Arguments Quotes

A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

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

Nathaniel Emmons

I am bound to furnish my antagonists with arguments, but not with comprehension.

Lord Byron

With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plea; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.

William Lloyd Garrison

One of the first things a relationship therapist learns is that couples argue to burn up energy that could be used for something else. In fact, arguments often serve the purpose of using up energy, so that the couple do not have to take the courageous, creative leap into an unknown they fear. Arguing serves the function of being a zone of familiarity into which you can retreat when you are afraid of making a creative breakthrough.

Gay Hendricks

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

Michel Leiris

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

William Lloyd Garrison

The common dogma is fear of modern knowledge, inability to cope with the fast change in a scientific-technological society, and the real breakdown in apparent moral order in recent years.... That is why hate is the major fuel, fear is the cement of the movement, and superstitious ignorance is the best defence against the dangerous new knowledge. ... When you bring up arguments that cast serious doubts on their cherished beliefs you are not simply making a rhetorical point, you are threatening their whole Universe and their immortality. That provokes anger and quite frequently violence. ... Unfortunately you cannot reason with them and you even risk violence in confronting them. Their numbers will decline only when society stabilizes, and adapts to modernity

G Gaia

Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments

Isaac Asimov

We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their own

Joseph Joubert

Arguments with furniture are rarely productive

Kehlog Albran

Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments

Marie Dressler

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

Katharine Butler Hathaway

Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children

Judith S. Marin

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about

Miguel de Unamuno
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