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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
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.
The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
Edgar Allan Poe
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared.
I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
Leonardo da Vinci
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
H. L. Mencken
In Vegas, I got into a long argument with the man at the roulette wheel over what I considered to be an odd number.
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.
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.
The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one.
No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal.
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.
You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it.
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.
My life is my argument.
Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument, a bank has just been robbed.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
We must reinforce argument with results.
Booker T. Washington
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
Michel de Montaigne
I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first, friends and family second and you third, we won't ever have an argument.
Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
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