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1. "Mr. Rawlings is a man of his word. The problem was, he made two different promises and he felt honored to keep them both. He hoped that by fulfilling one, in a different than expected way, he may have the chance to rectify the other."
Author: Aleatha Romig
2. "Praise, Praise, Praise a child for the good they commit and the wrongs they rectify."
Author: Asa Don Brown
3. "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."
Author: Douglas Coupland
4. "Some people can't live with themselves if somebody has to die for freedom. They can't rectify that. They would give up freedom to avoid the killings if they had to"
Author: Gary Hansen
5. "These fellow-mortals, every one, must be accepted as they are: you can neither straighten their noses, nor brighten their wit, nor rectify their dispositions; and it is these people -- amongst whom your life is passed -- that it is needful you should tolerate, pity, and love: it is these more or less ugly, stupid, inconsistent people, whose movements of goodness you should be able to admire -- for whom you should cherish all possible hopes, all possible patience."
Author: George Eliot
6. "You can't hurt him. He's an endangered species!" "Vampires are not endangered." Van's tone made it clear that it was his life's work to rectify this regrettable situation. "No, not that," Zack said dismissively. "He's a Victorian!" "Brainwashed," Van muttered. "Crazy," Sarah proclaimed. "Steampunk," I corrected with a sigh."
Author: Helen Keeble
7. "However, Nick acted as much as possible under the circumstances, and that was rectifying — it brought with it enjoyment and a working faith. He had not gone counter to the axiom that in a case of doubt one was to hold off; for that applied to choice, and he had not at present the slightest pretension to choosing. He knew he was lifted along, that what he was doing was not first-rate, that nothing was settled by it and that if there was essentially a problem in his life it would only grow tougher with keeping. But if doing one's sum to-morrow instead of to-day does not make the sum easier it at least makes to-day so."
Author: Henry James
8. "Even the best of us have bad days. We fall, we climb. That's life. I can promise you, your worst day is never your worst. Your worst day's the day you realize you gave us too soon and you can no longer rectify your mistake."
Author: J.C. Reed
9. "The justice of our cause must be reflected in the manner in which we rectify the crimes of the past."
Author: Jalal Talabani
10. "I learned what I need to do in the long jump, what I needed to do in the javelin and I've been able to rectify those events. It's been a bit of a learning curve, which is good."
Author: Jessica Ennis
11. "The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I'm trying to rectify my wrongs."
Author: Joaquin Phoenix
12. "Dad's oil dehydrator was a contained electrostatic field, one electrode down the center, the other the container's inner wall. Principal problem was finding a dielectric to separate the two. Refuse oil poured in came out as oil of the highest grade, dry chemicals, and drinking water. Petroleum Rectifying Company successfully prohibited its use."
Author: John Cage
13. "Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats."
Author: Josephus Daniels
14. "Too often, complaint is not about principled objection on moral grounds, but opportunistic objection on grounds of self-interest. To rectify this, we need to work on mastering the art of complaint."
Author: Julian Baggini
15. "Many are the things I guess we'd like to go back in time and rectify the things we didn't do right, eh?"
Author: Julius Schwartz
16. "Your girl?" I asked, my voice coming out in a near on squeak."Yeah," he answered, his voice deep, low and firm. "This is, well…kinda weird." Understatement! "And fast." Extreme understatement!"Met you twelve years ago and we're just gettin' here. I don't call that fast. I call that a waste of fuckin' time I'm about to rectify."
Author: Kristen Ashley
17. "For me, when I go to bed at night, I am happy that I haven't hurt someone. And if I think I have, I will rectify it. I now refuse to give someone permission to make me feel bad about myself. They can't make me feel bad about myself if I don't allow it."
Author: Lucy Davis
18. "The most useful form of time travel would be to go back a year or two and rectify the mistakes we made."
Author: Matt Lucas
19. "He was coming to understand he could not come to rectify anything in his life, only forget."
Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
20. "But there is an influence in the light of the morning that tends to rectify whatever errors of fancy, or even of judgment, we may have incurred during the sun's decline, or among the shadows of the night, or in the less wholesome glow of moonshine."
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
21. "Can he rectify false weight whose own scales are uncertain? Can you enlighten your neighbor while you yourself have no light?"
Author: Ramakrishna
22. "'Rectify' is un-busy. It might soothe you, if not distract you, from all you got going on."
Author: Ray McKinnon
23. "If any player has a bad game it's there in the back of your mind in the next game. There's 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."
Author: Rio Ferdinand
24. "No, the secret is that there's no reward and we have to endure our characters and our natures as best we can, because no amount of experience or insight is going to rectify our deficiencies, our self-regard, or our cupidity. We have to learn that our desires do not find any real echo in the world. We have to accept that the people we love do not love us, or not in the way we hope. We have to accept betrayal and disloyalty, and, hardest of all, that someone is finer than we are in character or intelligence."
Author: Sándor Márai
25. "It should all feel splendid. You tell me if it doesn't, and I shall rectify the situation."
Author: Sarah MacLean
26. "Concentrate more on your achievements than your failures. Learn to take the failures as opportunities to rectify your errors."
Author: Stephen Richards

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