“The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial declamation; a feather and a guinea fall with equal velocity in a vacuum”
Charles Caleb Colton
“A 'NO' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'YES' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.”
“Someday, maybe, there will exist a well-informed, well considered and yet fervent public conviction that the most deadly of all possible sins is the mutilation of a child’s spirit.”
Erik Erikson Dr.
“Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out”
“The prize reaffirms our conviction that with truth, courage and determination as our weapons, Tibet will be liberated. Our struggle must remain non-violent and free of hatred.”
“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.''”
Florence Scovel Shinn
“When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favor of the belief which he finds in himself”
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