Argument quotes page 2
A wager is a fool's
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.
A gun is not an argument.
Let others lead small lives, but not you.
Let others argue over small things, but not you.
Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.
Let others leave their futures in other people's hands, but not you.
Those who are prospering do not argue about taxes.
One of my great memories of John is from when we were
having some argument. I was
disagreeing and we were calling each other names. We let it settle for a second and then he
lowered his glasses and he said: "It's only me." And then he put his glasses back on again. To
me, that was John. Those were the moments when I actually saw him without the facade,
the armor, which I loved as well, like anyone else. It was a beautiful suit of armor. But it was
wonderful when he let the visor down and you'd just see the John Lennon that he was
frightened to reveal to the world.
He who argues builds no roads.
Where money talks, arguments are of no avail.
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.
A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and
balancing the facts and arguments on
both sides of each question.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even
clothes, the discussion of fur is
The problem with ideology is, if you've got an ideology,
you've already got your mind made
up. You know all the answers and that makes evidence irrelevant and arguments a waste of
time. You tend to govern by assertion and attacks.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your
opponent has taken the right
My feeling is, quite simply, that if there is a God, He
has done such a bad job that he isn't
Tastes aren't argued about.
Imagine if you were to see someone walking around
constantly talking to himself. You'd think
he was strange. You'd wonder, "If he's the one who's talking and he's the one who's listening,
he obviously knows what's going to be said before he says it. So what's the point? The same
is true for the voice inside your head. Why is it talking? It's you who's talking, and it's you
who's listening. And when the voice argues with itself, who is it arguing with? Who could
Michael A. Singer
Every argument has its answer.
The most sensible people to be met with in society are men
of business and of the world,
who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what
things ought to be.
When you let someone else win an argument, often you both
end up winners.
All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal
more robust, sophisticated and well
supported in logic and argument than others.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
The zionist argument to justify Israel's present
occupation of Arab Palestine has no intelligent
or legal basis in history.
That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof
can not, or that the Bible does not.
Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.
Christianity will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that - I'm right and I will be proved
right. We're more popular than Jesus now.
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, "It's in the script."
If he says, "But what's my motivation?" I say, "Your salary."
The arguments of the strongest have always the most weight.
If you argue with the market, you will lose.
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the
existence of a man who deserves one.
In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know
that's a really good argument; my
position is mistaken," and then they actually change their minds and you never hear that old
view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because
scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot
recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.
The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of
defending it deliberately with faulty