Arguments Quotes

Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When an arguer argues dispassionately he thinks only of the argument.

Virginia Woolf

Before you have an argument with your boss, you'd better take a good look at both sides--his side & the outside.


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


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


The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.

Ayn Rand

My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.

Cathy Ladman

I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.

Dave Barry

Use soft words and hard arguments.


The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.

G. K. Chesterton

If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself.

Joseph Farrell

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

Louis D. Brandeis

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

Oscar Wilde

It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.

Pierre Beaumarchais

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.

William G. McAdoo

For they are yet ear-kissing arguments.

William Shakespeare

I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.

Oscar Wilde

People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Where we desire to be informed 'tis good to contest with men above ourselves; but to confirm and establish our opinions, 'tis best to argue with judgments below our own, that the frequent spoils and victories over their reasons may settle in ourselves an esteem and confirmed opinion of our own.

Sir Thomas Browne

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

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