Discussion Quotes

"The aim for discussion or ...

"The aim for discussion or argument should not be victory, but progress" Joseph Joubert
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"The only people afraid of d...

"The only people afraid of discussion are the ones whose points are too fragile to defend."
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Thereโ€™s no way to have a civil dis...

Thereโ€™s no way to have a civil discussion when people canโ€™t agree on whatโ€™s true and what isnโ€™t. โ€”Jerry Large
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"Discussions are always better than arguments, beca...

"Discussions are always better than arguments, because an argument is to determine *who* is right, while a discussion is to determine *what* is right" -- unknown
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"Democracy means government by discu...

"Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking." โ€” Clement Atlee
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โ€œPeople conflate discussion w...

โ€œPeople conflate discussion with advocacy. People confuse debate with binary thought.โ€ ~My Dad
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"You must show that a man is wrong before you start explaining why he is wrong. The mod...

"You must show that a man is wrong before you start explaining why he is wrong. The modern method is to assume without discussion that he is wrong and then distract his attention from this (the only real issue) by busily explaining how he became so silly." -- CS Lewis
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"Democracy means government by discu...

"Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking." โ€” Clement Atlee
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
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" The conversation between your fingers and ...

" The conversation between your fingers and someone else's skin. This is the most important discussion you can ever have." - Iain S. Thomas
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
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I get the feeling that weโ€™re in the general...

I get the feeling that weโ€™re in the general area of the topic of discussion now. Could we now get to the point? โ€”Gareth Blackstock, Chef!
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The real test of compassion is not what ...

The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in daily life. - Dalai Lama
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"So we can proceed with our disc...

"So we can proceed with our discussion on the assumption that you are serious?" - Socrates (in Giorgas)
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"Fellowship in church could be improved if...

"Fellowship in church could be improved if it was held as a group discussion, at night, and accompanied by wine." - George Washington
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Remember: Rewar...

Remember: Rewards come in action, not in discussion.
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"The aim of argument, or of d...

"The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress." - Joseph Joubert
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"There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance a...

"There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion." -Lord Acton
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Discussion is always better than argumen...

Discussion is always better than argument because argument is to find 'Who is right' and discussion is to find 'What is right'.
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โ€œIf there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert t...

โ€œIf there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the process of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence.โ€ ~ Justice Louis D. Brandeisโ€™ concurring opinion in Whitney v. California (1927)
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"Offending people is a necessary and healthy act. Every time yo...

"Offending people is a necessary and healthy act. Every time you say something๏ปฟ that's offensive to another person you just caused a discussion. You just forced them to have to think." Louis C.K.
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"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discuss...

"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, thereโ€™s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious." - Prof. Andrew Bacevich
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"Homocidal tendencies are like spr...

"Homocidal tendencies are like sprinkles, you can put them on anything" - a discussion on abnormal psychology
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