Arguments Quotes

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance

Robert Quillen

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute

Josh Billings

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

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

The job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it won't hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game

Earl Weaver

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

Marie Dressler

It is impossible to win an argument with an ignorant man

Unknown

There are two sides to every argument, unless a person is personally involved, in which case there is only one

Cutler Webster

Arguments with furniture are rarely productive

Kehlog Albran

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

Joseph Joubert

He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse. He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a Lord may be an owl, A calf an Alderman, a goose a Justice, And rooks, Committee-men or Trustees.

Samuel Butler

I've heard old cunning stagers Say, fools for arguments use wagers.

Samuel Butler

Reproachful speech from either side The want of argument supplied; They rail, reviled; as often ends The contests of disputing friends.

John Gay

In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For even though vanquished he could argue still.

Oliver Goldsmith

I find you want me to furnish you with argument and intellects too. No, sir, these, I protest you, are too hard for me.

Oliver Goldsmith

In arguing one should meet serious pleading with humor, and humor with serious pleading.

Oliver Goldsmith

Nay, if he take you in hand, sir, with an argument, He'll bray you in a mortar.

Ben Jonson

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 wherein I went.

Omar Khayyam

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

Milan Kundera

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.

Stephen Leacock

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

Andre Maurois

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument.

William Gibbs McAdoo

Silence is argument carried on by other means.

Che Guevara

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