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Conviction Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Conviction

Please enjoy these Conviction Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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The supreme happiness of life
is the conviction of being loved for yourself,
or, more correctly, being loved in spite of yourself.
- Victor Hugo

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

 

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

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

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

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There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Conviction without experience makes for harshness.
- Flannery O'Connor

The one serious conviction that a man should have
is that nothing should be taken too seriously.
- Nicholas Murray Butler

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.
- James Russell Lowell

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

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

Mix a conviction with a man and something happens.
- Powell Clayton

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

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.
- Gustave Flaubert

When thugs by nature meet thugs by political conviction,
5-0 is not surprising.
- John McCarthy

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

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

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

And their conviction is that if it is done with that
kind of purity it will go somewhere.
I believe that with all my heart, but I'm not responsible for its going somewhere.
- Daniel Berrigan

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.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

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

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."
- Florence Scovel Shinn

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.
- Franz Grillparzer

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

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.
- Rob Simmons

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.
- Orison Swett Marden

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.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

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

Conviction is the conscience of the mind.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

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.
- William L. Jenkins

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

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

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

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.
- Jim Cramer

There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed
of the best words in the best order;
only a conviction,
accepted by our knowledge and judgment,
that it is so.
- John Drinkwater

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

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

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

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.
- Learned Hand

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

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

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.
- David Seabury

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.
- Michael Caine

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

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.
- John W. Gardner

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

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

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.
- Orhan Pamuk

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

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.
- River Phoenix

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

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

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.
- Ibrahim Babangida

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.
- Franz Liszt

Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which
the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction
that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
- Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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.
- Guy Verhofstadt

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.
- Jim Ramstad

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

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

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

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.
- Marcia Wallace

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.
- Pia Zadora

Constant repetition carries conviction.
- Robert Collier

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.
- Lech Walesa

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

An indictment is not a conviction.
- Howard Coble


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