Quotation Explorer - 'Persuaded'

Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth. - Robert Southey
...people are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. - Bible
Never let yourself be persuaded that any one Great Man, any one leader, is necessary to the salvation of America. When America consists of one leader and 158 million followers, it will no longer be America. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
My heart aches for you! But don't despair! I am persuaded you will come about! Recollect what the poet says! I'm not sure which poet, but very likely it was Shakespeare, because it generally is, though why I can't imagine! - Georgette Heyer
I am persuaded that our intellects at twenty contain all the truths we shall ever find - W.B. Yeats
If you cannot give God glory for something, you should not do it. If a person is not fully persuaded that an activity is pleasing to God, then it is a sin: "whatsoever is not of faith is sin" (Romans 14:23) - Alan de Jager
I am increasingly persuaded that the earth belongs exclusively to the living and that one generation has no more right to bind another to it's laws and judgments than one independent nation has the right to command another. - Thomas Jefferson
A bully is not reasonable - he is persuaded only by threats. - Marie De France
We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others. - Blaise Pascal
I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
How to read "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"? Why, very quickly, to begin with, and perhaps also to make an end. Why read it? Presumably, if you cannot be persuaded to read anything better, Rowling will have to do. - Harold Bloom
I am persuaded that normal human beings are biologically built for an activity that is aimed toward a goal and that idleness, or aimless work (like Auschwitz's Arbeit), gives rise to suffering and to atrophy. - Primo Levi
I am fully persuaded to pursue my passion. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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