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The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie
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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority
is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
- Leonardo da Vinci
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
- Daniel Webster
If you can not answer a man's argument,
all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
- Elbert Hubbard
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible
as an argument than a whole one.
It carries better.
- Stephen Leacock
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The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill
I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first,
friends and family second and you third,
we won't ever have an argument.
- Jeff Foxworthy
My life is my argument.
- Albert Schweitzer
There was a very convincing argument made that the
extremists have won and the aggression is now supported by the majority,
therefore fighting until surrender was the only alternative.
- Joichi Ito
If this phrase of the 'balance of power' is to be always an argument for war,
the pretext for war will never be wanting,
and peace can never be secure.
- John Bright
Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
- Indira Gandhi
The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.
- Edward W. Howe
The difficult part in an argument is not to defend
one's opinion but rather to know it.
- Andre Maurois
The argument for intelligent design basically depends on saying,
'You haven't answered every question with evolution,'...
Well, guess what? Science can't answer every question.
- Kenneth Miller
For your own good is a persuasive argument that will
eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
- Janet Frame
The aim of argument, or of discussion,
should not be victory, but progress.
- Joseph Joubert
Observe which side resorts to the most vociferous name-calling
and you are likely to have identified the side with
the weaker argument and they know it.
- Charles R. Anderson
The main point for me is moral; animals are sentient beings.
I know for some this is a hard argument to accept,
but we're not built to eat a lot of meat.
- Grace Slick
When I'm alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the
existence of a man who deserves one.
- William James
Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt,
so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth,
unless it finds it by the method of experiment.
- Roger Bacon
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor.
Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
- Jane Austen
Their argument, and I think it's a correct one,
is that they'll make more money from the trades and
the hardcovers if nobody messes with the creative team.
- Mark Millar
My argument is that War makes rattling good history;
but Peace is poor reading.
- Thomas Hardy
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 as in I went.
- Omar Khayyam
The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers.
- Lord Acton
George W. Bush bought the election - period.
End of story.
There is no argument.
You can try to come up with any argument you can,
but there is none.
- Gary Coleman
AIDS is an absolutely tragic disease.
The argument about AIDS' being some kind of divine retribution is crap.
- Calvin Klein
As set forth by theologians, the idea of 'God' is an
argument that assumes its own conclusions,
and proves nothing.
- Johann Most
Argument is meant to reveal the truth,
not to create it.
- Edward de Bono
A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component
in the maintenance of genuinely public talk,
argument about common good.
- Rowan D. Williams
There are clear cases in which "understanding" literally
applies and clear cases in which it does not apply;
and these two sorts of cases are all I need for this argument.
- John Searle
Capital punishment is the source of many an argument,
both good and bad.
- Marilyn vos Savant
One could drive a prairie schooner through any part
of his argument and never scrape against a fact.
- David F. Houston
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly
wounding because I think,
well, if they attack one personally,
it means they have not a single political argument left.
- Margaret Thatcher
Sometimes we deny being worthy of praise,
hoping to generate an argument we would be pleased to lose.
- Cullen Hightower
At a time like this, scorching irony,
not convincing argument, is needed.
- Frederick Douglass
My argument has always been that this is not an anti-Bush film,
it's a pro-democracy film.
And if Bush comes out on the wrong side of democracy,
that's his problem.
- John Sayles
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because
your opponent has taken the right side.
- Baltasar Gracian
Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your
argument be intricate enough to confound the court.
- William Wycherley
This band has never had an argument.
It's just amazing.
- Dave Edmunds
The argument between wives and whores is an old one;
each one thinking that whatever she is,
at least she is not the other.
- Andrea Dworkin
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
- Jean de La Fontaine
An argument fatal to the communist theory,
is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property
is one of the elements of our nature.
- Herbert Spencer
Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics.
Real religion is beyond argument.
It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly.
- Swami Sivananda
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
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
He who establishes his argument by noise and command
shows that his reason is weak.
- Michel de Montaigne
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
I do insist on making what I hope is sense so there's
always a coherent narrative or argument that the reader can follow.
- Howard Nemerov
Every argument on lynching in the South gets back sooner
or later to the question of rape.
- Ray Stannard Baker
The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics;
in most states,
tourism is the number two industry.
- Jim Fowler
A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
- Angela Carter
Never get into an argument with a schizophrenic person and say,
"Who do you think you are?"
- Ray Combs
Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and
relieve the tedium of argument.
- Robert South
The conservative argument is that the economy is like the weather,
that it just operates automatically.
- Sidney Blumenthal
Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to
support or undercut almost any argument.
- Marilyn vos Savant
My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven
years and not once have we had an argument serious
enough to consider divorce;
yes, but divorce, never.
- Jack Benny
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same
claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
- Tom Allen
It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than
by argument to overcome it.
- Francis Beaumont
We must reinforce argument with results.
- Booker T. Washington
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
- Robert Benchley
First of all, you can make the argument that there's
no such thing as the past.
Nobody lived in the past.
- David McCullough
In argument similes are like songs in love;
they describe much,
but prove nothing.
- Franz Kafka
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
- John Dryden
This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure
on the antagonist for whom we show human concern.
- Barbara Deming
Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument,
a bank has just been robbed.
- Phyllis Diller
At the conclusion of my argument I received very high
compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges.
What they said I do not care to repeat.
- William Henry Moody
The scientific argument advanced for intelligent design at the Dover trial,
those arguments collapsed, scientifically and intellectually.
- Kenneth Miller
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