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.
Some men are just as firmly convinced of what they think as others of what they know.
I am certainly convinced that it is one of the greatest impulses of mankind to arrive at something higher than the natural state.
The different methods of voting are as follows:… who held a long and fierce argument on the election, in which, at the end of two hours, each had vanquished and converted the other.
Anyone who can handle a needle convincingly can make us see a thread which is not there.
I am convinced that nothing will happen to me, for I know the greatness of the task for which Providence has chosen me.
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.