The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.
Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
Any work of architecture that has with it some discussion, some polemic, I think is good. It shows that people are interested, people are involved.
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.
I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations.
A rattlesnake loose in the living room tends to end all discussion of animal rights.
Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
Discussion in America means dissent.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.
Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
Films must all have the same structure. All of this to guarantee box office bonanza, which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely.
There is one class of men, whom it especially behoves to be tenacious of the right of free discussion. I mean the poor.
There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?
The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.
Well, visual language is another boring discussion about the nature of film.
The networks initiated the discussion of live coverage.
My memory is not even what most peoples is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.
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