Argument

Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.

Tertullian

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Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument.

Marilyn vos Savant

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Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.

Dennis Prager

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Measles is probably the best argument for why there needs to be global health, and why we have to think about it as a global public good. Because in a sense, measles is the canary in the coal mine for immunization. It is, you know, highly transmissible. The vaccine costs 15 cents, so it's not — you know, shouldn't be an issue in terms of cost.

Seth Berkley

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Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.

Omar Khayyam

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Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don't like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.

Eliot Spitzer

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I guess some people are brilliant enough to be brilliant on their own and never doubt anything and come up with fabulous things. But I think it's good to get into arguments with people and have them say, 'That sucks' or 'You're crazy' or 'That's cheesy' or 'What do you think of this?'

Madonna Ciccone

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Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions.

Booth Tarkington

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Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings

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I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.

Margaret Thatcher

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Argument — quotes and aphorisms

I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.

Margaret Thatcher

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Silence is argument carried out by other means.

Che Guevara

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No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.

Thomas Berger

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Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.

Robert Quillen

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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

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