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Value Of Debate Quotes


"The debate about climate change in many ways is tied to the petroleum industry. If the value of petroleum was considerably less than it is, and the value of coal was considerably less than it is, there would be much less debate about this." - Chuck Klosterman

"If winning is the only value, why debate when you can suppress?" - John Leo

"If we can't have an open and honest debate about the value of ideas in a university in Glasgow, or Boston, or anywhere else in the world, then where are they going to go?" - Edward Snowden

"Debate is the death of conversation." - Emil Ludwig

"Debate is the death of conversation." - Kitty O'Neill Collins

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"Do not debate! is one of my inventions." - Deng Xiaoping

"Whoever sets the agenda controls the outcome of the debate" - Noam Chomsky

"The noble lord is the Rupert of debate." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I'm against tax increases on anyone, period, end of debate." - Tom Cole

"The Internet has compromised the quality of debate." - Noam Chomsky

"We've become more tolerant because we're tired of the debate." - Suzanne Fields

"The daughter of debate That still discord doth sow." - Elizabeth I

"Science moves fastest when there's plenty of debate and controversy." - Lee Smolin

"While patriotism is often lauded as an unquestionable value, the status of patriotism is a problem for many thoughtful people. It is particularly troublesome for people who care about the common good but are alienated by the all too frequent use of patriotism and patriotic symbols to stifle debate, tarnish the images of rival candidates, or arouse popular support for aggressive military policies." - Stephen Nathanson

"Our nation must defend the sanctity of marriage. The outcome of this debate is important-and so is the way we conduct it. The same moral tradition that defines marriage also teaches that each individual has dignity and value in God's sight." - George W Bush

"In my eyes, concepts of theology have only as much value as they are able to interpret experience. It seems to me that we have long reached the point where we theologians only talk to ourselves and debate with our own history of concepts." - Eugen Drewermann

"I know that it is a hopeless undertaking to debate about fundamental value judgements. For instance, if someone approves, as a goal, the extirpation of the human race from the earth, one cannot refute such a viewpoint on rational grounds. But if there is agreement on certain goals and values, one can argue rationally about the means by which these objectives may be obtained." - Albert Einstein

"When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They're playing the sprint. They're not worried about lifetime value and retention. They're worried about short-term goals." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"I have serious doubts about the value of debates in a presidential election. They tend to be a test of reaction time rather than a genuine exposition of the participants philosophies and programs. Further, in debate, candidates tend to overstate their views. In the 1960 situation I had a very practical objection: Nixon was widely known; Kennedy was not; dramatic debates would therefore help Kennedy." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"The range of debate between the dominant U.S. [political] parties tends to closely resemble the range of debate within the business class." - Robert Waterman McChesney

"Ethics and Equity are at the core of debate of climate change. Debate has to move from Climate Change to Climate Justice." - Narendra Modi

"By in large in this country the issue of gay rights and equality should be past the point of debate. Really, there should be no debate anymore." - Scott Fujita

"Having a debate right now over whether or not to legalize marijuana is kind of like having a debate over whether the sun will come up tomorrow." - Gary Johnson

"There is no debate among any statured scientists of what is happening. The only debate is the rate at which it is happening." - James McCarthy

"When a politician says the debate is over, you can be sure of two things; the debate is raging; and he's losing it." - George Will

"I want there to be an open and positive debate about the path the country will now take. Whatever the verdict of that debate I will respect it." - Michael Gove

"Not sure of my place in the world (still up for debate) and not sure what I wanted to do with my life (not really up for debate)." - Armie Hammer

"30 AD: Death penalty debate heats up after controversial execution of alleged Son of God." - Jon Stewart

"Journalism is a way of voicing opinion, of participating in the political, social, or cultural debate." - Mario Vargas Llosa

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"There is much debate in the scientific community as to the precise sources of global warming." - Pat Toomey

"The use of God in moral debate is so problematic as to be almost worthless." - Richard Holloway

"Of course it was always a friendly debate though sometimes I got too loud." - Lawrence Shepp

"Open debate and full discourse on the topic of torture is a double-edged sword." - Charles D. Ellison

"Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate." - Hubert Humphrey

"Consciousness becomes a matter of philosophical debate; it's not scientifically reliable." - Ray Kurzweil

"Debate is angular, conversation circular and radiant of the underlying unity." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"I take the debate on the method of promoting democracy seriously" - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates

"Sloths move at the speed of congressional debate but with greater deliberation and less noise." - P. J. O'Rourke

"The period of debate is closed. Arms, as a last resource, must decide the contest." - Thomas Paine

"After last night's debate, the reputation of Messieurs Lincoln and Douglas is secure." - Edward R Murrow

"The brilliant chief, irregularly great, Frank, haughty, rash,- the Rupert of debate!" - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture." - Ibrahim Babangida

"Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate." - Hubert H Humphrey

"Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science." - James Inhofe

"Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy." - Jesse Jackson

"Michael Jackson fundamentally altered the terms of the debate about African American music." - Michael Eric Dyson

"In the midst of fighting there is no place for public debate." - Yitzhak Rabin

"Defining the terms of the debate generally dictates who's gonna' win it." - Paul Begala

"I take the debate on the method of promoting democracy seriously." - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"There is an ongoing debate about the reform of the U.N. system." - Joschka Fischer

"Freedom means the right of people to assemble, organize, and debate openly." - Hillary Clinton

"Sometimes you feel sad to be left out of a big debate." - John King

"The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information." - Christopher Lasch

"Reliable data on the outsourcing of American jobs is sorely missing from the debate on globalization." - Dan Lipinski

"Political debate is of no interest to me. What I want are practical solutions." - Carole Bouquet

"There's Insanity on Both Sides of the Debate When You Argue with an Idiot." - Ernie J Zelinski

"I think of fans like a barbershop. I want that debate." - Pitbull

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"From the viewpoint of economic democracy, the capitalism-socialism debate was a debate between private and state capitalism (i.e., the private or public employment system), and the debate was as misframed as would be a debate between the private or public ownership of slaves." - David P. Ellerman

"Libertarian presidential candidate Andre Marrou's idea is that "government power is opposed to individual liberty." Must we still debate such sophomoric notions?... Besides, liberty, although very important, is not the only value." - George Will

"...the debate among the scientists if over. There is no more debate. We face a planetary emergency. There is no more scientific debate among serious people who've looked at the science...Well, I guess in some quarters, there's still a debate over whether the moon landing was staged in a movie lot in Arizona, or whether the Earth is flat instead of round." - Al Gore

"People value honesty. They value integrity. They value competence and courage and all those kinds of things." - Richard A. Kidd

"Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts." - Brad Henry

"The value of ourselves is but the value of our melancholy and our disquiet." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"I think we"ve been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"I think we've been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"The value of assets often increases exponentially while the value of your labor only increases incrementally." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Use book value as a starting point to try and establish the value of the enterprise." - Walter Schloss

"When a man realizes the value of his woman, he adds value to himself." - Unknown

"The circulation of capital realizes value, while living labour creates value." - Karl Marx

"Exchange value forms the substance of money, and exchange value is wealth." - Karl Marx

"The circulation of capital realizes value , while living labour creates value ." - Karl Marx

"The value of the work we do is the value we give to it." - Christopher Moore

"The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value." - Irving Fisher

"Writers and reporters need to remind themselves they're not to be judged solely by the number of clicks or eyeballs on a given story, but there is this other value and this other important mission, and the key is balancing the two so that you stay alive long enough, whether you're an individual writer or whether you're a whole news organization, to keep doing what you're doing but that you don't get so driven by that that you forget that what you're supposed to be doing in a higher sense is informing people, is elevating the debate and not lowering it." - Frank Bruni

"The power of real debate is in the language and intellectual honesty of the debaters, alongside the engagement of spectators." - Ruzwana Bashir

"The politics of transgender identity are really complicated. And the debate over how much of gender is biological and how much of it is socially constructed is a very complex debate." - Jess Row

"Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men." - Herbert Hoover

"Philosophers can debate the meaning of life, but you need a Lord who can declare the meaning of life." - Max Lucado

"A number of individuals tried to make my homosexuality a topic of debate. I admittedly found that rather upsetting." - Jens Spahn

"Southern women can say more with a cut of their eyes than a whole debate club's worth of speeches." - Allison Glock

"Saddam Hussein also challenged President Bush to a debate. The Butcher of Baghdad vs. the Butcher of the English language." - Jay Leno

"The proof of battle is action, proof of words, debate. No time for speeches now, it's time to fight." - Homer

"For the sake of democracy, vigorous, civilized debate must replace the law of silence that political correctness has imposed." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"Southern women can say more with a cut of their eyes than a whole debate club's worth of speeches." - Allison Glock

"For the sake of democracy, vigorous, civilized debate must replace the law of silence that political correctness has imposed." - Anthony Daniels

"I raise this objection to debate the process, and protect the integrity of the true will of the people." - Stephanie Tubbs Jones

"I suppose that the sympathetic/unsympathetic debate about characters sometimes feels to me like a misstatement of purpose. I always think of truly complex characters are falling between the cracks in that debate." - Rick Moody

"In a fundamental sense, this debate about NAFTA is a debate about whether we will embrace these changes and create the jobs of tomorrow, or try to resist these changes, hoping we can preserve the economic structures of yesterday." - William J Clinton

"As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we've been focused on the quality debate for most of the '90s." - John Engler

"Most of the debate over the cultures of death and life is about process. The debate focuses on the technology available to determine how we prolong life and how and when we end it." - Suzanne Fields

"I've never seen class warfare as nasty as it is today, as a result of tax debate." - Bernard Goldberg

"A genuinely political society, in which discussion and debate are an essential technique, is a society full of risks." - Moses Finley

"Are we allowed to sing? I imagine that at times, it might improve the tone of the debate." - Jack Layton

"You must get courageous men, men of strong views and let them debate and argue with each other." - Nancy Gibbs

"I only debate with serious political youth formations. Not a group of the racist Helen Zille's garden boys." - Julius Malema

"Good conversational debate is an end in itself, and talking for the love of conversation is what makes us human." - Bryce Courtenay

"This inability to engage in debate or handle disagreement is becoming the calling card of the left." - Kirsten Powers

"Ah, yes, my social life - a series of encounters where we briefly debate who is in the greater rush." - Robert Breault

"The people of this country desperately need to engage in an open and honest debate about mental health." - David Satcher

"Regarding the debate about faith and works: It's like asking which blade in a pair of scissors is most important." - C S Lewis

"I think it's critical that we return national security issues to the center of the overall political debate in America." - John Bolton

"Donald Trump doesn't like to debate and knows in his heart of hearts he isn't great at it." - Christopher Michael Cillizza

"Right now we have a bipartisan debate commission, when most Americans are not members of the bipartisan establishment." - Jill Stein

"There are gonna be a core set of values that shouldn't be up for debate. Should be our north star." - Barack Obama

"In prison I had the opportunity to debate and discuss people that had subscribed to all forms of Islamism." - Maajid Nawaz

"How many of you watched the vice presidential debate expecting Sarah Palin to screw up? Be honest." - Jay Leno

"A genuinely political society, in which discussion and debate are an essential technique, is a society full of risks." - Moses I. Finley

"The Republican debate got pretty heated. They spent most of their time arguing over who God called first." - Jay Leno

"The extreme positions of the Crossfire Syndrome require extreme simplification - framing the debate in terms which ignore the real issues." - Michael Crichton

"If Quebecers want to keep the Canadian dollar, they'll keep it - and nobody can stop that, end of debate." - Jacques Parizeau

"Enjoy most: the prospect of having an impact on the public debate. Irritating liberals is a close second." - Ann Coulter

"There is nothing wrong with being a Marxist. Their point of view is essential to a democratic debate" - Michael Foot

"In the continuing debate over the morality of enhanced interrogation, an essential consideration is often overlooked: intent." - Gary Bauer

"Often times, political games prevent senators from even beginning to debate some of the most important issues." - Michael Bennet

"Let the politicians debate equal pay and pursue the folly of a war on women in America." - Brian Kilmeade

"One of the candidates at the early GOP debate, George Pataki, said his routine before every debate is to drink a diet lemon Snapple iced tea and pray. Which is also the advice Chris Christie gets from his doctor." - Jimmy Fallon

"As debate is rare in the House of Representatives, since nearly all real business is done in the committees, it is very natural that such debate as there is should be very oratorical, should be" - D. W Brogan

"Who wins at the end of the day? The self-satisfied people who heatedly debate some obscure details? Or the people who sidestep the entire debate and get started?" - Ramit Sethi

"If there are political programs on TV, yet it takes an artist to actually energize political debate, that tells you something really quite frightening about the level of the political debate happening on mainstream channels - right-wing-biased mothers." - Thom Yorke

"There are people here [in South Africa] who, whatever the debate is on a particular issue, their dominating idea is that at the end of the debate we must emerge stronger than we were before and closer to one another." - Nelson Mandela

"I also want to make sure that when we debate these things [hackers attacks], that we actually have the facts that are very clear in front of us to have this debate." - Reince Priebus

"The problem with the immigration debate, it's probably is the most poisoned and political debate of any issue, because you have this huge voting bloc that everybody says is yours" - Greg Gutfeld

"I was distressed by the poor quality of the debate surrounding energy. I was also noticing so much green wash from politicians and big business. I was tired of the debate - the extremism, the nimbyism, the hair shirt. We need a constructive conversation about energy, not a Punch and Judy show. I just wanted to try to reboot the whole debate." - David J C Mackay

"Opportunity in war is usually of greater value than bravery... Terrain is often of more value than bravery... Bravery is of more value than numbers." - Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

"Turn off your televisions. Ignore the Newt-Mitt-Rick- Barack reality show. It is as relevant to your life as the gossip on "Jersey Shore." The real debate, the debate raised by the Occupy movement about inequality, corporate malfeasance, the destruction of the ecosystem, and the security and surveillance state, is the only debate that matters." - Chris Hedges

"The debate over judicial nominations is a debate over the judiciary itself. It is a debate over how much power unelected judges should have in our system of government, how much control judges should have over a written constitution that belongs to the people." - Orrin Hatch

"The Warrior knows the value of persistence and of courage." - Paulo Coelho



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