Neutral men are the devil’s allies.
The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.
No wild enthusiast ever yet could rest, till half of mankind were, like himself, possest.
Strange isn’t it? that when a man expresses a conviction fearlessly, he is reported to have made a trenchant and forceful statement, but when a lady speaks thus earnestly, she is reported as a lady who has lost her temper.
Out of passions grow opinions; mental sloth lets these rigidify into convictions.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
This man will go far for he believes every word he says.
Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions which move with him like flies on a summer day.
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
To decide against your convictions is to be an unqualified and inexcusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let man label you as they may.