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  1. Picture quote by Melinda Gates about strength

    A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. ⏤ Melinda Gates

  2. Picture quote about ignorance

    It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument.

  3. Picture quote by Desmond Tutu about conflict

    Don't raise your voice, improve your argument. ⏤ Desmond Tutu

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Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

Use soft words and hard arguments.

English Proverbs

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

Victor Hugo

A long dispute means that both parties are wrong


It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.

Pierre De Beaumarchais

It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.

Joseph Joubert

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.

Joseph Conrad

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

Michel de Montaigne

Soft words win hard hearts.


The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not.

Charles Caleb Colton

The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.

Kin Hubbard

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings

Wise men argue cases, fools decide them.


Sir, I have found you an argument. I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

Samuel Johnson

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


He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.


The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.

Dale Carnegie

The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.

George Carlin

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.


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

Andre Maurois

We are not won by arguments that we can analyze, but by tone and temper; by the manner, which is the man himself.

Samuel Butler

Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it.

Edward De Bono

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

People who know the least always argue the most.


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

Michel de Montaigne

Quarrels would not last so long if the fault lay only on one side.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.

Bertrand Russell

I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.

Oscar Wilde

Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.

Andre Gide

Silence is argument carried out by other means.

Che Guevara

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

William Shakespeare

Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.

Walter Benjamin

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

Edward Koch

Weakness on both sides is, the motto of all quarrels.


Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.

Colin Powell

Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.

Hubert Humphrey

But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.


An argument is like a country road, you never know where it is going to lead.


You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it.

Noam Chomsky

In Vegas, I got into a long argument with the man at the roulette wheel over what I considered to be an odd number.

Steven Wright

Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

Charles Caleb Colton

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.

George Bernard Shaw

Men argue, nature acts.


How beggarly appear arguments before a defiant deed!

Walt Whitman

Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.

Samuel Butler

Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

Louis D. Brandeis

Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.

Joseph Addison

When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.

William Hazlitt

When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you.

Irving Layton

There are usually two sides to every argument but no end.


My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.

John Barrymore

Soft words are hard arguments.

Thomas Fuller

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.

John Morley

There is no arguing with him, for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it.

Oliver Goldsmith

The argument of the strongest is always the best.

Jean De La Fontaine

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

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

Edward W. Howe

Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.

E. T. Bell

Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.

Christopher Lasch

As set forth by theologians, the idea of 'God' is an argument that assumes its own conclusions, and proves nothing.

Johann Most

A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

A sure way of getting the last word in an argument is to say you right.


If you argue with a woman and win, you lose.


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

Well, we can't say any more than we can say there is no god, there is no afterlife. We can only say there is no persuasive evidence for or argument for it.

Christopher Hitchens

People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.

G. K. Chesterton

I had a lovers quarrel with the world.

Robert Frost

Is it possible to covet a much longer life for one's self and be as devoted to the well-being of the next generation? It's a long argument.

Leon Kass

When I'm alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

When two quarrel, both are in the wrong.


In a false quarrel there is no true valor.

William Shakespeare

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.

Joseph Joubert

Arguments are like fire-arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.

Samuel Butler

I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time.

Napoleon Bonaparte

When good people have a falling out, only one of them may be at fault at first; but if the strife continues long, usually both become guilty.

Thomas Fuller

The dust of controversy is merely the falsehood flying off.

Thomas Carlyle

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.

Marie EbnerEschenbach

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

Thomas C. Haliburton

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.

Erma Bombeck

An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.

Thomas Jefferson

In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.

Matthew Prior

Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it.


No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights.

Vladimir Putin

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.

Richard Whately

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; murder, yes, but divorce, never.

Jack Benny

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

A defeated argument that refuses to be obliterated can remain very alive.

Amartya Sen

It's the duty of a lawyer to represent anyone for whom a responsible argument could be made.

Lloyd Norton Cutler

History is full of really good stories. That's the main reason I got into this racket: I want to make the argument that history is interesting.

Sarah Vowell

A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.

Rowan D. Williams

No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy.

Lyman Beecher

If you feel yourself to be above the mass, speak so as to raise the mass to the height of your argument.

George Henry Lewes

Could I interrupt here, because there is an alternative explanation, which you are particularly well placed to examine. You know the argument that it is the alchemists in the laboratories who invent the sweet new kits.

E. P. Thompson

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

Scepticism, as I said, is not intellectual only; it is moral also; a chronic atrophy and disease of the whole soul. A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things. A sad case for him when all that he can manage to believe is something he can button in his pocket, and with one or the other organ eat and digest! Lower than that he will not get.

Thomas Carlyle

There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear.

Daniel C. Dennett

I now add, farther, that the apostle's argument is so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey, and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good, and so to the design of their office, that it proves the direct contrary.

Jonathan Mayhew

I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message.

Anthony Holden

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