Quotes 31 till 45 of 76.
British preacher 1703-17910
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.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-16620
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.
German poet, writer 1772-18010
My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
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.
My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics.
English writer 1709-17840
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Not even Mr Blair has been able to erode the unions conviction that we all have a right to a minimum wageâ€¦ Both the minimum wage and the Social Charter would palpably destroy jobs.Source: Lend Me Your Ears p387
Not the one who has many ideas, but the one who has a single conviction may become a great person.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
American activist 1925-19650
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.
German philosopher 1882-19400
Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
English writer 1894-19630
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.''
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.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.