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All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.
Samuel Johnson
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading
Jonathan Swift
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
Oscar Wilde
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing
Oscar Wilde
Arguments derived from probabilities are idle
Plato
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
Joseph Addison
Arguments with furniture are rarely productive.
Kehlog Albran
Arguments, like men are often pretenders
Plato
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Dale Carnegie
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.
Joseph Conrad
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Oscar Wilde
If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
Elbert Hubbard
Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes
Charles Caleb Colton
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Josh Billings
Since when was an emotional argument won by logic?
Robert A. Heinlein
That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not
Thomas Paine
The formula of the argument is simple and familiar: to dispose of a problem all that is necessary is to deny that it exists
Henry Louis Mencken
The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
George Bernard Shaw
The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial declamation; a feather and a guinea fall with equal velocity in a vacuum
Charles Caleb Colton
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