Logic Quotes

Aldous huxley - technological progress has merely provided us...
Frank herbert, chapterhouse dune, missionaria protectiva - all governments suffer a recurring problem: power...
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second - Rate technology, who led them into it in the first place.
Douglas Adams, The Guardian
That orgy of wishful thinking that has passed for logic in the present century.
F. W. Lawvere
Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.
Lynn White, Jr., "The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis", Science V. 155 No. 3767 (10 March 1967), pp. 1203 - 1207.
James p. hogan - scientists are the easiest to fool. they think in...
We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
Erich Fromm
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
The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens into his head. And it it his head that splits.
G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
Logic is like the sword - - Those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butle
To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
David Brooks
A page of history is worth a pound of logic.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
Marshall Ganz, quoted by Sara Rimer in New York Times
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self - Centered. Love them anyway.
Mother Theresa
I hope you become confortable with the use of logic wihout being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion.
Neil Armstrong, USC 2005 graduation
Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly.
James Rippe, M. D.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein
Scientists are the easiest to fool. They think in straight, predictable, directable, and therefore misdirectable, lines. The only world they know is the one where everything has a logical explanation and things are what they appear to be. Children and conjurors - - They terrify me. Scientists are no problem; against them I feel quite confident.
Zambendorf, _Code of the Lifemaker_ by James P. Hogan
Penicillin was indeed the product of accidental discovery, but the discovery was made, and the knowledge developed, because certain scientists had definite goals in mind. Chance, Pastuer wrote, favors only the prepared mind. The mind must be prepared not only by scientific training and technological know - How, but also by the awareness of social needs.
Saturday Review
If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return.
Margot Fonteyn
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
George Santayana
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
Laurence J. Pete
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Will Durant
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken
The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Ashely Montagu
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Frank Herbert, Dune
All true wealth is biological.
Lois McMaster Bujold, Memory
Only a brave person is willing to honestly admit, and fearlessly to face, what a sincere and logical mind discovers.
Rodan of Alexandria
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
David Borenstein
If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?
Margot Fonteyn
Explain it as we may, a martial strain will urge a man into the front rank of battle sooner than an argument, and a fine anthem excite his devotion more certainly than a logical discourse.
Henry Tuckerman
Religion is an attempt to get control over the sensory world, in which we are placed, by means of the wish - world which we have developed inside us as a result of biological and psychological necessites.
Sigmund Freud
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
David Russell
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
Rita Mae Brown
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
Carl Jung
Between the amateur and the professional... there is a difference not only in degree but in kind. The skillful man is, within the function of his skill, a different psychological organization... A tennis player or a watchmaker or an airplane pilot is an automatism but he is also criticism and wisdom.
Bernard De Voto
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
George Steine
Are you insinuating that I am a purveyor of terminological inexactitudes?
Winston Churchill, responding to a journalist