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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire


Virtue consists in doing our duty in the several relations we sustain in respect to ourselves, to our fellow men, and to God, as known from reason, conscience, and revelation.

James Waddel Alexander

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.

Thomas Jefferson

We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.

Lynn White, Jr.

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.

Nicholas Sparks

So in Europe, we had empires. Everyone had them - France and Spain and Britain and Turkey! The Ottoman Empire, full of furniture for some reason. And the Austro-Hungarian Empire, famous for fuck all! Yes, all they did was slowly collapse like a flan in a cupboard.

Eddie Izzard

Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.

Albert Einstein

In my opinion, a life governed by reason is likely to be more dignified than one shaped by dogma and unbridled emotions.

Nayef Al-Rodhan

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.

Robert Lindner

A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was ever done in the world.

Thomas Carlyle

The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.

Hermann Broch

Afghan society is very complex, and Afghanistan has a very complex culture. Part of the reason it has remained unknown is because of this complexity.

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

A commuter tie-up consists of you - and people who for some reason won't use public transit.

Robert Brault

Even as you enter the fourth year after the Sept. 11 attacks, Bush is still misleading and deluding you and hiding the real reason from you.

Osama Bin Laden

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde

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