Logic Quotes

H. l. mencken - faith may be defined briefly as an illogical...
Rosenstock - huessy - grammar and logic free language from being at the...
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
During my eighty - Seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Bernard Mannes Baruch
If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope.
Jacques Cousteau
That orgy of wishful thinking that has passed for logic in the present century.
F. W. Lawvere
Dr. thomas arnold mindell - the more i work with the body, keeping my...
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
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
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
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
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
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Irving Layton
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
La Rochefoucauld
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
Rita Mae Brown
Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self - Inflicted fate.
Albert Einstein
Logic is in the eye of the logician.
Gloria Steinem
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
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
Logic merely enables one to be wrong with authority.
Doctor Who
I know three things will never be believed - The true, the probable, and the logical.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent, chapter 2
The heart has arguments with which the logic of mind is not aquainted.
Blaise Pascal
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.
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.
Dale Carnegie
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
Albert Einstein
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
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Will Durant
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
Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.
Margaret Mead
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
Marshall Ganz, quoted by Sara Rimer in New York Times
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
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self - Centered. Love them anyway.
Mother Theresa
A page of history is worth a pound of logic.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
David Russell
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
Alvin Toffle
The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it.
Eric Hoffe