3. "Persuasion is stronger than dictation"
- Scott Berkun, Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management
4. "Persuasion is a strong but subdued outrider."
- Harold Bloom, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages
5. "Persuasion is often more effectual than force."
- Quote by Aesop
6. "Words without poetry lack passion; words without passion lack persuasion; words without persuasion lack power."
- Brennan Manning, The Wisdom of Tenderness: What happens when God's firece mercy transforms our lives
10. "The object of oratory alone is not truth, but persuasion."
- Quote by Thomas Babington Macaulay