Arguments Quotes

Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions

Booth Tarkington

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers

William Penn

Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.

Oscar Wilde

There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear

Rose F. Kennedy

Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable

Joseph Addison

Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading

Jonathan Swift

Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them

Tryon Edwards

The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial declamation; a feather and a guinea fall with equal velocity in a vacuum

Charles Caleb Colton

Even if the committee carried the message in the exact words with no words missing, but left out the persuasion of gesture, the supplicating tone, and the beseeching looks which inform the words and give them life, where then were the power of the arguments and whom would it convince

Joan of Arc

Lower your voice and strengthen your argument

Unknown

Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief

Francesco Petrarch

All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.

Samuel Johnson

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat

James Russell Lowell

Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement

George Burton Adams

After a heated argument on some trivial matter Nancy. shouted, If I were your wife I would put poison in your coffee! Whereupon Winston answered, And if I were your husband I would drink it

John Fellows Akers

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not; but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men...the master of superstition is the people; and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order

Sir Francis Bacon

The assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man; for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety

Charles Robert Darwin

It is very important to make sure the person you're marrying is like minded. It's crucial for a couple to have shared goals and values. The more you have in common the less you have to argue about

Barbara Friedman

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.

Edward Gibbon

It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

A funny thing is if you're out hiking and your friend gets bit by a poisonous snake, tell him you're going for help, then go about ten feet and pretend YOU got bit by a snake. Then start an argument about who's going to get help. A lot of guys will start crying. That's why it makes you feel good when you tell them it was just a joke.

Jack Handey

Never into dispute or argument with another. I never yet saw an instance of one of two disputants convincing the other by argument. I have seen many on their getting warm, becoming rude and shooting one another.

Thomas Jefferson

There's no point in arguing with partisan supporters. Their views are their identity. Nothing you can tell the most phlegmatic follower

Michael Lews

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : October 15, 2013
Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play