A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
I love to argue. I've always loved to argue. And I love to point out the weaknesses of the opposing arguments. It may well be that I'm something of a shin kicker. It may well be that I'm something of a contrarian.
Jokes for jokes' sake are kind of meaningless to me. I understand the value of them, but it doesn't speak to me as much. You can lace your argument with jokes, but tell me why you're presenting this argument. What does it mean?
If you and I believe two different things, I can attack you verbally all day, but if I can make you laugh and show you the absurdity of your argument, it will lower you guard. People let you in then.
I've learned to start from a really sound argument, boil down the essence of what you're trying to say, then build your humor around that, rather than starting with, 'This sounds funny,' and going from there.
Because of the success of 'Hamilton' and 'On Your Feet!' you can't hide behind the old argument of, 'It needs to be bankable, so we can't put all these people of color in the show.' We are bankable.
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze, but by tone and temper; by the manner, which is the man himself.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
What we perceive things to be when they come out of our mouth is not what the listener perceives it to be. They think it differently. They're not your blood. They're not your mind. You get in an argument.
Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument, a bank has just been robbed.
Don't try to convince your partner you are right. Instead of trying to win arguments, try to have a winning relationship!
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
If you go away with, you know, a girlfriend, wife, whatever, you have an argument on holiday because you're not used to spending that much time with people.
Dependency arguments often come from elites - either aid agencies or governments - and say something about attitudes to poor people.
My parents started questioning me about whether or not I was transgender - whether or not I was trying to be a woman. It was a big argument.
Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.
Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it.
The secular argument, or the liberal argument, is to as much as possible remove taboos so things do not become unmentionable; to let some air into the discussion.
Religion is not going to come up with any new arguments.