Appeal Quotes

"Philosophy is about as...

"Philosophy is about as appealing as abstinence-only sex education" -Unknown
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"A man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagr...

"A man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point." โ€” Leon Festinger
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Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing...

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.... Leonardo da Vinci
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โ€œโ€ฆjingoism, racism, fear, religious fundamentalism: these are the way...

โ€œโ€ฆjingoism, racism, fear, religious fundamentalism: these are the ways of appealing to people if youโ€™re trying to organize a mass base of support for policies that are really intended to crush them.โ€- Naom Chomsky
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"If you want to persuade...

"If you want to persuade, appeal to interest not to reason." - Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œA man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagr...

โ€œA man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point.โ€ โ€• Leon Festinger
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โ€œYou can sway a thousand men by appealing...

โ€œYou can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic.โ€ โ€• Robert A. Heinlein
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"[He who] makes his appeal to feeling, to an oracle within his breast, tramples ...

"[He who] makes his appeal to feeling, to an oracle within his breast, tramples underfoot the roots of humanity. ... human nature only really exists in an achieved community of minds. The anti-human... stay[s] within the sphere of feeling" - Hegel
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"You can sway a thousand men by appealing...

"You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic." - Robert A. Heinlein
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The โ€œsex appealโ€ of jazz is a command: obey, and then you will be allowed to tak...

The โ€œsex appealโ€ of jazz is a command: obey, and then you will be allowed to take part. And the dream-thought, as contradictory as reality in which it is dreamt: l will only be potent once I have allowed myself to be castrated." Theodor W. Adorno
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"When I'm lying in my bed, I think about...

"When I'm lying in my bed, I think about life and I think about death, and neither one particularly appeals to me" - Morrissey
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"I think about life And I t...

"I think about life And I think about death And neither one particularly appeals to me"
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โ€œWhen youโ€™re presented with questions or answers about any problem, you should ask yourse...

โ€œWhen youโ€™re presented with questions or answers about any problem, you should ask yourself: Do I like this answer? And if you do you should be suspicious, because youโ€™re much more likely to accept something that appeals to you whether itโ€™s right or not.โ€ โ€“ Lawrence Krauss
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"You can sway a thousand men by appealing...

"You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic." โ€” Robert A Heinlein
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"You can sway a thousand men by appealing...

"You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic." ~ Robert A. Heinlein
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"It's not our job to appeal to the lowest ...

"It's not our job to appeal to the lowest common denominator. It's our job to raise it." --Aaron Sorkin, via character Josiah Bartlet
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Whoever appeals to the law against his fellow man is either a fool or a coward. Whoever canno...

Whoever appeals to the law against his fellow man is either a fool or a coward. Whoever cannot take care of himself without that law is both. For a wounded man shall say to his assailant, "If I live, I will kill you. If I die, you are forgiven." Such is the rule of honor. - Randy Blythe
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โ€œAnyone who conducts an argument by appealin...

โ€œAnyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.โ€ -Leonardo da Vinci
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"The great appeal of horror fict...

"The great appeal of horror fiction is that it serves as a rehearsal for our own deaths" -- Stephen King
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"I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to rem...

"I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few." - Benjamin Disraeli
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"Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles...

"Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate" ~ Bertrand Russell
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"Universal truth is n...

"Universal truth is not measured in mass appeal." -Immortal Technique
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