Arguments Quotes

A novel is an impression, not an argument; and there the matter must rest.

Thomas Hardy

Just consider how terrible the day of your death will be Others will go on speaking and you will not be able to argue back

Ram Mohan Roy

I really do not know, Socrates, how to express what I mean. For somehow or other our arguments, on whatever ground we rest them, seem to turn round and walk away from us.


A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things.

Thomas Carlyle

Those two little words -- says you -- are the most powerful argument in any discipline: theology, philosphy, even domestic harmony. They are powerful because they are true. Whenever you say something, it is you who says it. You. And what do you know

J. Mark Bertrand

To strive with an equal is dangerous; with a superior, mad; with an inferior, degrading.


Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

Louis D. Brandeis

The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.

Edgar Watson Howe

Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.

Nathaniel Emmons

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.

Stephen Leacock

The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right. Lord Quintin Hogg Hailsham

Lord Quintin Hogg Hailsham

Lower your voice and strengthen your argument.

Lebanese Proverb

Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear.

Thomas C. Haliburton

The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it.

Andre Maurois

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.

Jascha Heifetz

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

Victor Hugo

You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag.

Edward Koch

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

Baltasar Gracian

Debate is the death of conversation.

Emil Ludwig

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings

It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.

Spanish Proverb

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Updated On : October 15, 2013
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