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Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty. - Tacitus [Cornelius Tacitus]


The beginning of pride and hatred lies in worldly desire, and the strength of your desire if from habit. When an evil tendency becomes confirmed by habit, rage is triggered when anyone restrains you. - Jalal-Uddin Rumi


From hence, no question, has sprung an observation, confirmed now into a settled opinion, that some long experienced souls in the world, before their dislodging, arrive to the height of prophetic spirit. - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus


As a confirmed melancholic, I can testify that the best and maybe only antidote for melancholia is action. However, like most melancholic's, I suffer also from sloth. - Edward Abbey


In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason. - Heinrich Heine


In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. - Stephen Jay Gould


Love wants to be confirmed with concrete symbols, but recklessness loves instability. - Franz Grillparzer


The national task that had been incumbent upon me for 18 years is hereby confirmed. - Charles de Gaulle