Quotes: conviction

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  • John Wesley
    John Wesley
    British preacher 1703-1791
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    Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that ''God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself,'' but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
    Source: Pensees
  • Mix a conviction with a man and something happens.
  • Novalis
    Novalis
    German poet, writer 1772-1801
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    My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
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    My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
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    Not even Mr Blair has been able to erode the unions conviction that we all have a right to a minimum wage… Both the minimum wage and the Social Charter would palpably destroy jobs.
    Source: Lend Me Your Ears p387
  • Cotvos
    Cotvos
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    Not the one who has many ideas, but the one who has a single conviction may become a great person.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
    Malcolm X
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    Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression, because power, real power, comes from our conviction which produces action, uncompromising action.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Science and art are only too often a superior kind of dope, possessing this advantage over booze and morphia: that they can be indulged in with a good conscience and with the conviction that, in the process of indulging, one is leading the ''higher life.''
  • Barry Sanders
    Barry Sanders
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    Shortly after the end of last season, I felt that I probably would not return for the 1999-2000 season. I also felt that I should take as much time as possible to sort through my feelings and make sure that my feelings were backed with conviction.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.