Arguing - Arguments Quotes

My mother and father didn’t love each other, so they were always fighting.

My father would never confront anybody about anything and is just kind and gentle. And my mother is really funny and sarcastic. But in my family, nothing was ever confronted. Yet now it’s easy for me to tell other people what they’re doing and how it makes me feel.

In the nature of man, we find three principall causes of quarrel. First, Competition; Secondly, Diffidence; Thirdly, Glory.

Silence is argument carried out by other means.

Many a man’s tongue broke his nose.

If you can’t answer a man’s arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.

Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous-sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.

If you are ignorant, you certainly can get into some interesting arguments.

Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level. (“Dilbert”)

No doubt there are other important things in life besides conflict, but there are not many other things so inevitably interesting. The very saints interest us most when we think of them as enganged in a conflict with the Devil.