Convince Quotes

What convinces is conviction.

You could not stand five minutes with that man (Burke) beneath a shed while it rained, but you must be convinced you had been standing with the greatest man you had ever yet seen.

The farther west he went the more he was convinced that the wise men came from the east.

If you cannot convince them, confuse them.

I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government.

A man would rather be deceived than convinced that the opinion he formed of a person at first sight as incorrect.

A diplomat is a man who can convince his wife she’d look stout in a fur coat.

You can’t push on a rope.