One must be convinced to convince, to have enthusiasm to stimulate the others.
I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition that it has paid to my past successes, convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
I covered two presidents, LBJ and Nixon, who could no longer convince, persuade, or govern, once people had decided they had no credibility, but we seem to be more tolerant now of what I think we should not tolerate.
Well, I am not 100 percent sure of the definition of polemic, but it wasn't meant to convince anybody of anything.
I'm supposed to convince you, for two hours, that I'm somebody else. Now if you know everything about my life, if you think you've got me figured out and you think you know all my dark secrets, how am I ever going to convince you that I'm somebody else
Lately I've been working to convince myself that everything is a computation.
When I left school, I became a friend for the first time of people who were not Christians, and who tried to convince me that my views were crazy.
It is the creator of fiction's point of view it is the character who interests him. Sometimes he wants to convince the reader that the story he is telling is as interesting as universal history.
I have written every one of my novels to convince somebody of something.
The past is what you remember, imagine you remember, convince yourself you remember, or pretend you remember.
I don't think of myself as a movie star and I can pretty easily convince other people that I'm not a movie star.
The lavish presentation appeals to me, and I've got to convince the others.
If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead, where would have been the hardest place on the face of the earth to convince anyone In Jerusalem.
A few years' experience will convince us that those things which at the time they happened we regarded as our greatest misfortunes have proved our greatest blessings.
Poetry has done enough when it charms, but prose must also convince.
It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role.
I know I am right for Scarlett. I can convince Mr. Selznick.
I did get a very fine education, and not just in science. It took some pressure on the part of my elders to convince me that I really should take an interest in humanities.
On network TV, I'm still Phoebe to people, and it would be hard to convince them otherwise in the bright lights of a sitcom.
I think that it's a vital moment now for Russian democracy to convince people that it's only our actions, our joined actions and protests that could force Kremlin to reconsider its plans to abolish presidential elections.
In fact when Sweet Honey was ten years old it was too big for me to run, and I knew it, but I ran it for another thirteen years because I couldn't convince other people to really do it. And this year, I'm not running it.
As much as we may want to withdraw into a world of pure problem solving, we have to acknowledge that the most successful architectures are the ones you can actually convince someone to implement.
We have been so trying to convince them from the very beginning of our organization, but with no success.
As a matter of fact, religious differences are actually exploited to convince people to participate in primarily political conflicts.
We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare.