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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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Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.

Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Reason Quotes,
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A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.

A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.

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"I can't" isn't a reason to give up, it's a reason to try harder

"I can't" isn't a reason to give up, it's a reason to try harder

by Voltaire Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

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

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Before you give up, think of the reason why you held on so long.

Before you give up, think of the reason why you held on so long.

by Unknown Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to read more

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.

by D. H. Lawrence 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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Once the people begin to reason, all is lost

Once the people begin to reason, all is lost

by Voltaire Found in: Reason Quotes,
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