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Reason Quotes


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

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"Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why," may be a good enough motto for men who are on their way to be shot. But from such men expect no empires to be built, no inventions made, no great discoveries brought to light.

A life based on reason will always require to be balanced by an occasional bout of violent and irrational emotion, for the instinctual tribes must be satisfied.

All our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

An idle reason lessens the weight of the good ones you gave before.

An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all.

Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.

Come now, and let us reason together.

Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.

Every why hath a wherefore.

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Faith evermore looks upward and describes objects remote; but reason can discover things only near - sees nothing that's above her.

God, who has given the Bible, has also given us our reason with which to examine and understand it; and we are guilty before Him if we bury this talent in the earth and hide our Lord's money.

Good reasons must, of force, give place to better.

He is next to the gods whom reason and not passion impels.

He is not a reasonable man who by chance stumbles upon reason, but he who derives it from knowledge, from discernment, and from taste.

He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.

He that takes away reason to make way for revelation puts out the light of both, and does much the same as if he would persuade a man to put out his eyes the better to receive the remote light of an invisible star by a telescope.

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

Here is the manliness of manhood that a man has a good reason for what he does, and has a will in doing it.

How can finite grasp infinity?


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