Thursday, 5 September 2013

Reasons - Quotes

A display of reason rather than a threat of force should be the determining factor in the intercourse among nations. - Calvin Coolidge

It by no means follows that we acted from reason, because good reasons can be produced for what we did. - Fluke Greville

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. - Jonathan Swift

Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do. - James Harvey Robinson

Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people. - Mario Puzo

Our reason is always disappointed by the inconstancy of appearances. - Blaise Pascal

Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her. - George Bernard Shaw

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. - Karl Marx

Reason is a necessary instrument, to be used for good or evil, but it has no moral qualities. - Reinhard Bendix

Reason is always weak where prejudice is strong. - Norman MacDonald

Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relation to reality at all. - G. K. Chesterton

Reason is not measured by size or height, but by principle. - Epictetus

Reason is the first victim of strong emotion. - Frank Herbert

Reason is the miner's lamp used in bringing up ore from the mind. - Austin O’Malley

Reason is the touchstone of philosophy. - Edward Counsel
Reason must be our last judge and guide in everything. - John Locke

Reason the Only Oracle of Man. - Ethan Allen

Reason, or the ratio of all we have already known, is not the same that it shall be when we know more. - William Blake

Reasons are the pillars of the mind. - Edward Counsel

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can. - Willis R. Whitney

The reason many persons dont see things in the right perspective is that they are always looking for an angle. - Unknown

There are so many kinds of madness, so many ways in which the human brain may go wrong; and so often it happens that what we call madness is both reasonable and just. It is so. Yes. A little reason is good for us, a little more makes wise men of some of us – but when our reason over-grows us and we reach too far, something breaks and we go insane. - James Oliver Curwood

There is no greater misfortune in the world than the loss of reason. - Mikhail Bulgakov

We are usually convinced more easily by reasons we have found ourselves than by those which have occurred to others. - Blaise Pascal

We have lost confidence in reason because we have learned that man is chiefly a creature of habit and emotion. - John Dewe

What does reason demand of a man? A very easy thing – to live in accord with his nature. - Seneca

When a man has not a good reason for doing a thing, he has one good reason for letting it alone. - Thomas Scott

Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure. - Seneca

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