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To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone. (Quote by - Goethe)

That which proves too much, proves nothing! (Quote by - Proverb)

People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found out by others. (Quote by - Pascal)

Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable. (Quote by - Cicero)

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him. (Quote by - Morely)

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. (Quote by - Joshua Renolds)

That which we do not believe, we cannot adequately say; even though we may repeat the words ever so often. (Quote by - Emerson)

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

The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion. (Quote by - Macaulay)

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. (Quote by - James)

There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves. (Quote by - Junius)

The art of pleasing consists in being pleased. (Quote by - Hazlitt)


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