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Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.
– Euripides
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.
– Austin O'Malley
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
– Joseph Roux
Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.
– Karl Marx
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off.
– Jonathan Swift
Reason is captive in the hands of the passions, as a weak man in the hands of an artful woman.
– Sa?di
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
– Sophocles
Reason is immortal, all else mortal.
– Pythagoras
Reason is like an officer when the king appears. The officer then loses his power and hides himself. Reason is the shadow cast by God; Go is the sun.
– Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Reason is man's faculty for grasping the world by thought, in contradiction to intelligence, which is man's ability to manipulate the world with the help of thought. Reason is man's instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man's instrument for manipulating the world more successfully; the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man.
– Erich Fromm
Reason is man's instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man's instrument for manipulating the world more successfully the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man.
– Erich Fromm
Reason is not measured by size or height, but by principle.
– Epictetus
Reason is so unreasonable, that few people can say they are in possession of it.
– George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron
Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
– Antoine de Rivarol
Reason is the substance of the universe. The design of the world is absolutely rational.
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Reason is the wise man's guide, example the fools.
– Welsh Proverb
Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat.
– Sri da Avabhas
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
– Josh Billings
Reason should direct and appetite obey.
– Cicero
Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision.
– Charlotte Brontë
Reason to rule but mercy to forgive The first is the law, the last prerogative.
– John Dryden
Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
– George Bernard Shaw
Reasons are to an argument as Obstacles are to a bullet The Weak ones get wrecked while the stronger ones force it to change its course!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
– Thomas Jefferson

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