31 Quotes About Nitpicking

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There are many ways that society chooses to nitpick at individuals in the spotlight. This sort of negativity can degrade the value and image of others. Here are some quotes about nitpicking that help to capture the essence of this action by many.

“80 percent of learning is visual, so children who can’t afford vision correction are at such a disadvantage.”

“A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.”

“A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.”

“Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.”

“Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can’t put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you’re doing it from a position of correction.”

“Because we are continually growing in the Lord, preachers and lay people alike must be open to the Lord’s correction.”

“Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.”

“Correction does much, but encouragement does more.”

“Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances.”

“Don’t be sensitive if I should, in future, seem brusque, harsh, or even unjust in my criticism. I sincerely hope I never shall be; but if I should, remember that fault-finding is perhaps both my privilege and my weakness, that correction is the only road to improvement, and that my quick temper and illness are entitled to some consideration.”

“Each of you is a unique child of God. God knows you individually. He sends messages of encouragement, correction, and direction fitted to you and to your needs.”

“God, who preferred the correction rather than the death of a sinner, did not desire that a homicide be punished by the exaction of another act of homicide.”

“I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations, with an appropriate correction for distance.”

“I think personality correction is necessary for successful men, like prime ministers, businessmen, politicians… it’s essential that one should keep an eye on one’s own personality.”

“If someone doesn’t know their Old Testament, they don’t know right doctrine, right correction, and they can’t be equipped for good works.”

“I’m actually thinking about maybe, on a spacewalk, not wearing my glasses. I normally wear those both for reading and a little bit of a distance correction, but the distance vision seems like it’s gotten a little bit better. So I might go without. Scott Kelly”

“In taking stock of ourselves, we should not forget that fear plays a large part in the drama of failure. That is the first thing to be dropped. Fear is a mental deficiency susceptible of correction, if taken in hand before it gains an ascendency over us. Fear comes with the thought of failure.”

“Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.”

“Prices are going up. Unemployment continues to go up. And we have not had the necessary correction for the financial bubble created by our Federal Reserve system.”

“Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again.”

“Since news breaks on digg very quickly, we face the same issues as newspapers which print a retraction for a story that was misreported. The difference with digg is that equal play can be given to both sides of a story, whereas with a newspaper, a retraction or correction is usually buried.”

“Some people become hypercritical when stressed.”

“Talk about nitpicky. Perhaps this would be a good time to call it quits.”

“The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye.”

“The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be punished by civil penalties, and that the violation of a civil duty exposes the delinquent to divine correction”

“The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend.”

“The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possibility of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors, that I should otherwise have done.”

“The problem with literature, with writing, is that it works sometimes in terms of correction of social ills. Other times, it just does not suffice.”

“The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come.”

“Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.”

“Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.”

One of the best ways to move on is to avoid those that bring you negativity and harshness.