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An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support. (Quote by - John Buchan)

Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision. (Quote by - Charlotte Brontë)

I used to trouble about what life was for - now being alive seems sufficient reason. (Quote by - Joanna Field)

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. (Quote by - André Gide)

Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind. (Quote by - John Lyly)

Treason doth never prosper, what's the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it treason. (Quote by - Sir John Harington)

The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest. (Quote by - Sophocles)

Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

My goal is not to be a race-car driver. The reason I'm racing is because I enjoy being in the car and being on the edge. (Quote by - Jacques Villeneuve)

Obviously it's very hard to leave a club that you've supported all your life. But the reason that I've come to Birmingham is that I think Steve Bruce is one of the best young managers in the country and that Birmingham as a club is a sleeping giant (Quote by - David Dunn)

The more reason, the less government. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. (Quote by - Plato)

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he’s been given. But up to now he hasn’t been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life’s become extinct, the climate’s ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day. (Quote by - Anton Chekhov)

Reason over passion. (Quote by - Pierre Elliott Trudeau)

Steve Harmison was a big disappointment in South Africa, and I don't know the reason why, but he has to lift his game. (Quote by - Jeff Thomson)

I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses - to pay the bills. (Quote by - Ranulph Fiennes)

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. (Quote by - Marcel Pagnol)

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. (Quote by - Charles Maurice De Talleyrand)

A man always has two reasons for doing anything -- a good reason and the real reason. (Quote by - John Pierpont Morgan)

The mind has its own logic but does not often let others in on it. (Quote by - Bernard Devoto)

If we would guide by the light of reason we must let our minds be bold. (Quote by - Louis Brandeis)

Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. (Quote by - Alexander Hamilton)

Reason is the slow and tortuous method by which these who do not know the truth discover it. The heart has its own reason which reason does not know. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)


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