Quotes by convictions

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
    Origineel: Überzeugungen sind gefährlichere Feinde der Wahrheit als Lügen.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
  • James Freeman Clarke
    James Freeman Clarke
    American theologian and author 1810-1888
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    All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Authentic Christians are persons who stand apart from others. Their character seems deeper, their ideas fresher, their spirit softer, their courage greater, their leadership stronger, their concerns wider, their compassion more genuine and their convictions more concrete.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    Convictions, in the end, they can be dangerous, but a world without them is just kind of an awful kind of gray, amorphous mass.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.
  • James Freeman Clarke
    James Freeman Clarke
    American theologian and author 1810-1888
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    He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
  • Frederick the Great
    Frederick the Great
    Born in Berlin, King of Prussia (1740-1786) 1712-1786
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    I love opposition that has convictions.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    It is your own convictions which compels you; that is, choice compels choice.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.
    Source: The Human Side (1954)
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
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    Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
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