Quotes of Dispute

“ I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. ”

- Bill Gates

“ Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went. ”

- Omar Khayyam

“ In Flanders' fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below. ”

- John McCrae

“ Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance. ”

- Robert Quillen

“ It makes a great difference in the force of a sentence, whether a man be behind it or no. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future. ”

- Leonard Bernstein

“ A very great part of the mischiefs that vex this world arises from words. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but live for it. ”

- C.C. Colton

“ If this phrase of the 'balance of power' is to be always an argument for war, the pretext for war will never be wanting, and peace can never be secure. ”

- John Bright

“ I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten, even by God. ”

- Robert Browning

“ Against stupidity the very gods Themselves contend in vain. ”

- Friedrich von Schiller

“ Those, who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.''. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ Fortunately, analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist. ”

- Karen Horney

“ Servant of God, well done! Well hast thou fought The better fight. ”

- John Milton

“ The man who questions opinions is wise. The man who quarrels with facts is a fool. ”

- Frank Garbutt

“ Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they're yours. ”

- Richard Bach

“ Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space. ”

- Rebecca West

“ Vice stirs up war, virtue fights. ”

- Marquis de Vauvenargues

“ Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished. ”

- Anne Sophie Swetchine

“ We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue. We must accept the situation. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ Keep cool; anger is not an argument. ”

- Daniel Webster

“ A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words in a book or newspaper the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Nay, if he take you in hand, sir, with an argument, He'll bray you in a mortar. ”

- Ben Jonson

“ Curiosity... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will. ”

- Alistair Cooke

“ If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. ”

- Robert Southey

“ It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument. ”

- William G. McAdoo

“ Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose. ”

- John Gay
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