Argument quotes page 1
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of
Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be
destroyed by logic.
No argument, no matter how convincing, will give courage to a coward.
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is
necessary to suggest that one should never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.
George Matthew Adams
Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.
Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me,
that's not their job.
There's no argument like that of the stick.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds
I make it a point never to argue with people for whose opinion I have no
I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to.
Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument, a bank has
Never argue, simply keep repeating your assertion.
Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten
questions of politics,
philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments.
I decided that I would make my life my
My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your
argument." Good sense
does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is
always the best arbiter of what is right.
Win through your actions, never through argument.
Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately
The only way to truly know a person is to argue with them. For when they
argue in full swing,
then they reveal their true character.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he
is just using his memory.
Leonardo da Vinci
Repetition is a convincing argument.
If you can not answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
G. K. Chesterton
What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your
arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?
Anecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if
striking and appropriate, are often
more impressive and powerful than arguments.
In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the
The wise man avoids idle words, gossips, vain argument,
and self-defence. He is content
to appear defeated; rejoices when he is defeated; knowing that, having found and removed
another error in himself, he has thereby become wiser. Blessed is he who does not strive for
the last word.
Spirituality is not a matter of knowing scriptures and
engaging in philosophical discussions.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar,
and often convincing.
The thing I hate about an argument is that it always
interrupts a discussion.
G. K. Chesterton
The object of Parliament is to substitute argument for
Sir Winston Churchill
The next time you find yourself in an argument, rather
than defend your position, see if you
can see the other point of view first... Contrary to popular belief, this attitude does not make
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid
I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent.
People know this, and steer clear
of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.