Logic Quotes

Isaac bashevis singe - people often say that humans have always eaten...
La rochefoucauld - to a person in love, the value of the individual...

Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.
Rosenstock - Huessy
Are you insinuating that I am a purveyor of terminological inexactitudes?
Winston Churchill, responding to a journalist
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
Alvin Toffle
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.
James P. Hogan

Albert einstein - technological progress is like an axe in the...
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self - Centered. Love them anyway.
Mother Theresa
The life of the law has not been logic but experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
All true wealth is biological.
Lois McMaster Bujold, Memory
That orgy of wishful thinking that has passed for logic in the present century.
F. W. Lawvere
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
David Borenstein
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
Marshall Ganz, quoted by Sara Rimer in New York Times
Logic is in the eye of the logician.
Gloria Steinem
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
Rita Mae Brown
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken
If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself.
Joseph Farrell
This coffee plunges into the stomach... the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle.... Memories charge at full gallop... the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp - Shooters.
Honore de Balzac
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
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
David Russell
The Army has carried the American... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.
Tom Lehre
You know, my Friends, with what a brave Carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed, And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse. For Is and Is - Not though with Rule and Line And Up - And - Down by Logic I define, Of all that one should care to fathom, I Was never deep in anything but - Wine.
From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Translation by Edward Fitzgerald)
The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Ashely Montagu
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
Erich Fromm
The great roe is a mythological beast with the head of a lion and the body of a lion, though not the same lion.
Woody Allen
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
King Whitney Jr.
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.
Brooks Atkinson
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Somebody who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world.
The Law of Thum
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Irving Layton
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.
Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term etymology was formed from the Latin etus eaten, the root mal bad, and logy study of. It meant the study of things that are hard to swallow.
Mike Kellen
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
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
The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God or Satan is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window.
Stephen King
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
Stephen Jay Gould
I know three things will never be believed - The true, the probable, and the logical.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent, chapter 2
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Oliver Wendell Holmes