Quotes of Convert

“ I am not now That which I have been. ”

- Lord Byron

“ I am a believer in punctuality though is makes me very lonely. ”

- E. V. Verrall

“ Things do not change; we change. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Everything changes but change itself. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ Taste may change, but inclination never. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ A zebra does not change its spots. ”

- Al Gore

“ I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out. ”

- Nancy Reagan

“ Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. ”

- Hans Selye

“ There is no thought in any mind, but it quickly tends to convert itself into a power. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ I detest converts almost as much as I do missionaries. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ In converting Jews to Christians, you raise the price of pork. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ By persistently remaining single, a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation. Men should be more careful. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Conviction, never so excellent, is worthless until it converts itself into conduct. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary. ”

- Margaret Atwood

“ It is nobler to convert souls, than to conquer kingdoms. ”

- Louis Debonnaire

“ Oh that wisdom was half as zealous for converts as ridicule. ”

- Franz Grillparzer

“ One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or No. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Slavery is an institution for converting men into monkeys. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity. ”

- Alberta Flanders

“ Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ That is the principal thing: not to remain with the dream, with the intention, with the being in the mood, but always forcibly to convert it into all things. ”

- Rainer Maria Rilke

“ The aim of education should be to convert the mind into a living fountain, and not a reservoir. ”

- John Mason

“ The disease of jealously is so malignant that is converts all it takes into its own nourishment. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ The study of crime begins with the knowledge of oneself. All that you despise, all that you loathe, all that you reject, all that you condemn and seek to convert by punishment springs from you. ”

- Henry Miller

“ The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert. ”

- Pasquier Quesnel

“ To convert ideas and good intentions into something real and positive requires time and perseverance. ”

- Eugenio Mendoza

“ To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them. ”

- St. Thomas Aquinas

“ To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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