Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
If you can't convince them, confuse them.
—Harry S. Truman
The Duke of Cambridge protested that he wasn't arguing against change. He favored it, he said, when there was no alternative.
Tis an ill wind that blows no minds.
—Malaclypse the Younger
The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.
Violence stinks no matter which side of it you're on. But now and then there's nothing left to do but hit the other person over the head with a frying pan.
How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms.
The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.
He who strikes the first blow admits he's lost the argument.
I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.
That's the beauty of argument-if you argue correctly, you're never wrong.