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Logic Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Logic:

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.
~ Rabindranath Tagore.

A wise man is not governed by others, nor does he try to govern them; he prefers that reason alone prevail.
~ La Bruyère, Characters, 1688.

But, logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.
~ Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany, Weeds & Moss, My Ireland.

Common sense, however it tries, cannot avoid being surprised from time to time.
~ Bertrand Russell.

If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason.
~ Samuel Butler.

Logic hasn't wholly dispelled the society of witches and prophets and sorcerers and soothsayers.
~ Raymond F. Jones, The Non-Statistical Man.

Logic is logic. That's all I say.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr, The One-Hoss Shay.

Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.
~ Benjamin Jowett.

Logic is one thing and commonsense another.
~ Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927.

He is a true fugitive who flies from reason.
~ Marcus Aurelius.

He that cannot reason is a fool.
He that will not is a bigot.
He that dare not is a slave.
~ Andrew Carnegie.

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
~ Rita Mae Brown.

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
~ Ambrose Bierce.

Reason is the shepherd trying to corral life's vast flock of wild irrationalities.
~ Paul Eldridge, Maxims for a Modern Man.

Reason: The arithmetic of the emotions.
~ Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary.

The vast majority of human beings are not interested in reason or satisfied with what it teaches.
~ Aldous Huxley.

Truly, that reason upon which we plume ourselves, though it may answer for little things, yet for great decisions is hardly surer than a toss-up.
~ Charles Sanders Peirce.

No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.
~ Niels Bohr.

Pure logic is the ruin of the spirit.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Flight to Arras, 1942, translated from French by Lewis Galantière.

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