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Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be read more

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.

by Theodore Roosevelt Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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The truth is, President Bush provides the right rhetoric, but then pursues all the wrong policies.

The truth is, President Bush provides the right rhetoric, but then pursues all the wrong policies.

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Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.

Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.

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Out of our quarrels with others we make rhetoric. Out of our quarrels with ourselves we make poetry.

Out of our quarrels with others we make rhetoric. Out of our quarrels with ourselves we make poetry.

by William Butler Yeats 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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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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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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I consider theology to be the rhetoric of morals.

I consider theology to be the rhetoric of morals.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Rhetoric Quotes,
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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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