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Conviction Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conviction

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


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 ~


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


I always received much more satisfaction as a defense attorney in obtaining an acquittal for a client than I ever have as a D.A. in obtaining a conviction. All my interests and sympathies tend to be on the side of the individual as opposed to the state.
~By Jim Garrison ~


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 ~


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


I am a Muslim Arab, in my actions oriented very to the left, in my convictions.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Liberals subscribe to the new flexible, pluralistic definition of the family; their defense of families carries no conviction.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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


My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it.
~By Maria Jeritza ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


However, it must always remain a dialogue, and never an imposition of the church's own convictions and methods. Propose, not impose. To serve, and not to dominate.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't.
~By Michael Caine ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The former conviction that these two kingdoms were wholly different in structure, in function, and in kind of life, was not seriously disturbed by the difficulties which the naturalist encountered when he undertook to define them.
~By Asa Gray ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


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


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 ~


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


It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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