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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It is easy to be beautiful; it is difficult to appear so.
- Hosea Ballou
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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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Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
- Assorted Authors
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The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
- Blaise Pascal
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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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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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For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
- Martin Luther
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Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
- John Calvin
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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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Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
- Martin Luther
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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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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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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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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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The eyes of a man in the jaundice make yellow observations on everything; and the soul tinctured with any passion diffuses a false color over the appearance of things.
- Isaac Watts
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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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The secret heart is devotion's temple; there the saint lights the flame of purest sacrifice, which burns unseen but not unaccepted.
- Hannah More
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We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
- Blaise Pascal
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It is not the eye that sees the beauty of the heaven, nor the ear that hears the sweetness of music or the glad tidings of a prosperous occurrence, but the soul, that perceives all the relishes of sensual and intellectual perfections; and the more noble and excellent the soul is, the greater and more savory are its perceptions.
- Jeremy Taylor
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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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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 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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