If you are trying to persuade people to join with you, there are three general methods. You can coerce them with threats, convince them by pointing out their own interests, or entice them by appealing to their ideals. Those who run businesses or, for that matter, who have teenage children, know how each of these […]
Every man naturally persuades himself that he can keep his resolutions, nor is he convinced of his imbecility but by length of time and frequency of experiment.
There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
Blessed are they who have nothing to say, and who cannot be persuaded to say it.
His tongue dropt manna, and could make the worse appear the better reason.