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The dominant rhetoric is academese relieved by flashes of clich‚. (Quote by - Dwight MacDonald)

Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Today violence is the rhetoric of the period. (Quote by - Josi Ortega y Gasset)

Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men. (Quote by - Plato)

If Americans want to see results instead of rhetoric, if taxpayers would like solutions instead of sound bites, and hard work instead of horse trading, I suggest you take a short look, and it won't take much longer, at the accomplishments of this Congress. (Quote by - Alcee Hastings)

His speech was a fine sample, on the whole, Of rhetoric, which the learn'd call "rigmarole." (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

Power is the most persuasive rhetoric. (Quote by - Friedrich Schiller)

Some people wave their dogmatic thinking until their own reason is entangled. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

President Bush has consistently used rhetoric, and that is not convincing given his past record. (Quote by - Grace Napolitano)

We cannot all argue, but we can all pray; we cannot all be leaders, but we can all be pleaders; we cannot all be mighty in rhetoric, but we can all be prevalent in prayer. (Quote by - Charles Haddon Spurgeon)

On the other side, I do believe that the rhetoric we are seeing from the Democrats today is unprecedented, is a new low in presidential politics and goes beyond political discourse and amounts to political hate speech. (Quote by - Ed Gillespie)

Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order. (Quote by - Christopher Lasch)

Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality. (Quote by - Allen Boyd)

I think he could have made most of the trips and gone to most of the fund-raisers if he would have avoided the partisan rhetoric and talked to the country as President in each of these appearances rather than to the narrow partisan audiences. (Quote by - Robert Teeter)

I have never allowed anti-Russian rhetoric in Ukrainian policy toward such a strategic partner like Russia. This is the first point. I never went against the interests of the Ukrainian state and the Ukrainian people. (Quote by - Viktor Yanukovych)

Of our conflicts with others we make rhetoric; of our conflicts with ourselves we make poetry. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled. (Quote by - Pete Hamill)

I am a plain man, and I care and know comparatively little about rhetoric. (Quote by - Gerrit Smith)

The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force. (Quote by - Adolf Hitler)

Like my colleagues, I did about 10 to 15 town hall meetings on this issue; and what I found is people came with a sincere interest to learn, a sincere interest to cut through the rhetoric and understand how this Medicare bill impacts them in their daily lives. (Quote by - Chris Chocola)

My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe. (Quote by - Allyson Schwartz)

It's time to let science and medicine, not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good, sound policy. (Quote by - Eliot Spitzer)

I consider theology to be the rhetoric of morals. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Eloquence is the language of nature, and cannot be learned in the schools; but rhetoric is the creature of art, which he who feels least will most excel in. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)


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