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The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Beat a man with the strength of you argument, not with the strength of your arm.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Joseph Joubert

You raise your voice when you should reinforce your argument.

Samuel Johnson

Then there really is no argument if you got it posted.

Wanda Clark

I have found you an argument: but I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

Samuel Johnson

You could make an argument that Tennessee shouldn't be a No. 2. You can make an argument that we shouldn't be a No. 15. We match up well with Tennessee.

James Shuler

I just cannot understand this sort of argument.

Juan Cole

The action is on the economic side of the argument rather than the price side.

Philip Barleggs

Much of our argument is likely to be with the U.S. government, rather than the Iranian government.

Terry Anderson

I believe she was murdered. I believe there was an argument. She was choked to death.

George Patterson

Necessity is the argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves.

William Pitt The Younger

When you have no basis of argument, abuse the plaintiff.


There's a lot of room for argument.

Andrew Bridges

Its a chicken-and-egg argument as to which comes first.

Joe Gill

There's no good argument for just ignoring them.

Alexander Farrell

We are hopeful that the judge will see the merits of our argument.

Carlo Loparo

Lower your voice and strengthen your argument.

Lebanese Proverb

Our argument is that fathers should have the same right.

Martha Davis

We're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear our appeal and argument.

John Hagerty

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

Richard Carlson

Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument.

Robert Half

Allowing us to be persuaded by the argument of those who would deny that the genocide occurred at all.

Stephen Smith

We assert that it did not. The only thing that was new was the way we crafted the argument.

Phil Harmeson

They're unstable to begin with, they have weak controls, there's an argument and they get set off.

Louis Schlesinger

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

The argument is silly.

Lawrence Grossman

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance.

Robert Quillen

If (opponents) win the argument, America's economic future suffers.

John Peterson

Before, anyone could make an argument that could vote down an amendment.

Brandon Cox

I can't wait to see Wayne... I've got him aftershave [after a public argument].

Coleen Mcloughlin

Ridicule is the first and last argument of fools.

Charles Simmons

We only had one argument today. That's pretty good.

Bob Ray

This should be yen positive, as the trade surplus argument always favors the yen.

Takehiko Jimbo

In this country, Iraq was almost always about winning the argument.

George Packer

I don't know what the deal with the dog was, but they had an argument.

Sgt. Shawn Urbas

We've never had an argument. We've never had any problems.

Alyce Wiedner

Have a compelling argument that speaks to the bottom line.

David Wray

There are certain parts of his argument you could probably agree with.

Brian O'driscoll

There is an argument that it would be appropriate now. But I doubt that will happen.

Scott Moss

All of this adds ammunition to the argument that the ECB will tighten (monetary policy).

Phyllis Reed

If people want to say Barry is No. 1, they won't get an argument from me. As long as I get to be No. 2.

Willie Mays

Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.

George Santayana

Never get into an argument with a schizophrenic person and say, "Who do you think you are?"

Ray Combs

He's the only man I know who could start an argument with himself.

Bobby Robson

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

Daniel Webster

On absolute pure form, there could have been no argument.

Matt Dawson

We will probably not be making that argument.

Aden Fine

I wouldn't buy that argument that this does anything to harm the customer.

Joe Chandler

No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude.

Karl Popper

Their argument is that Mr. Pied is not disabled. Therefore, they can discriminate against him.

David Simons

''For your own good'' is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.

Janet Frame

Anger is seldom without argument but seldom with a good one.

Lord Halifax

Their major argument is that gender is not the issue we are making it.

Chuck Morrison

Truth springs from argument amongst friends.

David Hume

I don't think the question of pain resolves the argument about abortion.

Stuart Derbyshire

You could make an argument that the law doesn?t require it.

Colleen Murphy

I have said that we never had a written agreement and never had an argument.

Marshall Carlisle

We think we have a very strong argument.

Fernando Mateo

Argument is what causes them to seek out more information.

Jay Rosen

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

James Boswell

I still don't buy their argument about savings.

Anthony J. Principi

Our argument is you don't get two bites of the apple, ... It was already appealed, and the prosecution was upheld. And, to me, that's the end of the story.

Tom Morrison

The argument has continued since it landed.

Philip Stooke

Silence is argument carried out by other means.

Che Guevara

Any time there is an argument in the family, it is disheartening.

John Urquhart

I think there's an argument that can be made to say they should be more lenient.

American Society

There was no argument or big dispute.

Eric Wagner

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

Edward de Bono