Reason Quotes

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

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

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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

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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