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The central function of imaginative literature is to make you realize that other people act on moral convictions different from your own.

Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.

A revival does two things. First it returns the Church from her backsliding and second it causes the conversion of men and women and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

When you take a stand out of deep conviction people know. They may not even agree but they ask 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that.

Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction.

Rosa Parks was a woman of strength conviction and morality. Her action on December 1 1955 to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history.

My opinion my conviction gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.

My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth not with ethics.

If I were sufficiently romantic I suppose I'd have killed myself long ago just to make people talk about me. I haven't even got the conviction to make a successful drunkard.

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.

For the liberal state to accommodate a diversity of beliefs while having few positive convictions is one of the more admirable achievements of civilization.

As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion I believe that this view is seriously flawed.

To rely upon conviction devotion and other excellent spiritual qualities that is not to be taken seriously in politics.

Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

Oh I will always be honest with my music. The records are black boxes for me. Like if you want to know who I am my views my perspective things I love things I hate my convictions my anthems. I've never let people's opinions affect the way I write.

And this President wakes up every morning looks out across America and is proud to announce 'It could be worse.' It could be worse? Is that what it means to be an American? It could be worse? Of course not. What defines us as Americans is our unwavering conviction that we know it must be better.

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.

Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have for personal religious convictions not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan.

FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that without prejudice to existing institutions the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.