Deprecated: Non-static method quote::Topics() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/quoteitup/modules/quote/ui_quote.php on line 51
Conviction Quotes

conviction quotes

What remains constant for me, during the last 15 years, has been the conviction that the cold war was a calamity for the entire world, and that it can be justified by no consideration of theory, nor by any supposed national interest.Earl Browder

Conviction is the conscience of the mind.Nicolas Chamfort

If you're writing anything decent, it's in you, it's your spirit coming out. If it's not an expression of how a person genuinely feels, then it's not a good song done with any conviction.Alex Chilton

I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.George Eliot

Those of you who have spent time with Australians know that we are not given to overstatement. By nature we are laconic speakers and by conviction we are realistic thinkers.Julia Gillard

Ninety percent of selling is conviction, and 10 per cent is persuasion.Shiv Khera

The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.Robert E. Lee

If I were sufficiently romantic I suppose I'd have killed myself long ago just to make people talk about me. I haven't even got the conviction to make a successful drunkard.John Dos Passos

I am not a politician, and I will never be, and I say that with absolute conviction.David Petraeus

I was looking for what was coming from a man's soul and a man's conviction. I didn't care about his past. If it was innate and natural and felt good to him and it communicated.Sam Phillips

As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.Jim Ramstad

The vice president had a bargaining asset, however, that no ordinary person has: He was next in line to the presidency. I saw no chance that he would resign first, then take his chances on trial, conviction, and jail.Elliot Richardson

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.George Bernard Shaw

It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming.John Steinbeck

A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!Billy Sunday

It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.Adam Weishaupt

I don't like comedians who don't have conviction, and with stand-up, it is always best to have an angle.Jack Whitehall

The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play.Robert Anderson

To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.Stephen Baker

One of the dreariest spots on life's road is the point of conviction that nothing will ever again happen to you.Faith Baldwin