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Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.

Author: Saadi

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It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.

Author: May Sarton (1912)

Profession: American Poet, Novelist

I will name you the degrees. The first, the Retort Courteous; the second, the Quip Modest; the third, the Reply Churlish; the fourth, the Reproof Valiant; the fifth, the Countercheck Quarrelsome; the sixth, the Lie with Circumstance; the seventh, the Lie Direct.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

In a false quarrel there is no true valor.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

Profession: British Poet

Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading.

Author: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Satirist

When a thing is said to be not worth refuting you may be sure that either it is flagrantly stupid -- in which case all comment is superfluous -- or it is something formidable, the very crux of the problem.

Author: Miguel De Unamuno (1864-1936)

Profession: Spanish Philosophical Writer

There are usually two sides to every argument but no end.

Author: Source Unknown

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When two quarrel, both are in the wrong.

Author: Source Unknown

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There is no point in arguing about matters of taste.

Author: Source Unknown

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A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.

Author: Source Unknown

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If you argue with a woman and win, you lose.

Author: Source Unknown

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A sure way of getting the last word in an argument is to say you right.

Author: Source Unknown

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An argument is like a country road, you never know where it is going to lead.

Author: Source Unknown

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