Reason Quotes

Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. Alexander Hamilton

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

The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason. Blaise Pascal

Reason speaks and feeling bites. Plutarch

Reason is the enemy of faith. Martin Luther.

The man who listens to Reason is lost: Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her. George Bernard Shaw

Reason is the slow and torturous method by which those who do not know the truth discover it. Blaise Pascal

Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that’s all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings. Felix Frankfurter

Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice. Allan Bloom

Let us consider the reason of the case. For nothing is law that is not reason. Sir John Powell

What is reasoned has nothing to do with what is reasonable. Jose Bergamin

Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason. Samuel Adams

Reason itself is fallible, and this fallibility must find a place in our logic. Nicola Abbagnano