In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it.
The mark, to me, of a constructive argument is one that looks at a specific problem and says, 'What shall we do about this?' And a nonconstructive one is one that tries to label people.
The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
The practice of narrative and argument does not lead to invention, but it compels a certain coherence of thought.
Logical reasoning is an argument which we have with ourselves and which reproduces internally the features of a real argument.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.