Reason Quotes

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

Blaise Pascal

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

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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

Elizabeth Gaskell

I do not feel obligated to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reasons, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

Galileo Galilei

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

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

Thomas Jefferson

Time makes more converts than reason.

Thomas Paine

When I'm getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say -- and two-thirds thinking about him and what he is going to say.

Abraham Lincoln

Human history begins with man's act of disobedience which is at the very same time the beginning of his freedom and development of his reason.

Erich Fromm

Once the people begin to reason, all is lost

Voltaire

Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has; it never comes to the aid of spiritual things, but - more frequently than not - struggles against the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God

Martin Luther

There are five people you meet in heaven," the Blue Man suddenly said. "Each of us was in your life for a reason. You may not have known the reason at the time, and that is what heaven is for. For understanding your life on earth.

Albom, Mitch

If all be true that I do think, There are five reasons we should drink: Good wine, a friend, or being dry, Or lest we should be by and by, Or any other reason why.

Henry Aldrich

You remember me. Im Gracie Allen. Im the candidate who forgot to take off her hat before she threw it in the ring. Furthermore, Im the only candidate who got the idea of running myself. All the others had to have somebody else think it up for them, or anyway they say the only reason theyre running is because their many friends kept after them and after them until they finally gave in.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

Reason is a free gift from God and politeness is acquisition. He who undertakes politeness has power over it. He who undertakes reason increases (himself) through that nothing but ignorance.

Ali ar-Ridha

The reason, however, why the philosopher may be likened to the poet is this: both are concerned with the marvellous.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Ain't no reason for me to kill nobody in the ring, unless they deserve it.

Muhammad Ali

I'm trying to think of all the reasons that are appropriate for me to refuse to answer that question.

John David Ashcroft

Minus times minus equals plus, The reason for this we need not discuss.

Wystan Hugh Auden

When I had the dividing reason, I shrank from many things; after I had lost it in sight, I hunted through the world for the ugly and the repellent, but I could no longer find them.

Sri Aurobindo

When we have passed beyond knowings, then we shall have Knowledge. Reason was the helper; Reason is the bar.

Sri Aurobindo

Those who have deprived themselves of this Resurrection by reason of their mutual hatreds or by regarding themselves to be in the right and others in the wrong, were chastised on the Day of Resurrection by reason of such hatreds evinced during their night. Thus they deprived themselves of beholding the countenance of God, and this for no other reason than mutual denunciations.

The Bab

There are no clear reasons, and I am not going to make one up, to explain the recent strengthening of Epsilon.

Lixion Avila

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