Conviction Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conviction

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To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


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 ~


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 ~


Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


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 ~


A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
~By Ralph Nader ~


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 ~


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


A man of conviction is often more to be desired than a man of experience.
~By Curt Siodmak ~


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


You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which "clicks."
~By Florence Scovel Shinn ~


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 ~


In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


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


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 ~


The construction of life is at present in the power of facts far more than convictions.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Constant repetition carries conviction.
~By Robert Collier ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


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 ~


It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation the courage of their confusions.
~By John Ciardi ~


The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming.
~By John Steinbeck ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Conviction without experience makes for harshness.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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 ~


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 ~


He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


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 ~


One of the dreariest spots on life's road is the point of conviction that nothing will ever again happen to you.
~By Faith Baldwin ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


If this work seems so threatening, this is because it isn't simply eccentric or strange, but competent, rigorously argued, and carrying conviction.
~By Jacques Derrida ~


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 ~


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 ~


Through these adversities, Israel has endured with continued strength, conviction, and faith.
~By Jerry Costello ~


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 ~


For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.
~By Herman Kahn ~


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 ~


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


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


I have lived most of my life with the conviction that I don't dream, because I never could retrieve a dream.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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 ~


Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and conviction I once told an interviewer that of course I would never get married. And I most definitely would never have children.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


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 ~


To declare that in the administration of criminal law the end justifies the means to declare that the Government may commit crimes in order to secure conviction of a private criminal would bring terrible retribution.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


My personal political convictions are rooted in the populist political traditions of western Canada.
~By Preston Manning ~


Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


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


Convictions do not imply reasons.
~By Margaret Deland ~


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 ~


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 ~

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