Authors that match 'reason'.

Harry Reasoner American Journalist (1923-1990)

Quotations that match 'reason'.

The worst thing is always thinking of titles for records, with some reason behind them, and she just came out with the word, which she thought was a good word, a hard word, and since then we've sort of attached loads of meaning to it. Emma Anderson
[ Always Attached Behind Came Good Hard Just Loads Meaning Out Reason Records She Since Some Sort Them Then Thing Thinking Thought Titles Which Word Worst]
There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man's reason has never learned to separate them. John Desmond Bernal
[ Desire Fate Future Futures Learned Man Never Reason Separate Them Two]
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot. George Weah
[ Cry Eyes Faces Go Name Peace Reason Riot Say See Streets Want Your]
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly. Mary Wortley
[ Ashamed Generally Man Natural Passions Proud Reasonable Shameful Silly Those]
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self. John Milton
[ Book Creature Destroys God Good Image Kills Man Reason Reasonable Self Thee]
As far as pacing the shoot is concerned, I know when I've got it. I don't think there's any reason to take ten takes unless you need them. Debbie Allen
[ Any Concerned Far Got Know Need Pacing Reason Shoot Take Takes Ten Them Think Unless]
Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies, policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war, anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon. Ron Paul
[ Anything Anytime Away Benefit Cliches Designed Discussion Distract End Failed Interests Iraq Policies Powerful Promoted Real Reasons Soon Special Steer Supporting Troops War Will]
A second reason why science cannot replace judgement is the behavior of financial markets. Martin Feldstein
[ Behavior Cannot Financial Judgement Markets Reason Replace Science Second Why]
We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a fictitious president. We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons. Michael Moore
[ Election Fictitious Live Man President Reasons Results Sending Time Us War Where]
Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do. James Robinson
[ Already Arguments Believing Consists Finding Going Most Our Reasoning So-Called]
As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt. Moliere
[ Anyone Comedy Correct Exempt Men Purpose Reason See Should Vices Why]
There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers would have been bunglers at business; but the reason is because they despised it. George Savile
[ Because Been Business Celebrated Despised Most Philosophers Reason Think Would]
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements. Mary Douglas
[ Arrangements Done Harm Looser More Organized Prefer Private Reasonable Religion Very Worry]
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. Marcus Aurelius
[ Accordingly Care Depends Entertain Guard Happiness Life Nature Notions Quality Reasonable Take Therefore Thoughts Unsuitable Upon Virtue Your]
Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on. Citium Zeno
[ Causation Chain Endless Fate Formula Goes Reason Things Whereby Which World]
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. Bertrand Russell Patriotism
[ Kill Killed Patriotism Reasons Trivial Willingness]
But I also think that the more you reason collectively about what the project should be at the beginning of the process, the more you can improvise later. Walter Salles
[ Also Beginning Collectively Improvise Later More Process Project Reason Should Think]
The consequence of Mr. Bush's and Blair's historic lie that the reason for invading Iraq was weapons of mass destruction, is that everything is being doubted. Walid Jumblatt
[ Being Blair Bush Consequence Destruction Doubted Everything Historic Invading Iraq Lie Mass Mr Reason Weapons]
I'm hyperactive, and I went in the studio and I would just start making records, for no reason. Puff Daddy
[ Just Making Reason Records Start Studio Went Would]
Physics is nothing but the ABC's. Nature is an equation with an unknown, a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants to which reason has to add the dots. Johann G. Hamann
[ Abc Add Consonants Dots Equation Hebrew Nature Nothing Only Physics Reason Unknown Which Word Written]
Faith is a continuation of reason. William Adams
[ Continuation Faith Reason]
The number of people writing poems is vast, and their reasons for doing so are many, that much can be surmised from the stacks of submissions. Mark Strand
[ Doing Many Much Number Poems Reasons Submissions Their Vast Writing]
If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Become Family Fully Look Mankind Minds Organically Poetry Reason See Total Want Within]
Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart. Joseph Cook
[ Chart Compass Conscience Magnetic Our Reason]
The number one reason I write is to come to schools and see my readers. I would do it for free. Frank Murphy
[ Come Free Number Readers Reason Schools See Would Write]
I'm not sure blogs are necessarily the best place to get a pulse on anything. People want to blog for a variety of reasons, and that may or may not be representative. Steve Ballmer
[ Anything Best Blog Blogs Get May Necessarily Place Pulse Reasons Representative Sure Variety Want]
Mr. Speaker, in the years since we enacted our attack against Iraq, the threat from Iran has only grown more difficult, and our capacity to meet that threat actually has diminished. It is one of the reasons many of us opposed that action against Iraq. Earl Blumenauer
[ Action Actually Against Attack Capacity Difficult Diminished Enacted Grown Iran Iraq Many Meet More Mr Only Opposed Our Reasons Since Speaker Threat Us Years]
If the British government is prepared to say that the Unionists will not have a veto over British government policy and that guns, vetoes and injustices will all be left outside the door, then there is no good reason why talks cannot take place in an appropriate atmosphere. Martin McGuinness
[ Appropriate Atmosphere British Cannot Door Good Government Guns Injustices Left Outside Over Place Policy Prepared Reason Say Take Talks Then Unionists Veto Why Will]
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Admire Approximate Characters Example Followers Imitate More Most Pleases Reason Than Unconsciously Us]
Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth. James Randolph Adams
[ Advertising Business Come Earth Inherit Man Principal Reason Why]
There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun... and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution. Michael Gartner
[ Anyone Buy Change Constitution Country Except Handgun Military Officer Only Own Person Police Reason Use Way]
Reason is mechanical, wit chemical, and genius organic spirit. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Chemical Genius Mechanical Organic Reason Spirit Wit]
But the point of using the number was to show that sex was a great part of my life as basketball was a great part of my life. That's the reason why I was single. Wilt Chamberlain
[ Basketball Great Life Number Part Point Reason Sex Show Single Using Why]
Baseball gets better for whatever reason. Rafael Palmeiro
[ Baseball Better Gets Reason Whatever]
But Eddie does not make all the decisions. Eddie can listen to reason; Eddie can be swayed or talked in or out of certain things. Eddie allows other people to lead in this band and to have certain roles that are very fundamental to the decision-making process. Stone Gossard
[ Allows Band Certain Decision-Making Decisions Does Eddie Fundamental Lead Listen Make Other Out Process Reason Roles Swayed Talked Things Very]
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. Tony Campolo
[ Because Buy Deal Democratic Into More Needs Over Party Poor Reason Republican Responding Scripture Than Verses Why]
God's reasons for communicating with man must be subsumed under his reason for communicating to him his account of his creation of the world - and man. Leo Strauss
[ Account Communicating Creation God Him His Man Must Reason Reasons Under World]
Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to. Ethan Coen
[ Ambition Being Choose Come Design Different Doing Fortuitous Get Movies Never Non-Commercial Opportunity Opposed Points Reasons Them Together]
Is there any reason why the American people should be taxed to guarantee the debts of banks, any more than they should be taxed to guarantee the debts of other institutions, including merchants, the industries, and the mills of the country? Carter Glass
[ American Any Banks Country Debts Guarantee Including Industries Institutions Merchants Mills More Other Reason Should Taxed Than Why]
But I don't think there's any reason to get married again, especially after what I've been through. Liza Minnelli
[ After Again Any Been Especially Get Married Reason Think Through]
Admittedly great though these reasons be, they are not the principal grounds, that is, those which may rightfully claim for themselves the privilege of the highest admiration. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
[ Admiration Admittedly Claim Great Grounds Highest May Principal Privilege Reasons Rightfully Themselves These Those Though Which]
I had no concerns - I had no reason to have concerns based on what was available to me about North's contacts with the private sector people, but I didn't think a CIA person should do it. Robert M. Gates
[ Available Based Cia Concerns Contacts Had North Person Private Reason Sector Should Think]
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason. Henry Fielding
[ Great Hear Neither Nor Poverty Reason Riches Will]
We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us. Alain de Botton
[ Attention Fortune Greater Look May Otherwise Reason Respect Secure Seek Straight Than Through Us Would]
But actually, I'm planning on moving to New York this year and I can tell you one reason why I think New York is incredible: I think things happen to you that you don't expect have happen to you. Jason Schwartzman
[ Actually Expect Happen Incredible Moving New Planning Reason Tell Things Think Why Year York]
If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities, the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why. Corrine Brown
[ American Amtrak Blatant Congress Cuts Feel Only Percent Priorities Reason Their Tune Why Wondering]
The true traveller is the one urged to move about for physical, aesthetic, intellectual as well as spiritual reasons. Ella Maillart
[ Aesthetic Intellectual Move Physical Reasons Spiritual Traveller True Urged Well]
One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Actually Already Audience Feel Film Helps Know Loved Reasons Relationship Think Tom Working]
There is no reason to have problems between country and country, between government and government, when there is a separation of powers. Ricardo Lagos
[ Between Country Government Powers Problems Reason Separation]
An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason. C. S. Lewis
[ Cause Explanation Justification Reason]
The possibility of a scientific treatment of history means a wider experience, a greater maturity of practical reason, and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas regarding the nature of life and time. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Basic Certain Experience Finally Fuller Greater History Ideas Life Maturity Means Nature Possibility Practical Realization Reason Regarding Scientific Time Treatment Wider]
It is right that he too should have his little chronicle, his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old down all the unchanging days, and die one day like any other day, only shorter. Samuel Beckett
[ Able Any Bad Chronicle Day Days Die Down Gently Good Grow His Little Memories Old Only Other Reason Recognize Right Shorter Should Too Unchanging Worst]
The reason Apple is really good, I think, and the reason their stores succeeded, is not just 'cause we know the big idea, but we have a real passion for the littlest detail. It's legendary in our products. Ron Johnson
[ Apple Big Cause Detail Good Idea Just Know Legendary Our Passion Products Real Really Reason Stores Succeeded Their Think]
They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents; I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever. Shimon Peres
[ Could Had Judgment Man Negative Never Nothing Parents Pressure Reasonable Them Thought Under Wanted Whatever Whatsoever Word]
Women are clear-headed, they are more creative and for this reason, sometimes, also more fragile. Emma Bonino
[ Also Creative Fragile More Reason Sometimes Women]
The problem is that I don't want to add another record to the world that is not necessary to be published, except to make some business. There has to be a musical reason. Eberhard Weber
[ Add Another Business Except Make Musical Necessary Problem Published Reason Record Some Want World]
It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do. Alain de Botton
[ Books Clear Complicated Good Many Philosophy Reason Sound]
There is some reason, obviously, that you are drawn to your material, but the way in which you explore it might come to be quite different from what you would expect. Ann Beattie
[ Come Different Drawn Expect Explore Material Might Obviously Quite Reason Some Way Which Would Your]
Everybody has a job to do. There are people in Iraq on both sides of this war who do what they do for religious reasons, and they feel with God on their side. Some people are good at annihilating people. Maybe that's their gift. Denzel Washington
[ Annihilating Both Everybody Feel Gift God Good Iraq Job Maybe Reasons Religious Side Sides Some Their War]
Anyway, it fell through because they ran out of money. That was when I learned not to waste your time getting your hopes up or to believe something until it actually happens. We broke up for various reasons, but it was a good band. Jim and Don produced some magical music. Jamie Muir
[ Actually Anyway Band Because Believe Broke Fell Getting Good Happens Hopes Jim Learned Magical Money Music Out Produced Ran Reasons Some Something Through Time Until Up Various Waste Your]
There are kids out there that are into Iron Maiden and others who are strictly into industrial music, but they come for the same reason; they all like us and they different things out of the band's music. Daisy Berkowitz
[ Band Come Different Industrial Into Iron Kids Maiden Music Others Out Reason Same Strictly Things Us]
I think the reason people are dealing with science less well now than 50 years ago is that it has become so complicated. James D. Watson
[ Ago Become Complicated Dealing Less Now Reason Science Than Think Well Years]
Well, when I think of steroids I think of an image. You have the advantage over someone, which is a form of cheating. I guess it wouldn't be right unless it was legal for everybody. Reason it's not legal for everybody is because it can hurt people seriously. Evander Holyfield
[ Advantage Because Cheating Everybody Form Guess Hurt Image Legal Over Reason Right Seriously Someone Steroids Think Unless Well Which]
The only reason I went to college was to play basketball. I injured my knee and couldn't play. Jeffrey Dean Morgan
[ Basketball College Injured Knee Only Play Reason Went]
My first attempts to transmit typhus to laboratory animals, including the smaller species of monkeys, had failed, as had those of my predecessors, for reasons which I can easily supply today. Charles Jules Henry Nicole
[ Animals Attempts Easily Failed First Had Including Laboratory Monkeys Predecessors Reasons Smaller Species Supply Those Today Transmit Typhus Which]
From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction, from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are and everything we have comes from one attribute of man - the function of his reasoning mind. Ayn Rand
[ Abstraction Attribute Comes Everything Function Highest His Man Mind Necessity Reasoning Religious Skyscraper Smallest Wheel]
If there is no sufficient reason for war, the war party will make war on one pretext, then invent another... after the war is on. Robert M. La Follette
[ After Another Invent Make Party Pretext Reason Sufficient Then War Will]
But to this day I am convinced that the real reason we met was because Alexander is from Nebraska, and he was completely fascinated that I was about to go off and make a movie with Brando - perhaps the most famous Nebraskan of all. Thomas Haden Church
[ Alexander Am Because Brando Completely Convinced Day Famous Fascinated Go Make Met Most Movie Nebraska Off Perhaps Real Reason]
You have to be reasonable with yourself and not feel guilty when things aren't perfect. Jaclyn Smith
[ Feel Guilty Perfect Reasonable Things Yourself]
For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry. Paul Muldoon
[ Including Interested Otherwise Poetry Read Reading Reason Very Well-Educated Whatever]
I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from. Robert Walpole
[ Attempt Carrying Deny Departed Justice Necessity Party Principles Reasonableness Rules Should War Will]
Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe, we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason, the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty. Henry Knox
[ Against Formidable Government Having Length Liberty Name Now Principle Proceeded Reason Rebellion Ripe Shall Very Which]
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd. Baruch Spinoza
[ Absurd Contrary Nature Reason Whatsoever]
Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice. Origen
[ Being Endowed Every Involved Justice Know Limitations Must Next Place Reason Rectitude Sin Statutes Then Undoubtedly Which]
A reasonable doubt is nothing more than a doubt for which reasons can be given. The fact that 1 or 2 men out of 12 differ from the others does not establish that their doubts are reasonable. Lord Hailsham
[ Differ Does Doubt Doubts Establish Fact Given Men More Nothing Others Out Reasonable Reasons Than Their Which]
Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity. Jose Marti
[ Constant Earth Exercise Exists Generosity Happiness Harmony Knowledge Practice Prudent Reason Through Universe Won]
Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than what we suspect of what we think. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
[ Better Done Fathers Larger Most Neighbors Our Part Reason Same Suspect Than Them Things Think True]
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. Andre Gide
[ Beautiful Madness Most Prompts Reason Things Those Writes]
The reason I formed my own band in the first place is so that I could step up as the singer. Ben Jackson
[ Band Could First Formed Own Place Reason Singer Step Up]
Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise. Marquis De Custine
[ Always Being Best Cannot Good Nations Otherwise Reasons]
Some of us claim that New York City is the capital of the country, indeed the capital of the world. Now, that may be a bit much for those who don't come from New York, but clearly we are an important city for reasons of our cultural advantages. David Dinkins
[ Advantages Bit Capital City Claim Clearly Come Country Cultural Important Indeed May Much New Now Our Reasons Some Those Us World York]
Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought. Martin Heidegger
[ Adversary Begins Centuries Come Glorified Know Only Reason Thinking Thought]
The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I'm singing directly from the heart. Sammy Hagar
[ Because Directly Heart More Passionate Reason Singing Sounding Voice]
It's about these people who are inextricably together for whatever reasons, and they happen to be in the spy world. It's about relationships, and the bottom line is, that's why you care. Victor Garber
[ Bottom Care Happen Inextricably Line Reasons Relationships Spy These Together Whatever Why World]
If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece, I would be considered sickly and unattractive. The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason, which I think is foolish. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Ancient Better Considered Dictate Foolish Greece Living Reason Rome Sickly Some Strange Thin Think Times Unattractive Were Which Would]
Virtue is reason which has become energy. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Become Energy Reason Virtue Which]
The reason I don't tour is that I don't know how to front a band. What would I do? I can't really play anything well enough to deal with that situation. Brian Eno
[ Anything Band Deal Enough Front How Know Play Really Reason Situation Tour Well Would]
Reason can be used only when looking critically back. Peter D. Mitchell
[ Back Critically Looking Only Reason Used]
Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason. Thomas Aquinas
[ Demands Disclosure Divine Human Reason Salvation Surpassing Truths]
That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living. Charles E. Wilson
[ Daily Employee Fair Goods His Hour Living Logical Maintain Must Power Purchase Purchasing Reasonable Services Terms Work]
In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. Jane Smiley
[ Against Contain Desire Experience Motivation Only Principle Reasons Stand]
I was happy she got it and I have to sort of - and one of the reasons I did Third Watch is because I wanted to break that thing of just being the pretty girl and play it down and let it be about the work. Nia Long
[ Because Being Break Did Down Girl Got Happy Just Play Pretty Reasons She Sort Thing Third Wanted Watch Work]
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Experience Holy Observation Reason Science Trinity]
The first and most important reason for its elimination is the unquestioned fact that evolution is not a science; it is a hypothesis only, a speculation. William B. Riley
[ Elimination Evolution Fact First Hypothesis Important Most Only Reason Science Speculation Unquestioned]
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work. Ernest Hemingway
[ Always Aspects Because Become Popular Reasons Success Work Worst Wrong Your]
Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Eloquence Every Fire Idea Incitement May Reason Set]
We all had our reservations about possibly overdoing it but, you know, the script was great. Basically it stuck to the formula that worked for the first two movies, and for that reason I think this works as well. Jason Biggs
[ Basically First Formula Great Had Know Movies Our Overdoing Possibly Reason Reservations Script Stuck Think Two Well Worked Works]
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all. Maggie Gallagher
[ Exquisite Good Know Love Most Mothers Reason Those Us]
If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise. Robert Fritz
[ Choices Compromise Left Limit Only Possible Reasonable Seems Truly Want Your Yourself]
I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself. Thomas More
[ Law Myself Other Protect Reason Uphold Would]
To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other. Helena Petrova Blavatsky
[ Accord Act Action Comes Depression Enthusiasm Hand Ignorance Law Man Other Patiently Periods Put Repose Results Tides Time Wait Wisely]
If you stop and think about our history, one of the reasons we had an American century and there is an American dream was because at key points in our history we made very bold decisions about making sure that there was very broad, universal access to quality education. Ken Mehlman
[ Access American Because Bold Broad Century Decisions Dream Education Had History Key Made Making Our Points Quality Reasons Stop Sure Think Universal Very]
The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin. Ralph Chaplin
[ Aroused Finds Her Justifies Last Looks Malice Men Minds Out Own Reason Ruin Work]
There aren't reasons why you like this song or this piece of music, or don't like it. It's just, it's either right or wrong, you know? Ethan Coen
[ Either Just Know Music Piece Reasons Right Song Why Wrong]
The Wall will be standing in 50 and even in 100 years, if the reasons for it are not removed. Erich Honecker
[ Even Reasons Removed Standing Wall Will Years]
These are strange times. Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it, now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution. Johan Huizinga
[ Conquered Dissolution Faith Look Now Once Reason Save Seemed Strange These Times Which]
The belief of our Reason is an Exercise of Faith, and Faith is an Act of Reason. Joseph Glanvill
[ Act Belief Exercise Faith Our Reason]
There was no reason for a revolution in Paraguay. Alfredo Stroessner
[ Reason Revolution]
There is a reason it is called fossil fuel-it is an outdated method of getting power. Alexandra Paul
[ Called Fossil Getting Method Outdated Power Reason]
But I think one of the reasons I tend to stay in the water most of the time is I distrust the comfort. Frank Langella
[ Comfort Distrust Most Reasons Stay Tend Think Time Water]
The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will bring about the disintegration of the British Empire. This would not be of any benefit to Germany. Franz Halder
[ Any Benefit Bring Britain British Defeat Disintegration Empire Germany Military Reason Will Would]
The reason why China suffers bitterly from endless wars is because of the existence of feudal lords and kings. Qin Shi Huangdi
[ Because Bitterly China Endless Existence Feudal Kings Lords Reason Suffers Wars Why]
I'm sure some cynical people would point to that as the main reason for doing it for a lot of people. Jo Brand
[ Cynical Doing Lot Main Point Reason Some Sure Would]
For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ. Christopher Smart
[ Christ Flowers Peculiarly Poetry Reasoning Sound Upon]
There is no reason why agreement on particular points should not be both possible and advantageous to the so-called neutrals and to one or more of the blocs, either existing or in the process of formation, within the League of Nations. Hjalmar Branting
[ Advantageous Agreement Blocs Both Either Existing Formation League More Nations Neutrals Particular Points Possible Process Reason Should So-Called Why Within]
We have our own reasons for what's motivating us right now. Troy Vincent
[ Motivating Now Our Own Reasons Right Us]
Pity is treason. Maximilien Robespierre
[ Pity Treason]
Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little. Hannah More
[ Done Gives Least Little Love Never Prodigal Reasons Then Thoughtless Trembles]
The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community. Anna Lindh
[ Achieved Built Community Conflict Development East Efforts International Joint Law Middle Necessary Needs Only Peace Reach Reasons Same Solution Solved Sustainable Through]
The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending. Igor Stravinsky
[ Any Becoming Ending Endless Had Melody More Music Never Perpetual Principle Reason Starting Than]
Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt. Vita Sackville-West
[ Authority Doubt Every Face Fear Rarely Reason Skeptic Survive]
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Why Write Written]
I studied economics and made it my career for two reasons. The subject was and is intellectually fascinating and challenging, particularly to someone with taste and talent for theoretical reasoning and quantitative analysis. James Tobin
[ Analysis Career Challenging Economics Fascinating Intellectually Made Particularly Quantitative Reasoning Reasons Someone Studied Subject Talent Taste Theoretical Two]
With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water. Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable enough in moderate currents. C. S. Forester
[ Along Board Canoe Currents Draws Enough Four Her Inches Luggage Moderate Move Reasonable She Speed Two Water Will]
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Acres Being Benefits Command Earth Few Freedom Friend Great Health Life Little Look Money Obligation Our Ourselves Reason Thankful Under Upon Whole Yet]
Netanyahu is pressured easily, gets into a panic, and loses his senses... to run a country like Israel a leader needs to have reason and judgment and nerves of steel, two traits he does not have. Ariel Sharon
[ Country Does Easily Gets His Into Israel Judgment Leader Loses Needs Nerves Panic Pressured Reason Run Senses Steel Traits Two]
No producer should revive a play unless they have a very good reason for it. I think there's quite enough about a good play to make it available to new audiences. Timothy West
[ Audiences Available Enough Good Make New Play Producer Quite Reason Revive Should Think Unless Very]
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason. Juvenal
[ Command Place Reason Take Will Wish]
One of the things I have tried to do with this book and with all of them really is avoid that simple, easy, reductionist view of motivation and to show we do things for a complex net of reasons, a real braid of reasons. Russell Banks
[ Avoid Book Complex Easy Motivation Net Real Really Reasons Show Simple Them Things Tried View]
A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride. Nancy Lopez
[ Bad Breaks Competitor Competitors Drive Find Give Harder Just Matter Much Pride Quitters Reasons Take Them Themselves Up Use Way Will Win]
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Appearance Directly Discovery Effectively Error False Into Mislead More Opinion Powers Preconceived Prejudice Present Prevented Reasoning Things Truth Weakness Which]
What happens when the guy who runs the reactor gets out of bed wrong or decides, for some reason, that he wants to override his instruction sheet some afternoon? David R. Brower
[ Afternoon Bed Decides Gets Guy Happens His Instruction Out Override Reactor Reason Runs Sheet Some Wants Wrong]
The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor. Hugh Grant
[ Actor Because Certain Eclectic Failure Only Period Reason Seems Up Work]
Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has. Martin Luther
[ Enemy Faith Greatest Reason]
But when Neil called, I have to say that my heart soared. And the reason was, because it said so much about his recovery... that he was coming back to the world of the living. Alex Lifeson
[ Back Because Called Coming Heart His Living Much Neil Reason Recovery Said Say Soared World]
Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze. Aime Cesaire
[ Breeze Evening Reason Sacrifice]
The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here. Kyle Chandler
[ Anyone Because Called Ever Get Here Hero Only Paper Reason]
I do it because I want to exercise people's compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Because Believe Compassion Exercise Important Meaningful Really Reason Some Want]
Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason. William Godwin
[ Passion Produce Reason Revolutions Sober Tranquil]
The fact of the matter is it's very reasonable to ask the wealthiest estates to pay their share. We did that since Teddy Roosevelt, a Republican president. Chris Van Hollen
[ Ask Did Estates Fact Matter Pay President Reasonable Republican Roosevelt Share Since Teddy Their Very Wealthiest]
There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers; not enough women have the time for careers. Dorothy Fields
[ Accountants Careers Doctors Enough Lady Lawyers More Reason Same Songwriters Time Women]
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom. Ben Jonson
[ Art Beast Brave Flatterer Groom His Learn Prince Princes Reason Say Soon Throw Truly Will]
By competent evidence, is meant such as the nature of the thing to be proved requires; and by satisfactory evidence, is meant that amount of proof, which ordinarily satisfies an unprejudiced mind, beyond any reasonable doubt. Simon Greenleaf
[ Amount Any Beyond Competent Doubt Evidence Meant Mind Nature Ordinarily Proof Proved Reasonable Requires Satisfactory Satisfies Such Thing Which]
Do we need to have 280 brands of breakfast cereal? No, probably not. But we have them for a reason - because some people like them. It's the same with baseball statistics. Bill James
[ Baseball Because Brands Breakfast Cereal Need Probably Reason Same Some Statistics Them]
There's more than a few remnants left in German welfare policy today. Many Germans eagerly condemn Hitler's fascism but won't examine the other reasons why the Third Reich succeeded for a season. Suzanne Fields
[ Condemn Eagerly Examine Fascism Few German Germans Hitler Left Many More Other Policy Reasons Reich Remnants Season Succeeded Than Third Today Welfare Why Won]
I think the reason why we were able to actually get it made was that we were so extremely naive - we had no experience at all here. We didn't even know that you were supposed to have an agent. We didn't even have a lawyer. We didn't know one soul. Renny Harlin
[ Able Actually Agent Even Experience Extremely Get Had Here Know Lawyer Made Naive Reason Soul Supposed Think Were Why]
There is just no reason why the richest nation in the world can't provide health care to all its people. Christine Gregoire
[ Care Health Just Nation Provide Reason Richest Why World]
Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough. Ingrid Bergman
[ Again Enough Ever Had Marriage Never Reason See Three Times]
In particular, I established a reasonably accurate energy threshold for permanent displacement of a nucleus from its regular lattice position, substantially smaller than had been previously presumed. Walter Kohn
[ Accurate Been Displacement Energy Established Had Nucleus Particular Permanent Position Presumed Previously Reasonably Regular Smaller Substantially Than Threshold]
Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account? Jean Paul
[ Account Beats Because Covering Feathers Fur Hair Heart Reason Under Wings]
When I came back to Washington to be The Times' chief congressional correspondent in 1991, I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons. Adam Clymer
[ Back Book Came Chief Congressional Correspondent Kennedy Looking Out Reasons Stood Subject Ted Times Two Washington]
So I think you have to marry for the right reasons, and marry the right person. Anne Bancroft
[ Marry Person Reasons Right Think]
Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes. Algernon Sydney
[ Common Concern Deceiving Eyes Interested Make Ought Own Persuading Posterity Reason See Sense Such Suspect Their Them Themselves Things Those Understanding Use Will Words]
We had an apartment on west side of Central Park. The rent was very reasonable. We found out later that it belonged to a gangster called Legs Diamond and it was a front to his headquarters. It was fine. James Stewart
[ Apartment Belonged Called Central Diamond Fine Found Front Gangster Had Headquarters His Later Legs Out Park Reasonable Rent Side Very West]
We learn this by the precepts that Jesus left. He observed that the people were looking outward, and assured them that the kingdom of God cometh not with outward observation; and for this reason, that it was only to be known in man. Elias Hicks
[ Assured Cometh God Jesus Kingdom Known Learn Left Looking Man Observation Observed Only Outward Precepts Reason Them Were]
But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
[ Against Feeling History Light Matter Older Power Reason Than]
Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason. Jerry Seinfeld
[ Less Reason Road Sometimes Traveled]
This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven. Thomas More
[ Became Brain Driven Gave Glimpse Heaven Random Reason Way Without Wreck Wretched]
This ship was a league from us, and some of the men would have taken her, and I would not consent to it, and this Moore said I always hindered them making their fortunes. Was that not the reason I struck him? Was there a mutiny on board? William Kidd
[ Always Board Consent Fortunes Her Him Hindered League Making Men Moore Mutiny Reason Said Ship Some Struck Taken Their Them Us Would]
I now have to find a reason to write, every single day. Walter Jon Williams
[ Day Every Find Now Reason Single Write]
When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Himself Luck Man Reason Trust Trusts]
I can't tell you where a poem comes from, what it is, or what it is for: nor can any other man. The reason I can't tell you is that the purpose of a poem is to go past telling, to be recognised by burning. A. R. Ammons
[ Any Burning Comes Go Man Nor Other Past Poem Purpose Reason Recognised Tell Telling Where]
I'm really interested in writing a piece of music that will move you, that will really move you. That is really the only reason that I'm writing music. Leo Ornstein
[ Interested Move Music Only Piece Really Reason Will Writing]
I've been working on Barb for a while. I looked at her as a sort of every woman. She's incredibly strong; she's incredibly generous. She's seemingly insane because she is in the situation of a polygamous relationship, but she had definite reasons to do it. Jeanne Tripplehorn
[ Barb Because Been Definite Every Generous Had Her Incredibly Insane Looked Reasons Relationship Seemingly She Situation Sort Strong While Woman Working]
Terrorists have already attacked our Nation once. There is every reason to believe that they will try again - possibly with a weapon of mass destruction; a weapon that could be smuggled into our ports. Mike Fitzpatrick
[ Again Already Attacked Believe Could Destruction Every Into Mass Nation Once Our Ports Possibly Reason Smuggled Terrorists Try Weapon Will]
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Consistent Habit Mind Moderation Nature Reason Virtue]
I don't care what people do. I don't care how people remember my albums. I do them for my own reasons. Fiona Apple
[ Albums Care How Own Reasons Remember Them]
The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship. Robert A. Heinlein
[ Between Difference Fuzzy Merely Other Reasoning Require Requires Scholarship Science Subjects Those While]
Law is nothing other than a certain ordinance of reason for the common good, promulgated by the person who has the care of the community. Thomas Aquinas
[ Care Certain Common Community Good Law Nothing Ordinance Other Person Reason Than]
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself. Jim Rohn
[ Any Author Fiction Form Himself Humiliating Interesting Literature More Other Really Reason Study Tell Than Those Truth Without]
What you say about this world I do not quite agree with; I think it a very good world, and only requires a person to be reasonable in his expectations, and not to trust too much to others. William John Wills
[ Agree Expectations Good His Much Only Others Person Quite Reasonable Requires Say Think Too Trust Very World]
The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest. Steven Brust
[ Always Contest Defeat End Foreknowledge Honorable Means Reason Struggle Sufficient Withdraw Worthwhile]
I couldn't put my finger on one reason why we broke up. It was time, and we were spreading out. They were spreading out more than I was. I would've stayed with the band. Ringo Starr
[ Band Broke Finger More Out Put Reason Spreading Stayed Than Time Up Were Why Would]
There is no reason to change this system. I don't think we'll abandon it. For us the most important thing is to be compact in the back. That's the kind of game we have to play here and it will be very difficult to beat us. Oliver Kahn
[ Abandon Back Beat Change Compact Difficult Game Here Important Kind Most Play Reason System Thing Think Us Very Will]
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. Henry Ford
[ Engage Few Hardest Probably Reason Thinking Which Why Work]
The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal. Sumner Redstone
[ Because Day Dying Even Every Gone Growth Industry Journal Murdoch Newspapers Read Reason Slow Street Sure Think Wall Will Years]
There's no reason for the establishment to fear me. But it has every right to fear the people collectively - I am one with the people. Huey Newton
[ Am Collectively Establishment Every Fear Reason Right]
Our reason arises, at the very least, from this twofold lesson of sensuous revelations and human testimonies. Johann G. Hamann
[ Arises Human Least Lesson Our Reason Revelations Sensuous Testimonies Twofold Very]
Reason is a whore, surviving by simulation, versatility, and shamelessness. Emile M. Cioran
[ Reason Simulation Surviving Versatility]
The real reason for coming to Montour is my love and respect for football. Dick Butkus
[ Coming Football Love Real Reason Respect]
On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account. Henry Lawson
[ Account Any Australia Australians Between England Jealousy Land Line Nation Other Rather Reasoning Same Separate Them Were Would]
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness. George Eliot
[ Duller Dullness Nature Private Quarrels Reason Triumphant]
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different. George Santayana
[ Agree Always Conclusions Different Men Only Reasons Their Women]
Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Age Anything Before Claims Else Enlightenment Freedom Justice Must Need New Our Political Present Reason Relinquish Replace Search Systems Their Them Truth]
It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms. King Hassan II
[ Adversary Arms Contrary Cowardly Down His However Intentions Know Lay Meet Quite Seek Shameful Treasonable]
Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason. Charles Curtis
[ Force Fraud Homage Pays Reason]
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again. Erma Bombeck
[ Again Breathing Could Hear Heavy Jogging Only Reason Take Up Would]
Judy couldn't move to Britain for family reasons, so I had to come to the States, and the U.S. government wouldn't give me a Green Card, so I airily told her I'd write a book. Bernard Cornwell
[ Book Britain Card Come Family Give Government Green Had Her Judy Move Reasons States Told Write]
Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition. Thomas Clarkson
[ Abolished Abolition Circumstances Event Expect Had May Merit Produced Quakers Reasonably Remembered Should Slavery These Time Which Will]
Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot. Nick Rahall
[ Achieve Best Carrot Disagree East Even Foreign Frequently Goal How Intelligent Middle Must Our Peace Policy Reasonable Stick Tools Whether]
I just watched Paul Michael Glaser. He was the reason I wanted to do the movie because as a kid I was such a big fan of his. I watched all the episodes and tried to get a feeling for what he was doing. Ben Stiller
[ Because Big Doing Episodes Fan Feeling Get His Just Kid Michael Movie Paul Reason Such Tried Wanted Watched]
Prejudices are what fools use for reason. Voltaire
[ Fools Prejudices Reason Use]
I was at first but I mean I thought at first that I wanted a little bit of that in there but the reasoning behind what they cut and what they kept really makes sense and it really played for me when I saw it yesterday, it all worked and was understood. Brandon Routh
[ Behind Bit Cut First Kept Little Makes Mean Played Really Reasoning Saw Sense Thought Understood Wanted Worked Yesterday]
He's a good tough producer, yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home, I think everybody in the home gets threatened. Liza Minnelli
[ Everybody Feels Gets Good Home Producer Somebody Think Threatened Tough Unless Unreasonable Yes Your]
People do more important jobs than acting in film that should be recognised, but for some reason it's big money, so people are elevated in status. If I was a bus driver, I'm sure you wouldn't be interviewing me. Adam Garcia
[ Acting Big Bus Driver Elevated Film Important Interviewing Jobs Money More Reason Recognised Should Some Status Sure Than]
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience. Dean Koontz
[ Books Characters Driven End Experience Extreme Lead Never Portray Problem Reasonable Solution Story Their Violence]
It's a good question, because a movie isn't good or bad based on its politics. It's usually good or bad for other reasons, though you might agree or disagree with its politics. Roger Ebert
[ Agree Bad Based Because Disagree Good Might Movie Other Politics Question Reasons Though Usually]
Reason is not what decides love. Moliere
[ Decides Love Reason]
Cubism is still the most important art movement for the same reason that John D. is still the most important Rockefeller. Brad Holland
[ Art Cubism Important John Most Movement Reason Rockefeller Same Still]
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost. Michel Foucault
[ Able Age Been Between Classical Considerable Cost Except Free Fundamental Indeed Knowledge Link Ourselves Power Reason Repression Sexuality Since Stands Will]
There was no reason to label us as anti-Semitic. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Anti-Semitic Label Reason Us]
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it. Rita Mae Brown
[ Alive Enjoy Figured Finally Only Out Reason]
The greatest challenge I think is adjusting to not playing baseball. The reason for that is I had to come out of baseball and come into the business world, not being a college graduate, not being educated to come into the business world the way I should have. Willie Mays
[ Adjusting Baseball Being Business Challenge College Come Educated Graduate Greatest Had Into Out Playing Reason Should Think Way World]
This idea was also brought out very clearly by Wallace, who emphasized that apparently reasonable activities of man might very well have developed without an actual application of reasoning. Franz Boas
[ Activities Actual Also Apparently Application Brought Clearly Developed Emphasized Idea Man Might Out Reasonable Reasoning Very Wallace Well Without]
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason. T. S. Eliot
[ Deed Greatest Last Reason Right Temptation Treason Wrong]
There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those dark places. I played a guy who died as a result of his abuse. Charlie Sheen
[ Abuse After Badly Dark Died Ended First Go Guy His Knew Maniac Personal Places Play Played Reason Rehab Result Role Story Substantial Those Whose]
There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor of doing a thing and against doing it. The art of debate lies in presenting them; the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them. Mark Rutherford
[ Against Always Art Both Debate Doing Favor Hundredths Lies Life Multitude Neglecting Ninety-Nine Presenting Reasons Them Thing]
I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy, even when they're wild with kid energy. Christopher Meloni
[ Beyond Children Energy Even Joy Kid Love Reason Wild]
The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish. Sam Snead
[ Afford Could Ever First Fish Golf Hunt Only Place Played Reason]
We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology. Ron Reagan
[ Between Choose Compassion Future Ideology Ignorance Mere Past Reason True]
But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything. Pat Robertson
[ Abdicate Anything Because Beliefs Believe Certain Deeply Foundational Groups Held Know Majority Our Principles Reason Should Surrender Them Those Why]
This is what I am. I have periods of enormous self-destructive depression, where I go completely off my trolley and lose all sight of reality and reason. Siobhan Fahey
[ Am Completely Depression Enormous Go Lose Off Periods Reality Reason Self-Destructive Sight Where]
I thought Microsoft did a lot of things that were good and right building parts of the browser into the operating system. Then I thought it out and came up with reasons why it was a monopoly. Steve Wozniak
[ Browser Building Came Did Good Into Lot Microsoft Monopoly Operating Out Parts Reasons Right System Then Things Thought Up Were Why]
There are many people that struggle and struggle and have all the talent in the world, but for some reason they are not successful. You never know why those things happen. Bryan White
[ Happen Know Many Never Reason Some Struggle Successful Talent Things Those Why World]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason. Lyman Abbott
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
I think if you run away from who you are, that you're a Democrat and you're proud to be a Democrat, it's foolish. And the reason it's foolish is you've got a lot to be proud of. Tim Kaine
[ Away Democrat Foolish Got Lot Proud Reason Run Think]
We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights. Frank Murphy
[ Allowed Away Constitutional Effect False Give Our Reason Rights Takes Taking Those Time Trust Used Very Would]
Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason. Ethan Allen
[ Against Argue Consider Ought Reason Seriously Those Whether Without]
It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others. Virginia Woolf
[ Artist Beyond Excessively Him Literature Men Mind Minded Nature Opinions Others Reason Said Strewn Wreckage]
The fact is that it is reasonable for us to say that there is going to be an emergency that happens in this country that we cannot budget for. Katrina is an example. Allyson Schwartz
[ Budget Cannot Country Emergency Example Fact Going Happens Katrina Reasonable Say Us]
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own. Aristotle
[ Birth Certain Children Devoted Fathers Giving More Mothers Own Reason Suffer Than Their Them Why]
Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions. It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison. It is the effect, not the cause. Jack Henry Abbott
[ Cause Contracted Effect Illness Institutions Paranoia Prison Reason Reform School Sentences]
The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation, the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language. Juan Goytisolo
[ Achieve Count Fundamental Fusion Language Means Novel Object Purpose Representation Scheme Treason Unity]
People in millenniums ahead will know what we were like in the 1930's and the thing that, the important major things that shaped our history at that time. This is as important for historic reasons as any other. Gordon Parks
[ Ahead Any Historic History Important Know Major Other Our Reasons Shaped Thing Things Time Were Will]
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude. Aphra Behn
[ Capable Consuming Health Jealousy More Nothing Notions Our Reason Secret Solitude Than Troubling]
I'm afraid that reason will triumph and that the world will become a place where anyone who doesn't fit that will become unnecessary. David Byrne
[ Afraid Anyone Become Fit Place Reason Triumph Unnecessary Where Will World]
Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base, I think, and the fastest. You don't lose your momentum, and there's one more important reason I slide headfirst, it gets my picture in the paper. Pete Rose
[ Base Fastest Get Gets Important Lose Momentum More Next Paper Picture Reason Safest Slide Sliding Think Way Your]
That is one reason so many of the Japanese pictures are not good, they cannot spare all the footage necessary for that bow, which is repeated over and over again. Sessue Hayakawa
[ Again Bow Cannot Footage Good Japanese Many Necessary Over Pictures Reason Repeated Spare Which]
The tax relief package enacted in 2001 was central to pulling the economy out of the post 9-11 recession. It's the reason we've got low unemployment and have created more than two million jobs in the last year. J. D. Hayworth
[ Central Created Economy Enacted Got Jobs Last Low Million More Out Package Post Pulling Reason Recession Relief Tax Than Two Unemployment Year]
The head of every family will be what Abraham was, the patriarch, the priest and the unlettered lord of his family, and Reason will be the code of laws to all mankind. Adam Weishaupt
[ Abraham Code Every Family Head His Laws Lord Mankind Patriarch Priest Reason Will]
Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work. Richard Dean Anderson
[ Baby Being Cause Change Clock Coming Faster Father Get Here Just Know Living Makes Off Out Reason Want Well Work]
Money is the last enemy that shall never be subdued. While there is flesh there is money or the want of money, but money is always on the brain so long as there is a brain in reasonable order. Samuel Butler
[ Always Brain Enemy Flesh Last Long Money Never Order Reasonable Shall Subdued Want While]
My exile was not only a physical one, motivated exclusively by political reasons; it was also a moral, social, ideological and sexual exile. Juan Goytisolo
[ Also Exclusively Exile Ideological Moral Motivated Only Physical Political Reasons Sexual Social]
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it. Voltaire
[ Along Enables Get Possess Reason Those Triumph True Us]
I think people have surgery for psychological reasons more than because of their looks. Francesca Annis
[ Because Looks More Psychological Reasons Surgery Than Their Think]
You forget that sometimes people are out there to get you - they don't even have a reason. Marion Jones
[ Even Forget Get Out Reason Sometimes]
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others. Virginia Woolf
[ Beyond Literature Men Minded Opinions Others Reason Strewn Wreckage]
The reason actors, artists, writers have agents is because we'll do it for nothing. That's a basic fact - you gotta do it. Morgan Freeman
[ Actors Agents Artists Basic Because Fact Gotta Nothing Reason Writers]
Could I say that the reason that I am here today, you know, from the mouth of the State Department itself, is: I should not be allowed to travel because I have struggled for years for the independence of the colonial peoples of Africa. Paul Robeson
[ Africa Allowed Am Because Colonial Could Department Here Independence Itself Know Mouth Peoples Reason Say Should State Struggled Today Travel Years]
It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds. Samuel Butler
[ Bounds Function Keep Reasonable Vice Virtue Within]
In the end, my reasons for moving down the timeline and introducing a new cast have more to do with keeping myself entertained, on the assumption that if I get bored, my readers are going to be even more bored. Raymond E. Feist
[ Assumption Bored Cast Down End Entertained Even Get Going Introducing Keeping More Moving Myself New Readers Reasons Timeline]
And it's one reason why I don't go to a lot of movies - they're more and more dominated by corporate values and fiscal concerns as opposed to cinematic concerns. Jeffrey Wright
[ Cinematic Concerns Corporate Dominated Fiscal Go Lot More Movies Opposed Reason Values Why]
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression. Thomas Jefferson
[ Been Error Gained Humanity Indebted Oppression Over Reason Triumphs Which World]
The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act. Bernard De Voto
[ Act Becomes Exact Meaningless Point Reason Refuses Trouble Where]
I don't want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so. Althea Gibson
[ Just Life Live Make Normal Pedestal Put Reasonably Successful Want]
The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country. Lyn Nofziger
[ Because Big Concern Continues Country Drift Expectation Getting Good Government Many Nanny Nothing Reason Socialism Something Too Toward Vote]
I would suggest, merely as a metaphor here, but also as the basis for a scientific program to investigate the computational capacity of the universe, that this is also a reasonable explanation for why the universe is complex. Seth Lloyd
[ Also Basis Capacity Complex Computational Explanation Here Investigate Merely Metaphor Program Reasonable Scientific Suggest Universe Why Would]
No, because I think I have a reason to believe in myself and I think I'm also pretty confident about who I am and what I'm doing and it might be because I'm still at the top too. Martina Hingis
[ Also Am Because Believe Confident Doing Might Myself Pretty Reason Still Think Too Top]
God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light. Abraham Joshua Heschel
[ Assumptions Darkness Derived God Hypothesis Immediate Insight Light Logical Reason Self-Evident Something Sought]
The biggest reason most people fail is that they try to fix too much at once - join a gym, get out of debt, floss after meals and have thinner thighs in 30 days. Marilu Henner
[ After Biggest Days Debt Fail Fix Floss Get Gym Join Meals Most Much Once Out Reason Thighs Thinner Too Try]
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy. Kenneth H. Cooper Fitness
[ Enjoy Exercise Life Quality Reason]
Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind. Wilkie Collins
[ Day Mind Peace Reason Rules Where]
You can't give up something you really believe in for financial reasons. If you die by the roadside - so be it. But at least you know you've tried. Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one hundred years outside of it. Robert Plant
[ Believe Die Equal Financial Give Hundred Know Least Minutes Music Outside Really Reasons Roadside Scene Something Ten Tried Up Years]
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Conviction Could Good Idle Many Minds Reason Sure Wanted]
All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention. Rudolf Arnheim
[ Also Intuition Invention Observation Perceiving Reasoning Thinking]
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. Stephen Cambone
[ Capabilities Considerable Develop Focusing Frame Going Needed New Organizations Period Processes Reason Take Time Us Will]
There is no such thing as an unreasonable question, or a silly question, or a frivolous question, or a waste-of-time question. It's your life, and you've got to get these answers. Marcia Wallace
[ Answers Frivolous Get Got Life Question Silly Such These Thing Unreasonable Your]
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. Woody Allen Money
[ Better Financial Money Only Poverty Reasons Than]
I do not see any reason why they should not be given the means to give their teachers just as high an education as is secured by attendance at the Protestant schools. Charles Tupper
[ Any Attendance Education Give Given High Just Means Protestant Reason Schools Secured See Should Teachers Their Why]
I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason. Anthony Trollope
[ Between Call Each Expression Guided Instinct Know Love Man More Other Rather Reason Rule Sentiment Than Two Vocal Whether Whistle Woman]
That's probably half the reason I wanted to be in a band - I wanted to see the world. Jeff Ament
[ Band Half Probably Reason See Wanted World]
Journalism seems to have recovered its reason for being. Howard Kurtz
[ Being Journalism Reason Recovered Seems]
If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead. Anne Bancroft
[ Because Both Change Completely Dead Going Hard How Marry Matter Never Person Reasons Them Then Time Work Wrong Yourself]
They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory. James F. Cooper
[ Affirmed Aimed Another Boldly Effecting Ends Feeling Flattering Good Man Maxim Morals Nature Neither Nor Personal Political Popular Reasoned Revealed Their Theory True]
I knew I wanted to be a journalist ever since I was a teenager. While it is interesting and gratifying to be on the business side and to see how that all works, the main reason I kept a business role here was to protect the editorial integrity of Salon. David Talbot
[ Business Editorial Ever Gratifying Here How Integrity Interesting Journalist Kept Knew Main Protect Reason Role Salon See Side Since Teenager Wanted While Works]
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. John Calvin
[ Allow Even Fear Midst Minds Never Our Overcome Overwhelmed Perish Pilot Reason Sail Seeing Ship Should Steers Us Weariness Which Why Will]
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason. Ernest Hemingway
[ Country Days Die Dog Dying Fitting Good Modern Nor Nothing Old Reason Sweet War Will Wrote Your]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Amy Lowell
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
I think the reason I don't read is because, when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else. You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend? Adam Sandler
[ Because Doing Else Feel Friends Girlfriend Know Missing Out Read Reading Reason Something Think Where]
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit. George Santayana
[ Barbarous Benefit Fashion Imitation Innovation Produces Reason Something Without]
For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development. Kit Bond
[ Accomplishments Benefits Development Essential Nation Necessary Our Planning Professionals Promote Provided Reason Rural Showcase Support Tools Transportation Value]
If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping. Mignon McLaughlin Marriage
[ Another Any Couple Divorce Got Hell List Lot Made Married Overlapping Reasons Their Why]
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative. John Kenneth Galbraith Politics
[ Alternative Aware Liberalism More Painfully Reason Think]
We shall have to pass through many a valley, many a narrow defile. Many will grow tired on the way. Of course they will mostly be those who have no reason to do so. Heinrich Himmler
[ Course Grow Many Mostly Narrow Pass Reason Shall Those Through Tired Valley Way Will]
A lot of people want to die for a lot of reasons. Johnny Thunders
[ Die Lot Reasons Want]
Law in general is human reason, inasmuch as it governs all the inhabitants of the earth: the political and civil laws of each nation ought to be only the particular cases in which human reason is applied. Charles de Secondat
[ Applied Cases Civil Each Earth General Governs Human Inasmuch Inhabitants Law Laws Nation Only Ought Particular Political Reason Which]
But someone like Claude Chabrol tries to make a connection between the society in which we live and the social reasons which make monsters out of some people. Isabelle Huppert
[ Between Claude Connection Live Make Monsters Out Reasons Social Society Some Someone Tries Which]
Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Awe Butchers Dealers Fair Fraudulent Keep May Reason Same Terror Their Weight]
I'll not listen to reason... reason always means what someone else has got to say. Elizabeth Gaskell
[ Always Else Got Listen Means Reason Say Someone]
I made some friends who are still friends, and this is the city of my birth. I love living here when there's a reason to, other than just moving here. I still don't like the winters here, but it's an amazing city and I love it. Michael McKean
[ Amazing Birth City Friends Here Just Living Love Made Moving Other Reason Some Still Than Winters]
I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you. Ryan Gosling
[ Actresses Bring Different Explain Instincts Interesting Just Keeps Lot Much Never Obvious Reasons Scene Their Them Women Working]
The reason was the failure of both Japan and China to understand each other and the inability of America and the European powers to sympathize, without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia. Hideki Tojo
[ America Asia Both China Each East European Failure Inability Japan Other Peoples Powers Prejudice Reason Sympathize Understand Without]
When the magistrate says 'That's not a good enough reason my man.' He said 'Excuse me, could I ask you? Have you taken an oath of allegiance to the Monarch?' Anthony Holden
[ Allegiance Ask Could Enough Excuse Good Magistrate Man Monarch Oath Reason Said Says Taken]
Make measurable progress in reasonable time. Jim Rohn
[ Make Measurable Progress Reasonable Time]
It is easier to learn to interpret dreams if you have a reason to use them for something constructive. You apply your dream insights to making constructive changes in your life. Henry Reed
[ Apply Changes Constructive Dream Dreams Easier Insights Interpret Learn Life Making Reason Something Them Use Your]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape. William Blum
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
I can't see myself leaving the club I grew up supporting... it's one of those things, the money's great but I still get paid reasonably well from the Lions and at the end of the day I think job satisfaction is the No.1 priority and I just love it up here. Jonathan Brown
[ Club Day End Get Great Grew Here Job Just Leaving Lions Love Money Myself Paid Priority Reasonably Satisfaction See Still Supporting Things Think Those Up Well]
I've had women come up to me and say I was the reason they went to law school. Susan Dey
[ Come Had Law Reason Say School Up Went Women]
I made education the highest priority of my campaign - actually education and jobs - and the reason is a simple one: I think the future of America depends on it. Charles Schumer
[ Actually America Campaign Depends Education Future Highest Jobs Made Priority Reason Simple Think]
It would be stupid tameness, and unaccountable folly, for whole nations to suffer one unreasonable, ambitious and cruel man, to wanton and riot in their misery. Jonathan Mayhew
[ Ambitious Cruel Folly Man Misery Nations Riot Stupid Suffer Their Unaccountable Unreasonable Wanton Whole Would]
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. Blaise Pascal
[ Heart Knows Nothing Reason Reasons Which]
The people of Chicago are a proud people - and for good reason. Jane Byrne
[ Chicago Good Proud Reason]
I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses - to pay the bills. Ranulph Fiennes
[ Agent Bills Estate Expeditions Go Houses Pay Reason Same Sells]
But now all of a sudden some idiots in Taiwan start to say that they are not Chinese. Their grand parents were Chinese. But for some reason, they feel they are not Chinese. Alex Chiu
[ Chinese Feel Grand Idiots Now Parents Reason Say Some Start Sudden Taiwan Their Were]
Love is more pleasant than marriage for the same reason that novels are more amusing than history. Nicolas Chamfort
[ Amusing History Love Marriage More Novels Pleasant Reason Same Than]
Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. 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 blindfolded fear. Thomas Jefferson
[ Approve Because Blindfolded Boldness Call Even Every Existence Fact Fear Firmly Fix God Her Homage More Must Opinion Question Reason Seat Than Tribunal]
A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction. Graham Greene
[ Distance Fiction Journalists Keep More Novelists Perhaps Petty Reason Truth Try Trying Why Write]
The world, as transformed by this creative deed, is better than it would have been had all else remained the same, but had that deed of treason not been done at all. Josiah Royce
[ Been Better Creative Deed Done Else Had Remained Same Than Transformed Treason World Would]
Not only the entire ability to think rests on language... but language is also the crux of the misunderstanding of reason with itself. Johann G. Hamann
[ Ability Also Crux Entire Itself Language Misunderstanding Only Reason Rests Think]
A discrete series is a series of terms each of which is empirically derived, each one of which is empirically true. And this is the reason for the fragmentary character of those poems. George Oppen
[ Character Derived Discrete Each Empirically Fragmentary Poems Reason Series Terms Those True Which]
Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
[ Apparent Arizona Capital Constitutional Defendants Excepting Extended Generally None Presents Protections Readily Reason Specific]
Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is subject to and completely explicable by Reason, consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Completely Consequently Everything Feeling Rationalism Reason Rejects Subject Visible Which]
I've been on sets where things weren't relaxed because someone was creating tension for no reason. Kevin Spacey
[ Because Been Creating Reason Relaxed Sets Someone Tension Things Weren Where]
That's one of the reasons I wanted to be an actor, to be like them. And there they were at my table, all talking about how nervous they were, about the lines, and so forth. No matter how big you get, you still have the same kinds of anxieties and so forth. Gavin MacLeod
[ Actor Anxieties Big Forth Get How Kinds Lines Matter Nervous Reasons Same Still Table Talking Them Wanted Were]
The best feeling in the world is when your child comes up to you and lays their head in your lap, for no other reason but just because. I can't wait to have more. Marlee Matlin
[ Because Best Child Comes Feeling Head Just Lap Lays More Other Reason Their Up Wait World Your]
There is no reason that the universe should be designed for our convenience. John D. Barrow
[ Convenience Designed Our Reason Should Universe]
All correct reasoning is a grand system of tautologies, but only God can make direct use of that fact. Herbert Simon
[ Correct Direct Fact God Grand Make Only Reasoning System Use]
Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life. Branford Marsalis
[ Classical Every Humans Imperfect Jazz Life Man Note Perfect Performance Quest Reasons Right Trouble]
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it. Emil Zatopek
[ Aim Bitterness Climb Enthusiasm Floor Fulfill Goal Gradually High Ladder Raise Reasonable Second Set Then Too Try Turns Up Without Your]
The people of our state will no longer tolerate advocates of treason. George Smathers
[ Advocates Longer Our State Tolerate Treason Will]
Residuals from Australia, from the Mission Magic show, saved my butt. So there is a reason for everything. Rick Springfield
[ Australia Everything Magic Mission Reason Residuals Saved Show]
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels. Francisco de Goya
[ Abandoned Arts Fantasy Impossible Marvels Monsters Mother Origin Produces Reason She United]
Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Differences Imagination Reason Respects Things]
So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force. E. Howard Hunt
[ Administration Air Allowed Approaching Bay Eisenhower Failed Force Hostile Invasion Kept Made Original Out Pigs Promise Reason Subsequent Wipe]
The good news is, Americans know firsthand the benefits of a free market - more choices, lower prices, higher quality - and there is no reason why we cannot help them see these same benefits in health care. John Shadegg
[ Americans Benefits Cannot Care Choices Firsthand Free Good Health Help Higher Know Lower Market More News Prices Quality Reason Same See Them These Why]
We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time. Vince McMahon
[ Audience Events Finger Having Listening Live Marketplace Other Our Pulse Reasons Than These Time]
One of the paramount reasons for staying attractive is so you can have somebody to go to bed with. Helen Gurley Brown
[ Attractive Bed Go Paramount Reasons Somebody Staying]
You can't reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height. Stephen Fry
[ Any Back Cheerfulness Extra Height Inches Into More Reason Six Than Yourself]
Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual. Edward Weston
[ Any Anything Commonplace Excites Making Matter Photograph Reason Searching Subject Unusual Will]
I've become wary of interviews in which you're forced to go back over the reasons why you made certain decisions. You tend to rationalize what you've done, to intellectually review a process that is often intuitive. Peter Weir
[ Back Become Certain Decisions Done Forced Go Intellectually Interviews Intuitive Made Often Over Process Rationalize Reasons Review Tend Wary Which Why]
All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know. Alexis Carrel
[ Analysis Gifted Great Intuition Know Men Need Reasoning Without]
Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Achievement Alone Born Environment Growth His Inductive Knowledge Makes Man Master Modes Must Once Other Reason Reinforced Which]
I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science. Heinz R. Pagels
[ Browse Commitment Occult Other Reason Refresh Science Than]
A person can't have everything in this world; and it was a little unreasonable of her to expect it. Kate Chopin
[ Everything Expect Her Little Person Unreasonable World]
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason. Leonardo da Vinci
[ Although Commence Commences Ends Experience Investigate Nature Necessary Opposite Proceed Reason Us]
The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Best Day President Reason Running Shave States Think Twice United]
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself. Tecumseh
[ Fault Food Give Joy Lies Life Light Living Morning Reason Rise See Strength Thanks Your Yourself]
I think the reason I am important is that I know everything. Gertrude Stein
[ Am Everything Important Know Reason Think]
I think that Congress' ability to reason is fully equal to that of the judiciary. Samuel Alito
[ Ability Congress Equal Fully Judiciary Reason Think]
For some reason, on that sparkling afternoon last week, I actually saw the coal that was passing by and it set me to thinking how important coal was to our everyday lives when I was a little boy. Nick Clooney
[ Actually Afternoon Boy Coal Everyday How Important Last Little Lives Our Passing Reason Saw Set Some Sparkling Thinking Week]
Disunion by force is treason. Andrew Jackson
[ Force Treason]
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public. Theodore Roosevelt
[ American Announce Criticism Morally Must President Public Treasonable]
That no government, so called, can reasonably be trusted, or reasonably be supposed to have honest purposes in view, any longer than it depends wholly upon voluntary support. Lysander Spooner
[ Any Called Depends Government Honest Longer Purposes Reasonably Support Supposed Than Trusted Upon View Voluntary Wholly]
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows. John Betjeman
[ Before Childhood Dark Grows Hour Measured Out Reason Sights Smells Sounds]
I think that you have to bear in mind that music is about escape, and it's not unreasonable to think the music business would be based around escapism. Peter Hook
[ Around Based Bear Business Escape Escapism Mind Music Think Unreasonable Would]
Some people say I appeared on the Phil Donahue show to tell "my" sex change story but I've never appeared on his show for any reason... not even as a member of the studio audience. Eileen Davidson
[ Any Appeared Audience Change Even His Member Never Phil Reason Say Sex Show Some Story Studio Tell]
In quiet places, reason abounds. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Abounds Places Quiet Reason]
I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason. Jasper Johns
[ Business Conscious Ideas Imply Just Painter Paintings Paints Reason Think Without World]
It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Being Blind Craving Created Creating Driving Forcing God Had Him Humor Man Must Performance Poets Posture Quite Reasonable Ridiculous Said Sense Sinister Some Take True Yet]
Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Airplanes Anywhere Been Civilized Denied Developed Friendly Governments Land Military Most Nations Neutral Permission Reasons Republic Security Still Surrounded Tiny Warships World]
When reason and unreason come into contact, an electrical shock occurs. This is called polemics. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Called Come Contact Electrical Into Occurs Polemics Reason Shock]
Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything may reasonably be expected to do everything for money. Edward F. Halifax
[ Everything Expected May Money Opinion Reasonably Those Will]
I want to work with great directors and try not to put too much pressure on myself and just read things for the story and recognize when I'm drawn to something for the right reasons and try to maintain some sanity. Rachel McAdams
[ Directors Drawn Great Just Maintain Much Myself Pressure Put Read Reasons Recognize Right Sanity Some Something Story Things Too Try Want Work]
It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason. Clare Boothe Luce
[ Good Jealous Really Reason Suicide]
To say that man is a reasoning animal is a very different thing than to say that most of man's decisions are based on his rational process. That I don't believe at all. Rex Stout
[ Animal Based Believe Decisions Different His Man Most Process Rational Reasoning Say Than Thing Very]
Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent. Francis Picabia
[ Indifferent Pain Pleasure Reasons Totally]
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough. William Hazlitt
[ Chiefly Despise Despised Dupe Enough Fool Friendship Hate Hated Having Indeed Love Myself Reason World]
We're absolutely American and distinctly so, I think. That's part of what people respond to outside of this country, part of the reason that we're such a huge band outside of the U.S., where we're not so popular now as we were 10 or 12 years ago. Michael Stipe
[ Absolutely Ago American Band Country Distinctly Huge Now Outside Part Popular Reason Respond Such Think Were Where Years]
The Bourbon King was first ambassador of reason and human happiness. Heinrich Mann
[ Ambassador Bourbon First Happiness Human King Reason]
Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them. Pauline Kael
[ Appreciate Art Cannot Great Interested Little Movies Rarely Reason Them Trash Very]
The song Dakota was first written in Paris. I was doing a promo trip. It was snowing and the hotel room was really cold and boring and for some reason I just had a go of the guitar and the song came pretty quick. Kelly Jones
[ Boring Came Cold Dakota Doing First Go Guitar Had Hotel Just Paris Pretty Promo Quick Really Reason Room Snowing Some Song Trip Written]
I think Bush's immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached. Peter Brimelow
[ Bush Immigration Impeached Proposal Should Think Treason]
Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it. Jean Anouilh
[ Deceitful Foul Hope Part Reason Restful Thing Tragedy]
This was almost two hours of factual documentary. In our audience ratings, barely no one left the programme. The whole of his life is so fascinating and people kept watching for that reason. Martin Bashir
[ Almost Audience Barely Documentary Factual Fascinating His Hours Kept Left Life Our Programme Ratings Reason Two Watching Whole]
Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side. George Savile
[ Look Nothing Our Reason Side Than Uglier Us]
So I became a producer because I knew one of the reasons was they didn't do them the way I thought was right. Lee Hazlewood
[ Became Because Knew Producer Reasons Right Them Thought Way]
But critics of the war have no reason to regret their views. Stephen Cohen
[ Critics Reason Regret Their Views War]
You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement. Steve Prefontaine
[ Achievement Always Back Comes Doing Down Given Keep Myself Out Over Reasons Running Self-Satisfaction Sense Started Thousand Times Where Wonder Years]
I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play. Elvis Presley
[ Come Entertain Give How Important Learned Play Reason Them Watch]
You reason color more than you reason drawing... Color has a logic as severe as form. Pierre Bonnard
[ Color Drawing Form Logic More Reason Severe Than]
Members of the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate are not there by accident. Each managed to get there for some reason. Learn what it was and you will know something important about them, about our country and about the American people. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Accident American Country Each Get House Important Know Learn Managed Members Our Reason Senate Some Something Them Will]
There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration. Boris Vallejo
[ Artists Been Different Directed Fantasy Illustration Inspirational Into Many Question Reason Suppose Went Why]
I know that Bush, for political reasons, is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive side to oppose and split some of the traditionally progressive or democratic constituents. Patricia Ireland
[ Bush Constituents Democratic Going Harder Hispanic Know Man Minority Nominate Oppose Political Progressive Reasons Side Some Someone Split Traditionally Where Will]
Families homeschool for different reasons, in unique situations, using a variety of methods. Lisa Whelchel
[ Different Families Methods Reasons Situations Unique Using Variety]
Reason is a passion; an instinct, a drive. Bette Howland
[ Drive Instinct Passion Reason]
I see no reason why I should tickle stones or waste time on polishing bronze. Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
[ Bronze Polishing Reason See Should Stones Tickle Time Waste Why]
I'm still a firm believer that we were definitely put here to use our minds, and that is what makes us different. And that that's the key. If there is anything that is going to stop mankind from being such a beastly, destructive creature, it is reason. Caleb Carr
[ Anything Beastly Being Believer Creature Definitely Destructive Different Firm Going Here Key Makes Mankind Minds Our Put Reason Still Stop Such Us Use Were]
That is - the reason for that is that home prices are only going to go up. Now, they've never gone down nationwide in our - since we've been keeping track of this. Franklin Raines
[ Been Down Go Going Gone Home Keeping Nationwide Never Now Only Our Prices Reason Since Track Up]
The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening. Sergio Aragones
[ Anything Comics Else Few Get Happening Just Longest Love Many More Novel Pages Reason Story Takes Than Thing Will]
The only reason I'm coming out here tomorrow is the schedule says I have to. Sparky Anderson
[ Coming Here Only Out Reason Says Schedule Tomorrow]
People say there's no trace of an accent anymore, and there isn't because I worked very hard to lose it. And the reason I did that is a British accent in America is a real status symbol. John Mahoney
[ Accent America Anymore Because British Did Hard Lose Real Reason Say Status Symbol Trace Very Worked]
The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors. Thomas Huxley
[ Errors Harmful Held Irrationally May More Products Reasoned Scientific Spirit Than Truths Value]
You don't want to dwell on your enemies, you know. I basically feel so superior to my critics for the simple reason that they haven't done what I do. Most book reviewers haven't written 11 novels. Many of them haven't written one. John Irving
[ Basically Book Critics Done Dwell Enemies Feel Haven Know Many Most Novels Reason Reviewers Simple Superior Them Want Written Your]
And I haven't met too many actors along the way that haven't told me how much the show has meant to them. It's one of the reasons they say they are doing what they're doing, today. David Selby
[ Actors Along Doing Haven How Many Meant Met Much Reasons Say Show Them Today Told Too Way]
My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with the lust for pure shock value. Lance Loud
[ Declaring Freedom Had Less Lust Personal Preference Pure Pursuit Reasons Sexual Shock Than Value]
I think in part the reason is that seeing an economy that is, in many ways, quite different from the one grows up in, helps crystallize issues: in one's own environment, one takes too much for granted, without asking why things are the way they are. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Asking Crystallize Different Economy Environment Granted Grows Helps Issues Many Much Own Part Quite Reason Seeing Takes Things Think Too Up Way Ways Why Without]
As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice. Albert Claude
[ Always Been Cold Eight Even Far Guided Justice Leads Real Reason Remember Sane Than Truth Which Younger]
For some reason I get this key position of being one of two people that started the company that started the revolution. Steve Wozniak
[ Being Company Get Key Position Reason Revolution Some Started Two]
Treason doth never prosper, what's the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it Treason. John Harington
[ Call Dare Doth Never None Prosper Reason Treason]
Poor men's reasons are not heard. Thomas Fuller
[ Heard Men Poor Reasons]
I don't know nothing about communism. But I know the Albanians loved me. Same reason as anyone else loves me. Because I made them laugh. Norman Wisdom
[ Anyone Because Communism Else Know Laugh Loved Loves Made Nothing Reason Same Them]
You have drug addicts that are now walking around this city looking for a fix, and that's the reason why they were breaking in hospitals and drugstores. They're looking for something to take the edge off of their jones, if you will. Ray Nagin
[ Addicts Around Breaking City Edge Fix Hospitals Jones Looking Now Off Reason Something Take Their Walking Were Why Will]
For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Achievement Certainly Children Comparison Enjoyment Forms Go Household Importance Interest Lose Other Reasonably Success Their Things Well]
You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to. Robert H. Schuller
[ Because Before Changed Never Realize Reason Suddenly Want Will]
Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good. It is simple. The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them! Jeff Smith
[ Chinese Cook Good Just Please Reason Simple Taste Them Threaten Understand Vegetables Why]
There's a reason why every human society has fiction. It teaches us how to be 'good,' to behave in a way that is for the benefit of the whole community. Orson Scott Card
[ Behave Benefit Community Every Fiction Good How Human Reason Society Teaches Us Way Whole Why]
In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction. Audre Lorde
[ Celebration Destruction Difference Growth Living Must Our Rather Reason Recognize Than Work]
Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts that cannot be logically resolved: we can state the conflicts rationally, but reason does not relieve us of them. Allen Tate
[ Cannot Conflicts Deals Does Fundamental Logically Poetry Rationally Reason Relieve Resolved Serious State Them Us]
Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now. Chris Van Allsburg
[ Any Change Far Following Formula Muse Now Out Pretty Reason See Well Worked]
Let's look at people as artists and try to support them; just because Picasso painted a couple of bad paintings, that's no reason to say he's a lousy painter. Steve Guttenberg
[ Artists Bad Because Couple Just Look Lousy Painted Painter Paintings Picasso Reason Say Support Them Try]
A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him. Ben Hecht
[ Always Apt Full Him Himself His Love Lover Loves Man Nearly Object Other Reasons Secrets Than Thinks]
And we ought to work our diplomacy first and I think it's a reason it's going to respond increasingly to our diplomacy particularly with the president's direct involvement in the peace process, and I think that's extraordinarily important. Frank Carlucci
[ Diplomacy Direct Extraordinarily First Going Important Increasingly Involvement Ought Our Particularly Peace President Process Reason Respond Think Work]
After 9/11, we realized that all these silly culture wars, and arguing about rock lyrics... who cares? You know, we, for some reason, remembered what our real problems are. Frank Rich
[ After Arguing Cares Culture Know Lyrics Our Problems Real Realized Reason Remembered Rock Silly Some These Wars]
One reason I do the live shows - and the monthly speeches at public radio stations - is to remind myself that people hear the show, that it has an audience, that it exists in the world. It's so easy to forget that. Ira Glass
[ Audience Easy Exists Forget Hear Live Monthly Myself Public Radio Reason Remind Show Shows Speeches Stations World]
Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly. Daniel Johns
[ Animals Basically Because Began Bodies Contribute Correctly Exploitation Feed Killing Need Old Our Reason Understand Vegan Years]
But it is no good using the tongs of reason to pull the Fundamentalists' chestnuts out of the fire of contradiction. Their real troubles lie elsewhere. Garrett Hardin
[ Chestnuts Contradiction Elsewhere Fire Fundamentalists Good Lie Out Pull Real Reason Their Troubles Using]
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run. James Russell Lowell
[ Appeal Been Fail Known Long Never Reason Run]
The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces. Maureen Murphy
[ Faces Female Few Makeup Much Politicians Put Reason Too Trouble Two]
The reason for this project comes from my childhood, that is clear to me. I did not have any toys. So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around me and with which I built houses. Anselm Kiefer
[ Any Around Bricks Buildings Built Childhood Clear Comes Did Houses Played Project Reason Ruined Toys Which]
He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third. Thomas Paine
[ Against Better Defence Defender Faith George Real Reason Rebel Rebels Than Third Title Tyranny]
The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason. Immanuel Kant
[ According Also Desired Evil Former Good Latter Meant Necessarily Object Objects Only Practical Principle Reason Shunned Therefore Those]
And sometimes I'm criticized. But I think that if those who criticize us will look at the reason why the shape is this, well then, I think that they would not object so strenuously. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Criticize Criticized Look Object Reason Shape Sometimes Strenuously Then Think Those Us Well Why Will Would]
If we have reason to believe someone is preparing an attack against the U.S., has developed that capability, harbours those aspirations, then I think the U.S. is justified in dealing with that, if necessary, by military force. Dick Cheney
[ Against Aspirations Attack Believe Capability Dealing Developed Force Justified Military Necessary Preparing Reason Someone Then Think Those]
Part of the reason that the government's fear mongering is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant, that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission. James Bovard
[ Because Easier Fear Frighten Government Ignorant Many Part Reason Submission Succeeding]
Federal prison, if you get any of it, you're going to have to do 85% of it. And the reason why I called it that is because I had a friend who got sent to the federal joint and his whole... it wasn't about him being in jail. He cried about the 85%. Mike Epps
[ Any Because Being Called Cried Federal Friend Get Going Got Had Him His Jail Joint Prison Reason Sent Whole Why]
There are also two kinds of truths: truth of reasoning and truths of fact. Truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible; those of fact are contingent and their opposite is possible. Gottfried Leibniz
[ Also Contingent Fact Impossible Kinds Necessary Opposite Possible Reasoning Their Those Truth Truths Two]
But that the reasoning from these facts, the drawing from them correct conclusions, is a matter of great difficulty, may be inferred from the imperfect state in which the Science is now found after it has been so long and so intensely studied. Nassau William Senior
[ After Been Conclusions Correct Difficulty Drawing Facts Found Great Imperfect Inferred Intensely Long Matter May Now Reasoning Science State Studied Them These Which]
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing. One that sounds good, and a real one. J. P. Morgan
[ Doing Generally Good Man Real Reasons Sounds Thing Two]
My other Main Man is Muhamed Ali, for the obvious reasons. Randy Castillo
[ Ali Main Man Obvious Other Reasons]
I had assumed that Bush's seemingly inflexible policy to support Sharon was for political reasons of his getting elected. But as to whether he really believes his actions are going to hasten the day of the final conflict, I do not know. Huston Smith
[ Actions Assumed Believes Bush Conflict Day Elected Final Getting Going Had Hasten His Inflexible Know Policy Political Really Reasons Seemingly Sharon Support Whether]
One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think people would have been very unfair to them. Think of it. You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist. Linda Blair
[ Asking Because Been Exorcist Kids Questions Reasons Still Them Think Unfair Very Would]
I personally hold Blair more responsible for this war than I do George Bush. The reason is, Blair knows better, Blair is not an idiot. What is he doing hanging around this guy? Michael Moore
[ Around Better Blair Bush Doing George Guy Hanging Hold Idiot Knows More Personally Reason Responsible Than War]
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Conscience Development Hinduism Independent Reason Scope Thinking]
Don't keep reaching for the stars because you'll just look like an idiot stretching that way for no reason. Jimmy Fallon
[ Because Idiot Just Keep Look Reaching Reason Stars Stretching Way]
China and the U.S. have a very symbiotic relationship which will not decline any time soon. There are more shared interests as compared to shared differences and for this reason relations will continue to be good. Mark Mobius
[ Any China Compared Continue Decline Differences Good Interests More Reason Relations Relationship Shared Soon Symbiotic Time Very Which Will]
I love hockey, and I don't love it for any other reason than when I get out there and play, I enjoy it. Brendan Fehr
[ Any Enjoy Get Hockey Love Other Out Play Reason Than]
You're in a profession in which absolutely everybody is telling you their opinion, which is different. That's one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Absolutely Again Different Directed Everybody George Lucas Never Opinion Profession Reasons Telling Their Which]
It is true, there was no public-school system, and the reason for it was very plain. The wealth of the upper classes enabled them to have private tutors. John Sergeant Wise
[ Classes Enabled Plain Private Reason System Them True Tutors Upper Very Wealth]
I've done reasonably well over the last 10 years because I took the strategy of language and politics and applied it to the corporate world, which has never been done before. Frank Luntz
[ Applied Because Been Before Corporate Done Language Last Never Over Politics Reasonably Strategy Took Well Which World Years]
I write the poems first, with only a few exceptions for odd reasons, where I'm given the illustration first. Jack Prelutsky
[ Exceptions Few First Given Illustration Odd Only Poems Reasons Where Write]
The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest. Lyman Abbott
[ Assumes Essence Faculty Highest Lord Man Rationalism Reason Rest Very]
What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast property to the church, when a man gave his perishable substance to save himself from the dark torments of purgatory. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Church Dark Exercised Gave Himself His Man Men Only Perishable Priests Property Purgatory Reason Save Secured Substance Such Their Torments Vast]
And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it. Adam Weishaupt
[ Attaining Capable Comparable Discovery Give Happiness Human Illumination Means Nature None Obligations Our Reason Which]
That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes. Martina Hingis
[ Athletes Because Course Florida Jealousy Little Main Many More Moved Reason Reasons Switzerland Training Weather]
When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I'd like to clear my conscience. Robert Jenkins
[ Airplane Another Clear Coming Conscience Daughters Got Indonesia Intentions Japan Military Mother Myself Put Reason Simple Their Thing Turn Would]
Cynicism is intellectual treason. Norman Cousins
[ Cynicism Intellectual Treason]
Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls. Harold Coffin
[ Cannot Commit Corporations Outlawed Souls Treason]
I have got two reasons for success and I'm standing on both of them. Betty Grable
[ Both Got Reasons Standing Success Them Two]
Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason. Lord Chesterfield
[ Acquaintance Any Distrust Extremely Love Reason Slight Those Upon Very Visible Without]
There's no reason you shouldn't, as a writer, not be aware of the necessity to revise yourself constantly. John Irving
[ Aware Constantly Necessity Reason Revise Writer Yourself]
Not that painting would have been a release. The reason for doing it is the desire to create. I've got to do it! I've seen that, I can still remember it, I've got to paint it. Otto Dix
[ Been Create Desire Doing Got Paint Painting Reason Release Remember Seen Still Would]
Not merely can people like me write things that would never have been printed before but I think an enormously dramatic change has taken place in public opinion, possibly for the wrong reasons. Anthony Holden
[ Been Before Change Dramatic Enormously Merely Never Opinion Place Possibly Printed Public Reasons Taken Things Think Would Write Wrong]
We read deeply for varied reasons, most of them familiar: that we cannot know enough people profoundly enough; that we need to know ourselves better; that we require knowledge, not just of self and others, but of the way things are. Harold Bloom
[ Better Cannot Deeply Enough Familiar Just Know Knowledge Most Need Others Ourselves Profoundly Read Reasons Require Self Them Things Varied Way]
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. Jeremy Taylor
[ Against Certain Conscience God Good Him His Man Own Reason Serves Speaks Therefore]
The year 1826 was remarkable for the commencement of one of those fearful droughts to which we have reason to believe the climate of New South Wales is periodically subject. Charles Sturt
[ Believe Climate Commencement Droughts Fearful New Periodically Reason Remarkable South Subject Those Wales Which Year]
The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life. Christopher Meloni
[ Correctly Difficult Done Every Everyday Feast Find Fraught Hate High Life Meal Never-Ending Night Once Play Reason Stakes Tedium Theatre Then Very Why Working]
Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end. Jean Paul
[ Appears Approach Becomes Before Bright Clear Crooked Dream End Everything Less Life Live Longer Look More Morning Mysterious Paths Puzzled Reason Seems Straighter Us]
The real reason I run is to bring honor to Jesus. Charity Fillmore
[ Bring Honor Jesus Real Reason Run]
Now we're doing it for different reasons. We're doing it to bring back the families to the game, people who love the game, and make it an affordable night's entertainment. Bobby Hull
[ Affordable Back Bring Different Doing Entertainment Families Game Love Make Night Now Reasons]
Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction. Charles J. Givens
[ Action Failures Inaction Losses Past Reason Use]
The reason they keep it so tight is that no one liked them, so that without each other, actually, they couldn't exist. They support each other. They support their flaws and everything else. Jennifer Saunders
[ Actually Each Else Everything Exist Flaws Keep Liked Other Reason Support Their Them Tight Without]
The reason that I keep writing is that all my most powerful messages about the fates of wild places that I care about need to have words as well as images. Galen Rowell
[ Care Fates Images Keep Messages Most Need Places Powerful Reason Well Wild Words Writing]
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion. Charles de Montesquieu
[ Fear Laws Nation Obeys Passion Powerful Principals Reason]
Reasonable men adapt to the world around them; unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Adapt Around Changed Make Men Reasonable Them Unreasonable World]
Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed. Anna Quindlen
[ Against Free Given Ignorant Instead Must Often Reasons Rein Several Speaker Speech Suppressed Why Works]
By reason of weird translation, many such sets of instructions read like poems anyhow. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Anyhow Instructions Many Poems Read Reason Sets Such Translation Weird]
Well, I'm at some kind of crossroads in my life and I don't know which way to take. It's not about money, I mean, because I'm established enough now as a writer to get a reasonable advance if I wanted to do fiction. Helen Garner
[ Advance Because Crossroads Enough Established Fiction Get Kind Know Life Mean Money Now Reasonable Some Take Wanted Way Well Which Writer]
I am tough. Sometimes I'm unreasonable. I have to catch myself every once in a while. George Steinbrenner
[ Am Catch Every Myself Once Sometimes Tough Unreasonable While]
The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live - moreover, the only one. Emile M. Cioran
[ Fact Life Live Meaning Moreover Only Reason]
I think I feel a little differently than other people do. For some reason I've never felt grown up. William Steig
[ Differently Feel Felt Grown Little Never Other Reason Some Than Think Up]
It seems only reasonable that the people have a right to know virtually everything about the personality they are buying each time they put their money through the box office. Alan Ladd
[ Box Buying Each Everything Know Money Office Only Personality Put Reasonable Right Seems Their Through Time Virtually]
The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason. David Hume
[ Conclusion Morality Our Reason Rules]
The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice. Doug Larson
[ Blame Choice Generations Only Other Previous Reason Things]
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world. John Fowles
[ Alternative Common Create Many Need Novelists Reasons Thing Why World Write]
The word "belief" is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it - I don't need to believe it. Carl Jung
[ Belief Believe Certain Difficult Either Hypothesis Know Must Need Reason Then Thing Word]
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability. Vannevar Bush
[ Arithmetic Attempt Entirely Far Game Get Grasp Limited Logical Mathematics Might Our Physical Poker Probability Processes Reasoning Scientific Should Understanding Use Very Well Were World]
People seem to forget that one reason they are now thinking differently is Freud's legacy itself. Peter Gay
[ Differently Forget Freud Itself Legacy Now Reason Seem Thinking]
They seem to have forgotten that, and are back saying the only purpose of P2P networks is for illegal trading of owned goods. We claim part of the reason for P2P is for legal trading of what ought to be in public domain. And what is in public domain in many cases. John Perry Barlow
[ Back Cases Claim Domain Forgotten Goods Illegal Legal Many Networks Only Ought Owned Part Public Purpose Reason Saying Seem Trading]
Being alone is scarier than any boogey man and the reason why I don't choose to see Horror movies as a rule. Tom Sizemore
[ Alone Any Being Choose Horror Man Movies Reason Rule Scarier See Than Why]
All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope? Immanuel Kant
[ Combine Following Hope Interests Know May Ought Practical Questions Reason Speculative Three Well]
Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital, such as credit cards. Melissa Bean
[ Business Capital Cards Credit Financing Forms Higher Instead Obtain Oftentimes Owners Priced Reasonably Small Such Turn Unable]
The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds. Samuel Butler
[ Bounds Function Keep Reasonable Vice Virtue Within]
Every time I get a script it's a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It's like falling in love. You can't give a reason why. Paul Newman
[ Colors Could Every Falling Get Give Imagery Know Love Matter Reason Script See Smell Time Trying Why]
For a variety of reasons, I believe, the time is right to resolve many of the long standing and thorny land use, recreation, and wilderness designation issues in Central Idaho. Michael K. Simpson
[ Believe Central Designation Idaho Issues Land Long Many Reasons Recreation Resolve Right Standing Thorny Time Use Variety Wilderness]
The reason to split a court is for administrative purposes, and in the past there has been much debate about the liberal decisions of the Ninth Circuit and so forth; and people have wanted to get out of the Ninth Circuit for that reason. Michael K. Simpson
[ Administrative Been Circuit Court Debate Decisions Forth Get Liberal Much Ninth Out Past Purposes Reason Split Wanted]
You can never fully put your finger on the reason why you're suddenly, inexplicably compelled to explore one life as opposed to another. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Another Compelled Explore Finger Fully Life Never Opposed Put Reason Suddenly Why Your]
If this be treason, make the most of it! Patrick Henry
[ Make Most Treason]
There's a reason screens are only this thick. John Malkovich
[ Only Reason Screens Thick]
Now we have reason to be grateful once again that Al Gore is not the man in the White House, and never will be. William Bennett
[ Again Al Gore Grateful House Man Never Now Once Reason White Will]
If nothing is to be done in the given situation, he must invent plausible reasons for doing nothing; and if something must be done, he must suggest the something. The unpardonable sin is to propose nothing, when action is imperative. Charles Edward Merriam
[ Action Doing Done Given Imperative Invent Must Nothing Plausible Propose Reasons Sin Situation Something Suggest Unpardonable]
Good schools, good jobs, good government. These are not unreasonable demands. But sadly, some of our people have already lost heart and have left Hawaii to look for these things elsewhere. Linda Lingle
[ Already Demands Elsewhere Good Government Hawaii Heart Jobs Left Look Lost Our Sadly Schools Some These Things Unreasonable]
Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices. Remy de Gourmont
[ According Associates His Ideas Interests Logic Man Most Nothing Pleasure Prejudices Reason Truths Verifiable]
Men who have been raised violently have every reason to believe it is appropriate for them to control others through violence; they feel no compunction over being violent to women, children, and one another. Frank Pittman
[ Another Appropriate Been Being Believe Children Control Every Feel Men Others Over Raised Reason Them Through Violence Violent Violently Women]
Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason. Immanuel Kant
[ Agreeable Divine Nothing Reason]
I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce. Catherine Deneuve
[ Any Divorce Marriage Reason See]
Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor, for the simple reason that ordinary structures have a built-in safety factor for the vertical component; that is, gravity. Charles Francis Richter
[ Acceleration Built-In Built-In Component Emphasis Factor Gravity Horizontal Ordinary Put Reason Safety Simple Structures Usually Vertical]
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire. Wallace Stevens
[ Desire Give Nothing Reason Response]
Therefore, I reasoned that study of the cell cycle responsible for the reproduction of cells was important and might even be illuminating about the nature of life. Paul Nurse
[ Cell Cells Cycle Even Illuminating Important Life Might Nature Reasoned Reproduction Responsible Study Therefore]
I'm a reasonably articulate individual. Amanda Marshall
[ Articulate Individual Reasonably]
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. Barack Obama
[ Always Argument Because Clearly Day Does Facts Now Our Part Politics Reason Right Scared Science Seem Seems Think Time Tough Winning]
Let me state what the official IPCC prediction is: Sea levels could go up as much as three-quarters of a meter in this century, but there is a reasonable probability it could be much higher than that. Steven Chu
[ Century Could Go Higher Ipcc Levels Meter Much Official Prediction Probability Reasonable Sea State Than Three-Quarters Up]
Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire. Maggie Gallagher
[ Appear Deserving Desire Each Eyes Facade Imagine Inspire Least Love Lovers Makes Other Reason Require Romantic Us Want]
Capitalism is not about free competitive choices among people who are reasonably equal in their buying and selling of economic power, it is about concentrating capital, concentrating economic power in very few hands using that power to trash everyone who gets in their way. David Korten
[ Among Buying Capital Capitalism Choices Competitive Concentrating Economic Equal Everyone Few Free Gets Hands Power Reasonably Selling Their Trash Using Very Way]
One of the things I love about theater, one of the reasons I'll never give it up, is that it's fifty percent the audience's responsibility. William Petersen
[ Audience Fifty Give Love Never Percent Reasons Responsibility Theater Things Up]
I'm doing what I do for the right reasons. I love the music that I make. Isaac Hanson
[ Doing Love Make Music Reasons Right]
The reason Saul Bellow doesn't talk to me anymore is because he knows his new novels are not worth reading. Leslie Fiedler
[ Anymore Because Bellow His Knows New Novels Reading Reason Talk Worth]
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. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Advances Books Date Enduring Form Humanity Information Legacies Most Reason Remains Spite Still Strategies Technology Till Word Written]
We do not deride the fears of prospering white America. A nation of violence and private property has every reason to dread the violated and the deprived. June Jordan
[ America Deprived Dread Every Fears Nation Private Property Prospering Reason Violated Violence White]
For some reason most critics have a hard time fixing their minds directly under their noses, and before they see the object that is there they use a telescope upon the horizon to see where it came from. Allen Tate
[ Before Came Critics Directly Fixing Hard Horizon Minds Most Noses Object Reason See Some Telescope Their Time Under Upon Use Where]
Of course we've been fighting against stereotypes from Day One at East West. That's the reason we formed: to combat that, and to show we are capable of more than just fulfilling the stereotypes - waiter, laundryman, gardener, martial artist, villain. Mako
[ Against Artist Been Capable Combat Course Day East Fighting Formed Fulfilling Gardener Just Martial More Reason Show Stereotypes Than Villain Waiter West]
Because of you, I'm running out of reasons to cry. Shakira
[ Because Cry Out Reasons Running]
There's a lot of reasons you can think of to say why you act, but I can only say that it just felt good. At the same time, it felt really painful. It's still troubling and stressful to me. Skeet Ulrich
[ Act Felt Good Just Lot Only Painful Really Reasons Same Say Still Stressful Think Time Troubling Why]
The more you reason the less you create. Raymond Chandler
[ Create Less More Reason]
I am reasonably happy. I didn't find Jesus or anything like that. Part of it is that I just feel that I could go home. I did not feel like that for a long time, but I could go back now. Craig Ferguson
[ Am Anything Back Could Did Feel Find Go Happy Home Jesus Just Long Now Part Reasonably Time]
My level of cynicism about the reasons that took us to war against Iraq remain just as well-developed as they were before I went. Ted Koppel
[ Against Before Cynicism Iraq Just Level Reasons Remain Took Us War Well-Developed Went Were]
I am the epitome of a walking contradiction for various reasons, only one of which being that I feel my existence is of heaven and hell. Kim Elizabeth
[ Am Being Contradiction Epitome Existence Feel Heaven Hell Only Reasons Various Walking Which]
This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation. This is what makes it so frightening. This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion. They don't want to confront this horror. So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate. David Brooks
[ Beyond Causes Comprehensible Confront Cult Death Diversion Engage Frightening Hate Horror Makes Many Mental More Negotiation Off Reason Rush Search Sort Things Want]
Conversely, I came to realize that being good at something is hardly a reason to avoid doing it. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Avoid Being Came Conversely Doing Good Hardly Realize Reason Something]
The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason. Thomas Paine
[ Against Errors Every Formidable Kind Most Reason Weapon]
These are hallowed moments, when every American has reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn. Nelson A. Miles
[ Almighty American Been Every Express Fortune God Good Gratitude Hallowed His Light Moments Morn Our Reason These Witness]
A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast. Peter Cooper
[ Accident Acts Boast Events Far History Human Impulse Larger Much Our Proportion Reason Result Show Sudden Than True Which Would]
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason. Thomas Browne
[ Faith Passion Reason Rebel]
Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching. Alfred A. Montapert
[ Christian Man Needs Raw Reasons Teaching Why Wild]
Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error. Moliere
[ Direct Error Haste Road Unreasonable]
I have a friend that is a WWII buff, and we sat and talked a lot about stuff like the war and the reasons behind it, and you now it's all in the uniform. Once you're in it, it usually does all the work for you. Ryan Gosling
[ Behind Buff Does Friend Lot Now Once Reasons Sat Stuff Talked Uniform Usually War Work]
I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons. Douglas Adams
[ Dead Reasons Spending Tax Year]
The reason I dislike talking about the creative process is that I do have a creative process that is a winner and it's a sure thing. Garth Hudson
[ Creative Dislike Process Reason Sure Talking Thing Winner]
I suppose the reason I chose electrical engineering was because I had always been interested in electricity, involving myself in such projects as building radios from the time I was a child. Koichi Tanaka
[ Always Because Been Building Child Chose Electrical Electricity Engineering Had Interested Involving Myself Projects Radios Reason Such Suppose Time]
As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed. James Madison
[ Continues Different Exercise Fallible Formed Liberty Long Man Opinions Reason Will]
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. Thomas Jefferson Religion
[ Approve Because Boldness Even Existence Fear God Homage More Must Question Reason Than]
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Action Being Genius Imagination Inherited Lying Never Often Rarely Reason Talent Understanding]
Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason. Charles de Secondat
[ Caused Eclipse Fact Human Intolerance More Only Reason Regarded Religion Religious Spirit Spread Than Total Wars Which]
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it. William Hazlitt
[ Anything Breed Doubt Give Reason]
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Divinely Good Mediocre Mind Reasonably Thinks Writes]
This is the beauty of the Qur'an: it asks you to reflect and reason, and not to worship the sun or moon but the One who has created everything. The Qur'an asks man to reflect upon the sun and moon and God's creation in general. Cat Stevens
[ Asks Beauty Created Creation Everything General God Man Moon Qur Reason Reflect Sun Upon Worship]
Reason is the servant of instinct. Clarence Day
[ Instinct Reason Servant]
But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons. Jonathan Coe
[ Books Read Reasons Time Try Wrong]
That's one reason why it's pretty worthless, I can't totally buy it, if you think about it, it's things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place. Lester Bangs
[ Another Buy His Keeping Level Phil Place Pretty Reason Rebellion Records Spector Teenager Things Think Totally Were Why Worthless]
These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it's so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run. Michael Bloomberg
[ Challenges Country Decide Define Elections Endless Expensive Here Joke Legal Many New Reason Reasons Run These Why York]
I think all of those things, but certainly the booze really brought out the really unreasonable side of me, and I just didn't want to revisit that place again. Rick Allen
[ Again Booze Brought Certainly Just Out Place Really Revisit Side Things Think Those Unreasonable Want]
From a technical point of view, there seemed to me to be absolutely no reason why - with the existing technology - we couldn't do very high quality audio, because whereas the boom in digital graphics is ongoing, the boom in digital audio has already happened. Thomas Dolby
[ Absolutely Already Audio Because Boom Digital Existing Graphics Happened High Ongoing Point Quality Reason Seemed Technical Technology Very View Whereas Why]
I am outraged that a House member has tried through this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality of individual Americans' tax returns. There is no reason for this measure, and this last-minute act violates all principles of judgment and common sense. John Warner
[ Act Am Americans Breach Common Confidentiality House Individual Judgment Last-Minute Measure Member Outraged Principles Provision Reason Returns Sense Tax Through Traditional Tried Violates]
My husband and I were very in love, and I had no reason to suspect that his interests lay anywhere else. Marion Zimmer Bradley
[ Anywhere Else Had His Husband Interests Lay Love Reason Suspect Very Were]
The only reason for using another cut is to improve the scene. Edward Dmytryk
[ Another Cut Improve Only Reason Scene Using]
There has been a tendency through the years for reason and moderation to prevail as long as things are going tolerably well or as long as our problems seem clear and finite and manageable. J. William Fulbright
[ Been Clear Finite Going Long Manageable Moderation Our Prevail Problems Reason Seem Tendency Things Through Well Years]
The reason there weren't any, I am surmising, is that a lot of Latin kids, Latino kids, in those days didn't have the money to take those kind of classes. Rita Moreno
[ Am Any Classes Days Kids Kind Latin Latino Lot Money Reason Take Those Weren]
If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state. Leo Tolstoy
[ Because Consciences Contrary Existed External Intolerable Live Means Men Most Once One-Half Our Reason Shoot State Such Their Themselves Time Would]
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization. Abraham Maslow
[ Active Almost Assume Baby Being Certainly Every Evidence Growth Health Human Impulse Indicates Newborn Practically Reasonable Toward Towards Will]
The only reason to invest in the market is because you think you know something others don't. R. Foster Winans
[ Because Invest Know Market Only Others Reason Something Think]
Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's art industry as a core reason for visiting. Gavin Newsom
[ Art Consistently Core Cultural Francisco Industry Rate Reason San Surveys Tourism Visiting]
The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice. Thomas Francis Meagher
[ Been Convicted Duty Ennobled Guilt Loses Sacrifice Sanctified Stand Treason Which Will]
An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth. Juan Cole
[ Alterations Around Change Character Forth Laws Make Occupied Occupying Power Reason Right Security Significant Society Strong Without]
The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed. Meryl Streep
[ Based Being Chose Did Filmed Movies Reason Were Where]
All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears. Rebecca West
[ Drop Go Many Men Nations Pears Should Sleepy Soft Their Treason Veins]
Libertarians recognize the inevitable pluralism of the modern world and for that reason assert that individual liberty is at least part of the common good. Tom G. Palmer
[ Assert Common Good Individual Inevitable Least Libertarians Liberty Modern Part Pluralism Reason Recognize World]
I was poor. When you're poor you work, and when you're rich you expect somebody to hand it to you. So I think being reasonably poor is very good for people. Imogen Cunningham
[ Being Expect Good Hand Poor Reasonably Rich Somebody Think Very Work]
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species. Thomas Carlyle
[ Being Confined Human Laughter Privileges Reason Species Very]
A lot of the reasons why something is a favorite thing are all things you don't necessarily see, the place, the people, the time, where you are, what it meant to you at the time. Jeffrey Jones
[ Favorite Lot Meant Necessarily Place Reasons See Something Thing Things Time Where Why]
Jazz fans love Miles and I love him for a myriad of reasons, but the overviews are always too simplistic. Branford Marsalis
[ Always Fans Him Jazz Love Miles Myriad Reasons Simplistic Too]
I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible. Milton Friedman Finance
[ Am Any Circumstances Cutting Excuse Favor Possible Reason Taxes Under Whenever]
The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing. Omar Sharif
[ Arab Because Ever Make Personality Popular Reason Relevance Respect Statement Thing Thought Time Tiny Whole]
Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely. Marcus Aurelius
[ Aptitude Coming Found Genius Imagination Inherited Often Rarely Reason Understanding]
There is more openness in LA to possibilities than on the East Coast of America. There is a pioneering spirit there that stems from the reason people went out there in the first place-to find something new. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ America Coast East Find First La More New Openness Out Pioneering Possibilities Reason Something Spirit Stems Than Went]
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Alive Back Curiosity His Kept Life Lived Must Never Reason Turn Whatever]
I would say that without any doubt he's the killer - the law says beyond a reasonable doubt and to a moral certainty which I - there's no question that he was the killer of President Kennedy. Henry Wade
[ Any Beyond Certainty Doubt Kennedy Killer Law Moral President Question Reasonable Say Says Which Without Would]
We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Because Council Decided Decision Got Involved Military Peace Presence Process Reason Rwanda Security Simple Taken Troops Uganda Were Which]
Vanity is the quicksand of reason. George Sand
[ Quicksand Reason Vanity]
When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion. Phyllis McGinley
[ Adversary Argument Armed Blithe Calls Come Conviction Dominion Facts Fool Him Kingdom Lacks May Merry Mind Opinion Prejudice Protect Providence Reason Though Where Whose]
No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic. A. J. P. Taylor
[ Always Economic Given Matter Political Reason Reasons Underlying War]
President Bush's proposal to focus our resources on sending humans to Mars is intriguing, but it is not the most compelling reason that Americans ought to focus our interest on the Red Planet. Jay Inslee
[ Americans Bush Compelling Focus Humans Interest Intriguing Mars Most Ought Our Planet President Proposal Reason Red Resources Sending]
Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors. Antoine Rivarol
[ Actors Historian Passions Reason]
There's no reason for Gillette to be world class on the web, but there's every reason for Gillette to be world class in producing billions of high powered razor blades at low cost. James Collins
[ Billions Blades Class Cost Every High Low Powered Producing Razor Reason Web World]
He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever. Gilbert Parker
[ Altar Being Burning Came Declared Devotion Forever Goal Headlong Him His Instant Keep Lamp Leap Light Purpose Reason Spirit Steps Toilsome World Would]
While I'm quite happy and love doing the atmospheric and quirky stuff, the melodic stuff, I've done quite a lot of. It's also another reason why I try not to do two or three at the same time. Trevor Rabin
[ Also Another Atmospheric Doing Done Happy Lot Love Melodic Quirky Quite Reason Same Stuff Three Time Try Two While Why]
Just dying should not be a reason for taxes. Todd Akin
[ Dying Just Reason Should Taxes]
An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all. Jimmy Johnson
[ Above Feared Individual Objective Reason Truth]
I have to experience all the ghastly, bottomless depths for life for myself; it's for that reason that I went to war, and for that reason I volunteered. Otto Dix
[ Bottomless Depths Experience Ghastly Life Myself Reason Volunteered War Went]
For some reason, all artists have self-esteem issues. Whoopi Goldberg
[ Artists Issues Reason Self-Esteem Some]
An actor should be ready to play any role within reason. For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Any Example Most Play Ready Reason Ridiculous Role Shakespeare Should Thing Think Try Within Would]
There is no earthly reason why a solo string instrument or voice, having the possibility to play or sing pure intonation, should want, or try, to be tempered. Lara St. John
[ Earthly Having Instrument Intonation Play Possibility Pure Reason Should Sing Solo String Tempered Try Voice Want Why]
Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure. William Hurt
[ Call Failure Make Reasons Sometimes Success Think]
There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago. Hannes Alfven
[ Ago Attempts Billion Came Doubt Either Existed Four How Indefinitely Infinite Myth Only Rational Reason Say Thousand Time Twenty Universe Years]
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained. Alexis Carrel
[ Day Efficient Every Examine Live Make Morning Most Night Obtained Plan Reasonably Results Way]
I have never sought the reason why I write. Nathalie Sarraute
[ Never Reason Sought Why Write]
God lets everything happen for a reason. It's all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another. Mike Tyson
[ Another Everything Go God Happen Learning Lets Level Process Reason]
We're just getting better at our trade, man. We know what we're doing, and the reason why is that we've spent 30 years doing it. There's nothing that can replace that. Alan Vega
[ Better Doing Getting Just Know Man Nothing Our Reason Replace Spent Trade Why Years]
I don't believe things happen in vain. I believe they happen for a reason. Tracey Gold
[ Believe Happen Reason Things Vain]
The reason kids like rock 'n roll is their parents don't. Mitch Miller
[ Kids Parents Reason Rock Roll Their]
All myths that are something more than fancies gain rather than lose in value with time, by reason of the accretions of human experience. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Experience Fancies Gain Human Lose More Myths Rather Reason Something Than Time Value]
There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11. Bob Graham
[ Administration Believe Disguise Issues Legitimate Made Making Many Mistakes Objections Prior Reasons Security Sept Some Were]
There are all sorts of reasons why I don't do much work in the theatre, the main one being that after two performances I feel I've given all I can. I hate repetition, I really do. It's like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life. Peter Cushing
[ After Asking Being Day Every Feel Given Hate His Life Main Much Paint Painter Performances Picture Really Reasons Repetition Same Sorts Theatre Two Why Work]
With children no longer the universally accepted reason for marriage, marriages are going to have to exist on their own merits. Eleanor Holmes Norton
[ Accepted Children Exist Going Longer Marriage Marriages Merits Own Reason Their Universally]
It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue. Charles Babbage
[ Attributed Education England May Neglect Portion Pursue Science Some Suppose System Therefore Unreasonable]
Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings; it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Even Faith Fatal Immediately Instrument Interests Into Liberty Others Reason Slave Stupid Success Such Transform Undertakings Will Would]
That's the only reason I'm here. I don't need to play the game for any other reason than to win a championship. Drew Bledsoe
[ Any Championship Game Here Need Only Other Play Reason Than Win]
Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason. Thomas Aquinas
[ According Live Men Most Rather Reason Seem Sense Than]
Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security. Anna Lindh
[ Also Justice Moral Must Only Poverty Reasons Reduced Security]
Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray. William Cowper
[ Every His Instinct Known Leads Man Meaner Mistakes Rarely Reasoning Step Stray Things Way Whilst Whom Yet]
The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion. Potter Stewart
[ Amendment Core Free Governmental His History Home Into Intrusion Long Man Own Personal Retreat Right Rights Secures Stands Unreasonable Very]
To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them! Louis-Ferdinand Celine
[ Delirium Deserve Die Front Going Hell Into Music Prose Reality Reason Restraint Show Them Want]
When you're doing the traditional musicals, singing songs that are 40 and 50 years old, you realize there's a reason why those musicals are hits. These are amazing songs! Tom Wopat
[ Amazing Doing Hits Musicals Old Realize Reason Singing Songs These Those Traditional Why Years]
The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate. Elihu Root
[ Citizens Compels Considerate Constitute Constitutional Electorate Exercise Government Growth Individual Judgment Modern Practice Reason Successful]
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. Thomas Jefferson
[ Combat Errors Free Left May Opinion Reason Tolerated Where]
We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist. Frank Moore Colby
[ Alone Always Any Anything Carry Committee Out Persist Reasonable Too Us Which Would]
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment. Sandra Day O'Connor History
[ Amendment Authorizing Concern Core Framers Searches Statutes Unreasonable Were]
The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path. Florence Griffith Joyner
[ Direct Get Ghetto Helped Main Out Parents Path Reason Successful Wanted]
A lot of things happened in a lot of places. And to see how well it was handled in Atlanta. There are a lot of reasons for Atlanta being a special town in the Civil Rights era. Ivan Allen
[ Atlanta Being Civil Era Handled Happened How Lot Places Reasons Rights See Special Things Town Well]
For some reason, I grew up generally believing that Japan and Korea were quite friendly. I do know that there is some bad history and the extremists on both sides are unreasonable. Joichi Ito
[ Bad Believing Both Extremists Friendly Generally Grew History Japan Know Korea Quite Reason Sides Some Unreasonable Up Were]
The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs. Edgar Rice Burroghs
[ Apparent Becomes Brain Conversations Direction Faculties Listens Little More Ordinary Organs Part Reasoning Take Vocal]
Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most our care to learn it. William Penn
[ Care Christianity Hardest Learn Lesson Love Most Our Reason Should]
Time makes more converts than reason. Thomas Paine
[ Converts Makes More Reason Than Time]
But people ought to be proud to be Democrats right now. You know, we're a happy warrior party. And this Congress has every reason to be very, very proud of the heavy lifting that they have done. Tim Kaine
[ Congress Democrats Done Every Happy Heavy Know Lifting Now Ought Party Proud Reason Right Very Warrior]
In our tabulation of psychoanalytic results, we have classed those who stopped treatment together with those not improved. This appears to be reasonable; a patient who fails to finish his treatment, and is not improved, is surely a therapeutic failure. Hans Eysenck
[ Appears Classed Fails Failure Finish His Improved Our Patient Psychoanalytic Reasonable Results Stopped Surely Therapeutic Those Together Treatment]
Human beings are the only creatures who are able to behave irrationally in the name of reason. Ashley Montagu
[ Able Behave Beings Creatures Human Irrationally Name Only Reason]
There is no more reason to believe that man descended from some inferior animal than there is to believe that a stately mansion has descended from a small cottage. William Jennings Bryan
[ Animal Believe Cottage Descended Inferior Man Mansion More Reason Small Some Stately Than]
A better educated electorate might change the reason many persons vote. Lyn Nofziger
[ Better Change Educated Electorate Many Might Persons Reason Vote]
There is no reason against woman's elevation, but prejudices. Ernestine Rose
[ Against Elevation Prejudices Reason Woman]
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different. George Santayana
[ Agree Always Conclusions Different Friends Generally Men Only Reasons Same Sex Their Women]
I don't know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived. Will Smith
[ Bigger Calling Ever Greatest Here Know Lived Reason Strive Want]
I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war. Daniel Akaka
[ Able Believe Bias Comments Decisions Dr Given Go Her Iraq Past Predetermined Reasons Represent Rice States United War Will Without]
The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it. Leo Rosten
[ Being Help Only Professional Reason Writer]
The other reason that I am here today, again from the State Department and from the court record of the court of appeals, is that when I am abroad I speak out against the injustices against the Negro people of this land. Paul Robeson
[ Abroad Again Against Am Appeals Court Department Here Injustices Land Negro Other Out Reason Record Speak State Today]
For some unknown reason, bad-boys draw you in despite the fact that they are jerks. Alexis Bledel
[ Despite Draw Fact Jerks Reason Some Unknown]
Sometimes I like them artificial and sometimes I like them real. And the reason is because sometimes I like a real close sound. And I like a very specific snare sound and I can't get that in the big room. Danny Elfman
[ Artificial Because Big Close Get Real Reason Room Snare Sometimes Sound Specific Them Very]
The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you. William Dean Howells
[ Any Because Book Commonly Does Duty Friends Make Must Read Reason Sense Which]
I think film likes me better than the theatre does for some reason. Miranda Otto
[ Better Does Film Likes Reason Some Than Theatre Think]
Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them? Sargent Shriver
[ Any Because Believing Dignity Give Health Improve Makes Mental Our Person Psychological Reason Sacrifice Sacrifices Students Such Talk Their Them Work Worthwhile]
You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don't. There's just no rhyme or reason. Barry McGuire
[ Business Down Hit Just Know Music Numbers Put Reason Rhyme Sometimes Your]
According to the U.S. Census, the most common reason people give for not voting is that they were too busy or had conflicting work or school schedules. Jeff Miller
[ According Busy Census Common Conflicting Give Had Most Reason Schedules School Too Voting Were Work]
What was the reason for invading Iraq' Was it a humanitarian crusade or an economic one' I would be inclined to say the latter. It was the same with the Civil War, because the landed gentry's money was being stolen by the king. Dougray Scott
[ Because Being Civil Crusade Economic Humanitarian Inclined Invading Iraq King Landed Latter Money Reason Same Say Stolen War Would]
When you have a very hot single there is no reason why it can't drive album sales. People fall off and come back on. I'm looking forward to coming back on with a vengeance. Justin Guarini
[ Album Back Come Coming Drive Fall Forward Hot Looking Off Reason Sales Single Vengeance Very Why]
We are all put in different positions for different reasons. Kim Alexis
[ Different Positions Put Reasons]
When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision. Stanley Crouch
[ Another Believe Color Comes Crosses Killing Know Lines Minority Need Problems Reasonable Solution Those Violent Vision]
I have no reason to sit home and write songs all day without going out and playing for the folks. And I have no reason to go play for the folks unless I'm writing new songs so they can sort of feed off one another. And I just try to do the best I can. Guy Clark
[ Another Best Day Feed Folks Go Going Home Just New Off Out Play Playing Reason Sit Songs Sort Try Unless Without Write Writing]
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis. Dalai Lama
[ Always Analysis Authority Critical Individual Must Own Reason Rest Ultimate]
We tried to avoid, you know, records. We were told over and over that was probably the most serious mistake and the reason was the system would never catch on, because we didn't have records. Ken Thompson
[ Avoid Because Catch Know Mistake Most Never Over Probably Reason Records Serious System Told Tried Were Would]
We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious crime to go free simply because that person believed his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm. Sol Wachtler
[ Actions Allow Because Believed Cannot Crime Free Go Harm His Lightly Necessary Perceived Perpetrator Person Prevent Reasonable Serious Simply Some Were]
It isn't reasonable to expect that everyone in the world is a country music fan. Not yet, anyway. Charley Pride
[ Anyway Country Everyone Expect Fan Music Reasonable World Yet]
A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays. Bruno Rossi
[ Cosmic Experiences Feeling Field Generated Inborn Into Likely Man More Possibly Previous Rays Reason Went Why Work Young]
The relation between a poet and audience is really insignificant. What matters is the poet is hearing something that he is broadcasting. And whether there is anybody with a receiver isn't the reason he does it. He hopes there is somebody receiving it. Peter Davison
[ Anybody Audience Between Broadcasting Does Hearing Hopes Insignificant Matters Poet Really Reason Receiver Receiving Relation Somebody Something Whether]
But we're very much an American band and that's that. I think that's part of the appeal outside of this country and it might be part of the reason people turned away from us within this country, because familiarity breeds contempt. Michael Stipe
[ American Appeal Away Band Because Breeds Contempt Country Familiarity Might Much Outside Part Reason Think Turned Us Very Within]
It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress. John Boehner
[ Agenda Allies Also American Asking Because Clear Congress Demanding Economy His Jobs Last Months New Obama Obama Over President Pretty Pursued Question Reason Still Three Where]
I'm just one of the lucky people. I have no other reason for my longevity. Johnny Mathis
[ Just Longevity Lucky Other Reason]
There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop. Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry, and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the industry of his fellow workmen. Leland Stanford
[ Being Co-Operative Co-Operative Each Employer Fellow His Idling Industry Own Pecuniary Reason Spur Watchful Workman Workmen Workshop Would]
I don't know where to put whales. I'm sticking them here, but I don't have any reason for it. George Gaylord Simpson
[ Any Here Know Put Reason Sticking Them Whales Where]
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason. Voltaire
[ Lost Never Power Reason Religion Those Truths Understood Well]
The real reason for comedy is to hide the pain. Wendy Wasserstein
[ Comedy Hide Pain Real Reason]
The concern around probable questions, which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around the world and the matter is critical, the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe on the African continent. Thabo Mbeki
[ African Around Been Catastrophe Concern Continent Correctly Critical Doing Grow Hidden Major Matter Probable Questions Reason Reported Respond Sense Which Will World]
Never have doubted it, even when the plane crash happened. I wasn't mad at God. I just knew that there was a reason that I didn't know about why it happened. Reba McEntire
[ Crash Doubted Even God Happened Just Knew Know Mad Never Plane Reason Why]
Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Bad Fact Foundation Good Logic Possible Practical Reasoning Side Well]
I would sort out all the arguments and see which belonged to fear and which to creativeness. Other things being equal, I would make the decision which had the larger number of creative reasons on its side. Katharine Butler Hathaway
[ Arguments Being Belonged Creative Creativeness Decision Equal Fear Had Larger Make Number Other Out Reasons See Side Sort Things Which Would]
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities. Thomas Mann
[ Defects Love Persons Qualities Reason Sometimes Their Well]
I had an art teacher who's the reason I got there in high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama. That's where she had gone and kept raving over their art department. Sela Ward
[ Alabama Art Department Encouraged Go Gone Got Had High Kept Over Raving Reason School She Teacher Their Where]
So one reason the science educators panic at the first sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure of the implicit religious content in what they are teaching. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Content Educators Exposure Fear First Implicit Panic Public Reason Rebellion Religious Science Sign Teaching]
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors. Thomas Huxley
[ Errors Harmful Held Irrationally May More Reasoned Than Truths]
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. Denis Diderot
[ Combined Common Creative Diligent Exact Experiments Geniuses Means Must Nature Observation Our Profound Rarely Reason Reflection See These Three]
If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city. Jane Byrne
[ Become City Country Crisis Eager Energy Facing Federal Government Now Other Our Partners Reason Rebuilding Should Than Us]
Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s, early '70s for a long time as a new location. Richard Roeper
[ Became Because Been Chicago Early Filmmaker Had Late Location Long Many Maybe New Popular Reasons Rediscovered Think Time Times Used Well York]
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I'm not interested in something, I don't grasp it. Richard Branson
[ Certainly Dyslexic Failed Grasp Had Interested Iq Left Old Reasons School Something Tests Understanding Whatsoever Would Years]
What one does in the studio is to pose a series of problems to oneself. I've got to look for some deeper meaning, for some reason for this thing to be in the world. There's enough stuff in the world. Anish Kapoor
[ Deeper Does Enough Got Look Meaning Oneself Pose Problems Reason Series Some Studio Stuff Thing World]
I believe Johnson understood that the reason was Vietnam. I also believe that he felt that if there was a way to communicate the real issues in Vietnam, that the reasons would be answered or understood. But there was just no way to communicate. Lew Wasserman
[ Also Answered Believe Communicate Felt Issues Johnson Just Real Reason Reasons Understood Vietnam Way Would]
From my own being, and from the dependency I find in myself and my ideas, I do, by an act of reason, necessarily infer the existence of a God, and of all created things in the mind of God. George Berkeley
[ Act Being Created Dependency Existence Find God Ideas Infer Mind Myself Necessarily Own Reason Things]
The reason the Jews hate Nazis is primarily because they didn't come up with the idea first. Tom Metzger
[ Because Come First Hate Idea Jews Primarily Reason Up]
I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons. Jared Diamond
[ Away Book Communication Hard Information Keep Lines Open Partisan Political Reasons Someone Turn Very Want Worked]
If you're going to kill someone there isn't much reason to get all worked up about it and angry - you just pull the trigger. Angry discussions beforehand are a waste of time. We need to smile at Novell while we pull the trigger. Jim Allchin
[ Angry Beforehand Discussions Get Going Just Kill Much Need Pull Reason Smile Someone Time Trigger Up Waste While Worked]
Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble. Stuart Symington
[ Administrations Authority Avoided Been Characteristic Giving His House Incredible Mr Much Now Power Reasons Recent Responsibility Staff Studiously Trouble Truman White]
I think I'm so old I'm in. We call it the 'Tony Bennett Syndrome.' For some reason, young people think I'm cool. Bill Kurtis
[ Bennett Call Cool Old Reason Some Syndrome Think Tony Young]
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few. Adolf Hitler
[ Emotion Few Many Reason Reserve Use]
Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics. Cesare Lombroso
[ Altogether Crowd Genius Good Great Lunatics Men Never Paths Ready Reason Sense Travels Treat Why Without]
I mean, I'm in a band, we're reasonably successful, I've got a very nice suit - I'm not even a bad person- so why can't I get a shag? Colin Greenwood
[ Bad Band Even Get Got Mean Nice Reasonably Successful Suit Very Why]
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. Alexander Hamilton
[ Animal Man Rather Reasonable Reasoning Than]
I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics but very few who have substantive criticisms. There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more a matter of inertia than it is of people having some real reason for thinking something else. K. Eric Drexler
[ Criticisms Critics Else Encountered Few Having Inertia Lot Matter More Real Reason Seems Skepticism Some Something Sound Substantive Than Thinking Very]
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. Rudyard Kipling
[ Excuse Failure Forty Million Reasons Single]
If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons. C. S. Lewis
[ Backing Beasts Because Cannot Capitalists Criminals Cut Enemies Existence Imbeciles Logical Only Our Own Prevent Reasons Same Side Simply Struggle Up Us]
There is a reasonable concern that posting raw data can be misleading for those who are not trained in its use and who do not have the broader perspective within which to place a particular piece of data that is raw. Stephen Cambone
[ Broader Concern Data Misleading Particular Perspective Piece Place Posting Raw Reasonable Those Trained Use Which Within]
I live to hail that season by gifted one foretold, when men shall live by reason, and not alone by gold. George Linnaeus Banks
[ Alone Foretold Gifted Gold Hail Live Men Reason Season Shall]
The economy is not an abstraction. The economy consists of people, and it will only grow if people feel secure and are reasonably free. John Bruton
[ Abstraction Consists Economy Feel Free Grow Only Reasonably Secure Will]
Our nation's immigration policy has been of top concern in recent years, and for good reason. With between eight and twelve million illegal aliens in the United States, it is obviously a problem out of control. Chris Cannon
[ Aliens Been Between Concern Control Eight Good Illegal Immigration Million Nation Obviously Our Out Policy Problem Reason Recent States Top Twelve United Years]
You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse. Omar Khayyam
[ Barren Bed Brave Daughter Favored Friends House Know Made Marriage Old Reason Second Spouse Took Vine]
The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable, like the death of a sentry at his post. Leonid Andreyev
[ Death His Honorable Loss Post Reason Seems War]
An omnipotent God is the only being with no reason to lie. Mason Cooley
[ Being God Lie Omnipotent Only Reason]
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get. Jim Rohn
[ Accomplish Always Far Get Goal Greater Major Makes Reason Setting Than Value Will]
If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence. Will Cuppy
[ Animal Call Does Instinct Intelligence Reason Same Something Thing]
It's happened time and time again, but the committee has always decided against it-the work was too conservative or didn't fit within the budget; there are millions of different reasons. Tracey Emin
[ Again Against Always Budget Committee Conservative Decided Different Fit Happened Millions Reasons Time Too Within Work]
Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them. Barney Frank
[ Assumed Before Camps Conservatives Divided Essentially Experience Had Help Into Learning Liberals Opposed Out Political Poverty Programs Reasons Regard Sought Supported Them These Two Variety World]
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below. George Orwell
[ Adults Below Best Child Eyes Faces Few Looking Part Reason Seen Their Ugliness Upwards Usually]
Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That's their job. I don't know why that is. They've nearly torn my nose off. I've had some really bad parrot bites. Steve Irwin
[ Bad Bite Bites Had Job Know Nearly Nose Off Parrot Parrots Really Reason Some Their Torn Why Yeah]
Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate. Thomas Mann
[ Fate Human More Needs Only Reason She Strongly Than Will]
Patients would come in and say, Well, my baby is going to have a cleft palate. I'm going like, that's not a reason. And the doctor would do the abortion. Norma McCorvey
[ Abortion Baby Come Doctor Going Palate Patients Reason Say Well Would]
I was always ready to leave England for some absurd reason. Claire Forlani
[ Absurd Always England Leave Ready Reason Some]
We have 1.8 million Americans behind bars today at Local, State and Federal level. In the federal system, which has doubled in the last ten years, over 110,000 people behind bars in the Federal system, probably two-thirds are there for drug related reason. Barry McCaffrey
[ Americans Bars Behind Doubled Federal Last Level Local Million Over Probably Reason Related State System Ten Today Two-Thirds Which Years]
The show originally started out as a ten hour mini-series. We shot two hours and then were excused for a while, for no apparent reason. Things went very quiet for a time and then a few months later we were called back and told that it was going to be a full season. Gil Gerard
[ Apparent Back Called Excused Few Full Going Hour Hours Later Months Originally Out Quiet Reason Season Shot Show Started Ten Then Things Time Told Two Very Went Were While]
With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. William Lloyd Garrison
[ Arguments Certainly Give Humane Lost Men Nor Plead Quarter Reason Reasonable Tyrants Waste Where Will]
Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations. Carlisle Floyd
[ Any Because Characters Charged Choose Composer Contains Dramatic Highly Opera Other Reasons Situations Subject Vivid]
The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play. Reggie Jackson
[ Myself Only Play Playing Reason Series Watch World]
Stardom is only a by-product of acting. I don't think being a movie star is a good enough reason for existing. Natalie Wood
[ Acting Being By-Product Enough Existing Good Movie Only Reason Star Stardom Think]
In this business, you just never know from day to day. It's one reason I held off getting too involved in entertainment. I like being able to plan, I like to know what I'm going to be doing. Parker Stevenson
[ Able Being Business Day Doing Entertainment Getting Going Held Involved Just Know Never Off Plan Reason Too]
If I were the president, I would be very concerned... and I would do what was reasonably necessary to find a way to get my people confirmed. Max Baucus
[ Concerned Confirmed Find Get Necessary President Reasonably Very Way Were Would]
I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of. George Bentham
[ Any Botany Career Decided Determination Devote During Enable Had Long Means Myself Never Occasion Period Reason Repent Subsequent Sufficient Were Which]
Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him. Blaise Pascal Sports
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A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place. Luigi Pirandello
[ Caused Empty Fact Feelings First Make Place Put Reasons Sack Stand Up Won]
Our main reasons for fearing males having sex with males is that you really had to construct a more powerful social role to keep men in their place than you did to keep women in their place. Warren Farrell
[ Construct Did Fearing Had Having Keep Main Males Men More Our Place Powerful Really Reasons Role Sex Social Than Their Women]
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. Edmund Burke
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The human rights community has focused very narrowly on political and civil rights for many decades, and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view. Paul Farmer
[ Ask Broaden Civil Community Decades Focused How Human Many Narrowly Now Political Reason Rights Very View]
I always believe there's a reason why you go through everything. John Elway
[ Always Believe Everything Go Reason Through Why]
Can the knowledge deriving from reason even begin to compare with knowledge perceptible by sense? Louis Aragon
[ Begin Compare Deriving Even Knowledge Perceptible Reason Sense]
Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense. William Penn
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And if we are in this state, if we had an eternity of probation, what reason have we to suppose that we should profit by it - if we had ever so long a time to chose for ourselves we should pursue our own will, to gratify our carnal I desires. Elias Hicks
[ Carnal Chose Desires Eternity Ever Gratify Had Long Our Ourselves Own Probation Profit Pursue Reason Should State Suppose Time Will]
The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all; and for that I am especially grateful. George Wald
[ Am Casts Especially Everywhere Found Grateful Having Hearts Honor Into Light Minds Nobel Peace Prize Reason Simple Unique Upon Us Way World]
I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers. Dorothy Day
[ Asks Believe Brother Brothers Down Faith Fundamental Him Loving Meeting Met Must Never Our Reach Reason Sympathy Them Us Well]
Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact. John Rawls
[ Ask Citizens Criterion Enact Ideally Legislators Most Reasonable Reasons Satisfying Statutes Supported Themselves Think Were Would]
Before the monopoly should be permitted, there must be reason to believe it will do some good - for society, and not just for monopoly holders. Lawrence Lessig
[ Before Believe Good Holders Just Monopoly Must Permitted Reason Should Society Some Will]
All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation. Charles Baudelaire
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It is not safe in the republican form of government that clannishness should exist either by compulsory or voluntary reason. It is not good for the government and it is not good for the individual. Timothy Thomas Fortune
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There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison; there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together; there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform. Edward Thorndike
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The reason progress is slow is that we always expect other men to be the heroes and to live the heroic lives. But we all have hero stuff in us. In our sphere of life we can always live more heroically and triumphantly and grow in heroic stature. Wilferd A. Peterson
[ Always Expect Grow Hero Heroes Heroic Heroically Life Live Lives Men More Other Our Progress Reason Slow Sphere Stature Stuff Triumphantly Us]
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss. Noam Chomsky
[ Action Arise Choice Decision Human Loss Questions Reason Science Soon Will]
I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times for exactly that same reason. She couldn't bear that it wasn't real. She wanted to live in it. Alison Bechdel
[ Bear Exactly Gone Just Live Met Read Real Reason Same She Someone Times Wanted Wind]
The reason they look the way they do is that the first drawing I did of them was really small so I didn't draw fingers, nose, ears, etc and this drawing had a certain appeal that I really liked. Craig McCracken
[ Appeal Certain Did Draw Drawing Ears Etc Fingers First Had Liked Look Nose Really Reason Small Them Way]