Reason Quotes

Reason is our soul's left hand, Faith her right.

John Donne

There are moments when, even to the sober eye of Reason, the world of our sad humanity must assume the aspect of Hell

Edgar Allan Poe

Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.

Tryon Edwards

Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.

Norman Vincent Peale 1898

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Hugh White

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Phyllis Bottome

Passion and prejudice govern the world, only under the name of reason.

John Wesley

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.

Joseph Addison 1672

We live not according to reason, but according to fashion

Seneca

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.

Virginia Woolf

Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.

Thomas Mann

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Eleanor Roosevelt

As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.

George Bernard Shaw

Time makes more converts than reason.

Thomas Paine

The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory.

Paul Fix

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.

Joseph Addison 1672

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Hugh White

We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.

Lily Tomlin

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.

Agatha Christie

The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.

Robert Francis Kennedy

The reason why we see that people of the greatest capacity are not rich, is either they despise wealth in comparison to something else, or, they are not content in getting an estate, unless they may do it in their own way, while at the same time enjoying all the pleasures and gratitude's of life.

Budgell, Eustace

Guilt is never a rational thing; it distorts all the faculties of the human mind, it perverts them, it leaves a man no longer in the free use of his reason, it puts him into confusion.

Edmund Burke 1729

It is easier to find an excuse than to find a reason.

Doug Brown

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason

Marya Mannes
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