Terms Of Service
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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.
The truth is that killing innocent people is always wrong - and no argument or excuse, no matter how deeply believed, can ever make it right. No religion on earth condones the killing of innocent people; no faith tradition tolerates the random killing of our brothers and sisters on this earth.
Feisal Abdul Rauf
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
'Study' was the cry that reverberated in the corridors of my mind. Study to enable yourself to face the arguments advanced by opposition. Study to arm yourself with arguments in favor of your cult. I began to study.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.
I just hope that more people will ignore the fatalism of the argument that we are beyond repair. We are not beyond repair. We are never beyond repair.
The Queen rarely loses her temper, but when she does, she brooks no argument.
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
If you want to influence people, you want them to accept your suggestions, you don't say, 'You don't know how to use the English language,' or 'How could you make that argument?' It will be welcomed much more if you have a gentle touch than if you are aggressive.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The duty of rhetoric is to deal with such matters as we deliberate upon without arts or systems to guide us, in the hearing of persons who cannot take in at a glance a complicated argument or follow a long chain of reasoning.
I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.
The best kids are going to become the best. But the best thing about it is that you're going to learn lessons in playing those sports about winning and losing and teamwork and teammates and arguments and everything else that are going to affect you positively for the rest of your life.
The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender.
Sandra Day O'Connor
He who threatens us will find us deaf to his threats. We are willing to listen only to rational arguments.
On every single picture on my Instagram page, you'll find a negative comment. My supporters will normally stand up to that hateful person, and then it will become a big argument, and it's just a lot. I try to tell myself not to listen to the haters, and I try not to read the comments because it's not worth it.
There are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument.
Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
In Vegas, I got into a long argument with the man at the roulette wheel over what I considered to be an odd number.
When you DJ, you're just on your own, which is nice because there's no argument.
The usefulness of religion - the fact that it gives life meaning, that it makes people feel good - is not an argument for the truth of any religious doctrine. It's not an argument that it's reasonable to believe that Jesus really was born of a virgin or that the Bible is the perfect word of the creator of the universe.
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