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

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

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, artist

Use soft words and hard arguments.

English Proverbs,

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

Victor Hugo, author

A long dispute means that both parties are wrong

Voltaire, writer

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, writer

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

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Soft words win hard hearts.


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, novelist

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

Winston Churchill, politician

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

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

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

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings, comedian

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

Samuel Johnson, author

Wise men argue cases, fools decide them.

Anacharsis, philosopher

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

Aesop, author

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

Andre Maurois, writer

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

George Carlin, comedian

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


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

Edward De Bono, psychologist

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


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

Dale Carnegie, writer

People who know the least always argue the most.


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, poet

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

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

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

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

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.

Walter Benjamin, critic

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

Colin Powell, statesman

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

Edward Koch, politician

Silence is argument carried out by other means.

Che Guevara, revolutionary

Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.

Andre Gide, novelist

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Voltaire, writer

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

Noam Chomsky, activist

Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.

Samuel Butler, poet

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, comedian

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

Hubert Humphrey, politician

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

Homer, poet

Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Men argue, nature acts.

Voltaire, writer

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


A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

How beggarly appear arguments before a defiant deed!

Walt Whitman, poet

Soft words are hard arguments.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.

Joseph Addison, writer

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

Irving Layton, poet

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

John Morley, statesman

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

Louis D. Brandeis, judge

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

William Hazlitt, critic

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


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

John Barrymore, actor

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

Johann Most, revolutionary

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

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

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

Zsa Zsa Gabor, actress

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, leader

People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

The argument of the strongest is always the best.

Jean De La Fontaine, poet

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, educator

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, mathematician

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, politician

I had a lovers quarrel with the world.

Robert Frost, poet

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

Joseph Joubert, writer

When two quarrel, both are in the wrong.


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

Christopher Lasch, historian

In a false quarrel there is no true valor.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

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.


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, author

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, author

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


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

Rowan D. Williams, clergyman

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

Vladimir Putin, statesman

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, comedian

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

Amartya Sen,

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

Samuel Butler, poet

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

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

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

Lloyd Norton Cutler, lawyer

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, clergyman

The dust of controversy is merely the falsehood flying off.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

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, humorist

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

Matthew Prior, poet

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, president

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

Jawaharlal Nehru, leader

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

Richard Whately, writer

I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. 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.

Dave Barry, journalist

We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.

Antisthenes, philosopher

Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations.

James L. Buckley, politician

The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers.

Larry Adler,

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

Lyman Beecher,

I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation.

Timothy McVeigh, criminal

Any political agenda and organization which doesn't begin with personal responsibility is just half the argument. It's just not going to succeed.

Peter Coyote, actor

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, philosopher

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