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Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
~By Claude Levi-Strauss ~


It was really fun. It was fun for a lot of reasons. It was fun because nobody thought that we would be successful. It was on a network that wasn't even there at the time.
~By Katey Sagal ~


A discrete series is a series of terms each of which is empirically derived, each one of which is empirically true. And this is the reason for the fragmentary character of those poems.
~By George Oppen ~


In a very simple sense I want everything that's in a work to be there for the reason that it's needed. It's not an ornamentation. It's not there because I thought it looked nice but because it has to be there.
~By Paul Cullen ~


If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


I've been a little more fortunate, perhaps, than a lot of people have, for the simple reason that I've constantly been moving: so nobody can hit me - you know what I mean? Protesting is not the answer - not along those lines.
~By Chico Hamilton ~


The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.
~By Edmond De Goncourt ~


I knew I wanted to be a journalist ever since I was a teenager. While it is interesting and gratifying to be on the business side and to see how that all works, the main reason I kept a business role here was to protect the editorial integrity of Salon.
~By David Talbot ~


When somebody gives up their friends and everything they do just to be with a person, they wake up miserable one day. They're denying themselves for no real reason other than they think that's the thing to do.
~By Brian Austin Green ~


The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


There is curiously little art concerning the efficacy of reason - perhaps simply because reason is not noticeably efficacious.
~By Nicholas Mosley ~


I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science.
~By Heinz R. Pagels ~


The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism. There were experiences over a period of about six months which caused me to decide to give up music, so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G. Management and tell them.
~By Jamie Muir ~


It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our country to provide safe harbor to those individuals that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties.
~By Bill Shuster ~


Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
~By George Sand ~


Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
~By Voltaire ~


Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.
~By Francis Picabia ~


The main reason he wanted to be a recording artist was because it gives you much more freedom in your writing. You only have to please the artist and the artist is you so you can be more daring and experimental.
~By Cynthia Weil ~


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


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 why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I have reason to be shy. I've been hurt plenty.
~By Ethel Waters ~


If some things don't make you lose your sense of reason, then you have none to lose.
~By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ~


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 ~


The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor.
~By Tony Campolo ~


There is no reason against woman's elevation, but prejudices.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


The people of our state will no longer tolerate advocates of treason.
~By George Smathers ~


The question is not... if art is enough to fulfill my life, but if I am true to the path I have set for myself, if I am the best I can be in the things I do. Am I living up to the reasons I became a singer in the first place?
~By Kathleen Battle ~


For some reason I am one of those people who act like they were born and raised during the Depression.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


Religion is not a conclusion of the reason.
~By Lyman Abbott ~


I now have to find a reason to write, every single day.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


Trying different things is very important to me. I see people and want to wear their clothes and drive in their cars for awhile. That's probably one reason I became an actor.
~By Fred Ward ~


If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


I know the only reason that I haven't gotten many good parts is because I am Latin - and they tell it to my face a lot of times.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Collecting has been my great extravagance. It's a way of being. I collect for the same reason that I eat too much-I'm one of nature's shoppers.
~By Howard Hodgkin ~


Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


Writing is finally play, and there's no reason why you should get paid for playing.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.
~By John Tillotson ~


I think that was one thing I definitely brought to the table, my aggressiveness and my style of play, and I think that's one of the reasons why the fans here really appreciated the way that I went out and played, just because I think they kind of liked that.
~By Latrell Sprewell ~


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 wrapped "Buffy" and I always felt on "Buffy" that they wanted to keep me younger for a specific reason. It seemed like I was getting younger every year that I was on the show. I think there was a reference to me being 15, then 14.
~By Michelle Trachtenberg ~


The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable, like the death of a sentry at his post.
~By Leonid Andreyev ~


You have to be reasonable with yourself and not feel guilty when things aren't perfect.
~By Jaclyn Smith ~


There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers; not enough women have the time for careers.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.
~By Citium Zeno ~


As we take stock of this century of achievement, Ulster Unionists have every reason to feel proud.
~By David Trimble ~


People hate as they love, unreasonably.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


I think that you have to bear in mind that music is about escape, and it's not unreasonable to think the music business would be based around escapism.
~By Peter Hook ~


But I see no reason why a woman should not grow and develop in all those outlets which are suited to her nature, it matters not at all what they may be.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


I think Bush's immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached.
~By Peter Brimelow ~


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 ~


All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don't discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
~By Danny Thomas ~


In the Bhagavad Gita, there is no long discussion, nothing elaborate. The main reason for this is that everything stated in the Gita is meant to be tested in the life of every man; it is intended to be verified in practice.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


Reason would lead us to the conclusion that Jehovah would not create a wonderful earth like this, permit man to bring it to a high state of cultivation in many places, and then completely destroy it.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Sure I should have been at the Fifa workshop for example, but I had personal reasons for not being there and looking back saying that it was a mistake for me not being there I would take the same decision because the personal situation has higher priority than a workshop.
~By Jurgen Klinsmann ~


Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


I believe people are in our lives for a reason. We're here to learn from each other.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


The reason why I have survived as long as I have survived is what my friends, comrades and supporters thought was an extraordinarily cautious approach.
~By Ernst Zundel ~


There are three basic approaches to AI: Case-based, rule-based, and connectionist reasoning.
~By Marvin Minsky ~


I maintain that the House is bound by the Constitution to receive the petitions; after which, it will take such method of deciding upon them as reason and principle shall dictate.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


There's no reason you shouldn't, as a writer, not be aware of the necessity to revise yourself constantly.
~By John Irving ~


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 why the Son of God took upon him our nature, was, the fall of our first parents.
~By George Whitefield ~


What an immense power over the life is the power of possessing distinct aims. The voice, the dress, the look, the very motion of a person, define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
~By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ~


The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why; and she sometimes decrees, indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security.
~By Anna Lindh ~


All human language draws its nature and value from the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and is chosen by God to manifest himself. But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible, beyond the bounds of reason and analysis.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
~By H. G. Bohn ~


There must be a reason why photographers are not very good at verbal communication. I think we get lazy.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character.
~By Danny Aiello ~


This was almost two hours of factual documentary. In our audience ratings, barely no one left the programme. The whole of his life is so fascinating and people kept watching for that reason.
~By Martin Bashir ~


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 ~


For some reason most critics have a hard time fixing their minds directly under their noses, and before they see the object that is there they use a telescope upon the horizon to see where it came from.
~By Allen Tate ~


He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by chance but he who knows it and can judge it and has a true taste for it.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
~By George Eliot ~


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 George Byron ~


The reason I got into acting was not to explore myself. I was a reader, I didn't care about acting. I got into it in college, but I had no interest really in that, in getting up in front of anybody.
~By Campbell Scott ~


Not because they were servants were we so reserved, for many noble persons are forced to serve through necessity, but by reason the vulgar sort of servants are as ill bred as meanly born, giving children ill examples and worse counsel.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand.
~By Thomas R. Cech ~


In the past I have never thought about loneliness when working, and I don't think about it now. Yet there must be a reason for the fact that so many people talk about it.
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.
~By Tom Jaine ~


It is but refusing to gratify an unreasonable or an insolent demand, and up starts a patriot.
~By Robert Walpole ~


Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
~By William Blake ~


One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap.
~By Stella Adler ~


Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze.
~By Aime Cesaire ~


It's not that fun to just play a villain, without any reasoning behind it.
~By Nicholas Lea ~


The reason people sweat is so they won't catch fire when making love.
~By Don Rose ~


The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
~By Jay Leno ~


The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.
~By David Hume ~


Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact.
~By John Rawls ~


Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because she was so down to earth. Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America, she was very approachable.
~By Thuy Trang ~


I keep a guitar around while writing and will improvise music. I do this for several reasons, such as that it's fun, and sometimes it helps me with the meter.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


I think film likes me better than the theatre does for some reason.
~By Miranda Otto ~

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