Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found out by others.
A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally.
I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from non-successful ones is perseverance.
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If the world is to be healed through human efforts, I am convinced it will be by ordinary people, people whose love for this life is even greater than their fear.
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
I never criticize a player until they are first convinced of my unconditional confidence in their abilities.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
I am convinced digestion is the great secret of life.
I was never convinced that war was the best system to bring democracy to the country.
We know too much, and are convinced of too little.
Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
I am convinced we shall succeed. I have faith in this country, because I have faith in its people.
I think that if my kids are completely convinced of God's unfailing love for them, whether they fail or not, they'll have confidence to persevere in life.
There was a time when a man was so convinced that the world was round that he was determined to prove it.
Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders.
It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change.
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
Singularity in the right hath ruined many; happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.
I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found;
and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.
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.
A man convinced against his will; is of the same opinion still.
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.
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.'
Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and on my arrival I was fully convinced that he understood it.
I am strongly convinced that the people or society is the best and the most unerring critic.
I think anybody would have to be with out common sense to think there weren't aliens. There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth is not the only one that's inhabited. It would be quite an ego trip to think that. I think about it all the time.
Even schools for Negroes, then, are places where they must be convinced of their inferiority.
We are convinced of the fundamental unity of the human family.
But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.
A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals.
Our minds can be convinced, but our hearts must be won.
Dont teach my boy poetry, an English mother recently wrote the Provost of Harrow. Dont teach my boy poetry; he is going to stand for Parliament. Well, perhaps she was rightbut if more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place to live on this Commencement Day of 1956.
Government has an obligation not to inhibit the collection and dissemination of news. Im convinced that if reporters should ever lose the right to protect the confidentiality of their sources then serious investigative reporting will simply dry up. The kind of resourceful, probing journalism that first exposed most of the serious scandals, corruption and injustice in our nations history would simply disappear. And let me tell you, reading about ones failings in the daily papers is one of the privileges of high office in this free country of ours.
Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
There was another silence, while Marjorie considered whether or not convincing her mother was worth the trouble. People over forty can seldom be permanently convinced of anything. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
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.
Matisse makes a drawing, then he makes a copy of it.
He recopies it five times, ten times, always clarifying the line. He's convinced that the last, the most stripped down, is the best, the purest, the definitive one; and in fact, most of the time, it was the first. In drawing, nothing is better than the first attempt.
Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we respond to it.
Colonel Kane: You're convinced that God is dead because there's evil in the world. Captain Cutshaw: Correct. Colonel Kane: Then why don't you think He's alive because of the goodness in the world?
I should consent to breed under pressure, if I were convinced in any way of the reasonableness of reproducing the species. But my nerves and the nerves of any woman I could live with three months, would produce only a victim... lacking in impulse, a mere bundle of discriminations. If I were wealthy I might subsidize a stud of young peasants, or a tribal group in Tahiti.
No one can write a best seller by trying to.
He must write with complete sincerity; the clich?s that make you laugh, the hackneyed characters, the well-worn situations, the commonplace story that excites your derision, seem neither hackneyed, well worn nor commonplace to him. The conclusion is obvious: you cannot write anything that will convince unless you are yourself convinced. The best seller sells because he writes with his heart's blood.
I am convinced that one of the biggest factors in success is the courage to undertake something.
I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people who are convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another.
I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy.
But to me it is my main goal.
The cynic, a parasite of civilization, lives by denying it, for the very reason that he is convinced that it will not fail.