48 Arguments Quotes

 

  • Discussion is an exchange of knowledge, argument is an exchange of ignorance. – Robert Quillen

 

  • The best way to win an argument is to begin by being right. – Jill Ruckelshaus

 

  • It’s amazing how far the arguments can go. – Patrick Doyle

 

  • Exhausting someone in argument is not the same as convincing him. – Tim Kreider

 

  • The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion. – G. K. Chesterton

 

  • I’d rather lose an argument to you, than lose you to an argument. – Unknown

 

  • Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it. – Edward de Bono

 

  • Never argue when you’re winning. – Laurell K. Hamilton

 

  • I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect. – Edward Gibbon

 

  • Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing. – Oscar Wilde

 

  • The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one’s opinion but rather to know it. – Andre Maurois

 

  • Beware of long arguments and long beards. – George Santayana

 

  • Winning an argument is losing it as it makes the loser feel bad. – Deepak Chopra

 

  • Sometimes, silence is the best way to win an argument. – Jorge P. Guerrero

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  • Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance. – Louis D. Brandeis

 

  • You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it. – Noam Chomsky

 

  • If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless. – Darryl F. Zanuck

 

  • I’d rather lose an argument than get into a long discussion in order to win it. – Rafael Nadal

 

  • Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence, he is just using his memory. – Leonardo da Vinci

 

  • Arguments, like men, are often pretenders. – Plato

 

  • When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

  • Arguments are often like melodramas, they have a predictable beginning, middle, and end. – Gay Hendricks

 

  • Be calm in arguing for fierceness makes error a fault and truth discourtesy. – George Herbert

 

  • 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

 

  • I think the biggest mistake I made was this wretched ability to see both sides of an argument. – John Major

 

  • To be clever in argument is not rationality but rationalization. – Eliezer Yudkowsky

 

  • If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself. – Joseph Farrell

 

  • Arguments cannot be answered by personal abuse; there is no logic in slander, and falsehood, in the long run, defeats itself. – Robert G. Ingersoll

 

  • Women get the last word in every argument. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument. – Unknown

 

  • The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. – Joseph Joubert

 

  • The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. – Dale Carnegie

 

  • Arguing is the olympics of talking. – Stewart Stafford

 

  • Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear. – Thomas C. Haliburton

 

  • It’s hard to win an argument with a smart person, but it’d damn near impossible to win an argument with a stupid person. – Bill Murray

 

  • That’s the beauty of argument, if you argue correctly, you’re never wrong. – Christopher Buckley

 

  • Argument is between two sides or individuals, never say silly to your friend because he/she never argue on oneself. – Wilson M. Mukama

 

  • No sensible man ever engages, unprepared, in a fencing match of words with a woman. – Wilkie Collins

 

  • Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up. – Donald Rumsfeld

 

  • You can not control the thought, but you can control the tongue. – Amit Kalantri

 

  • Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one. – Indira Gandhi

 

  • Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours. – Richard Bach

 

  • Argument need not be heated; it can be punctuated with courteous smiles,or sympathetic tears. – J. Sidlow Baxter

 

  • That awkward moment when you’re in a middle of an argument & you realize you’re wrong. – Unknown

 

  • Arguments have no chance against petrified training; they wear it as little as the waves wear a cliff. – Mark Twain

 

  • There’s no winning arguments with your parents. – Wendelin Van Draanen

 

  • He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. – Michel de Montaigne

 

  • A mature society understands that at the heart of democracy is argument. – Salman Rushdie

 

  • Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion. – Oscar Wilde