Reason Quotes

Yes, things happen for a reason, but the key to true happiness is figuring out that reason.

Sharon Abel

Late, I learned that when reason died, then Wisdom was born; before that liberation, I had only knowledge.

Sri Aurobindo

A vice in common can be the ground of a friendship but not a virtue in common. X and Y may be friends because they are both drunkards or womanizers but, if they are both sober and chaste, they are friends for some other reason.

Wystan Hugh Auden

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people.

Richard Rogers

Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense.

William Penn

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work.

Muriel Spark

Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.

Anais Nin

It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.

Edward de Bono

I fear animals regard man as a creature of their own kind which has in a highly dangerous fashion lost its healthy animal reason / as the mad animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.

Dale Carnegie

If we have reason to believe someone is preparing an attack against the U.S., has developed that capability, harbours those aspirations, then I think the U.S. is justified in dealing with that, if necessary, by military force.

Dick Cheney

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others

Virginia Woolf

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction

Michael Faraday

The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.

John Cale

Reason, Observation, and Experience -- the Holy Trinity of Science.

Robert G. Ingersoll
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