Reason Quotes

Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence

James Bryce

The reason why we obtain no more in prayer, is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts.

Richard Alleine

A revelation, that may be supposed to be really of the institution of God, must also be supposed to be perfectly consistent or uniform, and to be able to stand the test of truth; therefore such pretended revelations, as are tendered to us as the contrivance of heaven, which do not bear that test, we may be morally certain, was either originally a deception, or has since, by adulteration become spurious. Reason therefore must be the standard by which we determine the respective claims of revelation; for otherwise we may as well subscribe to the divinity of the one as of the other, or to the whole of them, or to none at all.

Ethan Allen

Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible government. The mass of mankind understand it, and they hardly anywhere in the world understand any other.

Walter Bagehot

One reason why birds and horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.

Dale Carnegie

An angry man is again angry with himself, when he returns to reason

Publilius Syrus

If you're angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug - which is all the more reason to do so. It's hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that's precisely what happens when we hug each other.

Walter Anderson

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

Virginia Woolf

Part of the reason that men seem so much less loving than women is that men's behavior is measured with a feminine ruler.

Francesca M. Cancian

For humanity has moved forward to an era when wrong and slavery are being displaced, and reason and justice are being recognized as the rule of life.

Mary Ashton Livermore

One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.

Lady Astor

We are the product of 4.5 billion years of fortuitous, slow biological evolution. There is no reason to think that the evolutionary process has stopped. Man is a transitional animal. He is not the climax of creation.

Dr. Carl Sagan

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.

Andre Gide

Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth.

James Randolph Adams
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