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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 ~


All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By James Freeman Clarke ~


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


And I like the way Cain writes his women. Very strong. They're kind of lusty, they know what they want, they're full of conviction. Cain's women are sexual.
~By Pia Zadora ~


The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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 ~


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


The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


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


I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


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 ~


I am a person with leftist convictions, and always have been.
~By Jose Saramago ~


We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics.
~By Arthur Keith ~


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 ~


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 ~


Oh how sweet it is to hear one's own convictions from another's lips.
~By Frank Gifford ~


We shall not yield to violence. We shall not be deprived of union freedoms. We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.
~By Lech Walesa ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


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 ~


I am not a Christian because God changed my life; I am a Christian because of my convictions about who Jesus Christ is.
~By Josh McDowell ~


Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Convictions do not imply reasons.
~By Margaret Deland ~


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 ~


Let us go forward in this battle fortified by conviction that those who labour in the service of a great and good cause will never fail.
~By Owen Arthur ~


Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


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 ~


No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
~By Stephen Baker ~


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


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


When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


Both state and church have as their object actions as well as convictions, the former insofar as they are based on the relations between man and nature, the latter insofar as they are based on the relations between nature and God.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


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 ~


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 ~


An indictment is not a conviction.
~By Howard Coble ~


The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


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


The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
~By Samuel Butler ~


For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


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


Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


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


Requiring military hospitals to perform elective abortions exposes the physicians, the nurses, the military personnel to move against their own personal convictions of life in many cases.
~By Rick Renzi ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Shortly after the end of last season, I felt that I probably would not return for the 1999-2000 season. I also felt that I should take as much time as possible to sort through my feelings and make sure that my feelings were backed with conviction.
~By Barry Sanders ~


The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought.
~By William L. Jenkins ~


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 ~


The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
~By John W. Gardner ~


This conviction brought me, in the summer of 1978, to the Free Trade Unions - formed by a group of courageous and dedicated people who came out in the defense of the workers' rights and dignity.
~By Lech Walesa ~


It is absolutely my conviction, that Walter Salles will figure among the great directors of our time.
~By Arthur Cohn ~


Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history.
~By John Shimkus ~


I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
~By George Eliot ~


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 ~


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 ~


A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth.
~By Max Frisch ~


Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


If you're writing anything decent, it's in you, it's your spirit coming out. If it's not an expression of how a person genuinely feels, then it's not a good song done with any conviction.
~By Alex Chilton ~


You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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 ~


I have withstood the power of convictions a long time; and therefore I fear I shall be finally left of God.
~By David Brainerd ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I believe that nothing enjoys a higher estate in our society than the right given by the First and Fourteenth Amendments freely to practice and proclaim one's religious convictions.
~By Frank Murphy ~


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


I have a deep conviction that our lives are eternal, that it is waking and sleeping, that we are born together with the people we love lifetime after lifetime.
~By Marcia Wallace ~


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 ~


Words should be employed as the means, not the end; language is the instrument, conviction is the work.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


I have never known so much naive conviction allied to greater intellectual poverty.
~By Claude Levi-Strauss ~


Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
~By Lech Walesa ~


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 ~


There was an implicit conviction that the UN would be stronger than the sum of its constituent member-states.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Our political differences, now matter how sharply they are debated, are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions.
~By John McCain ~


Constant repetition carries conviction.
~By Robert Collier ~


Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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February 19 ,2020


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