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    Reproachful speech from either side
    The want of argument supplied;
    They rail, reviled; as often ends
    The contests of disputing friends.

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

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

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Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.

Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.

by Milan Kundera Found in: Argument Quotes,
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It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.

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

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Where we desire to be informed 'tis good to contest with men
above ourselves; but to confirm and establish read more

Where we desire to be informed 'tis good to contest with men
above ourselves; but to confirm and establish our opinions, 'tis
best to argue with judgments below our own, that the frequent
spoils and victories over their reasons may settle in ourselves
an esteem and confirmed opinion of our own.

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Argument Quotes,
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I find you want me to furnish you with argument and intellects
too. No, sir, these, I protest you, read more

I find you want me to furnish you with argument and intellects
too. No, sir, these, I protest you, are too hard for me.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Argument Quotes,
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The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

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The noble Lord (Stanley) was the Prince Rupert to the
Parliamentary army--his valour did not always serve his own read more

The noble Lord (Stanley) was the Prince Rupert to the
Parliamentary army--his valour did not always serve his own
cause.

by Benjamin Disraeli Found in: Argument Quotes,
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Lower your voice and strengthen your argument.

Lower your voice and strengthen your argument.

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The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.

The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.

by Jawaharlal Nehru Found in: Argument Quotes,
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