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Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used.
British author 1713-1768
'Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes, thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.
American writer 1842-1914
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
French writer 1802-1870
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Brendan I. Koerner
American author 1974-
A surprising number of American skyjackers were not yet old enough to drink or sometimes even drive. These adolescents were generally inept at planning their crimes, and few of their capers met with any success; most seemed to end within moments of starting, usually after a fatherly pilot convinced the nervous teen to hand over his gun.
Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
John H. Patterson
American businessman, industrialist and salesperson 1844-1922
Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.
American author and journalist
Cable made the Food Network possible. It was invented in 1993 by Reese Schoenfeld, a co-founder of CNN, who was convinced that its natural audience was women - millions of them.
Carter G. Woodson
American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
Even schools for Negroes, then, are places where they must be convinced of their inferiority.
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
British Evangelical Anglican priest 1748-1810
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
English Anglican theologian and biochemist 1924-2006
For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.
Benjamin E. Mays
American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
For nearly a century, the South made itself believe that Negroes and white people were really communicating. So convinced of this were the white Southerners that they almost made the nation believe that they, and only they, knew the mind of the Southern Negro.
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