Levers Quotes

The pen is the lever that moves the world.

- Thomas De Witt Talmage

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For the machine, because of the way it is built, can work only in a given direction, no matter who pulls its levers.

- Rudolf Rocker

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Propaganda tries first of all to create conditioned reflexes in the individual so that certain words, signs, or symbols, even certain persons or facts, provoke unfailing reactions...The important thing is that when the time is ripe, the individual can be thrown into action by the utilization of the psychological levers that have been set up.

- Jacques Ellul

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The more closely [the German army] converged on [Stalingrad], the narrower became their scope for tactical manoeuvre as a lever in loosening resistance. By contrast, the narrowing of the frontage made it easier for the defender to switch his local reserves to any threatened point on the defensive arc.

- B. H. Liddell Hart

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