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    To be rational is so glorious a thing, that two-legged creatures
    generally content themselves with the title.

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For comic writers charge Socrates with making the worse appear
the better reason.
[Lat., Nam et Socrati objiciunt read more

For comic writers charge Socrates with making the worse appear
the better reason.
[Lat., Nam et Socrati objiciunt comici, docere eum quomodo
pejorem causam meliorem faciat.]

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There is no reason to repeat bad history.

There is no reason to repeat bad history.

by Eleanor Holmes Norton Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Aristophanes turns Socrates into ridicule . . . as making the
worse appear the better reason.

Aristophanes turns Socrates into ridicule . . . as making the
worse appear the better reason.

by Laertius Diogenes Found in: Reason Quotes,
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An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.

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

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Reason Quotes,
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It is not necessary to retain facts that we may reason concerning
them.
[Fr., Il n'est pas necessaire read more

It is not necessary to retain facts that we may reason concerning
them.
[Fr., Il n'est pas necessaire de tenir les choses pour en
raisonner.]

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There are as many reasons for running as there are days in the year, years in my life. But mostly read more

There are as many reasons for running as there are days in the year, years in my life. But mostly I run because I am an animal and a child, an artist and a saint. So, too, are you. Find your own play, your own self-renewing compulsion, and you will become the person you are meant to be.

by George Sheehan Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule.
[Lat., Nihil potest esse diuturnum cui non subest ratio.]

Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule.
[Lat., Nihil potest esse diuturnum cui non subest ratio.]

by Quintus Curtius Rufus Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Say first, of God above or man below,
What can we reason but from what we know?

Say first, of God above or man below,
What can we reason but from what we know?

by Alexander Pope Found in: Reason Quotes,
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This is our chief bane, that we live not according to the light
of reason, but after the fashion read more

This is our chief bane, that we live not according to the light
of reason, but after the fashion of others.
[Lat., Id nobis maxime nocet, quod non ad rationis lumen sed ad
similitudinem aliorum vivimus.]

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