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He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.
~By Stuart Symington ~


Whenever we approve, we can find a hundred good reasons to justify our approbation. Whenever we dislike, we can find a thousand to justify our dislike.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


It must always be remembered that what the Constitution forbids is not all searches and seizures, but unreasonable searches and seizures.
~By Potter Stewart ~


There's no reason for Gillette to be world class on the web, but there's every reason for Gillette to be world class in producing billions of high powered razor blades at low cost.
~By James Collins ~


Well, I'm at some kind of crossroads in my life and I don't know which way to take. It's not about money, I mean, because I'm established enough now as a writer to get a reasonable advance if I wanted to do fiction.
~By Helen Garner ~


For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


I write plays, and I have a musical that's starting to get produced now. That's what I would love to do, but it's so hard. The only reason people are reading my plays and musicals is because I'm in movies.
~By Jesse Eisenberg ~


One of the reasons I loved playing quarterback was that I got to call the plays. The cancer put me in a position where I really wasn't in control anymore.
~By Len Dawson ~


It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
~By Lord Byron ~


I think things happened the way they did for a reason.
~By Aaron Neville ~


There's a time when you have to explain to your children why they're born, and it's a marvelous thing if you know the reason by then.
~By Hazel Scott ~


The third umpires should be changed as often as nappies and for the same reason.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government.
~By Stephen Harper ~


Israel would not do that, both because we cannot afford to be accused by the world of aggression and because we cannot, for security and social reasons, absorb in our midst a substantial Arab population.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


Bad literature is a form of treason.
~By Joseph Brodsky ~


You're in a profession in which absolutely everybody is telling you their opinion, which is different. That's one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play.
~By Reggie Jackson ~


If God had not intended that Women shou'd use their Reason, He wou'd not have given them any, 'for He does nothing in vain.'
~By Mary Astell ~


I have a friend that is a WWII buff, and we sat and talked a lot about stuff like the war and the reasons behind it, and you now it's all in the uniform. Once you're in it, it usually does all the work for you.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


For some reason, the concept of writing with swing chords was intimidating.
~By Suzy Bogguss ~


I always thought that one of the reasons why a painter likes especially to have other painters look at his or her work is the shared experience of having pushed paint around.
~By Chuck Close ~


The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts.
~By John Chrysostom ~


There is no reason to change this system. I don't think we'll abandon it. For us the most important thing is to be compact in the back. That's the kind of game we have to play here and it will be very difficult to beat us.
~By Oliver Kahn ~


I think I'm in the best place I've ever been in so many ways. I've just come out of five years of very difficult times for numerous reasons and yet at the same time it's lead to such growth. It's very exciting that way.
~By Erin Gray ~


I have 40 years of unpublished material, the ones they don't pick, and the reason I don't redraw them or use them again is that I like to use my brain every day and come up with new jokes.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


There is much modern music that is better adapted to a wind combination than to a string, although for obvious reasons originally scored for an orchestra. If in such cases the interpretation is equal to the composition the balance of a wind combination is more satisfying.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?
~By Sargent Shriver ~


Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side.
~By George Savile ~


It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


The only people I've ever heard saying that disagreeing with Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld is un-American or treasonous are people who disagree with Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld.
~By Craig Bruce ~


The more you reason the less you create.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


Truth is, you make albums, and some of those songs are hits, and some of the greatest hits albums have songs that weren't hits. You have a career, the reason why we're still around 10 years is that we do have successful songs.
~By Adam Duritz ~


This idea was also brought out very clearly by Wallace, who emphasized that apparently reasonable activities of man might very well have developed without an actual application of reasoning.
~By Franz Boas ~


I don't believe things happen in vain. I believe they happen for a reason.
~By Tracey Gold ~


I was promised on a time - to have reason for my rhyme; From that time unto this season, I received nor rhyme nor reason.
~By Edmund Spenser ~


For some reason, and for a time such as this, God has given me favor with kings and princes.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


I still think people do have racial hang-ups, but I think one of the reasons I can joke about it is people are shedding those racial hatreds.
~By Dave Chappelle ~


Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there are much better reasons to hate them.
~By Denis Leary ~


A lot of people want to die for a lot of reasons.
~By Johnny Thunders ~


We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.
~By Ron Reagan ~


The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


Those who joined us for selfish personal reasons, for a career or other motives will be the ones to leave.
~By Janos Kadar ~


It's heartbreaking but we're trying to get over it. As disappointed as we were, I think that somehow you have to find a way to think that it happened for a reason.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
~By James Joyce ~


I shouldn't be saying this - high treason, really - but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren't fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there.
~By Stephen Fry ~


The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter.
~By Mark McGwire ~


Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
~By Clive Bell ~


The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


I think, like many others, I realized that only the massive introduction of American support in one form or another, could possibly bring about a rehabilitation of the economies of those countries within a reasonable time.
~By David Bruce ~


The reason I do interviews is because I'm protecting my songs.
~By Bjork ~


In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


What you say about this world I do not quite agree with; I think it a very good world, and only requires a person to be reasonable in his expectations, and not to trust too much to others.
~By William John Wills ~


Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
~By Samuel Adams ~


Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason.
~By Archibald Cox ~


Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That's their job. I don't know why that is. They've nearly torn my nose off. I've had some really bad parrot bites.
~By Steve Irwin ~


We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Love is the reason you were born.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


History shows that no enemy remains hostile forever, nor do friends remain friendly forever. For that reason, we intend to have normal relations with all.
~By Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ~


What farmers require is, that the prices should be moderate, and the markets steady; and for this reason I did, in 1826, 1827, and 1828, take the course which I would now recommend to the House.
~By Joseph Hume ~


Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them.
~By Pauline Kael ~


I don't know where to put whales. I'm sticking them here, but I don't have any reason for it.
~By George Gaylord Simpson ~


The moment you say, 'Please, give me a reason for this', then you are being impossible and temperamental.
~By Montserrat Caballe ~


Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions. It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison. It is the effect, not the cause.
~By Jack Henry Abbott ~


You all know the reasons which have impelled me to renounce the throne. But I want you to understand that in making up my mind I did not forget the country or the empire, which, as Prince of Wales and lately as King, I have for twenty-five years tried to serve.
~By King Edward VIII ~


Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine order.
~By Basil Hume ~


Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.
~By Thomas Gray ~


Their effort to place the women upon the same industrial level with themselves in order that all may pull together in the effort to maintain reasonable conditions of life.
~By Florence Kelley ~


When you meet me, I can be charming and intelligent and reasonable.
~By Ted Kotcheff ~


I always enjoyed writing. I did playlets in high school, I did radio shows in college. That's one of the reasons I went down to Second City, because you could do acting and writing.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
~By Wendell Berry ~


Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.
~By William Vickrey ~


But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning, which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science, has its origin in these debates.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


The last proceeding of reason is to recognize that there is an infinity of things which are beyond it. There is nothing so conformable to reason as this disavowal of reason.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world.
~By James F. Cooper ~


For the greater good, I thought I should be a spiritual leader for people for some reason.
~By Johnny Vegas ~


There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
~By Louis Aragon ~


Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.
~By George Santayana ~


I'm really starting to think everything happens for a reason.
~By Samantha Mumba ~


We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.
~By Howard Zinn ~


There was splendid fighting on the part of the division on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th. There was no faltering or hesitation. Each man went to work determined to carry anything in reason.
~By John Buford ~


So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force.
~By E. Howard Hunt ~


I would sort out all the arguments and see which belonged to fear and which to creativeness. Other things being equal, I would make the decision which had the larger number of creative reasons on its side.
~By Katharine Butler Hathaway ~


All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
~By Frances Wright ~


That's one reason why it's pretty worthless, I can't totally buy it, if you think about it, it's things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place.
~By Lester Bangs ~


In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public.
~By Frank Church ~


Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


We don't love qualities; we love a person; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as their qualities.
~By Jacques Maritain ~


It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


I aspire to be that, to be a voice of reason one day.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons.
~By Michael Caine ~


There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those dark places. I played a guy who died as a result of his abuse.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


That is one of the reasons one enjoys acting. Now and again, you get scenes where you work with somebody really good and you have a good time trying to make it really work and really work well.
~By Albert Finney ~

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