Favorite Quotations ~  Arguments, 2 Jefferson Bible

"Most arguments are useless." ~ Aesop's Fables

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The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. ~ Dale Carnegie

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument. ~ William Gibbs McAdoo

I never saw an instance of one of two disputants convincing the other by argument. I have seen many, on their getting warm, become rude, and shooting one another. ~ Thomas Jefferson, Philosophy, Art of Wondering

When you voice your disagreement, begin by talking about what you have in common with the person you are arguing with. Too often we rush to judgment, race to argue, and overlook all the common ground we share. ~ Matthew Kelly, Perfectly Yourself

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