150 Quotes About Reasoning

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If our brain is full of prejudice towards the truth or towards the preacher, truth will not enter it nor will it extend to our life. No wonder some believers derive no help already have they decided what they would like to read or hear.
- Watchman Nee
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No matter how high the powers of reason, no matter how deep the intellect, no one can discover God's secret messages without paying the cost of true discipleship.
- Winkie Pratney
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People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.
- Zig Ziglar
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147
Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
- Martin Luther
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Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air.
- John Bunyan
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I assert that nothing ever comes to pass without a cause.
- Jonathan Edwards
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144
The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
- G.K. Chesterton
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There need not be in religion, or music, or art, or love, or goodness, anything that is against reason; but never while the sun shines will we get great religion, or music, or art, or love, or goodness, without going beyond reason.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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He that lives in the kingdom of sense, shall die in the kingdom of sorrow.
- Richard Baxter
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When human reason has exhausted every possibility, the children can go to their Father and receive all they need. ... For only when you have become utterly dependent upon prayer and faith, only when all human possibilities have been exhausted, can you begin to reckon that God will intervene and work His miracles.
- Basilea Schlink
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140
A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.
- John Henry Newman
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Gravity is the ballast of the soul, which keeps the mind steady.
- Thomas Fuller
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138
There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
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A sound economy is a sound understanding brought into action. It is calculation realized; it is the doctrine of proportion reduced to practice; it is foreseeing contingencies and providing against them; it is expecting contingencies and being prepared for them.
- Hannah More
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Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
- Assorted Authors
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135
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- G.K. Chesterton
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134
Reason in man is rather like God in the world.
- Thomas Aquinas
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Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
- Hosea Ballou
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The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
- Blaise Pascal
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Just because it doesn't make sense to you doesn't mean it doesn't make sense.
- Adrian Rogers
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Language is the amber in which a thousand precious and subtle thoughts have been safely embedded and preserved. It has arrested ten thousand lightning flashes of genius, which, unless thus fixed and arrested, might have been as bright, but would have also been as quickly passing and perishing, as the lightning.
- Richard Chenevix Trench
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129
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.
- Helen Keller
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Genuine good taste consists in saying much in few words, in choosing among our thoughts, in having order and arrangement in what we say, and in speaking with composure.
- Francois Fenelon
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There is no real elevation of mind in a contempt of little things. It is, on the contrary, from too narrow views that we consider those things of little importance, which have, in fact, such extensive consequences.
- Francois Fenelon
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White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Whatever is produced by the mind lacks spiritual power.
- Watchman Nee
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How dangerous a master human emotion is!
- Watchman Nee
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I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent.
- George Washington
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It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
- Thomas Aquinas
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All the efforts of the human mind cannot exhaust the essence of a single fly.
- Thomas Aquinas
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God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.
- Charles Stanley
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Soulish Christians generally bend to certain directions. Most of them lean either towards emotion or towards reason.
- Watchman Nee
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Everything we do proceeds from a decision of will, involves our intelligence and perception, leads to emotional reactions or experiences, is approved or disapproved by the conscience, and is registered in the memory in complete perspective.
- Assorted Authors
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A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.
- Thomas Aquinas
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Reason is always a kind of brute force; those who appeal to the head rather than the heart, however pallid and polite, are necessarily men of violence. We speak of 'touching' a man's heart, but we can do nothing to his head but hit it.
- G.K. Chesterton
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If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
- Isaac Newton
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Unlike spiritual Christians, who seek not so much the explanation as the experience of being one with God, soulish believers look diligently for an understanding in their mind.
- Watchman Nee
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We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
- G.K. Chesterton
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The way to subject all things to thyself is to subject thyself to reason. Thou shalt govern many if reason govern thee. Wouldst thou be the monarch of a little world? command thyself.
- Francis Quarles
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Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world.
- Blaise Pascal
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One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
- G.K. Chesterton
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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Feelings are like chemicals; the more you analyze them the worse they smell.
- Charles Kingsley
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Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Eve's heart was sinless and yet she received Satan's suggested thoughts. She was thus beguiled through his deception into forfeiting her reasoning and tumbling into the snare of the enemy.
- Watchman Nee
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Logic helps us to strip off the outward disguise of things, and to behold and judge of them in their own nature.
- Isaac Watts
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Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in their judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
- Thomas Fuller
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Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.
- Blaise Pascal
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Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else.
- Blaise Pascal
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People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
- Helen Keller
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