Many people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.

Anwar El sadat

There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Convictions do not imply reasons.

Margaret Deland

We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.

John F. Kennedy

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.

Blaise Pascal

To move ahead you need to believe in yourself...have conviction in your beliefs and the confidence to execute those beliefs.

Adlin Sinclair

Say it to God and tell him what you intend to accomplish, say it with conviction and passion.

Denny Pattyn

There is not a lot of conviction buying dollars now.

Tim O'sullivan

The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.

Nicholas Butler

This conviction demonstrates that traitors can and will be held accountable.

Paul Mcnulty

Today's victory was important for our condition, morale and conviction.

Clarence Seedorf

It was my firm conviction, then and now, that we did the right thing on April 22, and we are doing it again today.

Doris Meissner

I only record songs that I really like and believe in and can sing with conviction.

Trace Adkins

PRESBYTERIAN, n. One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should be called presbyters.

Ambrose Bierce

There's not a lot of conviction.

Michael Driscoll

If Harmon says they don't have to agree then it is likely a conviction for Andersen.

Robert Mintz

There's no conviction out there right now. The rallies don't hold.

Ted Weisberg

Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.

Andrew Johnson

Any release should be post-conviction.

Cheryl Johnson

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.

Victor Hugo

I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

If I had a conviction strong enough to make a promise to my constituents, I believe I'd stick to it.

David Phelps

His spirit, his faith and his conviction have not been defeated.

Mariane Pearl

We are all wrong so often that it amazes me that we can have any conviction at all over the direction of things to come.But we must.

James Cramer

The DA that prosecuted our case back in '91 did everything he could do in the case. He got a conviction in a wreck where there weren't any witnesses-- no witnesses to the actual wreck.

Branny Vickory

Maybe it would have been a murder conviction instead of a capital murder conviction if this had been disclosed.

Robert Rosenberg

Before this law was passed, a tribal conviction was kind of nowhere.

Carolyn Johnson

This provides some conviction that China's economy is still growing very fast.

Milton Ezrati

I hope that turf saves the achievement gap. If we had the same passion and conviction for closing the achievement gap as we do for turf, our community would be better.

Michelle Gadbois

With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.

Pat Benatar

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

George Bernard Shaw

Mix a conviction with a man and something happens.

Adam Clayton Powell

Some do it out of conviction, and there are others who do it out of political opportunism.

Jack Orr

It really requires ice in your veins and good conviction.

Bruce Sherman

Nothing is more depressing than the conviction that one is not a hero.

George Moore

Atheism, the same than religion, can be cause of conviction or gregarism.

Ezequiel D'leon Masis

A belief which does not spring from a conviction in the emotions is no belief at all.

Evelyn Scott