to unite them, and I will never deviate from this path. I shall respect a Somali individual as long as he deserves respect, but if he turns away from the correct path, then that is not my business.

Correctness quote If you correct your mind, the rest of the your life will fall into place.
If you correct your mind, the rest of the your life will fall into place.
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A pattern of shared basic assumptions invented, discovered, or developed by a given group as it learns to cope with its problems of external adaptation and internal integration that have worked well enough to be considered valid and therefore, to be taught to new members as the correct way to perceive, think and feel in relation to those problems.

There are two types of sacrifices: correct ones and mine

Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

Correctness quote If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.
If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.

I'm expressin' with my full capabilities, And now I'm livin in correctional facilities. Cause some don't agree with how I do this, I get straight and meditate like a Buddhist.

The heavens will not be filled with those who never made mistakes but with those who recognized that they were off course and who corrected their ways to get back in the light of gospel truth.

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.

If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.