Reason And Logic Quotes

Reason And Logic Quotes by Ludwig Wittgenstein, Rita Mae Brown, William Butler Yeats, Samuel Butler, Jean de la Bruyere, Moss Hart and many others.

Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to loo

Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
Rita Mae Brown
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
William Butler Yeats
Logic is like the sword – those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.
Samuel Butler
A wise man is not governed by others, nor does he try to govern them; he prefers that reason alone prevail.
Jean de la Bruyere
Far more quickly than reason and logic, irony can penetrate rage and puncture self-pity.
Moss Hart
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
William E. Gladstone
The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it.
Blaise Pascal
Reason is the shepherd trying to corral life’s vast flock of wild irrationalities.
Paul Eldridge
There will have to be rigid and iron discipline before we achieve anything great and enduring, and that discipline will not come by mere academic argument and appeal to reason and logic. Discipline is learnt in the school of adversity.
Mahatma Gandhi
Reason: The arithmetic of the emotions.
Elbert Hubbard
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
Ambrose Bierce
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
Thomas Huxley
Metaphysics may be, after all, only the art of being sure of something that is not so and logic only the art of going wrong with confidence.
Joseph Wood Krutch
From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Common sense, however it tries,
cannot avoid being surprised from time to time.
Bertrand Russell
Pure logic is the ruin of the spirit.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery