Quotes: argue

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  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be.
  • Bill Klem
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    An angry player can't argue with the back of an umpire who is walking away.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    Argue for your limitations and sure enough they're yours
  • Carl Jung
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    As the animus is partial to argument, he can best be seen at work in disputes where both parties know they are right. Men can argue in a very womanish way, too, when they are anima - possessed and have thus been transformed into the animus of their own anima.
    Source: Aion (1951)
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.
  • Bob Barr
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    Defending the Constitution is always important. That duty is even more vital today, when the president and top administration officials argue that the executive branch may break the law whenever the president deems it to be necessary in a time which he declares to be wartime.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it - immediately.
  • Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
    Austrian writer 1830-1916
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    Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
  • I argue that the Talmud is about the constant struggle to understand.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.
  • Stephen B. Leacock
    Stephen B. Leacock
    Canadian humorist and economist 1869-1944
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    I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
  • Byron Katie
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    I'm a lover of what is, not because I'm a spiritual person, but because it hurts when I argue with reality.
    Source: Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
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