Argument Quotes

"The argument is at an end."

Saint Augustine

Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of the tyrant and the creed of the slave.

William Pitt

Argument are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

Oscar Wilde

"For your own good" is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.

Janet Frame

Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.

Baltasar Gracian

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

Andre Maurois

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

Lord Quintin Hogg Hailsham

I have found you an argument; but I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

Samuel Johnson

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.

Jascha Heifetz

The only people who really listen to an argument are the neighbours.


It is a rare thing to win an argument & the other fellow's respect at the same time.


Put the argument into a concrete shape, into an image, some hard phrase, round and solid as a ball, which they can see and handle and carry home with them, and the cause is half won.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion, but rather to know it.

Andr?© Maurois

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.

Omar Khayy?°m

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