Best 451 of Arguing quotes - MyQuotes
Don't argue about the difficulties. The difficulties will argue for themselves.
Arguing with a dead man in a lavatory is a claustrophobic experience.
Roy received my comments with a forced smile. "Hardy, didn't I warn you not to date a woman who reads?" Hardy seemed amused by my outspokenness. "Keeps the arguing to a minimum," he replied. "No point in trying when I know she's going to win.
One could argue that it's romantic to die for love. Of course, then you're dead and unable to take that honeymoon trip to the Alps with all the other fashionable young couples, which is a shame.
Who killed Chivalry? They need to get their sentencing Meanwhile we arguing and I can't get a sentence in
I argue that we should be kind, we should be compassionate, and we should definitely be reasonable and rational, but that empathy leads us astray.
The whole thing about comics is the reason I think you shoot to be a comics author is because it's a very solitary activity and that you sit down and you're arguing with yourself that's kinda the plan.
The best movies have one sentence that they're exploring, a thesis, something that people can argue about over dinner afterward.
The party in power almost always unapologetically engages in deficit spending, while the other party argues passionately against the evils of debt and deficits.
I like intersections. They're the nature of New York, and there's always the possibility that when you're at one you can meet someone new. Have I ever met anyone new at an intersection? No, but I like the idea of it. I like cities because if you're stopping on the corner to wait for a light to change, there's the possibility that you and somebody else can talk. And if you and that somebody else start to talk, then you can start to argue, and if you start to argue, you might start a revolution.
We have an absolute right in a democracy to argue about a war.
William Stanley Jevons
One of the first and most difficult steps in a science is to conceive clearly the nature of the magnitudes about which we are arguing.
Hunter S. Thompson
They say that "he who flies highest, falls farthest" - and who am I to argue? But we can't forget that "he who doesn't flap his wings, never flies at all".
When all the fights stop, so does the passion.
Nationalism is war. - in arguing to strengthen the federal powers of the European Union
Kenneth E. Boulding
I shall argue that it is the capital stock from which we derive satisfaction, not from the additions to it (production) or the subtractions from it (consumption): that consumption, far from being a desideratum, is a deplorable property of the capital stock which necessitates the equally deplorable activity of production: and that the objective of economic policy should not be to maximize consumption or production, but rather to minimize it, i.e. to enable us to maintain our capital stock with as little consumption or production as possible.
Peter De Vries
Rather than waste precious time arguing, I went up and started serving my "sentence" without delay. It was usually about an hour for epigrams; somewhat longer for a paradox.
We need to stop arguing about Christ and start living like Christ.
When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you.
But then again, those who argue against squatting and deadlifting on the same day may just be pussies.
Anyways, trying to express yourself to the press is often like arguing with a hysterical person.
Why argue about decisions you're not powerful enough to make yourself?
Historians don't really like to carry on speculative debates, but you could certainly argue that the likelihood of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe was extremely, extremely low.
You can argue with a philosopher, but you can’t argue with a good song. And I think I’ve got a few good songs.
Almost no one gets into an argument hoping to be proven wrong if they are wrong.
I know better than to get in between three women arguing. If you’ll remember, the whole Trojan War started over that. (Wulf)
It takes maturity to admit that you are wrong, especially when you are right.
I still find it hard to understand that anyone could argue that you can't have machines that exhibit consciousness.
When you're in the Middle of an Argument, ask yourself: Do I want to be Right or be Happy?
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
Never argue. In society nothing must be; give only results. If any person differs from you, bow, and turn the conversation.
Clock measurement is not time itself. In fact, so opposed are they that one could argue the clock is not a synonym, but the opposite of time.
The text [The Skeptical Environmentalist] employs the strategy of those who, for example, argue ...that Jews weren't singled out by the Nazis for extermination.
A deep breath is a technique with which we minimize the number of instances where we say what we do not mean … or what we really think.
For those of us who have a ground of knowledge which we cannot transmit to outsiders, it is perhaps more profitable to act fearlessly than to argue.
Don't talk over me, don't argue with me, just listen.
Many would argue that alpinism is art, not sport.
Music doesn't argue, discuss, or quarrel. It just breathes the air of freedom.
Belief cannot argue with unbelief, it can only preach to it.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Many are those who can argue; few are those who can converse
Laurell K. Hamilton
Never argue with your characters; they know themselves better than you do
They create these rules and argue about things we don't even understand. It is like watching soccer. You sit there and you're sort of amused, but most of the time you're thinking, pick up the ball! That's what you're thinking.
Can't argue with Gene Roddenberry. He was a pretty brilliant guy.
Those who become hyperpolyglots are those who meet two criteria. One, they are exposed to language material. Two, they undertake learning languages as a mission as well as acquiring the personal identity as a language learner.I describe the "neural tribe theory" of hyperpolyglots, arguing that they possess an atypical neurology that is selected by some environments and not others; presumably, there have always been humans walking around with that set of neurological traits or factors, only some of whom actually use those things for languages.
One cannot really argue with a mathematical theorem.
Do we not see the influence we have when we say we believe in one thing, but our children see us living something else? Do we not realize how little we encourage our children to actually decide what they believe, declare what they believe, and then live by it? Whether it’s religion, politics, sports, or societal norms. It is not our place to tell our kids what to think. It is our place to teach our kids to think correctly. If we do this, we need have no fear of what they will decide for themselves and how strongly they’ll stand behind it. A man will follow his own convictions to his death, but he’ll only follow another man’s convictions until he steps in manure.
Because if you look at the debates now, and I have answered it except for 90 seconds by and large it's been viewed as every debate I have had I have been among the best people. And in some cases people argue the best person in those debates. I have been asked questions you never could have anticipated.
Obama acknowledges his overreach openly every time he argues that he intends to do the job of an obstinate Republican congress.
To argue over who is the more noble is nothing more than to dispute whether dirt is better for making bricks or for making mortar.
I got out of the elevator and confronted Mr. Wexler. “Killing is wrong.” “We kill chickens,” Mr. Wexler said. “We kill cows. We kill trees. So big deal, we kill some drug dealers.” It was hard to argue with that kind of logic because I like cows and chickens and trees much better than drug dealers.