Reason Quotes

I wouldn't go to war again as I have done to protect some lousy investment of the bankers. There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket.

Smedley Darlington Butler

We honor revelation too highly to make it the antagonist of reason, or to believe that it calls us to renounce our highest powers.

William Ellery Channing

To live is like to love all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it.

Thomas Carlyle

A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.

Thomas Carlyle

Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.

Oprah Winfrey

One great reason why clergymens households are generally unhappy is because the clergyman is so much at home or close about the house.

Samuel Butler

As Hegel well knew, the ascent of reason has never followed a straight line.

Paul Alexander Baran

No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.

Cesare Pavese

There is no place in a fanatic's head where reason can enter.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The history of science shows that the progress of science has constantly been hampered by the tyrannical influence of certain conceptions that finally came to be considered as dogma. For this reason, it is proper to submit periodically to a very searching examination, principles that we have come to assume without any more discussion.

Louis de Broglie

I do not love thee, Doctor Fell, The reason why I cannot tell; But this alone I know full well, I do not love thee, Doctor Fell.

Tom Brown

When we love there is no reason why.

Vanna Bonta

It must be someone collecting for charity. Respectable women never call the family for any other reason.

Caryl Brahms

The reason they look the way they do is that the first drawing I did of them was really small so I didn't draw fingers, nose, ears, etc and this drawing had a certain appeal that I really liked.

Craig McCracken
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