Aphorisms by theme: Reason

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Reason
We think very few people sensible except those who are of our opinion.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Reason
The mind has great influence over the body, and maladies often have their origin there.

Moliere

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By theme : Health Reason
You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

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The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

Aesop

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.

Galileo Galilei

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By theme : Feelings Reason
The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Philosophy Reason
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
The mind revolts against certain opinions, as the stomach rejects certain foods.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Reason Wit
Fear has no brains; it is an idiot.

Ambrose Bierce

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By theme : Humor Reason Wit
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Conscience Reason
Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Reason Science
How many persons fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old!

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Knowledge Old Reason
By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.

Galileo Galilei

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By theme : Reason Science Thought
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Reason Wisdom
Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Behavior Reason Science Thought
All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Feelings Reason
I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Feelings Psychology Reason Women
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Psychology Reason
All cruelty springs from weakness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Philosophy Reason Wisdom
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