We do want our fellow citizens to respect our deeply held conviction that the absence of an afterlife lends a greater, not a lesser, moral importance to our actions on earth.
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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.
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Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it....
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Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
It is my conviction that there is no way to peace - peace is the way.
Rhett: If you've made up your mind to impale someone, do it with conviction.
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Boredom is the conviction that you can't change ... the shriek of unused capacities.
Change abilities boredom
People are never so completely and enthusiastically evil as when they act out of religious conviction.
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When an individual is motivated by great and powerful convictions of truth, then he disciplines himself, not because of the demands of the church, but because of the knowledge within his heart