Category Archives: CONTROVERSY

The dust of controversy is merely the falsehood flying off.

— Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881, Scottish Philosopher, Author

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The ultimate measure of man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

 

He who forgives ends the argument. African

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In any controversy, the instant we feel angry we have already ceased striving for truth and begun striving for ourselves. Goethe.

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A bad compromise is better than a good battle. Russian

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CONTROVERSY BETWEEN TWO MEN ON THE RELATIVE VALUE OF EDUCATION AND MONEY By Momoru Duclay

Affirmative. Money is fine. It pass book sense. Negative. Book sense is fine. It pass money.

Affirmative. Money is fine and I live to go and find my money. Negative. Book sense is fine and pass the money; that is why I go and find book sense. Because book sense is property for the prophets. Money be property for Pharaoh in this world.

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DAVID BRINKLEY: A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.

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When a subject is highly controversial… one cannot hope to tell the truth. One can only show how one came to hold whatever opinion one does hold. One can only give one’s audience the chance of drawing their own conclusions as they observe the limitations, the prejudices, the idiosyncrasies of the speaker.
Virginia Woolf
1882-1941, British Novelist, Essayist

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It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them. Pierre Beaumarchais

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When a goose falls out of formation, it suddenly feels the drag and resistance of flying alone. It quickly moves back into formation to take advantage of the lifting power of the bird immediately in front of it.

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