Reason Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reason

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Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
~By Francis Wright ~


After 9/11, we realized that all these silly culture wars, and arguing about rock lyrics... who cares? You know, we, for some reason, remembered what our real problems are.
~By Frank Rich ~


Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice.
~By Origen ~


The artist likes to seem totally responsible for his work. Often he begins to explain it, to make it appear as if it were a reasonable process.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
~By Aphra Behn ~


I have many times thought I did the wrong thing, but the reason was not to be a medical doctor - it was just to have the information. But then, maybe I was wrong, I don't know.
~By Lennart Nilsson ~


The reason I took Early Edition - besides the fact that I liked it - was that it enabled me to start a production company in New York City. It's a low-budget film company to produce and direct movies.
~By Fisher Stevens ~


There is no reason to repeat bad history.
~By Eleanor Holmes Norton ~


I'm definitely doing better. I never realized that I would get the support that I've gotten from everybody - from my fans, to people that I've idolized my whole life. So it's overwhelming, it's amazing and I believe that everything happens for a reason so I'm in a really good place right now.
~By Pia Toscano ~


If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros.
~By Rebecca Lobo ~


If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off, that would be a stupid risk. But so far there's been no reason not to try anything.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


Aaron Pryor wants to get into the ring with me. He wants to be able to retire, and he will. For health reasons.
~By Sugar Ray Leonard ~


Try to arrange things so that you can have a reasonable bit of quiet every day.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in.
~By Roone Arledge ~


Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
~By George Washington ~


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 ~


If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities, the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why.
~By Corrine Brown ~


At the constitutional level where we work, 90 percent of any decision is emotional. The rational part of us supplies the reasons for supporting our predilections.
~By William O. Douglas ~


Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
~By Henry Fielding ~


Law is nothing other than a certain ordinance of reason for the common good, promulgated by the person who has the care of the community.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


It's too simplistic to advance the notion of the autonomy of art as a reason for turning away from the public. You can have autonomy and simultaneously have connections with the social and political world.
~By Thom Mayne ~


That's the only reason I'm here. I don't need to play the game for any other reason than to win a championship.
~By Drew Bledsoe ~


A better educated electorate might change the reason many persons vote.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


This is the beauty of the Qur'an: it asks you to reflect and reason, and not to worship the sun or moon but the One who has created everything. The Qur'an asks man to reflect upon the sun and moon and God's creation in general.
~By Cat Stevens ~


Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.
~By Karl Marx ~


One of the reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of react, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
~By Henry Miller ~


And I figured out that the reason I couldn't get through the day as well as I can now is because I had too many things on my mind, on my plate, you know, for one person to have. So I started to eliminate some of the things that were too heavy to carry and unnecessary.
~By Erykah Badu ~


It's all kinds of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It's like you've met your reason to live.
~By Johnny Depp ~


I'm really interested in writing a piece of music that will move you, that will really move you. That is really the only reason that I'm writing music.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


The concept of the "good ol' days" must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.
~By Bo Bennett ~


The reason I didn't fly over from Maui at their beck and call is my wife was about to have a baby at any time. Those guys knew that. These guys would not compromise and meet me halfway.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
~By John Locke ~


Getting even is one reason for writing.
~By William H. Gass ~


Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has.
~By Martin Luther ~


Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


The farther reason looks the greater is the haze in which it loses itself.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
~By Thomas More ~


Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason.
~By Ethan Allen ~


Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I'm singing directly from the heart.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


It's not like we have a formula, but I think one of the reasons this show has survived is that it has a big heart at its center. Other cartoon shows have people crap on each other and make racist jokes. But I don't think people tune in for that. I just don't think a show lasts for 10 years without a heart.
~By Trey Parker ~


I'd been to Memphis before, but we stayed out of Memphis early on in the late 70s for obvious reasons. People were very sensitive about Elvis Presley, and my stage name obviously would be provocative to some people in that area at that time.
~By Elvis Costello ~


The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish.
~By Sam Snead ~


There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use.
~By Mother Teresa ~


I was at first but I mean I thought at first that I wanted a little bit of that in there but the reasoning behind what they cut and what they kept really makes sense and it really played for me when I saw it yesterday, it all worked and was understood.
~By Brandon Routh ~


For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction.
~By Iris Chang ~


They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good.
~By Casey Affleck ~


Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
~By John Dryden ~


That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


A more important reason is that the bands will intuitively trust someone they think is a peer, and who speaks fondly of the same formative rock and roll experiences.
~By Steve Albini ~


No one in the whole movie ever asks anyone, Did you write this letter' Part of the reason is that no one wants to hear that it isn't for them. As soon as they read it, they want it to be theirs.
~By Kate Capshaw ~


Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.
~By Jim Rohn ~


Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


Vanity is the quicksand of reason.
~By George Sand ~


One reason why I don't drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time.
~By Nancy Astor ~


If a man should importune me to give a reason why I loved him, I find it could no otherwise be expressed, than by making answer: because it was he, because it was I.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


The reason I dislike talking about the creative process is that I do have a creative process that is a winner and it's a sure thing.
~By Garth Hudson ~


Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability.
~By Johannes Rau ~


For the producers, there was no reason to produce. You get money, but you couldn't use this money. For consumers, you could have money, but you have no way to use it because you go to the shop and see nothing.
~By Anatoly Chubais ~


The reason that everybody likes planning is that nobody has to do anything.
~By Jerry Brown ~


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 ~


If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.
~By Robert Fritz ~


We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time.
~By Vince McMahon ~


The reason given by the President in asking Congress to declare war against Germany is that the German government has declared certain war zones, within which, by the use of submarines, she sinks, without notice, American ships and destroys American lives.
~By George William Norris ~


Poor men's reasons are not heard.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


The wrong way always seems the more reasonable.
~By George A. Moore ~


As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.
~By William Allen White ~


You can see these boxes which are covered with metal foils for thermal reasons, and they are also, most of the time, thermally controlled inside to keep reasonable temperature inside each of these containers.
~By Claude Nicollier ~


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.
~By Albert Einstein ~


If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.
~By Samuel Morse ~


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


You don't change minds in Washington with sweet reason. You do it to the white light of public opinion.
~By Steve Forbes ~


One of the reasons I don't see eye to eye with Women's Lib is that women have it all on a plate if only they knew it. They don't have to be pretty either.
~By Charlotte Rampling ~


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 ~


The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.
~By Rebecca West ~


Airlines go in the long run at the competition to reason. For the passenger the competition is good, because each competitor tries to undercut the other one.
~By Niki Lauda ~


I'm the reason why I'm overweight. No one made me do it. I did it.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
~By William Penn ~


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 ~


A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


It is so important that you don't stay with someone just for the children and for the wrong reasons.
~By Sadie Frost ~


If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


These are strange times. Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it, now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


This league is getting big. We have way more 300-pound guys than ever before. That's not to say all the people in athletics who have died are 300-pound guys. There are so many different reasons.
~By Steve Mariucci ~


We had an apartment on west side of Central Park. The rent was very reasonable. We found out later that it belonged to a gangster called Legs Diamond and it was a front to his headquarters. It was fine.
~By James Stewart ~


There is no point in asking a man a question until you have established whether he has any reason to lie to you.
~By Ken Follet ~


Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
~By Victor Hugo ~


It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


You can never fully put your finger on the reason why you're suddenly, inexplicably compelled to explore one life as opposed to another.
~By Daniel Day Lewis ~

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October 20 ,2021
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