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Practice has a logic which is not that of the logician.
Logic, sometimes has very little to do with political action.
Fairy tales, because they have a very clear structure, are easier to interfere with. Also they have this really weird logic: the kind of logic that you only really experience when you're not feeling very well, or as a child.
Many of our deepest motives come, not from an adult logic of how things work in the world, but out of something that is frozen from childhood.
I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic.
Stephen Cole Kleene
Religious faith depends on a host of social, psychological and emotional factors that have little or nothing to do with probabilities, evidence and logic.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
There's a certain logic to avoiding the haters, but as a strategy, it's utterly flawed. When you turn off the feedback, you lose the benefits as well as the drawbacks. It's like having a sore finger and cutting off your arm.
Language is remarkable, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about but is always spreading around.
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
Laurence J. Peter
Dr. Karel Culik is an outstanding applied mathematician, a specialist in algebra, logic, computer sciences and mathematical linguistics. In 1965, he visited the linguistics research program at MIT, and we have worked together on several projects since.
One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is.
Language pedants hew to an oral tradition of shibboleths that have no basis in logic or style, that have been defied by great writers for centuries, and that have been disavowed by every thoughtful usage manual.
Acting isn't something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you're going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results.
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish!
E. M. Forster
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style.
We can't all be good at everything. This is partly the logic behind having a team in the first place, so each role can be filled with the person best suited for that role and together, every job and every strength is covered.
Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.
Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means.
Logic obviously is important. You need to be able to figure things out, to go to the end of a particular problem. But intuition is very important because it references things that logic alone cannot.
Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic.
Charles Sanders Peirce
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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