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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.

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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cuando la conducta de los hombres está diseñada para ser influenciada, se debe adoptar la persuasión, una persuasión amable y sin pretensiones. Es una vieja y verdadera máxima que "una gota de miel atrapa más moscas que un galón de hiel". Así con los hombres. si ganarías a un hombre para tu causa, primero convéncelo de que eres su amigo sincero. allí hay una gota de miel que atrapa su corazón, que, digamos lo que quiera, es el gran camino hacia su razón, y que, una vez ganado, encontrará pocos problemas para convencerlo de la justicia de su causa, si es que realmente esa causa es realmente buena.

quando a conduta dos homens é projetada para ser influenciada, a persuasão, uma persuasão despretensiosa, deve sempre ser adotada. é uma máxima antiga e verdadeira que "uma gota de mel apanha mais moscas que um galão de galão". assim com os homens. se você conquistaria um homem por sua causa, primeiro convença-o de que você é seu amigo sincero. aí está uma gota de mel que pega seu coração, que, diga o que ele quiser, é o grande caminho para sua razão e que, uma vez conquistado, você encontrará pouco problema em convencê-lo da justiça de sua causa, se é que essa causa é realmente boa.

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