Reason Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reason

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It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
~By Bo Bennett ~


I can't say why people lie; they just do. Everyone has their own reasons for not telling the truth.
~By Eric Carr ~


Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing.
~By Omar Sharif ~


Faith is not a sense, nor sight, nor reason, but taking God at His work.
~By Faith Evans ~


I never search for a reason why - I have faith in the Lord's purpose.
~By Willie Stargell ~


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 ~


There's a reason screens are only this thick.
~By John Malkovich ~


The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman.
~By Theda Bara ~


The reason one writes poems is so that your poem will be remembered.
~By Peter Davison ~


A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


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 ~


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


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 ~


Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences - and it happens all the time - where for some reason the energy doesn't connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
~By Elizabeth Gilbert ~


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 ~


Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.
~By William Strunk, Jr. ~


Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


We learn this by the precepts that Jesus left. He observed that the people were looking outward, and assured them that the kingdom of God cometh not with outward observation; and for this reason, that it was only to be known in man.
~By Elias Hicks ~


Foreign trade clearly has been a reason why inflation has been low.
~By Tim Bishop ~


A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
~By H. G. Wells ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


To the people I forgot, you weren't on my mind for some reason and you probably don't deserve any thanks anyway.
~By Eminem ~


There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man's reason has never learned to separate them.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at about 1962. I think this is telling. It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons the war happened in the first place.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis, that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths until the primary ones are reached.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


I had assumed that Bush's seemingly inflexible policy to support Sharon was for political reasons of his getting elected. But as to whether he really believes his actions are going to hasten the day of the final conflict, I do not know.
~By Huston Smith ~


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


And if we are in this state, if we had an eternity of probation, what reason have we to suppose that we should profit by it - if we had ever so long a time to chose for ourselves we should pursue our own will, to gratify our carnal I desires.
~By Elias Hicks ~


I believe that everything in life happens for a reason.
~By Boris Becker ~


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


The maxim, that governments ought to train the people in the way in which they should go, sounds well. But is there any reason for believing that a government is more likely to lead the people in the right way than the people to fall into the right way of themselves?
~By Thomas Babington ~


The reason progress is slow is that we always expect other men to be the heroes and to live the heroic lives. But we all have hero stuff in us. In our sphere of life we can always live more heroically and triumphantly and grow in heroic stature.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


Alan Moore does have a sheen of class. He's a smart guy, and I'm sure there was a metaphoric level, I'm not denying that, but let's face it. the main reason he was doing a super-hero comic was because he was working for a super-hero comic book company.
~By Chester Brown ~


You can't give up something you really believe in for financial reasons. If you die by the roadside - so be it. But at least you know you've tried. Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one hundred years outside of it.
~By Robert Plant ~


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 ~


Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is subject to and completely explicable by Reason, consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
~By Ayn Rand ~


One of the things I have tried to do with this book and with all of them really is avoid that simple, easy, reductionist view of motivation and to show we do things for a complex net of reasons, a real braid of reasons.
~By Russell Banks ~


God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


Even as you enter the fourth year after the Sept. 11 attacks, Bush is still misleading and deluding you and hiding the real reason from you.
~By Osama bin Laden ~


There is no earthly reason why a solo string instrument or voice, having the possibility to play or sing pure intonation, should want, or try, to be tempered.
~By Lara St. John ~


The reason that MGM hired Bobby for Our Gang was that they could look at him and say, cry, and he'd cry, and not many kids can do that unless they really want to cry.
~By Tommy Bond ~


The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Reason itself is fallible, and this fallibility must find a place in our logic.
~By Nicola Abbagnano ~


One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas.
~By Robert Byrne ~


Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs.
~By Joe Baca ~


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 ~


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 ~


The only reason I would write a sequel is if I were struck by an idea that I felt to be equal to the original. Too many sequels diminish the original.
~By Dean Koontz ~


Having enough to eat, being able to educate your children, have reasonably stable employment, and being able to live in a society which isn't collapsing around you-all of these things have been generally eroded.
~By Susan George ~


I hope I presented what I felt the woman seemed to be about, but I couldn't give any reason as to why she remained in the relationship other than that their relationship was very special.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition.
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


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 ~


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


You forget that sometimes people are out there to get you - they don't even have a reason.
~By Marion Jones ~


Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift.
~By Billy Joel ~


I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


It seems only reasonable that the people have a right to know virtually everything about the personality they are buying each time they put their money through the box office.
~By Alan Ladd ~


The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


There is no more reason to believe that man descended from some inferior animal than there is to believe that a stately mansion has descended from a small cottage.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


Hear reason, or she'll make you feel her.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


The rational mind of man is a shallow thing, a shore upon a continent of the irrational, wherein thin colonies of reason have settled amid a savage world.
~By Wilford O. Cross ~


Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
~By George Orwell ~


One way or the other, if you want to find reasons why you shouldn't keep on, you'll find 'em. The obstacles are all there; there are a million of 'em.
~By Benny Goodman ~


I think people really appreciate clever commercials, as do I. I think they're very entertaining. You just have to wade through all the garbage. That's one of the reasons people watch the Super Bowl. A lot of them watch it to see the commercials and not the actual game.
~By Kevin Nealon ~


I can't see myself leaving the club I grew up supporting... it's one of those things, the money's great but I still get paid reasonably well from the Lions and at the end of the day I think job satisfaction is the No.1 priority and I just love it up here.
~By Jonathan Brown ~


In history, the moments during which reason and reconciliation prevail are short and fleeting.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


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 ~


We can't gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks, if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent. But for some reason, we've already done that - with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253.
~By Peter King ~


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 ~


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 ~


We know that if memory is destroyed in one part of the brain, it can be sometimes re-created on a different part of the brain. And once we can unravel that amino chain of chemicals that is responsible for memory, I see no reason why we can't unlock it and, essentially, wipe out what's there.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


In my blood there is no Jewish blood. In their callous rage, all anti-Semites must hate me now as a Jew. For that reason I am a true Russian.
~By Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~


I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!
~By Leslie Nielsen ~


One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?
~By Roone Arledge ~


Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering laws and applying them with thought.
~By Hermann von Helmholtz ~


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 ~


If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


We just ask the agency to make reasonable and honest decisions, and the public deserves no less.
~By Fred Thompson ~


I love L.A. for the beach and stuff, that's the reason I live here.
~By Eddie Money ~


One of the things I love about theater, one of the reasons I'll never give it up, is that it's fifty percent the audience's responsibility.
~By William Petersen ~


The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
~By Kenneth H. Cooper ~


Friends are very important to me, and I have always had many of them. There are probably many reasons why this is so, but two seem to me more valid than any of the others I am a naturally friendly person, and I hate to be alone.
~By Georg Solti ~


While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.
~By John Engler ~


There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~

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