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A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

Related topics: Positive Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Happiness Attitude

We cannot change our past.
We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.
- Charles R. Swindoll

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.
Attitude to me is more important than facts.
It is more important than the past, than education, than money,
than circumstances, than failures, than success,
than what other people think or say or do.
It is more important than appearance, gift, or skill.
It will make or break a company ... a church ... a home.
The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day
regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
We cannot change our past ...
we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
And so it is with you ...
we are in charge of our attitudes.
- Charles Swindoll

There was a time when a man was so convinced
that the world was round
that he was determined to prove it.
- Ernest Holmes

 

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action,
gives me satisfaction.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

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Leadership appears to be the art of getting others
to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
- Vance Packard

Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because,
whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince
them as he himself appears convinced.
- Jonathan Swift

I am convinced that policies meant to reduce alleged
carbon dioxide-induced global warming will be destructive.
- Christopher Monckton

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or
our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet
the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

I think that if my kids are completely convinced of
God's unfailing love for them,
whether they fail or not, they'll have confidence to persevere in life.
- Amy Grant

I am convinced that the modular structure of the Mir
will be the main trend in manned orbital stations development in the next century.
- Valentina Tereshkova

I am convinced that nobody should be afraid of peace.
- Albert Reynolds

Parents have become so convinced that educators know
what is best for their children that they forget that
they themselves are really the experts.
- Marian Wright Edelman

I'm convinced my mother only had sex eight times.
- Linda Fiorentino

I am not convinced that there is such a thing as a soul.
- Taylor Caldwell

I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers.
- Siegfried Sassoon

Power is something of which I am convinced there is
no innocence this side of the womb.
- Nadine Gordimer

I went overseas hoping to prove that all our POWs were home.
I came back convinced that they were still alive.
- Bo Gritz

Let one persuade many, and he becomes confirmed and convinced,
and cares for no better evidence.
- Chauncey Wright

In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times.
They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me.
- Portia de Rossi

I was convinced there as only one actor to play Templeton the Rat,
and that was Tony Randall.
- Joseph Barbera

I am more convinced than ever that a lively two party
system is essential to our democracy.
- Stockwell Day

I am convinced that China needs to be a strong trading
partner with the United States long term.
- Chris Chocola

Please believe that I do this because I am convinced
that my illness cannot be helped for any length of
time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
- Susannah McCorkle

Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as
important as skills and expertise,
I sought to build the firm into an enduring,
values-based institution.
- Marvin Bower

I am a Communist, a convinced Communist!
For some that may be a fantasy.
But to me it is my main goal.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

Working with Christopher, he convinced me he could fly,
and he's convinced me he's going to walk again.
- Richard Donner

I am convinced that God wanted me to be a baseball player.
- Roberto Clemente

We became convinced that, regardless of Stalin's awful
brutality and his reign of terror,
he was a great war leader.
Without Stalin, they never would have held.
- W. Averell Harriman

I am sufficiently convinced already that the members
of a profession know their own calling better than anyone else can know it.
- Asa Gray

I am deeply convinced that happiness does not exist in this world.
- Taylor Caldwell

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt,
and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
- John Steinbeck

I'm convinced you can combine this with reporting integrity and accuracy.
- Jack Brickhouse

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

America's state religion, is patriotism,
a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry
that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
- William Blum

Shall we ever see the 10 million things of the universe
simultaneously in order to be the all? I am convinced
that to live is to travel towards the world's end.
- Ella Maillart

It's hard to tell whether the ship or airplane -
they're all the same,
I'm convinced - is male or female; it may shift back and forth.
- John Hawkes

A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book
and being convinced by its arguments,
will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.
- John McCarthy

I had the idea that I should beat up every player I
tangled with and nothing ever convinced me it wasn't a good idea.
- Ted Lindsay

We know too much, and are convinced of too little.
Our literature is a substitute for religion,
and so is our religion.
- T. S. Eliot

I am convinced we shall succeed.
I have faith in this country, because I have faith in its people.
- Horst Koehler

I was never convinced that war was the best system
to bring democracy to the country.
- Silvio Berlusconi

I'm convinced that we can shape a different future
for this country as it relates to mental health and
as it relates to suicide.
- David Satcher

Without a notion of the transcendental,
human beings would, indeed, be animals;
however,
only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
- Franz Grillparzer

I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute
because I am convinced that early stabilization of
the world's population is important for the attainment of this objective.
- Walter Kohn

I remain convinced that I can be a true universalist
only when I am a better Jew.
- Theodore Bikel

I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the
press is of the greatest importance to the success
and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
- Alvin Adams

But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call
as far as motorbikes are concerned.
I never flirted with death on the bike,
but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
- Liam Neeson

I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others
but hate ourselves in others too.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Conservative talk radio works because there are lots
of conservatives who are convinced that they are not
getting the whole story from the regular media.
- Paul Weyrich

I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary
language in our private thoughts is one of the main
obstacles to progress in philosophy.
- Bertrand Russell

I wish in my own mind I were more definite -
that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script,
but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something.
- Paul Mazursky

I'm convinced that had I not changed my name,
I don't think I would have had quite the same career
curve that I eventually had.
- Ben Kingsley

I shall now proceed to my own experience,
which hath truly convinced me, the Lord is awakened as one out of sleep;
and the voice of the Lord will shake terribly the earth.
- Joanna Southcott

I have said it already, I am convinced that the way
to build a new and better world is not capitalism.
Capitalism leads us straight to hell.
- Hugo Chavez

I am convinced that success is not measured by what you get out of life,
but by what you give back.
- Jerry Moran

Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism,
Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut,
visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion.
- Karen Armstrong

Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed;
they are all in Paris to arrange it.
- Camille Claudel

We are convinced of the fundamental unity of the human family.
- Hans Kung

I am convinced that military action will not prevent
further acts of international terrorism against the United States.
- Barbara Lee

And I wasn't convinced that I was the most talented person in the world.
- Debbie Harry

The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman
convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.
- Benjamin Disraeli

My feeling is unless they've somebody lined up and
they are convinced he is going to be better than Brian,
I think their decision has been made in haste.
- Mark Lawrenson

Man is firmly convinced that he is awake;
in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams
which he has unconsciously woven himself.
- Gustave Meyrink

We, Russia, are prepared to work with others.
I am convinced that stability and security in Europe
cannot be considered without taking Russia into account.
- Boris Yeltsin

But I am convinced that those Jews who stand aside
today with a malicious smile and with their hands in
their trousers' pockets will also want to dwell in our beautiful home.
- Theodor Herzl

I'm totally convinced I can write the perfect pop song.
- Moon Unit Zappa

The first thing we become convinced of is that man
is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases,
one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential
to the formation of exceptional gifts.
- Thornton Wilder


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