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  • Don Delillo Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
    Don Delillo
    American Author (1936 - )
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  • Max Planck A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
    Max Planck
    German physicist (1858 - 1947)
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  • Maxwell Planck A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
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  • Arthur Erickson 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
    Canadian architect and urban (1924 - 2009)
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  • Ben Nelson Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
    Ben Nelson
    American politician, businessman and lawyer (1941 - )
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  • Oscar Wilde Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • Arthur Conan Doyle Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau's example.
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    British writer and medical doctor (1859 - 1930)
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  • Oscar Wilde I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • Angela Thirkell If one cannot invent a really convincing lie, it is often better to stick to the truth.
    Angela Thirkell
    English writer (1890 - 1961)
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  • Richard Buckminster Fuller No man can prove upon awakening that he is the man who he thinks went to bed the night before, or that anything that he recollects is anything other than a convincing dream.
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor (1895 - 1983)
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  • Lord George Byron Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!
    Lord George Byron
    English poet (1788 - 1824)
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  • Aldous Huxley Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer (1894 - 1963)
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  • Lynn Harold Hough The Christianity which is shared is the Christianity which is convincing.
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  • Richard Nixon The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs.
    Richard Nixon
    American president (1913 - 1994)
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  • Carroll Quigley The problem of meaning today is the problem of how the diverse and superficially self-contradictory experiences of men can be put into a consistent picture that will provide contemporary man with a convincing basis from which to live and to act.
    Source: Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time (1966)
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist (1910 - 1977)
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  • Claude M. Bristol These repetitive words and phrases are merely methods of convincing the subconscious mind.
    Claude M. Bristol
    American writer
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  • Bernardine Dohrn Today enormous effort goes into convincing the American public that we're just consumers of media manipulation and sound-bites and spin doctors. That we care only about ourselves, money, and stuff. That acting out of passion and conviction doesn't make a difference. But all history shows that it does.
    Bernardine Dohrn
    American law professor and activist
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  • William Blake When I tell any truth it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do.
    William Blake
    English poet (1757 - 1827)
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  • Jane Austen 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
    English writer (1775 - 1817)
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