Tag Archives: persuasion

The Power of Passion

Every great achievement is the story of a flaming heart. Every great achievement is the story of tremendous passion.
Mary Lou Retton

Passion persuades.
Anita Roddick

If you follow your passion, the money will follow. But if you chase the almighty dollar, you can easily lose that and end up with nothing.
Elizabeth MacKay

Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they’re great because of their passion.
Martha Graham

I owe so much of my success as a hockey player to what I have learned from my father. The passion he shows in his daily life has taught me to always love what I am doing. In loving my pursuits, I learned the value of working hard and enjoying the benefits that sacrifice and dedication bring.
A.J. Mleczko

Persuading Others

If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
Abraham Lincoln

One strong point is worth ten weak ones.
Jewish proverb

Telling people the reason why you are doing something has a major influence on how they react to you because more often than not, people willingly comply with requests when given reasons why they should.
Nicholas Boothman

Would you persuade, speak of interest, not of reason.
Benjamin Franklin

When you want to bring someone else to your point of view and you are 180 degrees apart, the best thing to do is listen. The more you listen, the greater your chances become of finding out where the other person is coming from and possibly uncovering areas of agreement between the two of you.
Robert Dedman

The Power of Action

We do not need, and indeed never will have, all the answers before we act. It is often through taking action that we can discover some of them.
Charlotte Bunch

When I talked, no one listened to me. But as soon as I acted I became persuasive, and I no longer find anyone skeptical.
Gkosue Borsi

All great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties.
William Bradford

A writer writes. If you want to be a writer, write.
Reginna Brett

I see myself as a doer. I’m sure that other people have had ideas that were similar to mine. The difference is that I have carried mine into action, and they have not.
Nolan Bushnell

The Power of Passion

Every great achievement is the story of a flaming heart. Every great achievement is the story of tremendous passion.
Mary Lou Retton

Passion persuades.
Anita Roddick

If you follow your passion, the money will follow. But if you chase the almighty dollar, you can easily lose that and end up with nothing.
Elizabeth MacKay

Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they’re great because of their passion.
Martha Graham

I owe so much of my success as a hockey player to what I have learned from my father. The passion he shows in his daily life has taught me to always love what I am doing. In loving my pursuits, I learned the value of working hard and enjoying the benefits that sacrifice and dedication bring.
A.J. Mleczko

Persuading Others

If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
Abraham Lincoln

One strong point is worth ten weak ones.
Jewish proverb

Telling people the reason why you are doing something has a major influence on how they react to you because more often than not, people willingly comply with requests when given reasons why they should.
Nicholas Boothman

Would you persuade, speak of interest, not of reason.
Benjamin Franklin

When you want to bring someone else to your point of view and you are 180 degrees apart, the best thing to do is listen. The more you listen, the greater your chances become of finding out where the other person is coming from and possibly uncovering areas of agreement between the two of you.
Robert Dedman

The Power of Action

We do not need, and indeed never will have, all the answers before we act. It is often through taking action that we can discover some of them.
Charlotte Bunch

When I talked, no one listened to me. But as soon as I acted I became persuasive, and I no longer find anyone skeptical.
Gkosue Borsi

All great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties.
William Bradford

A writer writes. If you want to be a writer, write.
Reginna Brett

I see myself as a doer. I’m sure that other people have had ideas that were similar to mine. The difference is that I have carried mine into action, and they have not.
Nolan Bushnell