Argument Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Argument

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The best way to win an argument is to begin by being right.
~By William Ruckelshaus ~


In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Never get into an argument with a schizophrenic person and say, "Who do you think you are?"
~By Ray Combs ~


Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Let us face it: in the world today, money and economic strength remain more powerful arguments than the number of people you represent.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


A review was published in Nature, very scathing, essentially calling me incompetent, though they didn't use that word. I am putting a reply on my Web site in a few days, where I go through their arguments, paragraph by paragraph.
~By Bjorn Lomborg ~


Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
~By Rebecca West ~


We are not won by arguments that we can analyse but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself.
~By Samuel Butler ~


It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
~By Francis Beaumont ~


When you let someone else win an argument, often you both end up winners.
~By Richard Carlson ~


This band has never had an argument. It's just amazing.
~By Dave Edmunds ~


Sometimes we deny being worthy of praise, hoping to generate an argument we would be pleased to lose.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared.
~By Barack Obama ~


I believe that President Clinton considered the legal merits of the arguments for the pardon as he understood them, and he rendered his judgment, wise or unwise, on the merits.
~By John Podesta ~


The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
~By Roger Bacon ~


That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not.
~By Thomas Paine ~


When a thing is true, there is no need to use any arguments to substantiate it.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it.
~By Andre Maurois ~


The scientific argument advanced for intelligent design at the Dover trial, those arguments collapsed, scientifically and intellectually.
~By Kenneth Miller ~


A novel should be an experience and convey an emotional truth rather than arguments.
~By Joyce Cary ~


The best argument for mutual funds is that they offer safety and diversification. But they don't necessarily offer safety and diversification.
~By Ron Chernow ~


People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
~By Will Rogers ~


Arguments are healthy. They clear the air.
~By John Deacon ~


My life is my argument.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude.
~By Karl Popper ~


We are told that the possession of nuclear weapons - in some cases even the testing of these weapons - is essential for national security. But this argument can be made by other countries as well.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


I became the stage for the great argument between Nietzsche and Rousseau. I was the extra ready to take on all the roles.
~By Jacques Derrida ~


Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.
~By William Penn ~


We must reinforce argument with results.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


At the conclusion of my argument I received very high compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges. What they said I do not care to repeat.
~By William Henry Moody ~


Is it possible to covet a much longer life for one's self and be as devoted to the well-being of the next generation? It's a long argument.
~By Leon Kass ~


For your own good is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
~By Janet Frame ~


The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
~By Emmeline Pankhurst ~


Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
~By Jane Austen ~


Their argument is that most shows are losers, which is true, but it's also disingenuous to say, 'We are not going to take the risk unless it is totally covered by the few successful shows that are out there.'
~By Dick Wolf ~


For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
~By William Banting ~


Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way. Otherwise, all you have is an opinion.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
~By Albert Camus ~


My father had kicked me out of his house at the height of an argument over an opinion difference. He had become so enraged. He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.
~By Charles Simmons ~


If he who employs coercion against me could mould me to his purposes by argument, no doubt he would. He pretends to punish me because his argument is strong; but he really punishes me because his argument is weak.
~By William Godwin ~


That's what we're missing. We're missing argument. We're missing debate. We're missing colloquy. We're missing all sorts of things. Instead, we're accepting.
~By Studs Terkel ~


I think what I and most other sociologists of religion wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake. Our underlying argument was that secularization and modernity go hand in hand. With more modernization comes more secularization.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.
~By Omar Khayyam ~


Still, the film nearly didn't happen a number of times. There were great arguments with United Artists about how to reduce the cost because they were nothing if not conscious of the price of the film.
~By John Schlesinger ~


It is an excellent rule to be observed in all disputes, that men should give soft words and hard arguments; that they should not so much strive to vex as to convince each other.
~By John Wilkins ~


There have been no sects in the Christian world, however absurd, which have not endeavoured to support their opinions by arguments drawn from Scripture.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


I would sort out all the arguments and see which belonged to fear and which to creativeness. Other things being equal, I would make the decision which had the larger number of creative reasons on its side.
~By Katharine Butler Hathaway ~


I guess some people are brilliant enough to be brilliant on their own and never doubt anything and come up with fabulous things. But I think it's good to get into arguments with people and have them say, 'That sucks' or 'You're crazy' or 'That's cheesy"'or 'What do you think of this?'
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured during training for Korea. In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won, and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months.
~By Peter Scott ~


Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared.
~By Barack Obama ~


When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation.
~By Timothy McVeigh ~


Lutherans, whose arguments and mistakes will not be difficult to contest or discover, do not want to attribute any value to works, and they do not understand enough the scope of the justification.
~By Michael Servetus ~


Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.
~By Tertullian ~


Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


When every one of your arguments is characterized an attempt to bring back slavery or resegregate lunch counters, it's a little hard to have any sort of productive debate.
~By Ann Coulter ~


Could I interrupt here, because there is an alternative explanation, which you are particularly well placed to examine. You know the argument that it is the alchemists in the laboratories who invent the sweet new kits.
~By E. P. Thompson ~


Anger is seldom without argument but seldom with a good one.
~By Lord Halifax ~


Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.
~By Milan Kundera ~


Capital punishment is the source of many an argument, both good and bad.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
~By Milton Friedman ~


I remember having an argument with Alan, I said the Queen's not just going to call the guy up and send him out to do it. And Alan says, well, how would a monarch give orders to her assassin.
~By Eddie Campbell ~


Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
~By Hosea Ballou ~


The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights.
~By Don Rose ~


Frank was the BOSS and was not open to anything that was not from his head. There were no arguments about music because if you did, he would show you where the door was. Period.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


I used to think that my mother got into arguments with people because they didn't understand her English, because she was Chinese.
~By Amy Tan ~


The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Observe which side resorts to the most vociferous name-calling and you are likely to have identified the side with the weaker argument and they know it.
~By Charles R. Anderson ~


Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
~By Annie Besant ~


Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.
~By Samuel Butler ~


George W. Bush bought the election - period. End of story. There is no argument. You can try to come up with any argument you can, but there is none.
~By Gary Coleman ~


Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Even in the beginning, when we knew there was a legal argument about how much our song sounds like his song, as one songwriter to another, I wasn't sure that Cat Stevens would take that as bad.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments.
~By John McCarthy ~


A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us.
~By Barbara Mandrell ~


I mean the only thing that is hopefully good about us is after the arguments we can actually still face each other the next day or the day after and talk about something else and sort of get over it.
~By John Deacon ~


In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.
~By William Gilbert ~


The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear.
~By Rose Kennedy ~


As for the assertion that nuclear weapons prevent wars, how many more wars are needed to refute this arguments? Tens of millions have died in the many wars that have taken place since 1945.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


There would always be a vote. There were always conflicts and arguments for years and years - that's why we're not together anymore. But there was always a vote. It was always two out of three.
~By David Zucker ~


An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.
~By Marie Dressler ~


I've chosen my wedding ring large and heavy to continue forever. But exactly because of that all the time that Dave and I have an argument I feel it like handcuffs, and on anger time I throw it in a basket. Poor Dave, he bought me three wedding rings already!
~By Carmen Miranda ~


There's always that argument to make - that you're in better company historically if people don't understand what you're doing.
~By Elliott Smith ~


On the other hand, it is not fair to say that changes in federal policy have caused our tuition to rise faster. Every economic argument imaginable would indicate that we should raise tuition at a faster rate than we do.
~By Charles Vest ~


My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.
~By Jack Benny ~


Man is most happy, when his own actions are arguments and examples of his virtue.
~By John Webster ~


It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters.
~By Leon Kass ~


If you feel yourself to be above the mass, speak so as to raise the mass to the height of your argument.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


I do notice that when I've been away and I come back to London. People look at you. People are ready to pick arguments.
~By Colin Firth ~


Their argument, and I think it's a correct one, is that they'll make more money from the trades and the hardcovers if nobody messes with the creative team.
~By Mark Millar ~

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