Reason Quotes

I could have been a serious athlete, only to have my promise cut short when I discovered Woodbines and women. Thankfully I have long since given up the former, and the latter have long since given up on meexcept, of course, for the lovely Lady Stratford, who for reasons beyond my comprehension still tolerates my presence.

Tony Banks

A Reasonable Guide to Horrible Noise

Lester Bangs

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.

Honor de Balzac

Between persons who are perpetually in each other's company dislike or love increases daily; every moment brings reasons to love or hate each other more and more.

Honor de Balzac

It is easier to be a lover than a husband, for the same reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day, than to say bright things from time to time.

Honor de Balzac

The advanced societies of the future will not be governed by reason. They will be driven by irrationality, by competing systems of psychopathology.

James Graham Ballard

The GOP is trying to co-opt the Tea Party. That is one of the reasons I did what I did. I don't see a difference between Democrats and Republicans.

Jon Scott Ashjian

I think the reason we (he himself and Lippold, fh) begin in a different way, is that this particular time has gotten to a point where the artist feels like a gambler. He does something on the canvas and takes a chance in the hope that something important will be revealed.

William Baziotes

This is I have to admit, one murky compartment of the female psyche which has yet to benefit from the oven-scourer of Reason.

Julian Barnes

For the same reason I read the National Geographic, I like to see places I will never visit.

Edward Bernays

Um. Well, I think that's really sad, but everything happens for a reason. I don't know how that would be a reason. I guess I haven't been in that position, so I wouldn't be able to judge that.

Justin Bieber

I find that whenever I am in power, or my father was in power, somehow good things happen. The economy picks up, we have good rains, water comes, people have crops. I think the reason this happens is that we want to give love and we receive love.

Benazir Bhutto

I dont want to be an alarmist, but I think that the Younger Generation is up to something.... I base my apprehension on nothing more definite than the fact that they are always coming in and going out of the house, without any apparent reason.

Robert Charles Benchley

More often than not, nothingness is reluctantly and despairingly taken to be the only hypothesis possible when all the others have failed, since by definition it cannot be disproven and is beyond the scope of reason.

Georges Bernanos

Reason, or the ratio of all we have already known, is not the same that it shall be when we know more.

William Blake

Yes, I did have to struggle very hard to get this [the vote on the Iraq war] through, but the reason I did it was because I thought it was the right thing to do. I didn't take this on myself... just because I thought, 'Let's give myself a really hard time for a couple of years!'

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

I must Create a System, or be enslav'd by another Man's; I will not Reason and Compare: my business is to Create.

William Blake

Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained; and the restrainer or reason usurps its place & governs the unwilling.

William Blake

There are lots of threats to you in the world. There's the threat of a heart attack for genetic reasons. You can't sit there and worry about everything. Get a life.

Michael Bloomberg

Professors had made reason into a public prejudice and were now among the prejudiced.

Allan David Bloom

In a nation founded on reason, the university was the temple of the regime, dedicated to the purest use of reason and evoking the kind of reverence appropriate to an association of free and equal human beings.

Allan David Bloom

Shes the reason it happened, but shes overreacting, and its all because she dont want things to change.

Drake

Hey, Stephen, I could give you 50 reason why i would be the one to choose. will all those other girls well their beautiful but would they write a song for you...

Taylor Swift

Talk to the man with the reasons why.

Taylor Swift

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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