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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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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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But all was false and hollow; though his tongue
Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear
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But all was false and hollow; though his tongue
Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear
The better reason, to perplex and dash
Maturest counsels.

by John Milton Found in: Reason Quotes,
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What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving read more

What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Man has received direct from God only one instrument wherewith to know himself and to know his relation to the read more

Man has received direct from God only one instrument wherewith to know himself and to know his relation to the universe--he has no other--and that instrument is reason.

by Leo Tolstoi Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to admit it.

Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to admit it.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Reason Quotes,
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For comic writers charge Socrates with making the worse appear
the better reason.
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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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Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.

Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.

by William Allen White Found in: Reason Quotes,
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To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.

To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Reason Quotes,
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