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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 DaVinci

The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self. Anatole Broyard

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 Voltaire (Fran

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

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

Soft words win hard hearts. Proverbs

What we have to do... is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities. Hillary Clinton

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

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

Wise men argue cases, fools decide them. Anacharsis

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

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

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

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