Quotes by persuasive

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  • Janet Frame
    Janet Frame
    New Zealand author 1924-2004
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    ''For your own good'' is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    How difficult it is to sound persuasive at the top of one's voice!
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    It isn't that you subordinate your ideas to the force of the facts in autobiography but that you construct a sequence of stories to bind up the facts with a persuasive hypothesis that unravels your history's meaning.
  • Homer
    Homer
    Greek poet c. 850 -? BC
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    Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived, and dishonest - but the myth - persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be.
  • Barry Eisler
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
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    The most important guideline when it comes to argument is the golden rule. If someone were addressing your point, what tone, what overall approach would you find persuasive and want her to use? Whatever that is, do it yourself.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    There is nothing in the world like a persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    We are made happy when reason can discover no occasion for it. The memory of some past moments is more persuasive than the experience of present ones. There have been visions of such breadth and brightness that these motes were invisible in their light.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
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