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Persuading

Total Quotes : 17
More Anyone

I did more than anyone else in persuading the U.S. to get rid of Saddam.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Role Been

The issue of what my role in the - in persuading the Bush administration to go to war has been greatly exaggerated.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Seats Claiming

People rich enough to redecorate every 10 months are certainly careless with antique furniture. I found four 1760 French side chairs, tapestry seats intact. Claiming them proved easier than persuading any cabdriver to transport the things.

- Allan Gurganus

Art Gift

Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.

- Ambrose Bierce

Tell Other

In most sports, your brain and your body will cooperate... But in rock climbing, it is the other way around. Your brain doesn't see the point in climbing upwards. Your brain will tell you to keep as low as possible, to cling to the wall and not get any higher. You have to have your brain persuading your body to do the right movements.

- Jo Nesbo

Reason Use

Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes.

- Algernon Sidney

I Think Note

I think there is an awful lot of technology for technology's sake. I have yet to be convinced by my husband that persuading our mobiles to talk to our computers is going to be quicker and more straightforward than scribbling a note in our kitchen diary.

- Jojo Moyes

Politics Holy

There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.

- Junius

Play Some

Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central Europe while we have the industrial portions. We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball.

- Henry L. Stimson

Mind Badly

I had in mind a message, although I hope it doesn't intrude too badly, persuading Americans, and especially Southerners, of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.

- E. O. Wilson

Deeds Potent

So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.

- Lucretius

Politics Public

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those?

- Gilbert Highet

Rough Impressed

I was little impressed with this rough and ready way of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided that I was now quite free of any obligations.

- Pietro Mascagni

Politics Reason

I happen to think it's the politics that makes you electable, but the reason for that is politicians sometimes talk about electability as if it's just a matter of conning the public. Actually, it's a matter of persuading the public, and in my experience, usually, the public gets it right.

- Tony Blair

Other

I am good at persuading people. In convincing the other, I try to start from their point of view so it's easier for me to find a common denominator.

- Tzipi Livni

Magic Which

Nobody has a magic lamp which can tell you in advance whether what you say will be effective in persuading an audience.

- Maurice Saatchi

Idea Another

I have no idea what goes on in another person's mind. As a legislator, I need to be good at persuading people, counting votes and getting to 50 percent plus one. I don't go back and say, 'Why did this person get to the right position?' It's only, 'Are you yes or are you no?'

- Tammy Baldwin