"The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right."
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"Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear."
"The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it."
"Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause."
"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate."
"The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress."
"You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag."
"The argument of the strongest is always the best."
"When all are wrong, everyone is right."
"Quarrels would not last so long if the fault lay only on one side."
"When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you."
"Debate is the death of conversation."
"The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion, but rather to know it."
"He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak."
"The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject."
"True disputants are like true sportsman: their whole delight is in the pursuit."
"When much dispute has past, we find our tenets just the same as last."
"In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing."
"Soft words win hard hearts."
"Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it."
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