Correctly Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Correctly Quotes from famous persons: Clifford Geertz, Elise Andrew, Lucy Larcom, Barry Ritholtz, Edward Albee. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Correctly Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

One of the reasons I’m so passionate about science is that it wasn’t correctly taught to me. I got excited at university.
One mistake with beginners in writing is, that they think it important to spin out something long. It is a great deal better not to write more than a page or two, unless you have something to say, and can write it correctly.
Have a well-thought financial plan that is not dependent upon correctly guessing what will happen in the future.
Sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out of his way to come back a short distance correctly.
Any fight, if you prepare correctly and you’re ready for it, you should be just there to enjoy it.
People are possibly not spelling ‘Leicester’ correctly everywhere round the globe, but they are at least saying it correctly now.
The concern around probable questions, which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around the world and the matter is critical, the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe on the African continent.
As Brian Urquhart has said quite correctly, I don’t think that individual countries in the international community can stand aside and let all of these slaughters continue without doing anything.
Alex Morrison
Cancer is something that can happen to anyone, like a sportsperson who is eating right and doing his bit correctly. Cancer really takes your life away.
Though I’ve never been a supporter of big government, the reclamation of our fisheries, which, done correctly, would be worth several billion pounds a year, should be a cabinet position with its own department.
It seems no matter what you say and how politically correctly and carefully you say it, you offend someone. Or at least I always do.
I fight like Bruce Lee. I train in his style of kung fu, wing chun. It’s all about fighting with controlled power, so you learn to punch correctly.
Lucy Griffiths
What I believe will make my acting career successful going forward is hard work. I like to challenge myself. Then it’s the people I meet and choosing the projects I want to work on correctly. There’s a lot of characters I can play.
Barkhad Abdi
My job is to come up with something that you like and you agree with that you would play wholeheartedly. If we disagree, I may not be doing my job correctly.
Shoes are a big thing for me, just because it’s hard to find shoes that fit me correctly.
One thing I do not see happening is women of certain age being represented correctly. We have to evolve conceptually.
Most Americans and other Westerners claim to have read all or part of the Bible. However, when asked to identify even four books of the Bible or four of Jesusdisciples or four of the Ten Commandments, fewer than half even attempt to respond and fewer than one in ten respond correctly.
On the personal side, I was rock climbing and taking pictures with my friends. We took all sorts of portrait and action pictures, and I was thinking at the time that these are inherently difficult to focus correctly.
The problem with mental illness, as opposed to physical illness, is that it involves wrong thinking or impaired insight. You’re not thinking correctly.
Some basic things I have picked up from Dad is how to interpret my character correctly, use the camera to my advantage and how not to hurry up with work.
As we enter into the 110th Congress, it is imperative that we address ethics reforms needed to make this institution run correctly.
Jo Ann Davis
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
The great thing about adventure, when told correctly, is it is one of the few genres that everybody in the family can watch together.
When you feel the burn, that’s when you know you’re doing an exercise correctly. If you’re doing 20 crunches, and you’re not struggling, make an adjustment so they’re harder to do. Don’t cheat yourself. If it isn’t burning, you’re not getting stronger.
My father is from North Carolina, and he got rid of his drawl really fast. He’s very much about speaking correctly, enunciating in certain ways.
Over the course of 20 years that I’ve been at NBC, I have never seen the amount of money I make reported correctly by the media.
The Left is correctly wary of talk about nonhumans in the key of Nature and its spiritual partner, humanity.
We are all pleased when our names are pronounced and spelled correctly.
I think I make good beats, but when it’s not mastered correctly, it can definitely make it sound like it’s not a good beat, and that has been an issue sometimes with me in the past.
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
Our world is evolving without consideration, and the result is a loss of biodiversity, energy issues, congestion in cities. But geography, if used correctly, can be used to redesign sustainable and more livable cities.
If you look at a lot of the best kicking footwork in the sport, karate has a huge influence. You can’t be effective with it if you don’t apply it correctly, however. You look at Conor McGregor, who is known for his boxing, but when I watch him fight I see a lot of karate movement with how he goes in and out.
So China will be having to make some choices as to whose side it wants to be on. Hopefully, this will be the beginning of a major improvement in our relationship with them, if they choose correctly.
I use a pseudonym, because my real name is very difficult to pronounce, to remember, and to spell. And many people who have been talking about me on television have yet to pronounce it correctly.
Jeff Gannon
Playing correctly from the small blind can be frustrating and confusing. On the one hand, you already have half the bet in the pot, which should entice you to play more hands. On the other, you’ll have to play out of position on every street, which suggests that you should actually play fewer hands.
I’m trying to die correctly, but it’s very difficult, you know.
Lawrence Durrell
God gives different people different gifts, and there are some people that can listen to an instrument and within a fraction of a second tell, you know, where it’s off key or what note doesn’t resonate correctly.
The scientific method actually correctly uses the most direct evidence as the most reliable, because that’s the way you are least likely to get led astray into dead ends and to misunderstand your data.
If they don’t execute well enough then there’s nothing much a coach can do. But if they do execute those plans correctly and they don’t work, then you need to be able to adapt and come up with something different.
I believe it is universally understood and acknowledged that all men will ever act correctly, unless they have a motive to do otherwise.
Not a lot of people or pros in this game know how to train correctly. That’s why they don’t have a long career. Their body gets banged up. They get into a rhythm of heavy sparring and heavy work, but through that, they’re limiting movement.
I still do get all these letters from people saying they are not pronouncing my name correctly!
Things have their own pace, and if we work with that pace and anticipate the issues correctly, we can have good results.
The Office for Budget Responsibility correctly stay out of the political debate and do not assess the long-term costs and benefits of E.U. membership.
I figured, correctly, that Berlin in February was not a destination coveted by tourists. I found good airfares on Lufthansa, an airline I quite like, and got a great rate at a brand new Ritz-Carlton, which clearly hoped to seduce visitors into forsaking Hawaii for Potsdammer Platz.
There is a musical rhythm to great writing, especially if it’s performed correctly.
I lost seventy pounds eating nothing but Jello for 4 months. But of course there is great variety in the colors! I think, if I remember correctly, it’s 230 calories for a whole bowl. Maybe 270? In the 5th month, I added fruit.
I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense.
Oded Fehr
I think ‘Inception‘ was a sick idea, but they didn’t do it correctly.
An actor would be foolish to do something that might hold up the picture, or more importantly incapacitate him. If an actor does do a stunt he needs to make sure a stunt man stands by to see that it’s done correctly.
Glenn Ford
You can’t manage Wall Street. Wall Street has its own viewpoints on everything. I have always believed, if you manage your business correctly, Wall Street will take care of itself.
In the future, when we get serious about executing things correctly, this thing will be very easy to do. If we find out that this technique does not work, I don’t intend to step on dead bodies to achieve something because I don’t have that kind of ambition. My ambition is to help people.
Panayiotis Zavos
What’s gratifying about West Wing is that everybody told us that it couldn’t be done – that the man or woman on the street didn’t care about politics. But if you set things up correctly, people don’t have a problem with it.
I just like to have words that describe things correctly. Now to me, ‘black feminist‘ does not do that. I need a word that is organic, that really comes out of the culture, that really expresses the spirit that we see in black women. And it’s just… womanish.
I suppose when you do it correctly, a good introduction and a good outro makes the song feel like it’s coming out of something and then evolving into something.
If you’re locked to the words on the script, as good as those scripted words are, if you didn’t have the time to rehearse them correctly or if the perceived dynamic between the actors is different from what the writer imagined, and you’re not allowed to stray from that, you’re going to have a stilted scene.
I always thought acting was all lights, camera, action. It’s a job; you have to do your job correctly.
I come from a part of Nigeria where a lot of value is placed on implicit communication. The ‘well brought up’ child is the one who can pick up nonverbal cues from adults and interpret them correctly.
The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life.
With supernatural type of movies, if they’re not done correctly, there are a lot of actors just running and screaming and looking scared for an hour and forty, and that can get a bit old.
Whatever I was going into, whether it was going to be chorus or history or astronomy or whatever, do it right. Be a professional. Don’t just do a half baked job. Do everything correctly. Get down. Learn the details of what you’re going to do.
An executive is a person who always decides sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John Henry Patterson
I have a wonderful English-language dialogue coach. All the time I have to speak English, he is with me. It is a double effort, because you have to say the words correctly and then act them.
Adriana Barraza
I think my goal is to find a way to spend all of my time writing. I mean, sort of; true success is I’m doing nothing but writing if I do my job correctly.
The great irony of management is that the higher up you go, the less actual control you have. When you are but a humble coder, you make the computer do exactly what you want; when you’re a manager, you only hope that people understand what you want, and then trust/pray that they do it both correctly and in a timely manner.
Jon Evans
Yes, I was correctly quoted in saying I introduced sex into films in the 20’s, but it was sex in good taste and left a great deal to one’s imagination.
Pola Negri
If you make a wrong move with explosives, it could be deadly. If you’re there when they blow up the beach, you get blown up, too. So you need to get your job done correctly… then pull the fuse with enough lag time for you to clear the area completely and get picked up by the small boats.
Dodd-Frank greatly expanded the regulatory reach of the Federal Reserve. It did not, however, examine whether it was correctly structured to account for these new and expansive powers. Therefore, the Committee will be examining the appropriateness of the Fed’s current structure in a post Dodd-Frank world.
Putting somebody else in crisis mode and causing them to make quicker decisions, urgent decisions, rather than prolonged, more logical decisions can be very advantageous. So, to be successful in business, you have to understand the power of confrontation and how to use it correctly.
A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
If we look at things scientifically, there is more than enough food and material goods on Earth to take care of all people‘s needs – if managed correctly.
You’re much better off creating positive rewards, complimenting people for acting correctly, rather than punishing them when they act incorrectly.
Often one postulates that a priori, all states are equally probable. This is not true in the world as we see it. This world is not correctly described by the physics which assumes this postulate.
The fellowship of true friends who can hear you out, share your joys, help carry your burdens, and correctly counsel you is priceless.
I reached Delhi a few days early for the shooting of Gandhi, to prepare myself for the role by learning to spin the charkha, speak English correctly and take elocution lessons.
If you can’t pronounce a word correctly, just don’t use it.
Disinvestments will continue to happen. If the issue is priced correctly, there’s no reason why it should not sell.
Dad correctly said to me, ‘Gina, you’ll rue the day if I let you take your mother‘s shares for the benefit of the children.’ He was right.
Today we have to learn all over again that love for the sinner and love for the person who has been harmed are correctly balanced if I punish the sinner in the form that is possible and appropriate.
I’ve never really focused on if I had good habits when I sang or if I had bad habits, or if I was breathing correctly. So, I started doing vocal exercises and would stretch out before I sang, stuff to help my breathing. It’s funny, you breathe your whole life then you find out you’re not doing it correctly.
I never dress for the occasion correctly because I hate fashion rules. They’re so boring.
What has happened is just cases of athletes neglecting to correctly check the supplement they’ve had. It’s not like they are deliberately or intentionally cheating.
Sometimes I like practicing, sometimes I don’t. But I like the result… I hardly ever get discouraged. Maybe right when it’s very hard to get something done correctly, but then the idea flashes through of how to fix it. And I get encouraged. And other ideas flow.
This is a common misconception about antidepressants: many people believe they’re simplyhappy pills‘ that will wipe a person’s emotional slate clean. Used correctly, antidepressants can lift the fog of mental illness.
I get cyber-bullied all of the time. Everybody has something negative to say. It is so hurtful. So I think that it is really important for kids to know how to deal with it correctly because it can be a really dangerous situation.
Sammi Hanratty
To play sweep arpeggios correctly, you have to mute each note with the left hand immediately after picking it.
The task of tracking deaths for the federal bureaucracy is an enormous one; about 2.5 million Americans die each year. Federal officials say the vast majority of these cases are handled correctly: The death is recorded. Government money is no longer sent to that person. But not always.
I believe, if done correctly, eliminating Saddam and liberating Iraq could be the ‘Normandy Invasion‘ or ‘fall of the Berlin Wall‘ of our generation… the Iraqi people are eager to be rid of Saddam, and there is equally encouraging evidence that republican principles could thrive there.
If your body is working correctly, and then you get a cold or something, that cold probably won’t knock you out as hard as it would have if you weren’t healthy.
Personally, I enjoyed school as much as the next kid. I was into art and every sport going from football to table tennis, so I kept busy. I never bunked a day off and left with 9 GCSEs, if I remember correctly.
Done correctly, everyone from individual speakers to large organizations can inspire citizens and customers to spread a message using their own social channels, and in so doing, inspire countless supporters to build their reputation, profits and social impact.
My mother has been my mentor in my life. The number one attribute was discipline. To be on time to school, never miss a day at school, and then checking out homework and making sure I was doing it correctly and signing me up for lots of activities, extra tests and classes.
A lot of people from my generation of music are so focused on playing things correctly or to perfection that they’re stuck in that safe place.
I eat a lot more now than I ever used to. I have taken a real interest in nutrition and believe in the difference that makes when fueling your body correctly. That means never skipping a meal and making sure that my diet supports my training needs.
Not only does travel give us a new system of reckoning, it also brings to the fore unknown aspects of our own self. Our consciousness being broadened and enriched, we shall judge ourselves more correctly.
Despite a campaign that was based on a very powerful promise of transparency, President Obama, and again in my view quite correctly, has used the state secrets argument in a variety of courts, as much as President Bush.
In many cases, the user interface to a program is the most important part for a commercial company: whether the programs works correctly or not seems to be secondary.
The essential principles of the three-dimensional structure of organic molecules had been correctly formulated by the first Nobel laureate in Chemistry, Jacobus van‘t Hoff, as early as 1874.
John Cornforth
This is your silly web browser doing that. The file is correctly named.
Rasmus Lerdorf
Newt correctly assumes that the American public is beginning to look down the road and at least distinguish the landmarks on either side and know where it wants go. We have a chance to lead it there.
The ideal vacuum cleaner would be one you never see. It needs to not just be a cool gadget, but a product that cleans your floor correctly. I can imagine people having a cupboard full of robots that only come out when you need them to fulfil a specific purpose.
I am so happy that I didn’t go to school and I didn’t have anyone to tell me how to position my fingers on the piano correctly. And what you do with music and what is the correct way to write it and what is not the correct way to write it.
Police officers see everything, and they experience everything, and they don’t always act correctly.
I got all A’s and was hated for it; I spoke correctly and was called a punk.
Someone like my father will improvise as much as 90% of the music in concert, but with me it’s maybe 10 to 20%. It’s sort of the test of how great someone is, the more they can improvise correctly and still be true to the raga they’re playing, and still keep it new and fresh the whole time.
Machines built by human beings they will function correctly if we provide them with a very specific environment. But if that environment is changed, they won’t function at all.
To play the trumpet, you have to use that diaphragm, and it’s the same if you want to sing correctly. You really need to push it out from there. And I think that’s what has kept me going as a singer.
Ultimately, all human activities have as their goal the realization of happiness. Why, then, have we ended up producing the opposite result? Could the underlying cause be our failure to correctly understand the true nature of happiness?
It takes all 11 on the field doing their job correctly to make it all happen.
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
Notice of leaving the E.U. under Article 50, for which most of us voted, provides a mechanism for extending the negotiating period by agreement if this is necessary. It is not to undermine Brexit to insist it is carried out correctly.
As everyone knows, there is only one way to fry chicken correctly. Unfortunately, most people think their method is best, but most people are wrong. Mine is the only right way, and on this subject I feel almost evangelical.
One of my fondest memories is of our skiing trips. Mum‘s approach to the sport was methodical, doing all the manoeuvres correctly and carefully.
Carol Thatcher
I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves, ‘How do we calculate the risk?’ And sometimes we don’t calculate it correctly; we either overstate it or understate it.
A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.
Your space, when done correctly, is the purest extension of yourself!
Conflict, when handled correctly, strengthens.
It is not by the absolute quantity of produce obtained by either class, that we can correctly judge of the rate of profit, rent, and wages, but by the quantity of labour required to obtain that produce.
His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
Mary Antin
What you would call a ‘lead,’ I’ve always considered a supporting part, and what people would call ‘supporting parts,’ I’ve considered leads. In a way, I look at it in reverse, because supporting parts – when they’re done correctly – are the ones that are progenitors for storylines, to move forward.
Because Pilates requires you to press your abs toward your spine, you don’t want to allow your lower belly to round and press out as air comes into your lungs. You also don’t want that abdominal lock to force you to breathe shallowly. To breathe correctly, you must expand your rib cage, primarily through your midback.
Memory is the first casualty of middle age, if I remember correctly.
I found that if I stack the moments correctly, people will believe in the most outrageous things.
Coorg will be the new Switzerland, Goa will be the new Thailand. If we predict these trends correctly, while market size may shrink, we will have a good opportunity to use our model.
I think, if I’m doing my job correctly, I’m presenting a scenario for you as the reader to engage with on your own. I mean, that’s what the best art is supposed to do. It’s not supposed to be political. I think if you read all my books, you know where I stand, pretty much.
The first job where I actually made money was on ‘Guiding Light,’ the soap opera. And I played a maid. My name was Ginger, and I had a Brooklyn accent – a really bad one, if I remember correctly.
I’m going to be world champion and have a belt, and people will correctly be able to say I was the best instead of I was very good.
Rubber looks different to skin and it’s very, very hard to make a prosthetic on a human look convincing if you don’t light them correctly.
More important than your obligation to follow your conscience, or at least prior to it, is your obligation to form your conscience correctly.
In software engineering, we have the term ‘technical debt.’ When you don’t do a job correctly, unaddressed problems become harder and harder to solve.
I didn’t confess. I was interrogated. They acted like my answers were wrong. They told me I was wrong, that I didn’t remember correctly, that I had to remember correctly. And if I didn’t, I would never see my family.
I love nothing better than to get all the nuts and bolts out of the way – show up on time, with lines learned, clear on what the director expects of me, with my buttons buttoned and my jewelry on correctly – and then I completely commit to play acting.
Jane Elliot
While classical mechanics correctly predicts the behavior of large objects such as tennis balls, to predict the behavior of small objects such as electrons, we must use quantum mechanics.
Ivar Giaever
I’ve been singing since I could talk correctly.
Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
To do Pilates moves correctly, you’ll need to concentrate on your abs – keeping them pulled in and up – at all times.
Taking stock of what you own, when done correctly and thoroughly, helps dampen the urge to shop frivolously.
Karina Longworth, the genius behind ‘You Must Remember This’, has quite correctly spun off her series about the Sharon Tate murders as a separate podcast called ‘You Must Remember Manson’ to mark the passing of the man who unleashed hell because he couldn’t get a recording contract.
I like guys who know how to implement a strategy. The ones who make a fight look easy. But there’s no easy fight, even if you win in 30 seconds, that only means you were able to execute your strategy correctly and induced your opponent to make a mistake. Those are the champions. That’s why they are the champions.
When done correctly, gift and loyalty cards can improve your cash flow, acquire and retain customers, and increase your overall brand presence.
Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance.
If you don’t do the suspense correctly, then your jump scares are not going to work.
In the practical world of computing, it is rather uncommon that a program, once it performs correctly and satisfactorily, remains unchanged forever.
Niklaus Wirth