QUOTES ABOUT ARGUMENTATION

“An argument is a connected series of statements intended to establish a proposition.” – Monty Python

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” – Winston Churchill

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates

“In arguments, it is not the most eloquent speaker who wins, but the one who has the best argument.” – Aristotle

“The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.” – Joseph Joubert

“Arguments are like fire-arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.” – Samuel Butler

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

“The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.” – Sydney J. Harris

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt “Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.” – Robert Quillen

“There’s no argument in the world that would convince me I don’t have free will.” – Christopher Paolini

“The less people speak, the more they are heard.” – Rumi

“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” – Voltaire BANQUO MACBETH QUOTES

“Getting into an argument with a fool only proves there are two.” – Doris M. Smith

“In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.” – Dalai Lama

“Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.” – Oscar Wilde

“Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.” – Desmond Tutu

“It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.” – Benjamin Franklin

“People may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.” – Zig Ziglar

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle

“Never argue with someone who believes their own lies.” – Unknown

“Laughing at an argument is like denying gravity: it doesn’t change the fact, it just makes it harder to keep your feet on the ground.” – Carlo M. Cipolla

“An intelligent person argues to understand, not to win.” – Unknown