Quotes: convinced

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  • Bill Flores
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    Let me tell you what changed my mind: it was when Donald Trump picked Mike Pence to be his running mate. I was convinced that Donald Trump knew exactly what he was doing, and he knew that was rounded out the ticket in many ways.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Let one who wants to move and convince others, first be convinced and moved themselves. If a person speaks with genuine earnestness the thoughts, the emotion and the actual condition of their own heart, others will listen because we all are knit together by the tie of sympathy.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
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    My brief stay at the hospital had already convinced me that the medical profession was an open door to anyone nursing a grudge against the human race.
    Source: Crash (1973)
  • Robert E. Lee
    Robert E. Lee
    American legeraanvoerder 1807-1870
    Robert E. Lee
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    My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
  • Betty Parsons
    Betty Parsons
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    My reputation was built on hostility. I had no friends and some very virulent enemies in the old-guard art scene when I began. They threw their heavy artillery against me. They were convinced I was perverting the public taste.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
    Alice Walker
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    Nobody has ever convinced me that race is real.
  • Archibald MacLeish
    Archibald MacLeish
    American poet 1892-1982
    Archibald MacLeish
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    Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Oral delivery aims at persuasion and making the listener believe they are converted. Few persons are capable of being convinced; the majority allow themselves to be persuaded.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found out by others.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
    Jonathan Swift
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    Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince them as he himself appears convinced.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Singularity in the right hath ruined many; happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.
  • So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities. My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    So while I will never minimize the costs involved in military action, I am convinced that a failure to act in Libya would have carried a far greater price for America.