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    Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.

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Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.

Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.

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Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.

Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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Rhetoric is nothing, but reason well dressed and argument put in order.

Rhetoric is nothing, but reason well dressed and argument put in order.

by Jan Zamoiski Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.

The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.

by Adolf Hitler Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. read more

The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.

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The dominant rhetoric is academese relieved by flashes of clich‚.

The dominant rhetoric is academese relieved by flashes of clich‚.

by Dwight Macdonald Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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Talkers are usually more articulate than doers, since talk is their specialty.

Talkers are usually more articulate than doers, since talk is their specialty.

by Thomas Sowell Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and read more

The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.

by Thomas Sowell Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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Some people wave their dogmatic thinking until their own reason is entangled.

Some people wave their dogmatic thinking until their own reason is entangled.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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