Quotation Explorer - 'Convincing'

Women are better at acting then men. Why? Because we have to be. If successfully convincing someone bigger than you are of something he doesn't want to know is a survival skill, this is how women have survived through the millennia. - Meryl Streep
To create a free society is not to accomplish the impossible task of convincing all people to abandon aggression, but to accomplish the essential task of convincing enough people to abandon the belief that aggression is ever legitimate. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
LADY BRACKNELLThis noise is extremely unpleasant. It sounds as if he was having an argument. I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. - Oscar Wilde
After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared. - Arthur Erickson
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong? - Jane Austen
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he doesn't exist. - Unknown
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing. - Oscar Wilde
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them to see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. - Max Planck
Truth is stranger than fiction because lies are much more convincing but the truth always comes out no matter how long it takes. - Sanjo Jendayi
When i tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do. - William Blake
I used to dream of true love; now I'm open to false, but convincing.... - Jacob M. Appel
What Every Computer Consultant Needs to Know: 1) In case of doubt, make it sound convincing. 2) Do not believe in miracles. Rely on them.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.
so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again. - Joseph Heller
It doesn't take much convincing to make someone believe they're better than everyone else. - Scott Westerfeld
There is nothing so convincing as a thing well done. - Roy T. Bennett
Everybody in the world ought to care for books, and if there are some who do not, why that is a perfectly convincing reason why books ought to be given to them, to be a rebuke to them and, perchance, to rescue them from the error of their ways. - Willis Johnson
Henry James created more convincing women than Iris Murdoch put together.
Fantasy, if it's really convincing, can't become dated, for the simple reason that it represents a flight into a dimension that lies beyond the reach of time. - Walt Disney Company
Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear! - Lord Byron
The thing is, it's very dangerous to have a fixed idea. A person with a fixed idea will always find some way of convincing himself in the end that he is right - Atle Selberg
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Edmund Carver
Life is always going to be stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be convincing, and life doesn't. - Neil Gaiman
But it’s still a big fight to get the work you’re really excited about onto shelves. And past that, convincing someone to pay you to do the work that you are most excited about is more than a trick, it’s a fucking scam of a magic trick. - Brandon S. Graham
Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument. - Robert Half
People enjoy convincing others, if others are wrong they convince them towards right, if others are already right they still want to convince them towards wrong. - Amit Kalantri
To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing - Raymond Williams
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