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argument

Cynical Definitions

n. A disagreement expressed in words rather than bullets.

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Cynical Quotations

Keep your temper. Do not quarrel with an angry person, but give him a soft answer. It is commanded by the Holy Writ and, furthermore, it makes him madder than anything else you could say.

— Unknown

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It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.

— William G. McAdoo

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Don't try to have the last word. You might get it.

— Robert Heinlein

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In a family argument, if it turns out you are right – apologize at once!

— Robert Heinlein

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The difference between playing the stock market and the horses is that one of the horses must win.

— Joey Adams

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