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He'd undertake to prove, by force
Of argument, a man's no horse.
He'd prove a buzzard is read more

He'd undertake to prove, by force
Of argument, a man's no horse.
He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl,
And that a Lord may be an owl,
A calf an Alderman, a goose a Justice,
And rooks, Committee-men or Trustees.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Argument Quotes,
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Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

by Louis D. Brandeis Found in: Argument Quotes,
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I am bound to furnish my antagonists with arguments, but not with
comprehension.

I am bound to furnish my antagonists with arguments, but not with
comprehension.

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The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

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A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries read more

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.

by Stephen Leacock 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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Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.

Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.

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There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only
argument available with an east wind is to read more

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only
argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Argument Quotes,
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Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes
Error a fault, and truth discourtesy.

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes
Error a fault, and truth discourtesy.

by George Herbert Found in: Argument Quotes,
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