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Letter "C" » convince
«As if reasoning were any kind of writing or talking which tends to convince people that some doctrine or measure is true and right.»
«Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.»
«Although I wanted my players to work to win, I tried to convince them they had always won when they had done their best.»
«Convince a man that he is an animal, that his own dignity and self-respect are delusions, that there is no 'beyond' to aspire to, no higher potential self to achieve, and you have a slave. Let a man know he is himself, a spiritual being, that he is capable of the power of choice and has the right to aspire to greater wisdom and you have started him up a higher road.»
«If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what you will, is the great high-road to his reason, and which, when once gained, you will find but little trouble in convincing his judgment of the justice of your cause.»
Author: Abraham Lincoln
, first cause
, fly high
«God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.»
«A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends»
«A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment to friends; and that the most liberal professions of good-will are very far from being the surest marks of it»
«Compelling reason will never convince blinding emotion.»
«He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.»
Author: Sigmund Freud
, poring over