Disagreeing - Disagreement Quotes

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.

I disagree with the “don’t ask” – “don’t tell” compromise. Rosa Parks wasn’t asking to sit in the middle of the bus.

Suppose that a great commotion arises in the street about something, let us say a lamp post, which many influential persons desire to pull down. A grey-clad monk, who is the spirit of the Middle Ages, is approached upon the matter, and begins to say, in the arid manner of the Schoolmen, “Let us first […]

All those who hold opinions quite opposed to ours are not on that account barbarians or savages.

Never in any circumstance Let them to induce you to refute. Wise men fall into ignorance When with the ignorant they dispute.

The fairest harmony springs from discord.

As soon as you are willing to discard observational data because it conflicts with religion, you are giving up any hope of ever really understanding the universe. As soon as you pick religion as the touchstone of reality, then we have to start discussing how one can demonstrate the correctness of one religion over another […]

When discord dreadful bursts her brazen bars, And shatters locks to thunder forth her wars.

It’s better we disagree than be in agreement and all be wrong.

How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms.