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William E. Gladstone
British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
Jean de la Fontaine
French writer 1621-1695
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
''For your own good'' is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
Edgar Allan Poe
American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
British author 1892-1983
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
English writer 1667-1745
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading.
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.