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
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one
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
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
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
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction
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.
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.
There's no point in arguing with partisan supporters. Their views are their identity. Nothing you can tell the most phlegmatic follower
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear.
Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
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.
When an arguer argues dispassionately he thinks only of the argument.
It will do no good to argue if you're in the wrong, & if you're right--you don't need to.
In an argument the best weapon to hold is your tongue.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance.
It is a rare thing to win an argument & the other fellow's respect at the same time.
The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.
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