argument quotes

I'm a politician. I'm not going to get into a whole range of scientific argument with scientists.Tony Abbott

The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers.Lord Acton

In these troubled times we live in, we should remain vigilant and see through populist arguments.King Albert II

A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one's self, without a companion, and without a single argument.Sholom Aleichem

I have an amazing relationship with my wife, but sometimes there are arguments. It happens.Kris Allen

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.Roland Allen

The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus. It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.Tom Allen

Few progressives would take issue with the argument that, significant accomplishments notwithstanding, the Obama presidency has been a big disappointment.Eric Alterman

Observe which side resorts to the most vociferous name-calling and you are likely to have identified the side with the weaker argument and they know it.Charles R. Anderson

Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?Aristophanes

So if you're on tour for eight months, a year... or whatever it is you definitely don't want arguments and I'm happy to say that I've always had a really nice bunch of people around me all the time.Joan Armatrading

When you're on tour you definitely don't want lots of arguments. It's very important that everybody gets on because you're in close proximity a great deal of the time.Joan Armatrading

Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments.Peter Arnett

I would be absolutely astounded if population growth and industrialisation and all the stuff we are pumping into the atmosphere hadn't changed the climatic balance. Of course it has. There is no valid argument for denial.David Attenborough

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.Jane Austen

Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment.Roger Bacon

For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. His hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught.Roger Bacon

I don't believe in God because certain reasons and arguments weigh more heavily in my mind than others, not because I have willfully decided to reject my creator, as many religious people seem to think. I could no more simply decide to believe in God than I could decide to like beetroot, just like that.Julian Baggini

The capacity to make free choices is not something we either have entirely or not at all. Rather, choices become freer the more they are the result of our own capacity to reflect on and assess facts and arguments.Julian Baggini

The modern believer is not suspicious enough, which is perhaps why, when they try to construct arguments in their defence, the convictions are left doing all the work and reason, debilitated by neglect, weakly fails to prop them up.Julian Baggini