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Motivational Persuasion Quotes

May these quotes about Persuasion inspire and motivate you.

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful
than Thor with his hammer.
The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau

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The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

To be persuasive, we must be believable;
to be believable, we must be credible;
to be credible, we must be truthful.
- Edward R. Murrow

Truthful words are not beautiful;
beautiful words are not truthful.
Good words are not persuasive;
persuasive words are not good.
- Lao Tzu


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden


 

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher


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