No passion so effectually robs the mind of its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes from society.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
A few observations and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning lead to truth.
Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion. Reasoning is destroyed when the mind is bewildered. One falls down when reasoning is destroyed.
All great men are gifted with intuition.
They know without reasoning or analysis,
what they need to know.
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise, - His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing
During meditation if you can really make yourself feel that you have only the heart, or if you can feel that you do not even have the heart, but that
your whole existence from the sole of your foot to the crown of your head is the soul, then you will see that the mind does not exist. But if you
cannot feel the presence of your soul, you can easily feel your heart's presence and your heart's glow. When you see light glowing in the heart or
in the soul, you can rest assured that you have already transcended the intellectual mind. At this stage you have entered into the illumined mind,
which is very different from the reasoning, intellectual mind
Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test.
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test: though a different opinion prevails in this country.
All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.
Reasoning at every step he treads,
Man yet mistakes his way,
Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads,
Are rarely known to stray.
Reasoning against a prejudice is like fighting against a shadow; it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice.
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance.
The basic need of the creator is independence. The reasoning mind cannot work under any form of compulsion. It cannot be curbed, sacrificed or subordinated to any consideration whatsoever. It demands total independence in function and in motive.
No passion so effectually robs the mond of all its poers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do.
Conscience is the purest substract of reasoning.
All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention.