Dispute Quotes

"He who cannot put his thoughts ...

"He who cannot put his thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of dispute." -Friedrich Nietzsche
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"Religion is like a blind man looking in a black r...

"Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it." - Disputed/Unknown (Emerson, Oscar Wilde and others)
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"You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes or the...

"You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear." - Disputed/Unknown (frequently misattributed to Oscar Wilde and others)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 05
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โ€œSome scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic...

โ€œSome scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.โ€ ~ Frank Zappa
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"Tradition is the passing on of th...

"Tradition is the passing on of the fire and not the worshipping of the ash." Jean Jaurรจs (Disputed origins)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 21
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โ€œI find I am much prouder of the victory I obtain over myself, when, in the very ardor of...

โ€œI find I am much prouder of the victory I obtain over myself, when, in the very ardor of dispute, I make myself submit to my adversaryโ€™s force of reason, than I am pleased with the victory I obtain over him through his weakness.โ€ โ€• Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 27
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"I dispute your statement that it took us long for that statement, because it is...

"I dispute your statement that it took us long for that statement, because it is us who determine the timing and agenda of our statements, nobody else. So I donโ€™t know what is late [or] is early to you." - EU Commision spokesman Margaritis Schinas
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 03
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Great minds discuss ideas, average ...

Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people. - E. Roosevelt(? Disputed)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 20
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You should respect each other and refrain from dispute...

You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together. - Buddha
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 16
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"Tell your stories to me. Show your bruises. Let's...

"Tell your stories to me. Show your bruises. Let's see what humanity is capable of handling." - La Dispute, "all our bruised body and the whole heart shrinks"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 11
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โ€œThere is nothing more alienating t...

โ€œThere is nothing more alienating than having your pleasures disputed by someone with a theoryโ€ -- Lauren Berlant
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 14
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"All of life i...

"All of life is a dispute over taste."โ€”Nietzsche
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 16
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"Japan must keep resolving to never ...

"Japan must keep resolving to never again use force to settle international disputes." - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 15
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"They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to a...

"They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to appear the more learned and strenuous upholders of a contrary opinion. Such persons should be avoided by all who have not a good breastplate of patience.โ€ ~ Giordano Bruno
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 14
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Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic...

Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe - Frank Zappa
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 12
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"They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to a...

"They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to appear the more learned and strenuous upholders of a contrary opinion. Such persons should be avoided by all who have not a good breastplate of patience." ~ Giordano Bruno
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 07
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