Quotes: convinced

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I fear chiefly lest my expression may not be extravagant enough, may not wander far enough beyond the narrow limit of my daily experience, so as to be adequate to the truth of which I have been convinced. Extravagance! it depends on how you are yarded.
  • I hope I have convinced you - the only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very, very hard.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    I was convinced in 1927 that humanity's most fundamental survival problems could never be solved by politics.
    Source: Grunch of Giants (1983)
  • J. K. Rowling
    J. K. Rowling
    British novelist, screenwriter, and producer 1965-
    J. K. Rowling
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    I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do ever - was write novels.

  • Bruce Cameron
    Bruce Cameron
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    I was riding my mountain bike in Colorado, and I met a dog who reminded me so much of my very first dog in the way she interacted with me, looked at me, and wagged her tail that I rode away convinced I'd just very possibly met the reincarnated version of my long lost friend.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    I'm convinced that sending people to Mars is so expensive that if you go once and bring the people back and then go again and bring the people back, we're eventually going to run out of money. But what if we send people the first time and they don't come back? What if they stay there?
  • Bill Mauldin
    Bill Mauldin
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    I'm convinced that the infantry is the group in the army which gives more and gets less than anybody else.
    Source: Up Front
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
    Zig Ziglar
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    I'm convinced that what kids need today are parents - not buddies. They need someone who will exercise mature judgment.
  • Burton Hillis
    Burton Hillis
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    I'm not convinced that the world is in any worse shape than it ever was. It is just in this age of almost instantaneous communication, we bear the weight of problems our forefathers only read about after they were solved.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
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    In 1948 I entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, undecided between studies of chemistry and physics, but my first year convinced me that physics was more interesting to me.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    In 2008 all the stars aligned perfectly for Obama's 6-point victory over John McCain. He was an inexperienced, untested neophyte, and successfully convinced enough voters to paint their own version of what hope-and-change was all about on the blank canvas he provided.
  • Madame Guizot
    Madame Guizot
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    It is only after an unknown number of unrecorded labors, after a host of noble hearts have succumbed in discouragement, convinced that ;their cause is lost; it is only then that cause triumphs.
  • Vance Packard
    Vance Packard
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    Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
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    Let me announce, with all the strength at my command, that I am not a terrorist and I never was, expect perhaps in the beginning of my revolutionary career. And I am convinced that we cannot gain anything through those methods.