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Conviction Quotes

To practice what you preach and to maintain your integrity you need to have strong convictions in your beliefs and ideas. And the conviction should stand strong even when confronted with the highest test, which is adversity. Only a strong conviction will give you the courage to stand for your beliefs and other issues. All great leaders and people who have blazed a trail through history had only their conviction as their greatest strength. If you want to know more on what strength that conviction can really provide, read the famous assurance quotations and sayings given below.

Aldous Huxley

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.

Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Joseph Addison

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.

Maya Angelou

All great achievements require time.

Douglas MacArthur

Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.

Alan Watts

Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.

Aldous Huxley

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.

Soren Kierkegaard

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.

William James

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.


Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.

Andrew Jackson

Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.

Douglas MacArthur

In war there is no substitute for victory.

Aldous Huxley

It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.

William Butler Yeats

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.

Anais Nin

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

Malcolm X

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Aldous Huxley

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

Alan Watts

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.

Mia Hamm

If you don't love what you do, you won't do it with much conviction or passion.

Andrew Jackson

I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.

Marcel Proust

If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.

Vince Lombardi

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Laurence J. Peter

A man convinced against his will is not convinced.

Billy Graham

My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

Thomas Paine

My mind is my own church.

Stephen King

When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "one word at a time".

Thomas Paine

Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Start wide, expand further, and never look back.

Henry David Thoreau

It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.

Thomas More

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.

Margaret Mead

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The only routine with me is no routine at all.

Billy Graham

God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.


Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

Billy Graham

I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.

Thomas Paine

If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.

Helen Keller

While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.

Henry Miller

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Charlie Chaplin

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.