Quotes: convinced

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  • Bill Scott
    Bill Scott
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    He convinced me that if we're going to have honest government that you can't leave it up to the crooks and that honest people have to get involved in government. So I did. I got involved as a criminal prosecutor with the U. S. Justice Department.
  • Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
    Mikhail Gorbachev
    Russian and former Soviet politician 1931-
    Mikhail Gorbachev
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    I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    I am certainly convinced that it is one of the greatest impulses of mankind to arrive at something higher than a natural state.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    I am convinced that a light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning, have sometimes made a hero of the same man, who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and rainy morning, would have proved a coward.
  • Alvin Adams
    Alvin Adams
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    I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
  • Barbara Lee
    Barbara Lee
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    I am convinced that military action will not prevent further acts of international terrorism against the United States.
    Source: Renegade for Peace and Justice
  • Omar Nelson Bradley
    Omar Nelson Bradley
    American Army general 1893-1981
    Omar Nelson Bradley
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    I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
    Thornton Wilder
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    I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
    Queen Victoria
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    I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
    Abigail Adams
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    I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
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    I am sufficiently convinced already that the members of a profession know their own calling better than anyone else can know it.