I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
I am not a Christian because God changed my life; I am a Christian because of my convictions about who Jesus Christ is.
When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.
The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
Sometimes love is stronger than a man's convictions.
Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.
We shall not yield to violence. We shall not be deprived of union freedoms. We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.
In religion and politics, people's belief's and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination
The construction of life is at present in the power of facts far more than convictions.
We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles. But at the same time, you must understand that when you're running on a ticket, you're running with a team.
I have withstood the power of convictions a long time; and therefore I fear I shall be finally left of God.
There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed of the best words in the best order; only a conviction, accepted by our knowledge and judgment, that it is so.
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the devout worshiper at any shrine reflects something of its golden glow, even as the glory of a noble love shines like a sort of light from a woman's face.
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which 'clicks.'
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
There was an implicit conviction that the UN would be stronger than the sum of its constituent member-states.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
Survival is not possible if the best of us lack all conviction, while the worst of us are full of passionate intensity.
I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of a conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing over whether it is true or not.
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