Favorite Quotations ~  Logic Father Tim Kavanagh

"Logic might be unanswerable because it was so absolutely wrong." ~ D. H. Lawrence

Open Mind, Open Heart, January 26

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance. ~ Laurence J. Peter

The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it. ~ Eric Hoffer

And when the future hinges on the next words that are said, Don't let logic interfere, believe your heart instead. ~ Philip Robison

Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish! How can I tell what I think till I see what I say? ~ E. M. Forster

Logic is like the sword those who appeal to it, shall perish by it. ~ Samuel Butler

Logic is a feeble reed, friend. Logic proved that airplanes can't fly and that H bombs won't work and that stones don't fall out of the sky. Logic is a way of saying that anything that didn't happen yesterday won't happen tomorrow. ~ Robert Heinlein

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

Contrariwise, continued Tweedledee, If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic. ~ Lewis Carroll

If the world were a logical place men would ride side-saddle. ~ Rita Mae Brown

If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope. ~ Jacques Cousteau

But logic is not all, one needs one's heart to follow an idea. ~ Richard Feynman

Logic and over analysis can immobilize and sterilize an idea. It's like love the more you analyze it the faster it disappears. ~ William Bernbach

Logic is in the eye of the logician. ~ Gloria Steinem

In the main, and from the beginning of time, mysticism has kept men sane. The thing that has driven them mad was logic. ~ G.K. Chesterton

Being told to sit still and enjoy myself is logically incompatible. ~ Leslie Glendower Peabody

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. ~ H. L. Mencken

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. ~ David Borenstein