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#1. The best way to prove the clearness of our mind, is by showing its faults; as when a stream discovers the dirt at the bottom, it convinces us of the transparency and purity of the water. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#2. Being in the dark from sentence to sentence is what convinces me to go on. - Author: Philip Roth
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#3. Unless our souls had root in soil divine We could not bear earth's overwhelming strife. The fiercest pain that racks this heart of mine, Convinces me of everlasting life. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#4. What convinces is not necessarily true-it is merely convincing: a note for asses. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#5. My proof convinces the ignorant, and the wise man's proof convinces me. But he whose reasoning falls between wisdom and ignorance, I neither can convince him, nor can he convince me. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#6. If the path has been laid down, why the successive appearance of different teachers? Why would anyone reinvent the wheel, if everything were as cosy and sequential as primitive longing so easily convinces us? - Author: Idries Shah
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#7. He, who boldly interposes between a merciless censor and his prey, is a man of vigor: and he who, mildly wise, without wounding, convinces him of his error, commands our veneration. - Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater
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#8. Every time we do this, it convinces me that I'm exactly where I need to be. - Author: Ella Frank
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#9. Consider yourself warned, Frankie. Something about these mountains convinces previously sane women to give up Starbucks for saddle sores. - Author: Roxanne Snopek
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#10. The ministry of mercy, then, is the best advertising a church can have. It convinces a community that this church provides people with actions for their problems, not only talk. It shows the community that this church is compassionate. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#11. A great novelist excels on the small scale and the large, the individual leaf and root as well as the forest; good fiction convinces us that the imaginary is real by selecting exactly the right detail and rendering it perfectly. - Author: Laura Miller
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#12. Alas! I thought I had only a friendship for you, but the grief I now feel convinces me, that I cannot live without you. - Author: Jeanne-Marie Leprince De Beaumont
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#13. That's because success convinces us that we are doing things the right way. There is nothing quite as effective, when it comes to shutting down alternative viewpoints, as being convinced you are right. - Author: Ed Catmull
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#14. The Holy Spirit not only convicts of sin but also convinces men that Jesus is the righteousness of God. He shows sinners that Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life. - Author: Billy Graham
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#15. The whole Obama phenomenon brings up memories from my distant past: the good-looking guy who talks real good, whose line you don't buy immediately but whose charm is so dazzling that he gradually convinces you that this time it will be different. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#16. You must speak the vision of your project in a way that convinces people to pay for it. If they won't pay for it, that is the artist's fault. It is my fault. It is your fault. It is not the executive's fault or the world's. - Author: Jill Soloway
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#17. If somebody had told me my method would not work I nevertheless would have tried it out to make sure for myself, for when I am wrong only one thing convinces me of it, and that is, to lose money. And I am only right when I make money. That is speculating. - Author: Jesse Lauriston Livermore
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#18. In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs. - Author: William Osler
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#19. Because I select my players from a feeling that comes to me when I am with them, a certain sympathy you might call it, or a vibration that exists between us that convinces me they are right. - Author: Erich Von Stroheim
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#20. Art starts alone - and convinces society later. - Author: Douglas Davis
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#21. My study of prophecy convinces me that God intends knowledge of future events to help us "occupy" with a sense of urgency until the Lord returns. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#22. He tells so many lies that he convinces himself after a while that he's telling the truth. He just doesn't recognize truth or falsehood. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#23. You can meet a young person who goes to school and is really enthusiastic, but if a sufficiently strong personality convinces them that this is a waste of time, that person might flunk out. - Author: Stanley Crouch
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#24. A proof is that which convinces a reasonable man; a rigorous proof is that which convinces an unreasonable man. - Author: Mark Kac
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#25. My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government. - Author: John Sharp Williams
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#26. No. All I say is that it is not argument that convinces me of the necessity of a future life, but this: when you go hand in hand with someone and all at once that person vanishes there, into nowhere, and you yourself are left facing that abyss, and look in. And I have looked in. . . . - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#27. He worships my skin, and makes soft noises that speak louder than most of the words he's ever said. Like this, he's mine. Completely. It's so clear in the way he watches me. As if he's looking for every new milestone of pleasure while he convinces all of my nerve endings to dance for him. - Author: Leisa Rayven
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#28. Things get better when Joy hears about a televised way to sell products and makes a connection with QVC. She convinces an executive there, played by Bradley Cooper, to let her appear as herself. - Author: Kenneth Turan
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#29. True goal of totalitarian propaganda is not persuasion, but organization of the polity. ... What convinces masses are not facts, and not even invented facts, but only the consistency of the system of which they are presumably part. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#30. Time eventually convinces most of us that forgiveness is a virtue. Conveniently, cowardice and forgiveness look identical at a certain distance. - Author: Jonathan Nolan
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#31. In reality, it's much easier not to smoke or eat chocolate than to do so. It's your mind that convinces you otherwise. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#32. What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#33. An Irishman's imagination never lets him alone, never convinces him, never satisfies him; but it makes him that he can't face reality nor deal with it nor handle it nor conquer it: he can only sneer at them that do, and be 'agreeable to strangers', like a good-for-nothing woman on the streets. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#34. What great cosmic law convinces you that you owe people "the truth", Lane? I don't really think in those terms. My truth is whatever I say it is - Sociopath? - Author: Vicki Williams
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#35. What's all this love of arguing? No one ever convinces anyone else. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#36. But facts always convince, and another man's opinion rarely convinces. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#37. The devil makes many disciples by preaching against sin. He convinces them that the great evil of sin, induces a crisis of guilt by which "God is satisfied," and after that he lets them spend the rest of their lives meditating on the intense sinfulness and evident reprobation of other men. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#38. It is the mind that weaves the dream of life, it convinces us that what we see is what is apparent and what is real, and that there's nothing else outside of our perception. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#39. We must keep in mind, I believe, that when Hitler says anything he for the moment convinces himself that it is true. He is basically sincere; but he is at the same time a fanatic. - Author: Erik Larson
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#40. Just reading about the various opinions concerning the conduct of the recent championship matches convinces me that the only thing to which two chessplayers could agree is that a third one is over-rated. - Author: Arpad Elo
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#41. Whoever convinces himself that he is not worthy of first position has doomed himself to failure from the very beginning. - Author: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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#42. I always think a great speaker convinces us not by force of reasoning, but because he is visibly enjoying the beliefs he wants us to accept. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#43. The guidance counselor convinces them I need a reward-a chew toy or something. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#44. Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too. - Author: Anna Julia Cooper
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#45. if we were to give up our problem we wouldn't know who we would be without it. That's because the ego convinces us that we're nobody without our special problems. - Author: Loretta Siani
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#46. Oratory is the masterful art. Poetry, painting, music, sculpture, architecture please, thrill, inspire - but oratory rules. The orator dominates those who hear him, convinces their reason, controls their judgment, compels their action. For the time being, he is master. - Author: David Josiah Brewer
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#47. Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music. - Author: Michelle Shocked
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#48. But in science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs. Not the man who finds a grain of new and precious quality but to him who sows it, reaps it, grinds it and feeds the world on it. - Author: Francis Darwin
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#49. But the thing that really convinces me that the apocalypse is here is the crunching of smartphones under my feet. - Author: Susan Ee
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#50. Experience convinces me that permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth & violence. Even if my belief is a fond delusion, it will be admitted that it is a fascinating delusion. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#51. The Democrats' ads convince me that Governor Romney can't sing, but his record convinces me he knows how to lead, and I think you know which skill we need more. - Author: Artur Davis
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#52. Omnipotence convinces one that all his decisions are infallible. Can you aid a fallen God now that he sees the error of his ways? - Author: Jim Starlin
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#53. Yet. I'm starting to think that if the Internet is the CB radio of the nineties, then the home computer is the trailer park of the soul, a dangerous tool in the hands of idiots. Eventually self-imposed fascism will destroy man as he convinces himself he doesn't have to think anymore. SEPTEMBER - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#54. What convinces is conviction. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#55. When, indeed, is a thing proven? Only
when an individual has accumulated in his own consciousness
enough observations, impressions, reasonings and feelings to
satisfy him personally that it is so. The same evidence which
convinces one expert may leave another completely unsatisfied. - Author: Hugh Nibley
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#56. The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy. - Author: Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
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#57. Twenty years in this business convinces me that any normal person using the customary three percent of the brain can pick stocks just as well, if not better, than the average Wall Street expert. - Author: Peter Lynch
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#58. I will frankly tell you that my experience in prolonged scientific investigations convinces me that a belief in God-a God who is behind and within the chaos of vanishing points of human knowledge-adds a wonderful stimulus to the man who attempts to penetrate into the regions of the unknown. - Author: Louis Agassiz
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#59. A well-composed song strikes the mind and softens the feelings, and produces a greater effect than a moral work, which convinces our reason, but does not warm our feelings, nor effect the slightest alteration in our habits - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#60. A lot crystallized in Phil's mind that day about how people lie. If the facts are not their ally, people have to say something that convinces you, and the best thing they can say is something that's true or irrefutable. - Author: Philip Houston
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#61. Separated from National Socialism by time and luck, we find it easy to dismiss Nazi ideas without contemplating how they functioned. Our forgetfulness convinces us that we are different from Nazis by shrouding the ways that we are the same. - - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#62. Satan doesn't win when he can get us to cross the line but when he convinces us that there is no way back. - Author: Brad Wilcox
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#63. But in writing, I feel good - no, not just good, but full. Right, somehow. It's a feeling I haven't experienced in a long, long time, and it's this more than anything that convinces me... - Author: Gayle Forman
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#64. It is said that an argument is what convinces reasonable men and a proof is what it takes to convince even an unreasonable man. - Author: William Lane Craig
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#65. For me, it's owning the fact that I have a sensitive disposition along with a rampant imagination that makes up stories and convinces me they're true. I feel things intensely, and that sometimes brings me on wave of profound sorrow. - Author: Zosia Mamet
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#66. Imagination is what convinces us that there's more to the world than meets the eye. And isn't that the first principle of faith? - Author: Jonathan Rogers
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#67. That's the harm of Close Encounters: that it convinces tens of millions that that's what just science fiction is. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#68. The voice that arises out of the silence is something no one can imagine until it is heard. It roars when it speaks, it lies to you and convinces you, it steals from you and leaves you without a single word of comfort. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#69. But an important point is that, once again as with "scientific" proofs of atheism, it is not the cast-iron intellectual reasoning which convinces, but the relief of revolt. - Author: Charles Taylor
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#70. I loved him for his beauty.
As I would again if he came near.
Beauty convinces. - Author: Anne Carson
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#71. The first glance at History convinces us that the actions of men proceed from their needs, their passions, their characters and talents; and impresses us with the belief that such needs, passions and interests are the sole spring of actions. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#72. It is precisely the despair of our times that convinces me that a renaissance is right around the corner. - Author: Matthew Fox
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#73. The logical side of our brain convinces us that these events are all merely coincidences. Pure happenstance. That, The Legend of John Titor, must be wild-eyed fiction. The mind cannot accept any other conclusion as rational. Keep - Author: E.A. Blayre III
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#74. having DID in itself creates intense shame. A person continually has to deal with not remembering what one has said or done. Thus, the person with DID must be quick with inferences and cover-ups. Unfortunately, this often convinces her, as well as others, that she is a liar. - Author: Elizabeth Howell
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#75. Cruel', O'Kelly laughed, 'it's cruel to tell children the truth. If anything convinces me of God's mercy, then it's his gift of making us unable to lie. - Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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#76. The photographer's vision convinces us to the degree that the photographer hides his hand. - Author: John Szarkowski
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#77. A low-cost index fund is the most sensible equity investment for the great majority of investors. My mentor, Ben Graham, took this position many years ago, and everything I have seen since convinces me of its truth. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#78. Nothing convinces persons of a weak understanding so effectually, as what they do not comprehend. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#79. Truth has nothing to do with the number of people it convinces. - Author: Paul Claudel
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