Power Of Persuasion Quotes by Thomas Carlyle, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne, Jenny Mollen, Pete Seeger, Aesop, Alfred Nobel and many others.
Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.
… truth … carries authority with it; while falsehood and lies skulk under a load of words, without having the power of persuasion; the more they attempt to show themselves, the more they are entangled.
I think the power of persuasion would be the greatest superpower of all time.
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.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
He 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.
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.
The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
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.
Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it.
The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion.
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.
My powers of persuasion are only as strong as the bullshit I have to back it up. – Charley Davidson
Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion.
Barack Obama seemed to think he could win over his enemies. He certainly seemed to believe too much in his own powers of persuasion. One thing’s for sure – he misunderstood the nature of his adversaries.
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.
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