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

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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