Why do people always assume that volume will succeed when logic won’t? - Damon

You cannot reason people out of a position that they did not reason themselves into.

The clash of ideas is not weakness.Truth reaches its place when tussling with error.

Sir, I have found you an argument; but I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

It is certainly impossible to lose respect if you lose out of some stupid discussions.

Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.

He said that we had just had an argument, what more did I want?It was too polite, I said.

I am not being overly harsh. Overtly hostile, yes, but exactly the right amount of harsh.

I don't pretend to know everything; I just only speak on matters I know I'll win.

PRESIDENT BARTLETT: "See how benevolent I can be when everybody just does what I tell them.

When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.

Users of slippery slope arguments should take skiing lessons - you really can choose to stop.

I am very cautious of people who are absolutely right, especially when they are vehemently so.

The love of conflict is most evident when opposing forces join sides to defeat the peacemaker.

If you can win an argument by stretching your lips for a smile, why open your mouth and lose it.