Quotations Topic: Reason (91 Quotations)
A man always has two reasons for doing anything -- a good reason and the real reason.
John Pierpont Morgan
A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.
St. Thomas Aquinas
A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with.
James A. Froude
A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.
James Russell Lowell
An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
Edwin P. Whipple
As if reasoning were any kind of writing or talking which tends to convince people that some doctrine or measure is true and right.
Catharine Esther Beecher
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
Sir Thomas Browne
As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Everyone has his reasons.
Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.
He who has a strong enough why can bear almost any how.
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
I got fame and fortune, and I lost my sense of reasoning.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
I'll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has got to say.
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