Reason Quotes

The Bible says all men are without excuse. Even those who are given no good reason to believe and many persuasive reasons to disbelieve have no excuse, because the ultimate reason they do not believe is that they have deliberately rejected God's Holy Spirit.

William Lane Craig

The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

People first abandon reason, and then become obstinate; and the deeper they are in error the more angry they are.

Hugh Blair

In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people... now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty.

Charlotte Smith

We have every reason here in Kentucky to be proud of this result.

Damon Thayer

When you deploy forces, you must have a good reason. The country must be behind those forces. And they must be trained, prepared and supported.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.

Dag Hammarskjld

I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful and that which is love. Therefore, since I have known all of these things, I have found them to be reason enough and I wish to live. Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for generations and generations and generations.

Lorraine Hansberry

He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.

Benedict Spinoza

Every advance in social progress removes us more and more from the guidance of instinct, obliging us to depend upon reason for the assurance that our habits are really agreeable to the laws of health.

Emily Blackwell

A successful politician must not only be able to read the mood of the public, he must have the skill to get the public on his side. The public is moved by mood more than logic, by instinct more than reason, and that is something that every politician must make use of or guard against.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Man [has] always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much-the wheel, New York, wars and so on-while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man-for precisely the same reason.

Douglas Adams

Coarse kindness is at least better than coarse anger; and in all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of its dullness.

George Eliot

The same reason that makes us chide and brawl and fall out with any of our neighbors, causeth a war to follow between Princes.

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.

David Lloyd George
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