Reason Quotes

Humor is reason gone mad.
Groucho Marx

The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.

Reason in man is rather like God in the world.
Thomas Aquinas
Quotes about Reasons
Quotes about Reasons

Many roads lead to the path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice.

Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.
Khaled Hosseini

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.
Karl Marx

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Immanuel Kant

Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
Martin Luther

Time makes more converts than reason.
Thomas Paine

The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Charles Darwin

Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
Anais Nin

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Blaise Pascal

Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
Thomas Paine

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.
C. S. Lewis

The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
Thomas Jefferson

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Benjamin Franklin

Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.
Blaise Pascal

An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.
C. S. Lewis

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
Mahatma Gandhi

The reason we want to go on and on is because we live in an impoverished present.
Alan Watts

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
Blaise Pascal

Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.
Ayn Rand

Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Thomas Jefferson

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.

Reason is the enemy of faith.
Martin Luther

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.
Blaise Pascal

It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
Lord Byron

An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.
James Russell Lowell

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
John Locke

Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
Blaise Pascal

Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live - moreover, the only one.
Emile M. Cioran

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Eleanor Roosevelt

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
Oscar Wilde

That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
Lewis Carroll

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Benjamin Franklin

Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
Marcus Aurelius

Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.

Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
Thomas Aquinas

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
Oscar Wilde

The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Dalai Lama

Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Henry Ford

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Paulo Coelho

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Blaise Pascal

As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed.
James Madison

Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Ambrose Bierce

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
Lord Byron