quote by Shirley Maclaine

I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.

— Shirley Maclaine

Delightful Rectify quotations

he was coming to understand he could not come to rectify anything in his life, only forget.

If any player has a bad game its there in the back of your mind in the next game. Theres always a hangover. It is like a wounded animal in a way, as you want to get out there as quick as possible and rectify it.

Safety lies in silence. It is easier to rectify what you miss by silence, than to secure what you lose by speaking.

Thinking rationally is often different from "positive thinking," in that it is a realistic assessment of the situation, with a view towards rectifying the problem if possible.


I have no problem in asking a diner to leave for two reasons: 1.

If they are rude to my staff. No one has that right. If we make a mistake, allow us to rectify it. 2. If they are loud and abusive at the table. They have no regard or respect for the other diners, who may have worked very hard to save up their cash to afford your prices.

To err is nature, to rectify error is glory.

You cannot rectify grievances from the past with today's charity.

It is much easier at all times to prevent an evil than to rectify mistakes.

Even Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Gregor Mendel, and Albert Einstein made serious mistakes. But the scientific enterprise arranges things so that teamwork prevails: What one of us, even the most brilliant among us, misses, another of us, even someone much less celebrated and capable, may detect and rectify.


Whoever would be a teacher of men let him begin by teaching himself before teaching others; and let him teach by example before teaching by word. For he who teaches himself and rectifies his own ways is more deserving of respect and reverence than he who would teach others and rectify their ways.

Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.

The justice of our cause must be reflected in the manner in which we rectify the crimes of the past.

As a boy in school, I already had the drive to be No.

1. If I achieve my goals, OK, but if not, I always ask why and try to rectify myself.

But 18 years after the passage of the Civil Liberties Act, there still remains unfinished work to completely rectify and close this regrettable chapter in our Nations history.


What is necessary is to rectify names.

FAY: The British police force used to be run by men of integrity.

TRUSCOTT: That is a mistake which has been rectified.

The art of giving orders is not to try to rectify the minor blunders and not be swayed by petty doubts.

The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I'm trying to rectify my wrongs.

When something needs to be done in the world to rectify the wrongs, if one is really concerned with benefiting others, one needs to be engaged, involved. This is action out of compassion.


Development is only necessary to rectify the ignorance of designers

A society is judged by the way it cares for its most vulnerable citizens.

As an American, I am ashamed that we have turned out backs on millions of our children. I want to do my part to rectify this terrible situation.

...He palmed up the life Alert. Death Alert was more like it: Help, I haven't fallen and I'm standing up-can you come and rectify this problem? - Isaac

The quickest way to rectify that mistake (choosing the wrong person) is by learning from that, moving on, and choosing much more wisely in the future.

To rectify past blunders is impossible, but we might profit by the experience of them.


No other method in this world is able to cure/rectify the demons that exist within human beings in this world - only nature and the animal kingdom, but you also have to bring through your participation and diligent application in facing the demons within.

Nothing rectifies out-of-control market failures like a healthy dose of government intervention and mountains of bureaucracy.

Gore is nature's way of saying, "There are too many human beings on the planet, and I'm trying to rectify this any way I can. SARS didn't work, but trust me, I'm cooking up something better. In the interim, please kill lots of yourselves.

When you Rectify your Relationship with the Creator, He Rectifies your relationship with All of the Creation.

All truth is valuable, and satirical criticism may be considered as useful when it rectifies error and improves judgment; he that refines the public taste is a public benefactor.


Fanaticism is a fire, which heats the mind indeed, but heats without purifying.

It stimulates and ferments all the passions; but it rectifies none of them.

You cannot rectify every real or alleged wrong immediately. Time must enter into the picture.

For some reason, we see divorce as a signal of failure, despite the fact that each of us has a right, and an obligation, to rectify any other mistake we make in life.

I deeply regret those situations that have blemished the image of the University of Oklahoma, and I hope that I can rectify the embarrassment I have brought the university.

I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution.