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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.
Russian and former Soviet politician 1931-0
I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.
American writer 1924-19870
I am certainly convinced that it is one of the greatest impulses of mankind to arrive at something higher than a natural state.
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-19830
I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-17730
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.
I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
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
American Army general 1893-19810
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.
American writer and playwright 1897-19750
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
German writer and physicist 1742-17990
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Queen of Great Britain 1819-19010
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.
Wife of John Adams 1744-18180
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
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-18350
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.
I am sufficiently convinced already that the members of a profession know their own calling better than anyone else can know it.