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  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
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    Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
  • Max Planck
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    A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
  • Maxwell Planck
    Maxwell Planck
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    A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
  • Ben Nelson
    Ben Nelson
    American politician, businessman and lawyer 1941-
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    Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
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    Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau's example.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
  • Angela Thirkell
    Angela Thirkell
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    If one cannot invent a really convincing lie, it is often better to stick to the truth.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    No man can prove upon awakening that he is the man who he thinks went to bed the night before, or that anything that he recollects is anything other than a convincing dream.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
  • The Christianity which is shared is the Christianity which is convincing.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    The problem of meaning today is the problem of how the diverse and superficially self-contradictory experiences of men can be put into a consistent picture that will provide contemporary man with a convincing basis from which to live and to act.
    Source: Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time (1966)
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