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Evolution has long been the target of illogical arguments that use presumption.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
~By Stendhal ~


Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings.
~By Frederick The Great ~


The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


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 ~


Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
~By Josh Billings ~


The argument we always used to use was that keeping records in the catalog was good for people that were coming new to the music, but I think that was talking over a ten year or fifteen year time span.
~By Evan Parker ~


Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Silence is argument carried out by other means.
~By Che Guevara ~


I do not have a brain that I long for in dealing with matters of which I am ignorant, that don't come within my ken and a rationale, a reason, and argument and so on, and I can't do that and I'm not in that bracket at all.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


I'm not going to get in to an argument with anyone about the relative merits of Judaism and Christianity, and what it means for a Jewish kid to be a Christian - I'm just not interested in that argument.
~By T-Bone Burnett ~


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 ~


Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about.
~By Robert Benchley ~


There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor. They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments, but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon. The better classes are tired of the insane howling of the lower strata and they mean to stop them.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


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 ~


It's all very boring to say that we get along great and all that and sometimes we mock up come aggravation to make it interesting but the truth of it is that we get along so well we've never had an argument.
~By Dave Edmunds ~


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 ~


I do remember the whole thing as being very argumentative, hot blooded... a permanent state of friction between Jon and Chris, Chris and me, me and Jon.
~By Bill Bruford ~


In Vegas, I got into a long argument with the man at the roulette wheel over what I considered to be an odd number.
~By Steven Wright ~


The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


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


They believed that Britain was in Ireland defending their own interests, therefore the Irish had the right to use violence to put them out. My argument was that that type of thinking was out of date.
~By John Hume ~


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 ~


With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


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 ~


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


Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs.
~By Jack Lynch ~


Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
~By John Locke ~


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 ~


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 ~


Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup.
~By Wendell Berry ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Before impugning an opponent's motives, even when they legitimately may be impugned, answer his arguments.
~By Sidney Hook ~


Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.
~By E. T. Bell ~


Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God.
~By George Whitefield ~


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


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 ~


I don't write about certain arguments I have with my wife. I'd get my head torn off if wrote about certain things.
~By Harvey Pekar ~


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 ~


All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals.
~By Peter Singer ~


Whenever I run into prejudice. I smile and feel sorry for them, and I say to myself, There's one more argument for birth control.
~By Freddy Fender ~


It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
~By Al Sharpton ~


No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


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 ~


What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Lincoln had no such person that he could talk with. Often, as a result, he debated with himself, and he would draw up a kind of list of the pros and cons of an argument, and carefully figure them out, and he might test them in public.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


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


Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.
~By Charles Simmons ~


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 do insist on making what I hope is sense so there's always a coherent narrative or argument that the reader can follow.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.
~By John Tillotson ~


I now add, farther, that the apostle's argument is so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey, and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good, and so to the design of their office, that it proves the direct contrary.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.
~By Lord Hailsham ~


AIDS is an absolutely tragic disease. The argument about AIDS' being some kind of divine retribution is crap.
~By Calvin Klein ~


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 ~


Every argument on lynching in the South gets back sooner or later to the question of rape.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


There's a great argument about how many men he actually killed. People would tell stories and then as we all know as stories get told over and over again, they get embellished, facts get changed, elaborated upon, exaggerated.
~By Keith Carradine ~


Arguments, like children, should be like the subject that begets them.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


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 ~


He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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


First of all, you can make the argument that there's no such thing as the past. Nobody lived in the past.
~By David McCullough ~


Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.
~By Voltaire ~


The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


We are not won by arguments that we can analyze, but by tone and temper; by the manner, which is the man himself.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


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


After granting amnesty to illegals 20 years ago, we have gone from 3 million illegals to 11 million illegals. Our government has been fooled once by this amnesty argument, let us not be fooled again.
~By Ric Keller ~


Never preach a sermon without a text from the Bible, a text containing the theme which you can elaborate. The text is the best proof in support of your argument. A sermon without a text is an argument without a proof.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


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 ~


You can make an argument that Bill O'Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill's kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson.
~By Brit Hume ~


A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
~By Milton Friedman ~


A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


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 ~


Well, it's 15 years since Sex, Lies And Videotape, and if you hang around long enough you're having the same arguments with just a new set of people every few years and it gets boring.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


Theses officers were good friends, so it must have been a terrible argument, because the one who played chess with my father was so angry that he walked over to the dentist's house and got the dentist out of bed and shot him.
~By Bruno Schulz ~


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 ~


Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
~By Robert Quillen ~


My life is my argument.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


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 ~


I should have known better. Pro-life arguments are now based on scientific evidence and the pro-choice arguments are not. That is a cultural, historical fact.
~By Stanley Fish ~


The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action and of dealing with the causes of the conduct which they seek to modify.
~By Elihu Root ~


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


There is not a single extant study that supports all the arguments against men being with their children. It's absolute bollocks.
~By Bob Geldof ~


No matter what side of an argument you're on, you always find some people on your side that wish you were on the other side.
~By Jascha Heifetz ~


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


Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


When a business group tells us there is nothing wrong with the environment, naturally they may have good arguments, but we are also sceptical, because we know that they have an interest in these things.
~By Bjorn Lomborg ~


The argument that somehow we've got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school.
~By William H. Gray ~


The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith, mere exhortation and argument to the public in favor of peace in general fall short of the mark.
~By Elihu Root ~


For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. His hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught.
~By Roger Bacon ~


So if you're on tour for eight months, a year... or whatever it is you definitely don't want arguments and I'm happy to say that I've always had a really nice bunch of people around me all the time.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


I mean, you go to the internet and you can see all these conversations and arguments that our fans have about our music and that's wonderful to know, that people would take the time to be that involved.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


One could drive a prairie schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact.
~By David F. Houston ~


After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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

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