Argument Quotes

In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken," and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.

Carl Sagan

Lower your voice and strengthen your argument.


A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.

John Dryden

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne

The argument is at an end.

Saint Augustine

In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth.

Publilius Syrus

He who strikes the first blow admits he's lost the argument.


The only thing worse than being on the wrong side of an argument is being in the middle.


A sure way to stop a red-hot argument is to lay a few cold facts on it.


When a man uses profanity to support an argument, it indicates that either the man or the argument is weak--probably both.


It is fair to hear both sides of an argument, it is heavenly to hear the end of it.


When an argument flares up, the wise man quenches it with silence.


Don't argue at the dinner table. The one who is not hungry always wins the argument.


An argument is a collision in which two trains of thought are derailed.


In an argument the best weapon to hold is your tongue.


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