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There are no better friends than those forged through honest and often heated argument.


Bertrand Russell

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Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two works better than those.
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In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth.
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The only thing a heated argument ever produced is coolness
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There is no harm in reminding your relatives and friends that it is better to give than to receive.
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A few honest men are better than numbers
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A few honest men are better than numbers.
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There are no better masters than poverty and wants.
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There are no better masters than poverty and wants.
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Argument need not be heated; it can be punctuated with courteous smiles - or sympathetic tears.
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Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot read.
SOURCE UNKNOWN
Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot.
PROVERB
People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument
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People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument
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We are more often treacherous, through weakness than through calculation.
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We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
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Russell, I think, it was a better performance than what he has ever given.
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Nothing in this world is as often forged as the numbers are.
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Nothing in this world is as often forged as the numbers are.
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Some friends are better shots than are casual enemies.
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My friends, there are no friends.
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Consular cards are easily obtained with no proof of true identity and are easily forged.
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Argument are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
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There are few people who are more often in the wrong than those who cannot endure to be so.
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Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams.
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Those who leave thier friends are more than a trash!!!
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story is nothing more than forged documents.
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There was no argument or big dispute.
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Often any decision, even the wrong decision, is better than no decision.
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No matter where you go - there you are
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It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
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Better an honest enemy than a false friend
GERMAN PROVERB
It's better to be quotable than to be honest.
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Better an honest enemy than a false friend
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There are no friends in wartime.
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There is no better designer than nature.
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There are usually two sides to every argument but no end.
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There is no better high than discovery.
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Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
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In private practice, that was his approach to a case. . . . There was no heated rhetoric.
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I had supposed until that time that it was quite common for parents to love their children, but the ...
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The good life is one inspired by life and guided by knowledge.
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Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at ...
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There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast abou...
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Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard suc...
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For over two thousand years it has been the custom among earnest moralists to decry happiness as som...
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I cannot be content with a brief moment of riotous living followed by destitution, and however cleve...
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...The universe is just there, and that's all.
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The desire for excitement is very deep-seated in human beings, eI was a solitary, shy, priggish yout...
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Is man what he seems to the astronomer, a tiny lump of impure carbon and water impotently crawling o...
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To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of perso...
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نحن بحاجة إلى التخفيف من عقدة "الأعداء الأشرار"، والمزي...
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The difficulty is that, so long as unreason prevails, a solution of our troubles can only be reached...
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The affection of parents makes infants feel safe in this dangerous world, and gives them boldness in...
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This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the chance we...
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The root of the matter… the thing I mean… is love, Christian love, or compassion. If you feel th...
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Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege...
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One of the troubles about vanity is that it grows with what it feeds on. The more you are talked abo...
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In the outworks of our lives, we were almost strangers, but we shared a certain outlook on human lif...
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If [a man] spent his money, say, in giving parties for his friends, they (we may hope) would get ple...
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تنقسم السعاده الى نوعين وهناك درجات تتفاوت يها والنوعي...
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Very many people spend money in ways quite different from those that their natural tastes would enjo...
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A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that t...
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If we were all given by magic the power to read each other’s thoughts, I suppose the first effect ...
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We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that...
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My desire and wish is that the things I start with should be so obvious that you wonder why I spend ...
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Remember your humanity, and forget the rest.
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There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life w...
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To modern educated people, it seems obvious that matters of fact are to be ascertained by observatio...
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Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously.
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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but...
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Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can ...
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