Quotes of Assertion

“ The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. ”

- Niels Bohr

“ Is it right to call for assassination? No, and I apologize for that statement. ”

- Pat Robertson

“ All sweeping assertions are erroneous. ”

- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

“ Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it. ”

- William Feather

“ An avowal of poverty is no disgrace to any man; to make no effort to escape it is indeed disgraceful. ”

- Thucydides

“ 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

“ Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled "wrong.". ”

- Raymond Smullyan

“ Even the cry from the depths is an affirmation: why cry if there is no hint of hope of hearing? ”

- Martin Marty

“ I think therefore I am' is the statement of an intellectual who underrates toothaches. ”

- Milan Kundera

“ The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor. ”

- Jim Rohn

“ These contradictions are gross and palpable and demonstrate that the New Testament is not inspired, and that many of its statements must be false. ”

- Robert Ingersoll

“ The declaration that our People are hostile to a government made by themselves, for themselves, and conducted by themselves, is an insult. ”

- John Quincy Adams

“ Humore is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. ”

- Romain Cary

“ The fundamental laws are in the long run merely statements that every event is itself and not some different event. ”

- C. S. Lewis

“ The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ We've got to have it stopped,... I don't know if these allegations are true or not, but they have to be investigated. ”

- John McCain

“ We also recognize the damage that can be done by the allegations alone, if they're not true, or if there's some explanation of some sort. But, that's the world we live in. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ The allegations are untrue. ”

- Kate Moss

“ My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement. ”

- Kareem Abdul Jabbar

“ There are no Rabbits in the north-west. This statement, far from final, is practically true to-day, but I saw plenty of Lynxes, and one cannot write of ducks without mentioning water. ”

- Ernest Thompson Seton

“ You're gonna notice me when I come in. I'm gonna make a statement without opening my mouth, and when I leave, you're gonna remember that. ”

- Busta Rhymes

“ The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I'd been up all night inventing the Camcorder. ”

- Al Gore

“ The Declaration of Independence was a denial, and the first denial of a nation, of the infamous dogma that God confers the right upon one man to govern others. ”

- Robert Ingersoll

“ The disaster declaration is very important to get that started so we don't get caught up in any bureaucratic malaise. ”

- Rick Perry

“ Some participants are trying to put formulas unacceptable to Russia, including on Chechnya, into the declaration. ”

- Igor Ivanov

“ I like big, secure companies,... I know what they do for a living. When I see their names on my monthly statement I know how they make their money. ”

- John Fisher

“ If the allegations brought forward by the whistleblowers are correct, they represent both a security threat and a waste of taxpayer dollars. It would be ironic, to say the least, if DHS were unable to secure its own headquarters. ”

- Byron Dorgan

“ There are two insults no human will endure. The assertion that he has no sense of humor and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble. ”

- Sinclair Lewis

“ Decide what you want and write your goals. Then convert your goals into positive, present tense statements called affirmations. Affirm your goals each day until they become part of your subconscious mechanism. ”

- Unknown

“ The system becomes logically closed when each of the logical implications which can be derived from any one proposition within the system finds its statement in another proposition in the same system. ”

- Talcott Parsons
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