Quotes of correctly

  1. To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it. – William R. Alger
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. I will not do work that isn't done well or right. Stuff happens- things break, contractors don't come through- but I don't want to be responsible for not doing something correctly – Genevieve Gorder
  6. Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot
  7. 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. – Thabo Mbeki
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. An executive is a person who always decides sometimes he decides correctly but he always decides. – John Henry Patterson
  11. Who sees the human face correctly the photographer, the mirror, or the painter? – Pablo Picasso
  12. For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding. – Paul Ricoeur
  13. Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly – Simeon Strunsky

Usage examples for correctly

  1. You are his associate, if I understand correctly the relation between you." – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. These lines, it may be remembered, need not be equally spaced, but they must be parallel, and as many of them may be used as convenient, because the greater their number the more correctly the curve can be drawn. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. I believe you argued correctly – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  4. Prices correctly express values on the assumption of the fluid market, and on the assumption that the value of the money- unit does not vary. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  5. " From here on she couldn't turn back without meeting us- if I remember this country correctly – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  6. He was so high; and Pietro indicated the height of Phil correctly by his hand. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  7. Each part must act correctly and no part must interfere with another. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  8. O'Hara's signature was correctly appended. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  9. Can you correctly answer these questions without having the coins in sight? – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  10. So long as one stands close in front of it, one cannot correctly see the objects presented, or perceive their importance and beauty; it is only by standing some distance away that both come into view. – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  11. We learn to speak by imitation, and failing to observe the correct method of speaking in others, we naturally fail to speak correctly ourselves. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  12. Why, she has scarcely answered half a dozen questions correctly – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  13. Even if you aver that you have seen a woodpecker running down the trunk of a tree as well as up, I shall be sure you have not seen correctly – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  14. He did not reason correctly however. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. His only fear was that the captain might not report the message correctly and he wished he had been able to write a note. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  16. Having regard to the acknowledged custom of the times of putting names other than the author's on title- pages, there is no need for any apology for expressing doubt as to whether the book has been correctly placed to the credit of the Bishop Bancroft's chaplain. – The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley
  17. The theory underlying this is that deposits made in banks correctly represent trade. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  18. Are you sure you have Mrs. Haughton's own orders correctly William? – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  19. She was too young a woman to balance correctly the power of strenuous occupation on a man as weighed against the emotion to which a woman will yield her whole being without a struggle. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  20. If, therefore, I would image forth anything correctly I must know the real nature of the original object. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel

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