• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Amendful Much improving.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The only repealed amendment to the US Constitution deals with the prohibition of alcohol.
    • amendful Full of amendment or improvement.
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  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    “Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.”
  • Henry Wilson
    Henry Wilson
    “I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.”
  • Confucius
    “The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.”
  • John (Jay) Mccloy
    John (Jay) Mccloy
    “Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.”
  • John Perry Barlow
    John Perry Barlow
    “In Cyberspace, the 1st Amendment is a local ordinance.”
  • John Stuart Mill
    “The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.”


In literature:

The amendment which I offer proposes to remove one chief occasion of these extraordinary expenses.
"American Eloquence, Volume II. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1896)" by Various
The Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Dixon), on the 16th of January, submitted an amendment which came square up to repeal, and to the claim.
"American Eloquence, Volume III. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1897)" by Various
The first of those amendments is to change the basis of representation among the States from Federal members to actual voters.
"American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1897)" by Various
"Against Home Rule (1912)" by Various
If the Senate would not pass his statehood bill, he was for the Walker amendment.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
The license law now in force within the District is deficient and uncertain in some of its provisions and ought to be amended.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
But she is large-hearted and will forgive me, and I shall make amends and send her sheet upon sheet.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In 1796, our legislature resumed the subject, and passed the law for amending the Penal laws of the commonwealth.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
On the contrary, great good qualities are requisite to make amends for their having wealth, title, and office.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Congress were to proceed, about the 1st of June, to propose amendments to the new constitution.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson

In poetry:

Did you think to get in
At the back, while your friends
Made a little diversion
In front? So it ends,
With your sword clattering down
On the ground. 'Tis amends
"The Foreigner" by Amy Lowell
Unless thy faith extorts this grace divine,
And makes the renovated creature shine,
It is in vain;— it answers to no end,
Unless it serves thy errors to amend.
"Advice To Believe In Christ, And An Exhibition Or Display Of The Wonderful Change That Is Wrought In" by Rees Prichard
To each of them he did pretend,
To be their seconder, and friend;
At every blow they would amend,
And have more skill;
He did by cruelty intend,
Them both to kill.
"Passion And Reason" by Susannah Hawkins
Peace, peace! and hold your braggart tongue,
Tall for your years, wild, reckless, young;
We've borne it long, but there's an end,
Beware, my boy, your speech amend!
"America--"Peace, Peace, O Peace!"" by Janet Hamilton
Repentance, next to faith, must be obtain'd
From ev'ry sin wherewith thy soul is stain'd,
With resolution to amend each day,
And from thy former faults to turn away.
"A Preparation For The Holy Communion" by Rees Prichard
But not till he had over Death obtain'd
A victory, in ev'ry sense complete,
And from the fiend, that foul deceiver, gain'd
Ample amends for the first man's defeat :
"The Creed" by Rees Prichard

In news:

After Durbin Amendment, banks begin charging customers monthly fees.
Banks are fighting back as the Durbin Amendment is set to go into effect Oct 1.
HEATHSVILLE—With amendments and definitions approved at the September 20 Northumberland planning commission meeting, staff can now begin compiling all the zoning review information.
The Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Farmers Union has denounced the "Big Bad Three" initiatives (Amendment 60, Amendment 61, and Proposition 101) is potentially disastrous for the state of Colorado and its local communities.
Confounded by amendment on Saturday's ballot.
New Jersey's Conscientious Employee Protection Act Is Amended.
The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects you from unreasonable government searches and seizures.
Legislators looking at cuts if amendment fails.
SALT LAKE CITY — Attempts to get Utah to join the call for a convention to amend the US Constitution didn't make it out of a legislative committee Thursday.
There's no need to fear crazy amendments since the results would have to be approved by 38 states.
Search Results Fall Under the First Amendment.
The term was used by President Jefferson in a letter to the Danbury, CT Baptist Church emphasizing the first amendment.
Recently I received information about the charter amendments to be voted on during this year's election.
The five councillors all voted for the spending last week and against an amendment to defer a decision until councillors had seen the confidential information.
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Rule Requirements--Amendments.

In science:

To amend this, we obtained observations with EXOSAT of two transients, Aql X-1 and Cen X-4.
X-ray sources in globular clusters
The Elliott conjecture can also be amended by restricting the class of C ∗ -algebras that are to be classified.
A simple C*-algebra with a finite and an infinite projection
However, this need to be amended as this mismatch is of no consequence in this regard and it must be stated that the translational subgroup generates gauge transformations for linearized gravity any dimension d ≥ 4.
Translational groups as generators of gauge transformations
We discuss some of the amendments that have been proposed to bring the theoretical predictions into agreement with the observed CaT*-values of bright Es and how they can be extended to incorporate also the observed CaT*-values of dEs.
The puzzlingly large Ca II triplet absorption in dwarf elliptical galaxies
The criterion will involve a certain regularization of the amended potential.
Symmetry breaking for toral actions in simple mechanical systems