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Argument / Debate Quotes

A debate is healthy when both parties argue to moot each otherís personal opinion on certain facts or ideas. If the debating parties try to manipulate each otherís mind with their ideas, then the debate becomes the worst kind of disputation. We can get many intellectual ideas out of arguments and debate if the points are analyzed with a rational mind and debated in good humor. Debate has been for long revered as one of the greatest forms of institutions made by man. Read these quotes on argument to debate more powerfully.

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money.

- Ayn Rand

Strong women only marry weak men.

- Bette Davis

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.

- Herbert Hoover

Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.

- Indira Gandhi

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.

- Mother Teresa

I don't know how often I can discuss one incident in my entire life, but I'll continue to do that.

- O. J. Simpson

A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.

- Thomas Carlyle

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

- Milan Kundera

So what if I'm smokin' weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It's not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It's a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that.

- Snoop Dogg

I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.

- Emily Dickinson

I still think people do have racial hang-ups, but I think one of the reasons I can joke about it is people are shedding those racial hatreds.

- Dave Chappelle

Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it.

- Thomas Hardy

My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.

- Thomas Hardy

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves .

- John Locke

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.

- John Locke

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.

- Andrew Carnegie

If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.

- Elbert Hubbard

It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.

- Elbert Hubbard

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.

- Colin Powell

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

- Ezra Pound

A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.

- Salman Rushdie

If we can play like that every week we'll get some level of consistency.

- Alex Ferguson

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.

- George Bernard Shaw

It is better, as far as getting the vote is concerned, I believe, to have a small, united group than an immense debating society.

- Alice Paul

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

- Areopagitica , John Milton

God is a metaphor for that which trancends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.

- Joseph Campbell

Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup.

- Wendell Berry

In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.

- John Stuart Mill

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.

- Leonardo da Vinci

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

- The Temple: The Poetry of George Herbert , George Herbert

Everyone knows that if you've got a brother, you're going to fight.

- Liam Gallagher

Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn't eligible for another fifteen years.

- Conan O\'Brien

Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.

- Albert Camus

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

- Katharine Hepburn

I had a lover's quarrel with the world

- Robert Frost

We're going to hear a lot of spirited discussion about the President's plan in the next few days and weeks and that's fine as long as everyone comes ready

- George Allen

All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.

- Samuel Johnson

Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral.

- Hugo Chavez

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

- Michel de Montaigne

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