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The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
C. S. Lewis
People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.
J. P. Morgan
I think one of the basic reasons men make good friends is that they can make up their minds quickly.
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
James A. Baldwin
In black neighborhoods, everybody appreciated comedy about real life. In the white community, fantasy was funnier. I started looking for the jokes that were equally hilarious across the board, for totally different reasons.
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies, policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war, anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon.
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.
George Washington Carver
Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you're at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together.
One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subtly and feel nobly.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A lot of women don't know how to love because there's deep reasons for them not knowing how to love. And what I mean by deep reasons is deep and dark reasons.
I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons.
If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others.
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