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To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

When a heart is on fire, sparks always fly out of the mouth.


People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found out by others.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

If you can't get people to listen to you any other way, tell them it's confidential.


The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.

Chinese Proverbs,

You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you cant fool all of the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln, president

If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Those that will not hear must be made to feel.


One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.

Dean Rusk, diplomat

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar, author

Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?

Horace, poet

Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

If you wish to win a man over to your ideas, first make him your friend.

Abraham Lincoln, president

He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

That which proves too much, proves nothing!


Call the bald man, Boy; make the sage thy toy; greet the youth with solemn face; praise the fat man for his grace.

Helen Rowland, writer

He that winna be ruled by the rudder maun be ruled by the rock.

Scottish Proverbs,

The persuasion of a friend is a strong thing.

Homer, poet

In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.

Aristotle, philosopher

You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.

James Thurber, comedian

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

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.

Amos Bronson Alcott, educator

Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

If you would convince others, seem open to conviction yourself.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

That which we do not believe, we cannot adequately say; even though we may repeat the words ever so often.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.

Henry David Thoreau, author

The young mind is pliable and imitates, but in more advanced states grows rigid and must be warmed and softened before it will receive a deep impression.

Joshua Renolds,

Would you persuade, speak of interest, not of reason.

Benjamin Franklin, president

There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.


I 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.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him.

Samuel Johnson, author

The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.

William Hazlitt, critic

The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.

Mark Skousen, economist

Advertising is fundamentally persuasion and persuasion happens to be not a science, but an art.

William Bernbach, businessman

I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind.

George W. Bush, president

I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life.

Pete Seeger, musician

Whenever he met a great man he groveled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do.

William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist

You must make the product interesting not just make the ad different. And that's what too many of the copywriters in America today don't yet understand.

Rooser Reeves,

The secret is to always let the other man have your way.

Claiborne Pell,

I don't know the rules of grammar. If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language.

David Ogilvy, businessman

The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion.

Thomas Babington Macaulay, poet

When a person is determined to believe something, the very absurdity of the doctrine confirms them in their faith.


As there is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it, so reasonable arguments, challenges to magnanimity, and appeals to sympathy or justice, are folly when we are dealing with human crocodiles and boa-constrictors.

William James, philosopher

The real persuaders are our appetites, our fears and above all our vanity. The skillful propagandist stirs and coaches these internal persuaders.

Eric Hoffer, writer

Secrecy has many advantages, for when you tell someone the purpose of any object right away, they often think there is nothing to it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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, writer

Oral delivery aims at persuasion and making the listener believe they are converted. Few persons are capable of being convinced; the majority allow themselves to be persuaded.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

For your own good is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.

Janet Frame, novelist

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

Louis Debonnaire,

The truth isn't the truth until people believe you, and they can't believe you if they don't know what your saying, and they can't know what you've saying if they don't listen to you, and they won't listen to you if you're not interesting, and you won't be interesting until you say things imaginatively, originally, freshly.

William Bernbach, businessman

First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat.

Huston Smith, theologian

I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.

Yitzhak Shamir, statesman

The triumph of persuasion over force is the triumph of civilization.

Mark Skousen, economist

'Every man has his price. This is not true. But for every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing. To win over certain people to something, it is only necessary to give it a gloss of love of humanity, nobility, gentleness, self-sacrifice - and there is nothing you cannot get them to swallow. To their souls, these are the icing, the tidbit; other kinds of souls have others.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Let one who wants to move and convince others, first be convinced and moved themselves. If a person speaks with genuine earnestness the thoughts, the emotion and the actual condition of their own heart, others will listen because we all are knit together by the tie of sympathy.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

I used all diligence to arrive at London and therefore I now gave my crew a certificate under my hand, of my free and willing return, without persuasion or force by any one or more of them.

Henry Hudson, explorer

We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive to people of the Jewish persuasion, and we led off with it, and they were offended by it, and that was that.

Santiago Durango, musician

Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, there the life -- there, if one must speak out, the real man.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

More flies are caught with honey than with vinegar.


Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it.

William Laud, clergyman

Our Constitution recognises no other power than that of persuasion, for enforcing religious observances.

Richard Mentor Johnson, politician

Law builds upon and, I should like to claim, is one of the liberal arts. It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.

Edward Levi, public servant

We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums. That is the path we want in international relations.

Mahmoud Abbas, statesman

I am dying, but with a strong hope and persuasion that my country will gain her independence.

David Wooster, soldier

Persuasion is clearly a sort of demonstration, since we are most fully persuaded when we consider a thing to have been demonstrated.

Aristotle, philosopher

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.

Aristotle, philosopher

Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. This is not a function of any other art.

Aristotle, philosopher

Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

Aesop, author

Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.

John H. Patterson,

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