Quotations on Persuasion

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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
(Keywords: American, Diplomacy, Persuasion, Want)

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
(Keywords: First, Language, Persuasion, Speech, Study)

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
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, American, Cause, Mind, Persuasion, Therapy, Will)

Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Faith, Force, Kings, Persuasion, World)

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
(Keywords: People, Persuasion, Song)

Our Constitution recognises no other power than that of persuasion, for enforcing religious observances.
- Richard Mentor Johnson
(Keywords: Power, Constitution, Persuasion, Religious)

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
(Keywords: Law, Liberal, Persuasion, Words)

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
(Keywords: Life, Religion, Americans, Persuasion, Skin)

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
(Keywords: Leadership, Power, Society, People, Events, Opinion, Persuasion, Will)

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
(Keywords: Religion, Soul, Community, First, Persuasion, Violence)

Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion.
- Terence
(Keywords: Children, Persuasion, Right)

I am dying, but with a strong hope and persuasion that my country will gain her independence.
- David Wooster
(Keywords: Hope, Country, Dying, Independence, Gain, Persuasion, Will)

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