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  There's no argument like that of the stick.  
 -  Spanish proverb
  

  Never argue, simply keep repeating your assertion.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  A wager is a fool's argument.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  Those who are prospering do not argue about taxes.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  He who argues builds no roads.  
 -  African proverb
  

  Where money talks, arguments are of no avail.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Use soft words and hard arguments.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Tastes aren't argued about.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Every argument has its answer.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  The arguments of the strongest have always the most weight.  
 -  French proverb
  

  No argument, no matter how convincing, will give courage to a coward.  
 -  Aesop
  

  I decided that I would make my life my argument.  
 -  Albert Schweitzer
  

  When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?' I say, 'Your salary.'  
 -  Alfred Hitchcock
  

  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.  
 -  Anne Frank
  

  A gun is not an argument.  
 -  Ayn Rand
  

  Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  The problem with ideology is, if you've got an ideology, you've already got your mind made up. You know all the answers and that makes evidence irrelevant and arguments a waste of time. You tend to govern by assertion and attacks.  
 -  Bill Clinton
  

  A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question.  
 -  Charles Darwin
  

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

  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
  

  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.  
 -  Desmond Tutu
  

  I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  I make it a point never to argue with people for whose opinion I have no respect.  
 -  Edward Gibbon
  

  If you can not answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche
  

  People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

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

  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
  

  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?  
 -  George Orwell
  

  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
  

  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?  
 -  George Orwell
  

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

  Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  My feeling is, quite simply, that if there is a God, He has done such a bad job that he isn't worth discussing.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  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.  
 -  James Allen
  

  Christianity will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that - I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now.  
 -  John Lennon
  

  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
  

  Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.  
 -  Josh Billings
  

  In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish.  
 -  Karl Lagerfeld
  

  Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn
  

  If you argue with the market, you will lose.  
 -  Larry Hite
  

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

  Spirituality is not a matter of knowing scriptures and engaging in philosophical discussions.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  The zionist argument to justify Israel's present occupation of Arab Palestine has no intelligent or legal basis in history.  
 -  Malcolm X
  

  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
  

  I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.  
 -  Margaret Thatcher
  

  Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

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

  Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument, a bank has just been robbed.  
 -  Phyllis Diller
  

  Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.  
 -  Richard Bach
  

  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 you weak.  
 -  Richard Carlson
  

  When you let someone else win an argument, often you both end up winners.  
 -  Richard Carlson
  

  Win through your actions, never through argument.  
 -  Robert Greene
  

  Repetition is a convincing argument.  
 -  Shad Helmstetter
  

  The object of Parliament is to substitute argument for fistcuffs.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth.  
 -  Syrus
  

  That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not.  
 -  Thomas Paine
  

  Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  Anecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if striking and appropriate, are often more impressive and powerful than arguments.  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

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

  Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.  
 -  Unknown
  

  It's better to lose the argument than to lose the relationship.  
 -  Unknown
  

  In an argument, a woman always has the last word. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A relationship with no arguments, is a relationship with a lot of secrets.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I hate how after an arguement I think of more clever shit I should have said.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Never argue with a fool...he may be doing the same thing.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I'm not arguing, I'm explaining why I'm correct.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The moment you start arguing with an ignorant fool, you have already lost.  
 -  Unknown
  

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

  The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one.  
 -  William James