Quotes of conviction

  1. An indictment is not a conviction – Howard Coble
  2. Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty. – Jeremy Collier
  3. We are all wrong so often that it amazes me that we can have any conviction at all over the direction of things to come. But we must. – Jim Cramer
  4. Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22, 000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences. – Stafford Cripps
  5. Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination. – Andrea Dworkin
  6. It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can. – R. Lee Ermey
  7. The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else. – John W. Gardner
  8. If you don't love what you do, you won't do it with much conviction or passion. – Mia Hamm
  9. What to an outsider will be no more than the vigorous presentation of a conviction to an employee may be the manifestation of a determination which it is not safe to thwart. – Learned Hand
  10. The public conviction that a railroad linking the West and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines from the Mississippi to the Pacific. – John Moody
  11. A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. – Ralph Nader
  12. Indictments of any kind are serious. That being said, let's not forget that an indictment is not a conviction We still have due process in this country. – Rob Simmons
  13. You must stick to your conviction but be ready to abandon your assumptions. – Denis Waitley
  14. This conviction brought me, in the summer of 1978, to the Free Trade Unions- formed by a group of courageous and dedicated people who came out in the defense of the workers' rights and dignity. – Lech Walesa
  15. It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination. – Adam Weishaupt

Usage examples for conviction

  1. I alone now declare with certain conviction that she lives. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  2. Some were of one conviction one day and of another the next. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  3. Staveley especially had been strong in his conviction that no such marriage would ever take place, and had already gone so far as to plan another match for his friend. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  4. It must have been a London woman, said Hutchings with conviction – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  5. There's no doubt of it, I tell you, rejoined his friend, with an air of conviction – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  6. " Yes- when you marry," the Cardinal repeated, with conviction – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  7. It is an act of religious conviction – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  8. " No," she admitted with slow conviction no. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  9. That conviction must still come from within. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  10. " I have the conviction stammered he, " that Claudet will make a good husband, and you will do well to accept him." – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. I stood there in the garden with that conviction suddenly new- born in my mind; and then, in a moment, I heard her step and turned to find her behind me. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. The conviction in the statement made Tess spring back. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  13. " I shan't find it slow," he asserted with conviction – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  14. It was not then a question of crime, but rather one of color, that settled a man's conviction on almost any charge. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  15. " No one- at any rate, no woman- has power for another," she added, with almost terrible conviction – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  16. " I don't want to walk in these woods any more," said Kathleen with sudden conviction – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  17. " I'm game for anything up in this air," she assured him with conviction – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  18. " Then I am," said Holt with conviction – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  19. Then, " And I'm happy myself," he added with conviction – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  20. " He won't," said Marian with conviction – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell