"No one is making you do anything you don't want. I'm just saying we're all headed for Dodge City and we think you should come along."
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"I own one plane, two yachts, four houses and five politicians."
Tags:millionaire, millionaires, billionaire, billionaires, wealth, wealthy, wealthy people, rich people, rich, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, corruption, corrupt, corrupted, politics, political, government, governments, politician, politicians, lobbyist, lobbying, influence, influencing, influential, persuasive, persuade, persuading, money talks, donate, donation, donations, manipulate, manipulation, manipulated
"Simply put, Marcia, I want to be your President."
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"Hold that thought—I've just got two chapters to go."
Tags:bedroom scene, bedrooms scenes, couple, couples, marriages, husband and wife, husbands and wives, read, reading, book, books, book worm, book worms, unromantic, romance is dead, hooked, bad relationship, bad relationships, disinterest, disinterested, unimpressed, persuade, persuading, unsuccessful, no sex life, love
"Why don't you come out and join us Tuesday night. We're a group committed to peacefully and nonviolently watching television."
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"You make me want to be a better person than you."
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A Born Politician
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"An enormous amount of advanced engineering has gone into our latest models. That's not to say, of course, that an enormous amount of advanced engineering hasn't always gone into all our models."
Tags:engineer, engineering, german engineering, auto, autos, automobile, car, cars, motor, motors, sports car, muscle car, sales, salesman, salesmen, showroom, car salesman, advanced engineering, mechanic, mechanical engineering, mechanics, car maintenance, hard sell, hardsell, hard-sell, couple, couples, buy, buyer, buyers, customer, customers, customer service, spin, rhetoric, persuade, persuasive, persuading, persuades, dupe, duped, crook, model, car model
"When he reached the end of the pier, the rhetoric turned nasty."
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"I brought out the meekness in others."
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"Of course, not everybody can face this kind of responsibility."
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"You make me want to be a better man, Olivia. Then maybe I could find somebody else."
Tags:choice, choices, restaurant, restaurants, dinner, eating out, out to eat, dining, fine dining, waiter, waiters, foodie, foodies, food lover, food lovers, date, dates, first dates, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, better, better person, self, self improvement, improving, improve, improvement, betterment, self betterment, self image, persuade, persuading, pretentious, pretentiously, self love, jealous, jealousy, competitive, competition, backhanded, backhanded compliment, insult, insulted, insulting, rude, rudely, mean, foot in mouth, as good as it gets, married life, marriage
"Oh, come on, what's a Martini without an olive?"
"All right! Have it your own way. It was a ball."
Tags:decisions, problem solving, entertainment, sports, baseball, umpires, way, have it your way, having it your way, argue, argues, arguing, argument, arguments, umpire, ref, refs, referee, referees, decision, decisions, persuade, persuades, persuading, persuasion, pitch, pitches, pitching, pitcher, pitchers, strike, strikes, convince, convinces, convincing, mankoff
"We get this place renamed the 'men-only prison,' and women will be demanding admission."
Tags:men's prison, men's prisons, male only prison, male only prisons, left out, feeling left out, persuasive, persuasion, persuade, jealous, jealousy, prisoner, prisoners, prison, jail, locked up, locked away, imprison, imprisoned, imprisonment, crimes, criminal, criminals, convict, convicts, cellmate, cellmates, jail cell, jail cells, prison cell, prison cells, men, man, woman, women
"We don't offer a health-care plan. Instead, we have Lou persuade you not to get sick."
Tags:health-care, health care, health, healthy, insurance, health insurance, health plan, cover, health-care plans, health care plans, health care plan, health-care cover, private health, ppo, ppo plan, preferred provider organization, preferred provider organization plan, medicine, medical, medicals, threat, threatening, persuade, gangster, implicit threat, health coverage, health care coverage, health-care coverage, coverage
Horse and Stick
Tags:carrot and stick, horse, horses, horse and carriage, horses and carriages, horse and carriage, tempt, tempting, temptations, stagecoach, stagecoaches, stage coach, stage coaches, stage-coach, stage-coaches, attraction, attractive, gender issues, gender inequality, eye candy, attract, persuade, trick, trickery, false promise, false promises
"It's not just a special advertising section,- it's a very special advertising section."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, magazine, magazines, ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, advertising section, advertising sections, gender issues, beg, begging, persuade, persuading, consumer, consumers, consumerism
"Did it ever occur to you that we might be identical twins separated at birth and raised in radically different environments?"
Tags:beggar, beggars, begging, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, homeless, homelessness, poverty, wealth divide, wealth gap, poverty gap, inequality, persuade, persuasion, persuading, twin, twins, identical twin, identical twins, separated, separated twins, separated at birth, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide
Tags:dangle a carrot, dangling a carrot, dangle carrots, dangling carrots, carrot, carrots, reward, rewards, reward based system, incentives, incentive, prize, prizes, idiom, idioms, figure of speech, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, figurative, persuade, persuasive, persuading, metaphor, metaphors, carrot and stick, encouragement
"It reminds me of the very first ad that ever swayed me into buying something I didn't really want."
Tags:advertising, advertiser, advertisers, ad man, ad men, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumer culture, persuade, persuades, persuading, persuasion, persuader, persuaders, proposal, proposals, proposing, marketing, marketing gimmick, marketing gimmicks, marketing department, marketing departments, sway, sways, swaying, swayed, nostalgia, nostalgic, dream job, dream jobs, pitch, pitches, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, consumer culture, consumer cultures