category-Reason Quotes

If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.

Leo Tolstoy

We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities

Thomas Paine

For better or worse, editing is what editors are for; and editing is selection and choice of material. That editors newspaper or broadcast can and do abuse this power is beyond doubt, but that is no reason to deny the discretion Congress provided.

Warren E. Burger

Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.

Mark Twain

Reason is the enemy of faith

Martin Luther

Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods

C.S. Lewis

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.

Anton Chekhov

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

There is a good reason they call these ceremonies "commencement exercises." Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.

Orrin Hatch

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

Norman Vincent Peale

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne

An Argument needs no reason; Nor any friendship

Ibycus

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.

H. L. Mencken

I personally hold Blair more responsible for this war than I do George Bush. The reason is, Blair knows better, Blair is not an idiot. What is he doing hanging around this guy?

Michael Moore

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