Quotes by convert
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St. Thomas Aquinas
Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them.
Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
I know that two and two make four - and should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
Chinese-American actress 1966-
I'm very private in person. I'm very sensitive and shy with men individually. But when I'm talking, maybe there's this other channel or this other side and other way of working in my mind, and I convert and become carefree.
Canadian writer, poet, criticus 1939-
If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary.
British-born priest and Benedictine monk 1906-1993
It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding.
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-1993
It is the essence of grantsmanship to persuade the Foundation executives that it was they who suggested the research project and that you were a belated convert, agreeing reluctantly to all they had proposed.Source: Parkinsons Laws in Medical Research, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November 1962
Italian designer and businessman
Italian companies need to re-convert themselves, and such a re-conversion must be toward a better, higher standard.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Sedgwick has managed to convert pedestrian critical skills and little discernible knowledge in history, philosophy, psychology, art or even pre-modern literature into a lucrative academic career.Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense.
The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir.
American social philosopher 1895-1990
The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
American writer 1891-1980
The study of crime begins with the knowledge of oneself. All that you despise, all that you loathe, all that you reject, all that you condemn and seek to convert by punishment springs from you.
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