Change means movement. Movement means friction.
Every banker knows that if he has to prove that he is worthy of credit, however good may be his arguments, in fact his credit is gone.
Avoid fight or flight, talk through differences.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it - immediately.
There are two powers at which men should never grumble - the weather and their wives.
Where two discourse, if the one's anger rise,
The man who lets the contest fall is wise.
We're not quarrelling! We're in complete agreement! We hate each other!
The stronger man's argument is always the best.
He never wants anything but what's right and fair; only when you come to settle what's right and fair, it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want. And that's his idea of a compromise.
It is better to debate a question without deciding it than to decide it without debate.
His argument is as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had been starved to death.
Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.
And blessings on the falling out
That all the more endears,
When we fall out with those we love
And kiss again with tears!
I am not arguing with you - I am telling you.
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar, and often convincing.