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