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    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.

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

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

by John Locke Found in: Reason Quotes,
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All is but a jest, all dust, all not worth two peason:
For why in man's matters is neither read more

All is but a jest, all dust, all not worth two peason:
For why in man's matters is neither rime nor reason.
[Lat., Omnia sunt risus, sunt pulvis, et omnia nil sunt:
Res hominum cunctae, nam ratione lies.]

by Puttenham 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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A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.

A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.

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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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I will it, I order it, let my will stand for a reason.
[Lat., Hoc volo, sic jubeo, sit read more

I will it, I order it, let my will stand for a reason.
[Lat., Hoc volo, sic jubeo, sit pro ratione voluntas.]

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Many are destined to reason wrongly; others, not to reason at all; and others, to persecute those who do reason.

Many are destined to reason wrongly; others, not to reason at all; and others, to persecute those who do reason.

by Voltaire Found in: Reason Quotes,
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The reasoning of the strongest is always the best.
[Fr., La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure.]

The reasoning of the strongest is always the best.
[Fr., La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure.]

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Reason Quotes,
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Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one

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

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