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The reason I think I'm a good pitcher is I locate my fastball and I change speeds. Period. That's what you do to pitch. That's what pitchers have to do to win games.
I've often had people ask me, would you allow a homosexual to be your friend. Yes, I will. And the reason I will is because I know that that person has problems, and if I can minister to those problems, I will.
Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
We need a reason to speak but none to keep silent.
The first time I walked into the Olympic athlete village seeing the Visa ATM machine with my picture on it and the Chinese characters saying 'Destiny.' For some reason, it just boosted my confidence and it was before I had even worked out or had my first training or competed.
Habit is stronger than reason.
Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If we're stuck with having expectations, there's a very good reason to embrace positive ones: It's that we often create what we anticipate.
When I put a bicycle wheel on a stool, the fork down, there was no idea of a 'ready-made' or anything else. It was just a distraction. I didn't have any special reason to do it, or any intention of showing it or describing anything.
Humor is probably the most significant characteristics of the human mind. Far more significant than reason. In fact, reason is actually a very cheap commodity.
Edward de Bono
I'm a businessman as well as an entertainer. The reason why is because I want to own whatever I'm doing. I don't want to work for other people forever.
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason.
To design something really new and innovative you have to reject reason.
If a cat does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing, for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
I'm a big fan of film for one reason: because it is visual.
Ultimately, the reason privacy is so vital is it's the realm in which we can do all the things that are valuable as human beings. It's the place that uniquely enables us to explore limits, to test boundaries, to engage in novel and creative ways of thinking and being.
Scripture is not inerrant; believers are called to interpret biblical texts in light of tradition and reason.
The only reason I'm coming out here tomorrow is the schedule says I have to.
We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.
Alain de Botton
Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is subject to and completely explicable by Reason, consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable.
Francis Parker Yockey
The reason people think it's important to be white is that they think it's important not to be black.
There is no reason why the women of the country should not greatly advance themselves.
I think there was a pretty smooth hand-off from the administration of President Clinton to the administration of President Bush, particularly in the counterterrorism area. The reason I say that is because there was, for transitions, I think a stunning continuity.
I have no child to inherit my properties. You, the people, are my only family, and to make you happy is the reason I do politics.
I was one of those guys, you know, playing and singing, and there was no reason for me to write a song, because there were so many beautiful songs out. And Bob Dylan was always the ultimate songwriter, and nobody could ever write a song as good as him, and nobody ever has written a song as good as him.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
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