My Favorite Quotes
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 Pia Zadora - “And I like the way Cain writes his women. Very strong. They're kind of lusty, they know what they want, they're full of conviction. Cain's women are sexual.”  
 Markus Wolf - “I tried to instill a different motivation, to give them the security and the conviction that they were doing something good, something necessary, something useful - if you want to use a grandiose expression, that they were doing something for peace.”  
 Daniel Webster - “A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.”  
 Curt Siodmak - “A man of conviction is often more to be desired than a man of experience.”  
 Rob Simmons - “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.”  
 Frederick Sanger - “And indeed this theme has been at the centre of all my research since 1943, both because of its intrinsic fascination and my conviction that a knowledge of sequences could contribute much to our understanding of living matter.”  
 Theodore Sturgeon - “I have lived most of my life with the conviction that I don't dream, because I never could retrieve a dream.”  
 Greta Scacchi - “I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you're sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they're imagining the same as you.”  
 Joshua Reynolds - “Words should be employed as the means, not the end language is the instrument, conviction is the work.”  
 Elliot Richardson - “The vice president had a bargaining asset, however, that no ordinary person has He was next in line to the presidency. I saw no chance that he would resign first, then take his chances on trial, conviction, and jail.”  
 Jim Ramstad - “As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.”  
 Kelly Miller - “Moreover, broad plans commensurate with our national purpose and resources would bring conviction of our power to every soldier in the front line, to the nations associated with us in the war, and to the enemy.”  
 Mike McCready - “There's Eddie's conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians.”  
 Naguib Mahfouz - “I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense that I was being pursued, and also the conviction that under the political order of the times, our lives had no meaning.”  
 Franz Liszt - “Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness.”  
 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin - “To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities that is not to be taken seriously in politics.”  
 William L. Jenkins - “Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought.”  
 Jeane Kirkpatrick - “Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal.”  
 Arthur Keith - “My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics.”  
 Herman Kahn - “For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.”  
 Learned Hand - “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.”  
 Edward Grey - “A conviction that a great European war under modem conditions would be a catastrophe for which previous wars afforded no precedent.”  
 Simon Greenleaf - “In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.”  
 Asa Gray - “The former conviction that these two kingdoms were wholly different in structure, in function, and in kind of life, was not seriously disturbed by the difficulties which the naturalist encountered when he undertook to define them.”  
 Martha Gellhorn - “If I practised sex, out of moral conviction, that was one thing but to enjoy it... seemed a defeat.”  

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