Contemporary Issues in Higher Education, 1985
Our words are buttressed by our deeds, and our deeds are inspired by our convictions.
What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
When you have decided what you believe, what you feel must be done, have the courage to stand alone and be counted.
Our consciences are littered like an old attic with the junk of sheer conviction.
If you have to think about whether you love someone or not then the answer is no. When you love someone you just know.
Never give in, never give in, never; never; never; never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it- walk.
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions which move with him like flies on a summer day
What convinces is conviction
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
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
Many people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire
Convictions are mortgages on the mind
When I reached Vaucouleurs, I easily recognized Robert de Baudricourt, although I had never seen him before; I knew him through my Voice, which told me that it was he. I told him that I must come into France.
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Pacifism is a wonderful conviction in theory, but only in theory. Real life has a way of eventually rubbing even the most altruistic nose in a steaming pile of F**k that.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Convictions do not imply reasons