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Persuasion is often more effectual than force. ...
by Aesop

Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
- Aesop

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

 

Outer show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- Aesop

Put your shoulder to the wheel.
- Aesop

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Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
- Aesop

The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness,
however small, is ever wasted.
- Aesop

Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
- Aesop

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop

Adventure is worthwhile.
- Aesop

Don't let your special character and values,
the secret that you know and no one else does,
the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the
great chewing complacency.
- Aesop

Appearances are often deceiving.
- Aesop

People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
- Aesop

He that always gives way to others will end in having
no principles of his own.
- Aesop

We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
- Aesop

Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both,
before we commit ourselves to either.
- Aesop

A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy.
Let a man be one thing or the other,
and we then know how to meet him.
- Aesop

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
- Aesop

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water,
they are good servants, but bad masters.
- Aesop

Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
- Aesop

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
- Aesop

Familiarity breeds contempt.
- Aesop

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
- Aesop

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
- Aesop

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
- Aesop

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
- Aesop

After all is said and done, more is said than done.
- Aesop

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
- Aesop

Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit;
and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
- Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
- Aesop

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind,
soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
- Aesop

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
- Aesop

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
- Aesop

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
- Aesop

No act of kindness, no matter how small,
is ever wasted.
- Aesop

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
- Aesop

Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
- Aesop

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
- Aesop

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
- Aesop

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
- Aesop

United we stand, divided we fall.
- Aesop

The gods help them that help themselves.
- Aesop

Example is the best precept.
- Aesop

Plodding wins the race.
- Aesop

Please all, and you will please none.
- Aesop

It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard,
if we do not strive as well as pray.
- Aesop

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
- Aesop

If you allow men to use you for your own purposes,
they will use you for theirs.
- Aesop

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
- Aesop

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

I have with me two gods, Persuasion and Compulsion.
- Themistocles

The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
- Mark Skousen

The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion;
constitutionality is no match with compassion.
- Everett Dirksen

We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive
to people of the Jewish persuasion,
and we led off with it, and they were offended by it,
and that was that.
- Santiago Durango

Our Constitution recognises no other power than that of persuasion,
for enforcing religious observances.
- Richard Mentor Johnson

Advertising is fundamentally persuasion and persuasion
happens to be not a science,
but an art.
- William Bernbach

I am dying, but with a strong hope and persuasion that
my country will gain her independence.
- David Wooster

In making a speech one must study three points:
first,
the means of producing persuasion; second,
the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
- Aristotle

In short, I'm not sure that the abortion problem can
be solved by legislation.
I think it can only be solved through moral persuasion.
- Tony Campolo

Law builds upon and, I should like to claim,
is one of the liberal arts.
It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.
- Edward Levi

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
- Aristotle

I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion,
and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience,
no matter what religion or color of their skin,
or situation in life.
- Pete Seeger

The object of oratory alone in not truth,
but persuasion.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.
- Thomas Carlyle

Children should be led into the right paths,
not by severity, but by persuasion.
- Terence

We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys
itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums.
That is the path we want in international relations.
- Mahmoud Abbas

I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership.
Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong
leadership with a strong power of persuasion,
and not on the opinion of the masses.
- Yitzhak Shamir


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