Quotes with conviction
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.
Letter to Charles Bray (November 15, 1857)
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
We live in a country where Rosa Parks had the courage and conviction to sit down long enough to start a revolution that lead to Al Sharpton screaming racism every time Barry Bonds gets indicted for taking performance enhancing drugs in order to break a home run record set by a black man who didn't even have the benefit of Advil.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
I am not a consensus politician. I am a conviction politician.
Spoken in 1975 when she assumed leadership of the Conservative Party.