category-Reason Quotes

The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason

Blaise Pascal

Time heals what reason cannot


Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.

Thomas Jefferson

It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.

Irwin Edman

I'll not listen to reason . . . . Reason always means what someone else has got to say.

Elizabeth Gaskell

But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.

Blaise Pascal

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

If it can be verified, we don't need faith... Faith is for that which lies on the other side of reason. Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedies and ambiguities and sudden, startling joys.

Madeleine L'Engle

Reason is the enemy of faith

Martin Luther

Faith... Must be enforced by reason...When faith becomes blind it dies.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

C.S. Lewis

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