“I could never find out anything about Liszt's teaching methods from Rosenthal, except that it was difficult to persuade Liszt to leave the cafe and go back to the studio for a lesson.”
“An infallible method of making fanatics is to persuade before you instruct”
“We haven't unfortunately been able to persuade Apple Corps in relation to their Beatles catalogue. But we have persuaded everybody else.”
“I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.”
“The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.”
“He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one;Exceedingly wise, fair-spoken and persuading;Lofty and sour to them that loved him not;But to those men that sought him sweet as summer.”
“History is the fiction we invent to persuade ourselves that events are knowable and that life has order and direction.”
Calvin & Hobbes
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