68+ Best Confirmation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational confirmation quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Confirmation Quotes

The words of confirmation into the Church are an invitation: ‘Receive the Holy Ghost.’ And that choice must be made not once, but every day, every hour, every minute. — Henry B. Eyring

With my research, I really need absolute confirmation of what actually happened, direct physical connections to the past. — Erik Larson

We tend to accept information that confirms our prior beliefs and ignore or discredit information that does not. This confirmation bias settles over our eyes like distorting spectacles for everything we look at. — Kyle Hill

Every day I shall put my papers in order and every day I shall say farewell. And the real farewell, when it comes, will only be a small outward confirmation of what has been accomplished within me from day to day. — Etty Hillesum

Any Supreme Court confirmation needs to be a thoughtful process, with full respect for the separation of powers outlined in the Constitution. — Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Bush’s choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S. Supreme Court. — Patricia Ireland

The Beijing Olympics represent China’s grand entrance onto the world stage and confirmation of its new superpower status. — Ma Jian

Winning the treble was confirmation for me that joining Bayern rather than moving abroad was the right decision. — Manuel Neuer

Cover this confirmation process with prayer. When they make it harder for us to pray, we just pray harder. — Zell Miller

At one level, an award is an endorsement, a confirmation, but I always find myself looking askance at awards and good reviews, as though another Garry Disher had earned them. — Garry Disher

Being deeply knowledgeable on one subject narrows one’s focus and increases confidence, but it also blurs dissenting views until they are no longer visible, thereby transforming data collection into bias confirmation and morphing self-deception into self-assurance. — Michael Shermer

If one undertakes retrospection of the day’s events, one must do it regularly at the appointed hour, not fitfully, not doing it today, neglecting to do it tomorrow and the day after and then taking it up again on the fourth day. Such irregular practice is not conducive to the confirmation of the habit of retrospection. — Mahavira

Remember when John Roberts was seeking confirmation of the Supreme Court, and he said judges should be just like umpires, just calling balls and strikes? Well, turnabout is fair play. What baseball needs behind the plate are umpires like those judges who are called strict constructionists, which means you follow subtle law to the letter. — Frank Deford

I consider the United States Senate the greatest deliberative body in the world, and I respect the important role the Constitution affords it in the confirmation of our judges. — Neil Gorsuch

For my confirmation, I didn’t get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift. — Wernher von Braun

My mother wrote a teen column for the South China Morning Post in the 1950s when she was growing up in Hong Kong. Her name was Lily Mark, but she sometimes wrote under her confirmation name, Margaret Mark. That was how she met my father. — Celeste Ng

When I see a room full of people pedaling away on stationary bikes, I fall into an existential spiral. It’s confirmation that all we do as humans is pedal, pedal, pedal, and go nowhere. We’re just specks of dust in the universe, riding 1970s stationary bicycles. — Ali Liebegott

Although environmental groups sometimes raise issues in the confirmation process, environmental protection is not central to the fear-mongering of the liberal interest groups that oppose conservative judges. But the threat to basic environmental protections from conservative jurisprudence is broad-based and severe. — Benjamin Wittes

The day on which I received confirmation was a distressing one to me. — Maria Monk

Being a mom, it feels like I did something so powerful and amazing. It’s such a gigantic blessing, and a confirmation that the Creator exists. And all of that has made me feel sexier and stronger. I call it ‘lava in my spine.’ — Jill Scott

Bitcoin solved the double-spend problem. The key problem was payment confirmation without central clearing. Bitcoin’s solution was ingenious but wasteful – it’s fairly slow, and you can’t put other things on it. — Chris Larsen

At my confirmation, where you get the Holy Spirit, I came down the stairs at my party and had torn, like, 80 holes in my pantyhose and said I had the Holy Spirit, and just would do things like that all the time. — Paula Pell

Every time I put out music and it goes well, it’s a confirmation of your taste and your gut. — Russ

I remember when I first encountered anthropocentrism. I was in primary school and, in preparation for our confirmation, the class was learning about the afterlife. — John Burnside

I wanted to wear fingerless gloves at my confirmation. I think I always wanted to be different and felt very stifled at school. — Suranne Jones

In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation. — Voltaire

Far too many girls’ and women’s romantic relationships are formed around a negation of their own worth and attributes rather than a confirmation of them. — Mariella Frostrup

After that I couldn’t show my face outside. I lost my identity and balance. I was still living with my parents, and they were my only friends. For so many people, this thing with the nurse was confirmation that I must be mad or mentally ill. — Mathias Rust

C. Everett ‘Chic’ Koop became U.S. Surgeon General under President Reagan. He was a world renowned pediatric surgeon who had a tumultuous Senate confirmation process due to partisanship. Chic took office in January 1982, a time of ‘tobacco wars’ and a new and evolving terrifying disease that we ultimately came to know as AIDS. — Richard Carmona

The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment of three critical ministers is also confirmation of continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq. — Spencer Bachus

People in my confirmation process, on the right and the left, really loved that idea of having someone who’s going to be in meetings arguing on behalf of the dignity of people who sometimes aren’t represented in meetings. But by the same token, they have somewhat unrealistic expectations that I can kind of make my own policy. — Samantha Power

The confirmation for both jobs – ‘AMC’ and ‘Smallville’ – came through on the same day, so there was a lot of wine flowing in the Hartley house that night! — Lindsay Hartley

Like civil-rights protesters who sang rousing hymns as they were carried off to jail, Twitterers are bearing witness to what’s happening around them, and calling out into the darkness of cyberspace for confirmation. I’m here. You’re here, too. We are present. — Douglas Rushkoff

When tragedy strikes, or even when it looms, our families will have the opportunity to look into our hearts to see whether we know what we said we knew. Our children will watch, feel the Spirit confirm that we lived as we preached, remember that confirmation, and pass the story across the generations. — Henry B. Eyring

I don’t set out to win awards. I don’t think any musician does, but when you receive an award, it’s an affirmation: it means that people appreciate what you do. Every award I have received is a confirmation of something I have done, and that motivates me to push a little harder. — Wadada Leo Smith

Having been on the front lines of the confirmation battles involving Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito, I know firsthand what is at stake when the Senate exercises its ‘advise and consent’ power over federal judges. — Wendy Long

The observation that money changes induce output changes in the same direction receives confirmation in some data sets but is hard to see in others. Large-scale reductions in money growth can be associated with large-scale depressions or, if carried out in the form of a credible reform, with no depression at all. — Robert Lucas, Jr.

My dad got sent off for punching Roberto Mancini in the face. It was in the European Cup-Winners’ Cup quarter-final in 1991, and if you look on YouTube, you will have confirmation. It’s a very clear punch. He just went straight through him. I can’t wait to play against Mancini now. Maybe he will remember. — Wojciech Szczesny

A missile attack is federal. A missile attack is not a local responsibility. Confirmation and notification of something like a missile attack should reside with the agency that knows first and knows for sure: in other words, the people who know should be the people who tell us. — Brian Schatz

I think the Democrats are catering to them, but, you know, in the entire history of the United States of America, there has never been a judge who has been refused a vote when there was a majority of Senators willing to vote for his confirmation, never in history. — Pat Robertson

There are three kinds of yeses. There’s commitment, confirmation, and counterfeit. People are most used to giving the counterfeit yes because they’ve been trapped by the confirmation yes so many times. So the way you master no is understanding what really happens when somebody says ‘no.’ When yes is commitment, no is protection. — Christopher Voss

And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours in front of a senate judiciary committee. — Stephen Breyer

Brave browsers block everything: initial signaling/analytics scripts that start the programmatic advertising ‘dirty pipe’, impression-tracking pixels, and ad-click confirmation signals. — Brendan Eich

I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation. — Mikhail Bakunin

‘Confirmation’ is the movie I’m super proud to be a part of. — Erika Christensen

When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful discussion of legal issues, the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce, and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public. — Elena Kagan

In this world, conversations are negotiations for closeness in which people try to seek and give confirmation and support, and to reach consensus. They try to protect themselves from others’ attempts to push them away. — Deborah Tannen

There is no government in Europe where ministers go through that kind of confirmation process, which in fact is modeled on the way the U.S. cabinet members are confirmed. — Mario Monti

In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time. — James Mark Baldwin

Islam believes in many prophets, and Al Quran is nothing but a confirmation of the old Scriptures. — Annie Besant

In my first week as a U.S. senator, I had the privilege of participating in the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Sonia Sotomayor. — Al Franken

One of the issues that I’ve raised on the Foreign Relations Committee, and I raised it when Secretary Locke came for his confirmation hearing, is, you know, it is in our benefit to develop a workable, positive formula with China. — Jim Webb

I happen to think the Paris accord, the Paris treaty, or the Paris Agreement, if you will, should have been treated as a treaty, should have gone through Senate confirmation. — Scott Pruitt

As people’s opportunities to succumb to confirmation bias increases online – only seeking out information that confirms their prejudices – ignorance, extremism and close-mindedness have continued to rise unabated. — Maajid Nawaz

When I got the confirmation that I had been chosen for ‘Fukrey,’ it was the happiest moment of my life. — Varun Sharma

When we’d suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, ‘Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.’ As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing. — Ian Mckellen

I realize the voters elected President Obama in 2012, but they also, in 2014, elected enough Republican senators to gain a majority in the Senate, so we control the confirmation process. And these are two supposedly coequal branches of government involved in this filling of a Supreme Court vacancy. — Ron Johnson

There are so many opportunities where people are thirsting: young people who are preparing for Confirmation, young adults who are searching, people of every age. There’s a great thirst, I think, of people to come to understand and to belong to the Church of Christ. — Joseph Edward Kurtz

The most famous and one of the most thoroughgoing opponents of bank credit was Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson reacted to the panic of 1819 as a confirmation of his pessimistic views on banks. — Murray Rothbard

Remember common sense? Bring it back. Abolishing ICE, our main federal immigration enforcement agency, is a colossally stupid idea. Floating the possibility of impeaching Brett Kavanaugh, whose confirmation just jolted the GOP back out of its coma, is painfully dumb. — S.E. Cupp

Presidents have the right to nominate their own cabinet secretaries. But their nominees don’t have a right to confirmation. Senators have a constitutional duty to advise and consent to the appointment of all Cabinet officials. They should take that duty seriously. — Gary Bauer

A line, an area of tone, is not really important because it records what you have seen, but because of what it will lead you on to see. Following up its logic in order to check its accuracy, you find confirmation or denial in the object itself or in your memory of it. — John Berger

Standing on the podium at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and receiving a gold medal was the crowning jewel in a successful gymnastics career and, most certainly, the confirmation that my parents’ sacrifices were not in vain. — Dominique Moceanu

If you crave further confirmation that Silicon Valley is a magical place where magical thinking reigns, consider the tale of Roku, the video streaming company that filed to go public Friday, when alert people everywhere were headed out for a long weekend. — Adam Lashinsky

The transcendent gift of the Holy Ghost, along with membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is bestowed by confirmation, by the laying on of hands by those having priesthood authority. — James E. Faust

The main opposition to Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation comes from a handful of Democratic Senators who are using the playbook of far-left special interest groups, the same groups that routinely attack anyone who doesn’t actively promote their agenda. — Thom Tillis

PSG wanted to sign me. For me, it was confirmation that I am on the right track and was in a good spell. My heart told me I had to stay at PSV where I still have things to achieve. — Georginio Wijnaldum

The fact that I fell in love with Meghan so incredibly quickly was sort of confirmation to me that all the stars were aligned; everything was just perfect. It was this beautiful woman just sort of literally tripped and fell into my life; I fell into her life. — Prince Harry

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