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Thomas PaineTo argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

—  Thomas Paine, 1737-1809, English-American writer

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William ShakespeareIt would be argument for a week, laughter for a month, and a good jest for ever.

—  William Shakespeare, 1564-1616, English poet & playwright ‐ Henry IV-1

John WoodenWhatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you.

—  John Wooden, 1910-2010, American basketball coach

Will DurantNever put a man in the wrong. He will hold it against you forever.

—  Will Durant, 1885-1981, American historian & philosopher

Oscar WildeArguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

NapoleonYou don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

Mark TwainThe rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.

—  Mark Twain, 1835-1910, American writer

Mark TwainNever argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

—  Mark Twain, 1835-1910, American writer

Mark TwainNever argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.

—  Mark Twain, 1835-1910, American writer

Jean-Paul SartreOnly the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.

—  Jean-Paul Sartre, 1905-1980, French philosopher

La RochefoucauldWe hardly find any persons of good sense save those who agree with us.

—  La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680, French writer

Elbert HubbardIf you can not answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.

—  Elbert Hubbard, 1856-1915, American writer

Lyndon JohnsonIf two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

—  Lyndon Johnson, 1908-1973, American President [1963-1969]

Stanislaw Jerzy LecThe only fool bigger than the person who knows it all is the person who argues with him

—  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, 1906-1966, Polish author of maxims


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Charles de GaulleWhen I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We are angry at each other much of the time.

—  Charles de Gaulle, 1890-1970, French President

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Proverbs

English proverbUse soft words and hard arguments.

—  English proverb










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