To give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them ratified.
— William James

In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.
David Mamet ratify quote

Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
— Henry Anatole Grunwald

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
— Noam Chomsky

Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter.
— ratify quotation by Andrew Card