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It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.
I think people come into our lives for a reason, and we can learn from them, and they have lessons to teach us.
I got the nickname Spitfire for a reason - I burned inside to play volleyball.
I believe that there's a way to question authority with manners, with dignity. There's no reason to be rude about it.
One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives.
I think most people are more susceptible to prejudice than to reason.
It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom.
Homo sapiens, the only creature endowed with reason, is also the only creature to pin its existence on things unreasonable.
All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
William R. Alger
Experience teaches that when the will and imagination are in conflict, the imagination usually wins. What we imagine may defeat our reason and make us slaves to what we taste, see, hear, smell, and feel in the mind's eye. The body is indeed the servant of the mind.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
All military regimes use security as the reason why they should remain in power. It's nothing original.
Aung San Suu Kyi
He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.
The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt.
Human beings do things for a reason, even if sometimes it's the wrong reason.
Until I realized that rock music was my connection to the rest of the human race, I felt like I was dying, for some reason, and I didn't know why.
Our moral traditions developed concurrently with our reason, not as its product.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer.
D. H. Lawrence
A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
Customers are the reason we open our doors every day, and keep the machines humming all night long. Customers determine what we eat, where we live, whether we stay in business.
To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion.
The reason gas prices are so high is because the oil is in Texas and Oklahoma and all the dipsticks are in Washington.
The biggest financial pitfall in life is divorce. And the biggest reason for divorce is marriage.
One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas.
If you try to follow everyone else's mold, you'll probably fail at some point because God created us uniquely for a reason.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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