"He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves."
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"Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable."
"It is nobler to convert souls, than to conquer kingdoms."
"If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect."
"Would you persuade, speak of interest, not of reason."
"To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone."
"The art of pleasing consists in being pleased."
"The persuasion of a friend is a strong thing."
"Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?"
"If you wish to win a man over to your ideas, first make him your friend."
"The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion."
"You have not converted a man because you have silenced him."
"The secret is to always let the other man have your way."
"Persuasion is better than force."
"That which proves too much, proves nothing!"
"When a heart is on fire, sparks always fly out of the mouth."
"If you can't get people to listen to you any other way, tell them it's confidential."
"The tongue can paint what the eye can't see."
"More flies are caught with honey than with vinegar."
"Those that will not hear must be made to feel."
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