150 Quotes About Reasoning

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When I was young I was sure of everything; in a few years, having been mistaken a thousand times, I was not half so sure of most things as I was before; at present, I am hardly sure of anything but what God has revealed to me.
- John Wesley
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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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The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
- Blaise Pascal
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If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.
- Blaise Pascal
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People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.
- Zig Ziglar
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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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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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Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world.
- Blaise Pascal
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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 are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come in to the mind of others.
- Blaise Pascal
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The last advance of reason is to recognize that it is surpassed by innumerable things; it is feeble if it cannot realize that.
- Blaise Pascal
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We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes; we have no wish to find them alike.
- Blaise Pascal
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We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
- Blaise Pascal
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
- Blaise Pascal
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Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
- Blaise Pascal
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The world is ruled by force, not by opinion; but opinion uses force.
- Blaise Pascal
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You always admire what you really don't understand.
- Blaise Pascal
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Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
- Blaise Pascal
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The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
- Blaise Pascal
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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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Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
- Blaise Pascal
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Faith is a sounder guide than reason. Reason can go only so far, but faith has no limits.
- Blaise Pascal
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It is the heart which experiences God, not the reason.
- Blaise Pascal
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A trifle consoles us, for a trifle distresses us.
- Blaise Pascal
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The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.
- Blaise Pascal
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How true it is that without the guidance of the Holy Spirit intellect not only is undependable but also extremely dangerous, because it often confuses the issue of right and wrong.
- Watchman Nee
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Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
- Blaise Pascal
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I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man without thought; he would be a stone or a brute.
- Blaise Pascal
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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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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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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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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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A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- G.K. Chesterton
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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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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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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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