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Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work.
~By Richard Dean Anderson ~


An athlete must have ability to reach the top, but many who have ability and who do not live clean lives never have and never will be champions for obvious reasons.
~By Major Taylor ~


Men do not have to cook their food; they do so for symbolic reasons to show they are men and not beasts.
~By Edmund Leach ~


Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


History is full of really good stories. That's the main reason I got into this racket: I want to make the argument that history is interesting.
~By Sarah Vowell ~


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 ~


I think the reason kids get into drugs and smoking is they don't have anything to do.
~By Richard Thompson ~


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 ~


If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
~By Francis Quarles ~


The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


But the reason I became, why I wanted to be in the business was because there was Midnight Cowboy.
~By Jodie Foster ~


There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence.
~By Rebecca West ~


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 ~


There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.
~By Al Capp ~


We have our own reasons for what's motivating us right now.
~By Troy Vincent ~


I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


Maybe... there is a perfectly reasonable explanation for unlawfully detaining 120 people. Maybe they just got carried away with last year's idea of pre-emptive strikes and thought, 'Let's not wait for an actual crime to occur. Let's get the innocent.
~By Mark Thomas ~


I've been attracted to imagery and occasionally I've drawn from it, but I never thought I'd be painting these paintings. I didn't have any desire to. I didn't think there was any reason to.
~By William Wiley ~


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 ~


I'm a reasonably articulate individual.
~By Amanda Marshall ~


I think it's a terrible thing to write and not enjoy it. It's a sad thing. But of course a lot of people do work because they need to eat. And we all need to eat, but that's not the only reason to work. You couldn't have paid me not to write.
~By Anne Perry ~


We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence.
~By Boutros Boutros Ghali ~


Cynicism is intellectual treason.
~By Norman Cousins ~


My classmates would copulate with anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.
~By Emo Philips ~


If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.
~By Martin Yan ~


I've been to Africa three times. All right? You can't bring Western reasoning into the culture. The same way you can't bring it into fundamental Islam.
~By Bill O'Reilly ~


One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
~By Cal Thomas ~


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 ~


Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
~By Jane Austen ~


And I tell you that's one of the reasons why I didn't have the friendships with the media, maybe like I could have. But I had to do what I had to do to make myself successful.
~By Eddie Murray ~


Don't keep reaching for the stars because you'll just look like an idiot stretching that way for no reason.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
~By Samuel Butler ~


The reason the government sells the census as your ticket to getting goodies - rather than as your civic duty - is that distributing goodies is now all the government does.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the "gotta have it" scale.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


Could that have been what happened to the human race - a willing perversity that set at naught all human values which had been so hardly won and structured in the light of reason for a span of more than a million years?
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work.
~By Muriel Spark ~


People go to restaurants for so many different reasons. To court a girl, to make some deal. Maybe to talk to some lawyer about how to get an alimony settlement better than they got last week.
~By Gay Talese ~


The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Childhood is the sleep of reason.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Yes, we were looking for a Faith spin-off, but then Faith backed down. Eliza got a really wonderful offer over on Fox in a show, and, for reasons I didn't talk to her about, she decided to go there, and everyone respects that.
~By James Marsters ~


The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver.
~By Jay Leno ~


For 50 years, acting was the reason I got up in the morning.
~By Jack Klugman ~


A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason.
~By William R. Alger ~


I do not want to go into its physical reasons: the construction of the human body is different from that of carnivorous animals. But man's intelligence is such that it can be utilised to defend any-thing he does, whether right or wrong.
~By Morarji Desai ~


There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop. Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry, and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the industry of his fellow workmen.
~By Leland Stanford ~


Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?
~By Immanuel Kant ~


Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


There are two reasons for drinking: one is, when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it.
~By Thomas Love Peacock ~


The commercial broadcasters have tremendous influence in Washington, D.C., for a couple of reasons. First, they're extremely rich and they have lots of money and they have had for a long time, so they can give money to politicians, which gets their attention.
~By Robert McChesney ~


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


I am the epitome of a walking contradiction for various reasons, only one of which being that I feel my existence is of heaven and hell.
~By Kim Elizabeth ~


Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime.
~By Robert Casey ~


People in millenniums ahead will know what we were like in the 1930's and the thing that, the important major things that shaped our history at that time. This is as important for historic reasons as any other.
~By Gordon Parks ~


As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt.
~By Moliere ~


Reason enables us to get around in the world of ideas, but cannot prescribe our thoughts.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I think the reason why we were able to actually get it made was that we were so extremely naive - we had no experience at all here. We didn't even know that you were supposed to have an agent. We didn't even have a lawyer. We didn't know one soul.
~By Renny Harlin ~


Habit is stronger than reason.
~By George Santayana ~


Being a mom's so empowering and incredible. I'm one of those people who believes that life brings things to you at a certain time for a certain reason, and if you just go with it, that's where the best moments come from.
~By Ashlee Simpson ~


Nobody does anything for one reason.
~By Russell Banks ~


I think the NBA players have to be held accountable in a reasonable way, just like any other professionals.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


There is no such thing as an unreasonable question, or a silly question, or a frivolous question, or a waste-of-time question. It's your life, and you've got to get these answers.
~By Marcia Wallace ~


I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction and terrorism.
~By Cat Stevens ~


Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.
~By Edward Coke ~


The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
~By Robertson Davies ~


There's more than a few remnants left in German welfare policy today. Many Germans eagerly condemn Hitler's fascism but won't examine the other reasons why the Third Reich succeeded for a season.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie.
~By Mike Epps ~


If you see a philosopher determining all things by means of right reason, him you shall reverence: he is a heavenly being and not of this earth.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
~By Marcel Pagnol ~


We all must recognize that homeland security funds should be allocated by threat and no other reason.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


Warner Bros offered me the next Batman, and the only reason that I didn't do it was because of The Saint.
~By Val Kilmer ~


A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


From what I've been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


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 ~


We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights.
~By Frank Murphy ~


The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
~By Hermann Broch ~


I couldn't put my finger on one reason why we broke up. It was time, and we were spreading out. They were spreading out more than I was. I would've stayed with the band.
~By Ringo Starr ~


I developed a nutty attitude where I'd think, If some guy really loves me he doesn't care if I'm fat. I'd come up with all these stupid reasons why it would be OK to be fat.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


I found college useful for a lot of other reasons. It exposed me to a great many influences I wouldn't otherwise have encountered, and gave me a lot of time with some very intelligent people whose thoughts are still with me.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


I'd be nervous about skiing, wondering what I'd do if I felt shaky on top of a mountain; but other diabetics do ski, so there's no reason I couldn't.
~By Dana Hill ~


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 ~


Never attribute to malice, that which can be reasonably explained by stupidity.
~By Spider Robinson ~


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 ~


Well, when I think of steroids I think of an image. You have the advantage over someone, which is a form of cheating. I guess it wouldn't be right unless it was legal for everybody. Reason it's not legal for everybody is because it can hurt people seriously.
~By Evander Holyfield ~


Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
~By William Blake ~


The ultimate reason of things must lie in a necessary substance, in which the differentiation of the changes only exists eminently as in their source; and this is what we call God.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly.
~By Daniel Johns ~


If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'
~By Dave Barry ~


It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements.
~By Mary Douglas ~


Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
~By Leonhard Euler ~


Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
~By Joseph Cook ~


The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead.
~By Anne Bancroft ~


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 ~

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