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No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


Conviction is the conscience of the mind.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


In this kind of situation, we tend to cling to his convictions, we believe that, by magic, we are going to recover. Then we agree to drive less good cars and we are fatally more exposed. It is what finally happened to me with Ensign.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


I tried to instill a different motivation, to give them the security and the conviction that they were doing something good, something necessary, something useful - if you want to use a grandiose expression, that they were doing something for peace.
~By Markus Wolf ~


Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.
~By Andrew Johnson ~


Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
~By John W. Gardner ~


A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail... Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


Don't be too harsh to these poems until they're typed. I always think typescript lends some sort of certainty: at least, if the things are bad then, they appear to be bad with conviction.
~By Dylan Thomas ~


Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting.
~By River Phoenix ~


The public conviction that a railroad linking the West and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines from the Mississippi to the Pacific.
~By John Moody ~


I am coming more and more to the conviction that the necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated, at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


I invite you, from my sentiments, my convictions and my responsibilities, to work together in the construction of a Uruguay where being young is not suspicious, where aging is not a problem.
~By Tabare Vazquez ~


Constant repetition carries conviction.
~By Robert Collier ~


Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


The ruling classes today nourish the conviction that national hatreds and rivalries are inevitable.
~By Charles E. Trevelyan ~


Now that I've got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
~By Logan Pearsall Smith ~


What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions that the idea of issues being a big deal where our mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character.
~By James Stockdale ~


Our Christian conviction is that Christ is also the messiah of Israel. Certainly it is in the hands of God how and when the unification of Jews and Christians into the people of God will take place.
~By Pope Benedict XVI ~


The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
~By Jean Rostand ~


We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight.
~By Chris Bell ~


People will judge you according to your own convictions.
~By Dexter Scott King ~


Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.
~By David Seabury ~


Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


Brothers in suffering, brothers in resistance, brothers in ideals and conviction. It is now our duty to further strengthen this bond in order to secure this hard-won freedom for future generations.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of a conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing over whether it is true or not.
~By Peter Medawar ~


If you don't love what you do, you won't do it with much conviction or passion.
~By Mia Hamm ~


FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
~By Felix Adler ~


The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play.
~By Robert Anderson ~


I cannot doubt that women will line up, like the men elected, with the groups whose political thinking and convictions are in accord with their own political convictions.
~By Edith Rogers ~


I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.
~By George Mason ~


Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By James Freeman Clarke ~


The motion pictures I have made and the plays I have chosen to direct represent my convictions.
~By Elia Kazan ~


The conviction of our Ukrainian nation is embedded in the pages of its history.
~By Viktor Yushchenko ~


Our consciences are littered like an old attic with the junk of sheer conviction.
~By Wilford O. Cross ~


I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only inner vanity.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


The belief may be too often mistaken, but the illusion of coming into direct contact with the past is intoxicating and persuasive, and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction. Sometimes confidence is all that's needed.
~By Charles Rosen ~


When you take a stand out of deep conviction, people know. They may not even agree, but they ask, 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


Be strong and follow your own convictions. You can't assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. This is what David Bowie is afraid of: that he will die before he gets a chance to make a real strong contribution.
~By Marc Bolan ~


The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith.
~By Abraham Kuyper ~


We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles. But at the same time, you must understand that when you're running on a ticket, you're running with a team.
~By Richard J. Daley ~


Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have, for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan.
~By Stockwell Day ~


Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win.
~By Roscoe Conkling ~


I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country. You don't need a vote to raise hell! You need convictions and a voice!
~By Mother Jones ~


What will become compellingly important is absolute clarity of shared purpose and set of principles of conduct sort of institutional genetic code that every member of the organization understands in a common way, and with deep conviction.
~By Dee Hock ~


I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense that I was being pursued, and also the conviction that under the political order of the times, our lives had no meaning.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


As to the war, while it is always thought rash to have any strong military convictions, I have always believed that if they would go straight to Sebastopol early in the season they would take it with little difficulty.
~By Francis W. Newman ~


Our Christian conviction is that Christ is also the messiah of Israel. Certainly it is in the hands of God how and when the unification of Jews and Christians into the people of God will take place.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


We are all wrong so often that it amazes me that we can have any conviction at all over the direction of things to come. But we must.
~By Jim Cramer ~


As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


It is always incorrect to assume you can know what someone's moral convictions are based on their philosophical theories.
~By Stanley Fish ~


Without a notion of the transcendental, human beings would, indeed, be animals; however, only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


What to an outsider will be no more than the vigorous presentation of a conviction, to an employee may be the manifestation of a determination which it is not safe to thwart.
~By Learned Hand ~


The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions.
~By Valentina Tereshkova ~


It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can.
~By R. Lee Ermey ~


If I were sufficiently romantic I suppose I'd have killed myself long ago just to make people talk about me. I haven't even got the conviction to make a successful drunkard.
~By John Dos Passos ~


A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


The deepest thing in any one is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


Sometimes love is stronger than a man's convictions.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism.
~By John Doolittle ~


If a man fights his way through his doubts to the conviction that Jesus Christ is Lord, he has attained to a certainty that the man who unthinkingly accepts things can never reach.
~By William Barclay ~


The Petersons have not come forward in the press. Apparently they feel the media bears a large responsibility for Scott's conviction. It may be a while before we hear anything from them.
~By Catherine Crier ~


Moreover, broad plans commensurate with our national purpose and resources would bring conviction of our power to every soldier in the front line, to the nations associated with us in the war, and to the enemy.
~By Kelly Miller ~


Convictions do not imply reasons.
~By Margaret Deland ~


Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you're sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they're imagining the same as you.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


If you would convince others, seem open to conviction yourself.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
~By Orhan Pamuk ~


You have to have conviction and completely question everything and anything you do. No matter how much you study, no matter how much you know, the side of your brain that has the smarts won't necessarily help you in making art.
~By Maya Lin ~


If I practised sex, out of moral conviction, that was one thing; but to enjoy it... seemed a defeat.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
~By Billy Sunday ~


What is important is that one utilizes one's intellect and not to be 100 percent sure about one's convictions. One should always leave room for doubt.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


The vice president had a bargaining asset, however, that no ordinary person has: He was next in line to the presidency. I saw no chance that he would resign first, then take his chances on trial, conviction, and jail.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


There's Eddie's conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians.
~By Mike McCready ~


What remains constant for me, during the last 15 years, has been the conviction that the cold war was a calamity for the entire world, and that it can be justified by no consideration of theory, nor by any supposed national interest.
~By Earl Browder ~


Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?
~By John Calvin ~


There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
~By Daniel Webster ~


Indictments of any kind are serious. That being said, let's not forget that an indictment is not a conviction. We still have due process in this country.
~By Rob Simmons ~


Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
~By John Updike ~


It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in.
~By Origen ~


The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
~By Franklin P. Adams ~


I have arrived at the conviction that the neglect by economists to discuss seriously what is really the crucial problem of our time is due to a certain timidity about soiling their hands by going from purely scientific questions into value questions.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Tony Rezko and Bill Ayers should lead the Democratic Party. They are the only Democrats with any convictions.
~By Evan Sayet ~


Freedom. And Justice. If you have those two, it covers everything. You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions.
~By Ian Smith ~


My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


While mainstream media is led by profit, ratings and popularist culture and filtered by the current political climate, Alternative Media is lead solely by the convictions of the campaign and film maker.
~By Ben Edwards ~


And indeed this theme has been at the centre of all my research since 1943, both because of its intrinsic fascination and my conviction that a knowledge of sequences could contribute much to our understanding of living matter.
~By Frederick Sanger ~

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