quotes tagged with 'manipulation'

Trickery and treachery are the practices of fools that have not the wits enough to be honest.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: unknownSaved by jarvie in honesty manipulation honest fools trickery treachery 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate

Author: William Arthur Ward, Source: unknownSaved by jarvie in imitate envy manipulation lead admire manipulate flatter bk12a 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Ours must be a leadership democracy administered by the intelligent minority who know how to regiment and guide the masses.

Is this government by propaganda? Call it, if you prefer, government by education. But education, in the academic sense of the word, is not sufficient. It must be enlightened expert propaganda through the creation of circumstances, through the high-spotting of significant events, and the dramatization of important issues. The statesman of the future will thus be enabled to focus the public mind on crucial points of policy and regiment a vast, heterogeneous mass of voters to clear understanding and intelligent action.
Author: Edward Bernays, Source: Propaganda, p. 127-8Saved by cboyack in politics government education propaganda leader circumstance democracy manipulation 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
It is not necessary for the politician to be the slave of the public's group prejudices, if he can learn how to mold the mind of the voters in conformity with his own ideas of public welfare and public service. The important thing for the statesman of our age is not so much to know how to please the public, but to know how to sway the public.
Author: Edward Bernays, Source: Propaganda, p. 119Saved by cboyack in politics government propaganda influence leader service sway manipulation 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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