Favorite Quotations ~  Reason Lladró A Grandmother'S Love

"Reason is the slow and tortuous method by which these who do not know the truth discover it. The heart has its own reason which reason does not know." ~ Blaise Pascal


I believe it would be considerably healthier for us to dare to live without a reason for many things than with reasons that are simplistic. ~ M. Scott Peck

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave. ~ William Drummond

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Truly, that reason upon which we plume ourselves, though it may answer for little things, yet for great decisions is hardly surer than a toss up. ~ Charles Sanders Peirce

Reason is the natural order of truth, but the imagination is the organ of meaning. ~ C.S.Lewis

Reason is 6/7 of treason. ~ James Thurber

When a man begins to reason, he ceases to feel. ~ French Proverb

Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. ~ Alexander Hamilton

Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason. ~ Jerry Seinfeld

Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relation to reality at all. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

You can handle people more successfully by enlisting their feelings than by convincing their reason. ~ Paul P. Parker

The heart has reasons that reason cannot know. ~ Blaise Pascal

Human reason has its limits. ~ Motohisa Yamakage, Essence of Shinto

The one chased away with a club comes back, but the one chased away with reason does not. ~ Kikuyu Proverb

We have a lot of reasons but only one real one. ~ Pablo Picasso

The irrationality of a thing is not an argument of its existence, rather, a condition of it. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Reason is intuition’s servant. ~ Albert Einstein

Reason cannot account for those moments in life that “bewilder the intellect yet utterly quiet the heart,” as G.K. Chesterton observed. ~ Eric Weiner, Man Seeks God