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Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Feminist anti-porn discourse virtually always ignores the gigantic gay male porn industry, since any mention of the latter would bring crashing to the ground the absurd argument that pornography is by definition the subordination of women.Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
History has only ended for those caught inside the Marxist hothouse. For the rest of us the argument is just getting interesting.Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. Three, The End of Government?, p. 54
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.
James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
There is no good arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
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.
New Zealand author 1924-2004
''For your own good'' is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
British author 1940-1992
A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
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.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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)
Louis D. Brandeis
American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court 1856-1941
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
American editor and novelist 1924-2017
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.
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