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Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.
Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic.
Charles Sanders Peirce
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.
Man is the only animal capable of reasoning, though many others possess the faculty of memory and instruction in common with him.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Worry and reasoning are two of Satan's most successful tools. He'll get us started with one negative thought and then sit back and watch us finish ourselves off.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
You cannot oppose reasoning to pride, the principal of all the vices, since, by its very nature, the proud man refuses to listen to it.
People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it.
Anthony de Mello
A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
Alfred North Whitehead
Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
There is little anyone can do with fanatics. Reasoning with them is a fool's errand. Avoiding them is mandatory.
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.
There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison; there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together; there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform.
To say that man is a reasoning animal is a very different thing than to say that most of man's decisions are based on his rational process. That I don't believe at all.
I've been to Africa three times. All right? You can't bring Western reasoning into the culture. The same way you can't bring it into fundamental Islam.
The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
We need to get back to reasoning and thinking things through. The future generation is being brought up in greed and without a true understanding of civics. There is no more emphasis on knowledge and time. As a society we need to process ideas and understand what certain principles are based upon.
There are three basic approaches to AI: Case-based, rule-based, and connectionist reasoning.
The idea of reasoning with terrorists without force or with appeasement is naive, and I think it's dangerous.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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