Persuading: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations PersuadingPeople who think the mighty in Washington can be persuaded, or corrupted, if you will, by anything less than votes just don't understand what it's all about and never will. They don't know what Washington juice is made of.ndash;George AllenEven if you persuade me, you won't persuade me.ndash;AristophanesModern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves they have a better idea.ndash;John CiardiHe who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.ndash;Joseph ConradThe principal effect of the passions is that they incite and persuade the mind to will the events for which they prepared the body.ndash;Reneacute; DescartesI would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.ndash;Dwight EisenhowerNo one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal.ndash;Marilyn FergusonLet us not forget that we can never go farther than we can persuade at least half of the people to go.ndash;Hugh GaitskellThe real persuaders are our appetites, our fears and above all our vanity. The skillful propagandist stirs and coaches these internal persuaders.ndash;Eric HofferThe whole drift of my education goes to persuade me that the world of our present consciousness is only one out of many worlds of consciousness that exist.ndash;William James
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