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#rhetoric

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For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible


Arthur Schopenhauer


#pessimism #philosophy #rhetoric #intelligence

What makes a man a 'sophist' is not his faculty, but his moral purpose. (1355b 17)


Aristotle


#rhetoric #sophists #art

Whether it's trying to convince others that something is more true, more virtuous, or more desirable--all communication is rhetoric in action.


Leonard Koren


#communication #rhetoric #art

To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world?


Christopher Hitchens


#child-abuse #children #feminism #hell #religion

Rhetoric does not get you anywhere, because Hitler and Mussolini are just as good at rhetoric. But if you can bring these people down with comedy, they stand no chance.


Mel Brooks


#because #bring #chance #comedy #does

My message of common-sense solutions is resonating with people. People around the country are starting to know who I am and starting to identify me with solutions, not rhetoric.


Herman Cain


#around #common-sense #country #i #i am

The only tactic liberals have is to try to intimidate people into thinking that the Tea Party is racist. The Tea Party is not a racist movement, period! If it were, why would the straw polls keep showing that the black guy is winning? That's a rhetorical question. Let me state it: The black guy keeps winning.


Herman Cain


#guy #intimidate #into #keep #keeps

We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government.


Dennis Cardoza


#administration #conflict #ending #forward #government

Like my colleagues, I did about 10 to 15 town hall meetings on this issue; and what I found is people came with a sincere interest to learn, a sincere interest to cut through the rhetoric and understand how this Medicare bill impacts them in their daily lives.


Chris Chocola


#bill #came #colleagues #cut #daily

On the other side, I do believe that the rhetoric we are seeing from the Democrats today is unprecedented, is a new low in presidential politics and goes beyond political discourse and amounts to political hate speech.


Ed Gillespie


#beyond #democrats #discourse #goes #hate






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