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Logic Quotes


These are some of the best 'Logic' quotations and sayings.

Ethics make one's soul mannerly and wise, but logic is the armory of reason, furnished with all offensive and defensive weapons.

It was a saying of the ancients, that "truth lies in a well"; and to carry on the metaphor, we may justly say, that logic supplies us with steps whereby we may go down to reach the water.

Logic and metaphysics make use of more tools than all the rest of the sciences put together, and they do the least work.

Logic and rhetoric make men able to contend.-Logic differeth from rhetoric as the fist from the palm; the one close, the other at large.

Logic is a large drawer, containing some needful instruments, and many more that are superfluous. - A wise man will look into it for two purposes, to avail himself of those instruments that are really useful, and to admire the ingenuity with which those that are not so are assorted and arranged.

Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.

Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy; its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific, pseudo problems.

Logic is the science of the laws of thought as thought, that is, of the necessary conditions to which thought, in itself considered, is subject.

Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.

Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.

Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.

Syllogism is of necessary use, even to the lovers of truth, to show them the fallacies that are often concealed in florid, witty, or involved discourses.