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When the conduct of men is designed to be influenced, persuasion, kind unassuming persuasion, should ever be adopted. It is an old and true maxim that 'a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the great highroad to his reason, and which, once gained, you will find but little trouble in convincing him of the justice of your cause, if indeed that cause is really a good one.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
– SocratesRate it:
When the destroyer comes, his first act will be to destroy all the books.
– Thomas MoreRate it:
When the devil changes the music, people also change the dance.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
When the dignity of one person is denied, all of us are denied.
– Hubert HumphreyRate it:
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
– Jesse JacksonRate it:
When the doors of perception are cleansed, man will see things as they truly are, infinite.
– William BlakeRate it:
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
When the Earth is sick, the animals will begin to disappear, when that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them.
– Chief SeattleRate it:
When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.
– Lao TseRate it:
When the enemy is awake and around, don't ever shut your eyes even for a single second no matter how sweet and tempting the sleep.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
When the fool knows when to be silent, he would be sitting among the wise.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
When the fox preaches, look to the geese.
– German proverbRate it:
When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.
– Edith HamiltonRate it:
When the future looks dark, do not panic, because future does not exist yet; by using your intelligence, you can always turn it to bright!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
– Joseph P KennedyRate it:
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
When the going gets weird, The weird turn pro.
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.
– Margery AllinghamRate it:
When the head aches, all the members partake of the pain.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.
– Milan KunderaRate it:
When the highest type of men hear Tao, They diligently practice it. When the average type of men hear Tao, They half believe in it. When the lowest type of men hear Tao, They laugh heartily at it.
– Lao TzuRate it:
When the highest type of men hear Tao,
They diligently practice it.
When the average type of men hear Tao,
They half believe in it.
When the lowest type of men hear Tao,
They laugh heartily at it.
Without the laugh, there is no Tao.

– Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzuRate it:
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
– Emile CoueRate it:

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