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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #convict

I am blind and limited. I would be a fool think myself wise. And so, not knowing what the universe means, I can only try to be responsible with the knowledge, the strength, and the time given to me. I must be true to my heart.

Jim Butcher

#knowledge #responsibility #death

You cannot build a dream on a foundation of sand. To weather the test of storms, it must be cemented in the heart with uncompromising conviction.

T.F. Hodge

#conviction #create #dreams #foundation #quotes

He may have as strong a sense of what would be right, as you can have, without being so equal under particular circumstances to act up to it." "Then, it would not be so strong a sense. If it failed to produce equal exertion, it could not be an equal conviction.

Jane Austen

#right #equality

When your only regret is if anyone thinks you regret anything - that is the definition of conviction.

Criss Jami

#certainty #confidence #conviction #definition #faith

Little faith is enough to see the mountains of sin but not enough to see that Son of Righteousness that shall arise over them.

Ralph Bouma

#conviction #face #faith

Grace works ahead of us to draw us toward faith, to begin its work in us. Even the first fragile intuition of conviction of sin, the first intimation of our need of God, is the work of preparing, prevening grace, which draws us gradually toward wishing to please God. Grace is working quietly at the point of our desiring, bringing us in time to despair over our own unrighteousness, challenging our perverse dispositions, so that our distorted wills cease gradually to resist the gift of God.

Thomas C. Oden

#christianity #conviction #god #grace #prevenient-grace

Trust is like a two-way mirror, transparent on one side, with a blind dimness unable to see through on the other side.

Anthony Liccione

#blind #confidence #conviction #dependence #dimness

Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.

John Updike

#art #change #convictions #customs #facts

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.

Thomas Paine

#freedom #values #freedom

Beware: open-mindedness will often say, 'Everything is permissible except a sharp opinion.

Criss Jami

#beliefs #beware #brainwashed #conviction #freedom-of-speech

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