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Faith is a continuation of reason.

Tags: Faith  ✍ Author: William Adams

For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights.

Tags: Mean, Respect  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

At some point in my life, before I was gone, I wanted to make an album, even if it was for no reason other than posterity.

Tags: Life, Wanted  ✍ Author: Danny Aiello

If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character.

Tags: Blame, Character  ✍ Author: Danny Aiello

Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.

Tags: Feelings, Mankind  ✍ Author: Samuel Adams

Reason in man is rather like God in the world.

Tags: God, Rather  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.

Tags: Divine, Human  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.

Tags: Men, Sense  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.

Tags: Mean, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

For whatever reason, maybe it's because of my story, but people associate Livestrong with exercise and physical fitness, health and lifestyle choices like that.

Tags: Fitness, Health  ✍ Author: Lance Armstrong

I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die.

Tags: Die, Write  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.

Tags: Genius, Often  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.

Tags: Future, Today  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.

Tags: Girl, Youth  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Tags: Best, Makes  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

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

Tags: Happen, Time  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

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

Tags: Curiosity, Stop  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.

Tags: Cause  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

Tags: Order, Truth  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.

Tags: Individual, Rest  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

I think there's every reason this 21st century will be much happier.

Tags: Century, Happier  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Tags: Life, Whatever  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

Tags: Stand, Unfair  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

Tags: Act, Temper  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.

Tags: Love, Marriage  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.

Tags: Fear, God  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.

Tags: Fight, Men  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.

Tags: Humanity, Oppression  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.

Tags: Against, Ridicule  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.

Tags: Knowledge, Truth  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

How well he's read, to reason against reading!

Tags: Against, Read  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.

Tags: Humanity, Technology  ✍ Author: Ibrahim Babangida

Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs.

Tags: Care, Medical  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.

Tags: Fortitude, Thought  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

And I figured out that the reason I couldn't get through the day as well as I can now is because I had too many things on my mind, on my plate, you know, for one person to have. So I started to eliminate some of the things that were too heavy to carry and unnecessary.

Tags: Mind, Started  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.

Tags: Good, Write  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.

Tags: Good, Why  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Basically if you burst into my office the walls themselves will flutter as if alive - maybe that's the reason for all the wings in 'Pure.'

Tags: Alive, Themselves  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Faith is a higher faculty than reason.

Tags: Faith, Higher  ✍ Author: Gamaliel Bailey

I never turn down scripts without good reason. If I did, I would probably never work.

Tags: Good, Work  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

That is, the only reason salvation is necessary is to get us back to the garden. The Pentateuch not only presents where we began but also why we are not there any more, and why and how we need to get back.

Tags: Necessary, Why  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.

Tags: Humanity, Politics  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

I bow before the authority of special men because it is imposed upon me by my own reason.

Tags: Men, Special  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason, especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason.

Tags: Human, Science  ✍ Author: Emily Greene Balch

The reason people think it's important to be white is that they think it's important not to be black.

Tags: Black, White  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.

Tags: Nature, Soul  ✍ Author: James Mark Baldwin

The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.

Tags: Between, Remember  ✍ Author: James Mark Baldwin

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.

Tags: Trust, Woman  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

The reason I love Luis Palau is because this is a guy who is completely all about evangelism and reaching people and the lost with the gospel.

Tags: Lost, Love  ✍ Author: Stephen Baldwin

'3:10 to Yuma' was one that I just kept on talking and thinking about after reading it. And I think the reason is because, like in most Westerns, you have the very clear-cut bad-guy/good-guy, however, as the movie progresses, you kind of see that it's a very fine line that divides these two.

Tags: After, Thinking  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

If a scene is longer than three pages, it better be for a good reason.

Tags: Good, Three  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.

Tags: Poor, Positive  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

The reason my kids come to the set is so I can actually see them.

Tags: Actually, Kids  ✍ Author: Eric Bana

I live to hail that season by gifted one foretold, when men shall live by reason, and not alone by gold.

Tags: Alone, Men  ✍ Author: George Linnaeus Banks

Nobody does anything for one reason.

Tags: Nobody  ✍ Author: Russell Banks

Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough.

Tags: Enough, Marriage  ✍ Author: Ingrid Bergman

Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.

Tags: Bed, Men  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.

Tags: Another, Business  ✍ Author: William Blake

The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.

Tags: Again, Hear  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Love is the answer to everything. It's the only reason to do anything. If you don't write stories you love, you'll never make it. If you don't write stories that other people love, you'll never make it.

Tags: Love, Write  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.

Tags: Life, Try  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

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

Tags: Enough, Far  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Tags: Against, Love  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.

Tags: Sleep, Tell  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.

Tags: Cannot, Fools  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

When you feel like an outsider - for whatever reason - you spend a lot of time alone.

Tags: Alone, Time  ✍ Author: Meg Cabot

The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.

Tags: Beautiful, Why  ✍ Author: John Cage

Songwriting is like a therapy, it's a connection that you have with another person, and I'm not scared of it at all for some reason.

Tags: Another, Scared  ✍ Author: Colbie Caillat

I write of the wish that comes true - for some reason, a terrifying concept.

Tags: True, Wish  ✍ Author: James M. Cain

The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.

Tags: Audience, Stand  ✍ Author: John Cale

Some comics really thrive on being disrespectful, especially toward women, and it's somehow understood as edgy, but I'm the opposite. I've never liked curse words for that reason.

Tags: Women, Words  ✍ Author: Bryan Callen

Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.

Tags: Fear, Why  ✍ Author: John Calvin

Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to choose good with the assistance of grace; evil, when grace is absent.

Tags: Evil, Good  ✍ Author: John Calvin

And the reason for focusing on that time frame is that it's going to take us a considerable period of time to develop the new capabilities, processes and organizations that will be needed.

Tags: Needed, Time  ✍ Author: Christian Camargo

The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed.

Tags: Fact, Group  ✍ Author: Christian Camargo

Vancouver is one of my favorite places on earth. It's gray and rainy there a lot of the time, but for some reason, even though it's gray and rainy, I feel like it's a sunny day.

Tags: Rainy, Time  ✍ Author: Billy Campbell

I've done some things that have been quite interesting, but as grateful as I am for having been on 'Dynasty,' it was just so cheesy. That's half the reason it was so much fun for people to watch, but it's not so fun to have to say those lines.

Tags: Done, Fun  ✍ Author: Billy Campbell

The first reason for the preponderant influence of those Evangelicals who define themselves as advocates of Religious Right theological and political ideologies is that they have both the financial means and technological know-how to make widespread use of modern electronic forms of communication.

Tags: Means, Political  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor.

Tags: Poor, Why  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.

Tags: Rock, Thought  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

I've never been able to sky-dive, and I've always wanted to. I've probably done everything else, but for some reason the insurance company won't let me do it.

Tags: Done, Else  ✍ Author: Nick Cannon

And so if your competitors aren't growing, if there isn't a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy.

Tags: Focus, Growing  ✍ Author: Jim Cantalupo

I really unfortunately don't have tons of hilarious Sundance stories, because really I am not the biggest fan of hanging out, but the reason why is because I never go see other people's movies and I think that's the way to do it.

Tags: Movies, Why  ✍ Author: Lizzy Caplan

There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.

Tags: Books, Truth  ✍ Author: Al Capp

No one in the whole movie ever asks anyone, Did you write this letter' Part of the reason is that no one wants to hear that it isn't for them. As soon as they read it, they want it to be theirs.

Tags: Whole, Write  ✍ Author: Kate Capshaw

I know I don't look like the skinny slender model. I know I look a little different but people like to watch me for some reason. It feels good and I'm humbled by it.

Tags: Good, Watch  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.

Tags: Bad  ✍ Author: George Carlin

The reason I talk to myself is that I'm the only one whose answers I accept.

Tags: Accept, Talk  ✍ Author: George Carlin

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.

Tags: Good, Since  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.

Tags: Human, Laughter  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

For some reason I did something where I realized I could get a reaction. That was when I broke out of my shell at school, because I really didn't have any friends or anything like that and I just kind of was going along, and then finally I did this zany thing, and all of a sudden I had tons of friends.

Tags: Friends, School  ✍ Author: Jim Carrey

That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.

Tags: Lesson, Lessons  ✍ Author: Lewis Carroll

A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything.

Tags: Flower, Thought  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.

Tags: Mind, Nature  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.

Tags: Employs, Passion  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

Tags: Love, Loved  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

Christianity has always embraced both reason and faith.

Tags: Both, Faith  ✍ Author: Dinesh D\'Souza

The reason I wanted to be an actor is that I don't want to play me for the rest of my life and make money out of that.

Tags: Life, Money  ✍ Author: James D\'arcy

The painter who draws merely by practice and by eye, without any reason, is like a mirror which copies every thing placed in front of it without being conscious of their existence.

Tags: Mirror, Practice  ✍ Author: DMX

The senses are of the earth, the reason stands apart from them in contemplation.

Tags: Earth, Stands  ✍ Author: DMX