Quotes on the topic: Reason


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You know, it's ironic to me that Christians want to keep the Ten Commandments in our schools, because Christianity has abrogated four of the Ten Commandments. For example, the Sabbath day according to the Ten Commandments is Saturday, not Sunday. And the reason is because God rested, not because Jesus was resurrected.


In quiet places, reason abounds.


The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.


There are people who say, 'Oh this guy is quite thick.' I think the reason is that, increasingly, I don't mind being simple in terms of literary expression. Others say, 'No, no, no. He went to Cambridge. He got a good degree. He must be Einstein.'


When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.


The reason we want to go on and on is because we live in an impoverished present.


The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.


Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.


It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do.


The reason I hate publicists is because I think if we got rid of them everything would be on equal footing.


It's not just the 'Grammys' that I've pulled out of. I also pulled out of the English awards as well. The reason that I wanted to pull out was because I believe very much that the music industry as a whole is mainly concerned with material success.


Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.


I desperately need the love of complete strangers. That's one reason I overtip. I love when skycaps, waiters, and valets are happy to see me.


I like to make films, but the only reason I do is because I'm a very bad musician.


We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.


I think the reason I don't read is because, when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else. You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?


The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.


The golden thread of reason that used to be stretched taut to mark the boundary between the known and the unknown is now routinely disrespected.


Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.


The most common reason new mothers return to work sooner than they'd like to is because they can't afford to go without their salaries any longer.