Quotes: conviction

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  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    Constant repetition carries conviction.
  • 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.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    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.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A ''No'' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ''Yes'' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
  • Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren
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    A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
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    A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
    Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
  • Carole King
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    All I needed to do was sing with conviction, speaking my truth from the heart, honestly and straightforwardly, and to offer my words, ideas and music to the audience as if it were one collective friend that I'd known for a very long time.
  • Apt quotations carry conviction.
  • Both President Obama and I shared the conviction that territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific region should be settled peacefully based on international law. We affirm that arbitration is an open, friendly and peaceful approach to seeking a just and durable solution.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    Conviction is the conscience of the mind.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
  • David Seabury
    David Seabury
    American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
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    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.
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Harry Emerson Fosdick
    American minister 1878-1969
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    Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
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