Logic Quotes

Margot fonteyn - if i have learnt anything, it is that life forms...
H. l. mencken - faith may be defined briefly as an illogical...

The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it.
Eric Hoffe
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
Logic is like the sword - - Those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butle
Logic merely enables one to be wrong with authority.
Doctor Who

David darlington, from his novel angels visits: an inquiry into the mystery of zinfandel - in the mirrorlike relationship between wine and...
All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted.
Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune, Missionaria Protectiva
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self - Centered. Love them anyway.
Mother Theresa
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
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
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
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 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
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
David Russell
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
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
La Rochefoucauld
The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
Dr. Thomas Arnold Mindell
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
David Borenstein
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.
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
Laurence J. Pete
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
Marshall Ganz, quoted by Sara Rimer in New York Times
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
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
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
Only a brave person is willing to honestly admit, and fearlessly to face, what a sincere and logical mind discovers.
Rodan of Alexandria
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
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
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
Carl Jung
That orgy of wishful thinking that has passed for logic in the present century.
F. W. Lawvere
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
George Steine
I know three things will never be believed - The true, the probable, and the logical.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent, chapter 2
If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself.
Joseph Farrell
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 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
Are you insinuating that I am a purveyor of terminological inexactitudes?
Winston Churchill, responding to a journalist
A page of history is worth a pound of logic.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.