Arguments Quotes

Arguments derived from probabilities are idle

Plato

That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not

Thomas Paine

Use soft words and hard arguments

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I got in an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent. That's a bad place for an argument, because I tried to walk out, and had to slam the flap

Mitch Hedberg

There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation

Herbert Spencer

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about

Miguel de Unamuno

The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face

Sydney J. Harris

The more arguments you win, the less friends you will have

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He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense

Joseph Conrad

Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about

Rodney Dangerfield

Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side

Baltasar Gracian

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing

John Locke

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument

Richard Whately

Fallacious and misleading arguments are most easily detected if set out in correct syllogistic form

Immanuel Kant

When the philosopher's argument becomes tedious, complicated, and opaque, it is usually a sign that he is attempting to prove as true to the intellect what is plainly false to common sense

Edward Abbey

Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up

Donald Rumsfeld

Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument

Robert Half

I have heard many arguments which influenced my opinion, but never one which influenced my vote

James Fergusson

You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it

Leo Durocher

Never argue; repeat your assertion

Robert Owen

Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup

Wendell Berry

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

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