Top 28 Quotes and Sayings about "ARGUING"


"There is a very Simple Secret to being happy. Just let go of your 'demand' on this moment. Any time you have a demand on the moment to give you something or remove something, there is suffering. You're Arguing with 'What Is' - Your demands keep you chained to the 'dream-state' of the conditioned mind. The desire to 'control'... is, ultimately, our unwillingness to just be awake."

--- Adyashanti


"Plato has dramatic strength ... but is quite unaware of the strength of the argument against his position ... and allows himself to be grossly unfair in arguing against it."

--- Bertrand Russell


"Insanity is arguing with reality."

--- Byron Katie


"The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about."

--- Christopher Lasch


"When I think about the future, I'm not necessarily arguing it's going to be better or worse. I'm just saying it's going to be different."

--- Chuck Klosterman


"And if I don’t want you to? (Ravyn) You know, you’d look really weird in a dress and high heels. (Susan) What’s that supposed to mean? (Ravyn) It means you’re not my mother. Now stop arguing and help me find my shoes. (Susan)"

--- Sherrilyn Kenyon


"I am not arguing that we should never use legal reform as a tactic. Instead, I argue that it should not be a goal."

--- Dean Spade


"To sit with George [Clooney] and argue about what we're passionate about was amazing. We're good at arguing our points of view and are all about doing what was best for the movie [ "Gravity"]."

--- Sandra Bullock


"All I'm arguing for really is that we should have a conversation where the best ideas really thrive, where there's no taboo against criticizing bad ideas, and where everyone who shows up, in order to get their ideas entertained, has to meet some obvious burdens of intellectual rigor and self-criticism and honesty-and when people fail to do that, we are free to stop listening to them. What religion has had up until this moment is a different set of rules that apply only to it, which is you have to respect my religious certainty even though I'm telling you I arrived at it irrationally."

--- Sam Harris


"You guys are both saying the same thing. The only reason you're arguing is because you're using different words."

--- S. I. Hayakawa


"The idea is not to get to a conclusion if the Democrats and the media have their way. Now, arguing against - other than common sense. Arguing against a relatively quick conclusion here is that this investigation will include whatever has been done or not done by Michael Flynn. And if the special counsel decides that there need to be indictments, well, then you can forget about a quick wrap-up to anything. If there are indictments, subpoenas, investigations, if there's gonna be trials, then you can throw rapidity out the window."

--- Rush Limbaugh


"Everything is as it is at any moment. There's no way of arguing, because you are arguing with reality - the isness of this moment. You can argue with it, but that's suffering."

--- Eckhart Tolle


"Why am I arguing with a computer?"

--- Edge


"Poetry is a man arguing with himself; rhetoric is a man arguing with others."

--- Robert Hass


"A talent for speaking differently, rather than for arguing well is the chief instrument of cultural change."

--- Richard Rorty


"I'm not a policy expert - I am only arguing that there is more to an education than an economic ticket."

--- Rebecca Mead


"I love arguing with you, Claire. You always surprise me. And occasionally, you even make sense."

--- Rachel Caine


"Nationalism is war. - in arguing to strengthen the federal powers of the European Union"

--- Francois Mitterrand


"I studied the Bible seriously until I was young teenager. It was always part of our home education: talking about the Bible, arguing about the Bible, interpreting it. So I don't connect prayer or scriptures with any particular religion so it's not a contradiction in my life."

--- Patti Smith


"Every remedy is a desperate remedy. Every cure is a miraculous cure. Curing a madman is not arguing with a philosopher; it is casting out a devil."

--- Gilbert K. Chesterton


"It's frightening that skepticism has to be a movement, because you're just arguing that reality is reality. What a waste of energy, in a way."

--- Graham Linehan


"There's no point in arguing with partisan supporters. Their views are their identity. Nothing you can tell the most phlegmatic follower."

--- Michael Lewis


"If - and it can be in a movie or in a department store - I hear someone arguing with their child, I break down and cry. Because it reflects how I was treated when I was little."

--- Michael Jackson


"I am not arguing with you - I am telling you."

--- James Whistler


"The habit of arguing in support of atheism, whether it be done from conviction or in pretense, is a wicked and impious practice."

--- Marcus Tullius Cicero


"I just know that there are two theories when arguing with women. And neither one works."

--- John Marston


"Friendship with the ignorant is as foolish as arguing with a drunkard."

--- Khalil Gibran


"Let's get something straight, MacKeltar. I am not going home with you. I am not going to bed with you, and I am not wasting one more moment arguing with you." "I promise not to mock you when you change your mind, lass."

--- Karen Marie Moning