Logic Quotes

Albert einstein - technological progress is like an axe in the...
Isaac bashevis singe - people often say that humans have always eaten...
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
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
The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it.
Eric Hoffe
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)
James p. hogan - scientists are the easiest to fool. they think in...
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 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
Logic merely enables one to be wrong with authority.
Doctor Who
There is something precious in our being mysteries to ourselves, in our being unable ever to see through even the person who is closest to our heart and to reckon with him as though he were a logical proposition or a problem in accounting.
Rudolf Karl Bultmann
The life of the law has not been logic but experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The heart has arguments with which the logic of mind is not aquainted.
Blaise Pascal
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
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
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Logic is like the sword - - Those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butle
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
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 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
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Will Durant
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 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
Are you insinuating that I am a purveyor of terminological inexactitudes?
Winston Churchill, responding to a journalist
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
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
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
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken
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.
Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.
Margaret Mead
Logic is like the sword: those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butle
I know three things will never be believed - The true, the probable, and the logical.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent, chapter 2
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.
In the mirrorlike relationship between wine and human beings, Zinfandel owned more reflective properties than any other grape; in its infinite mutability, it was capable of expressing almost any philosophical position or psychological function. As a result, its own true nature might never be known.
David Darlington, from his novel Angels Visits: An Inquiry into the Mystery of Zinfandel
That orgy of wishful thinking that has passed for logic in the present century.
F. W. Lawvere
Histories make men wise poets, witty the mathematics, subtle natural philosophy, deep moral, grave logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
Francis Bacon
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
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
George Steine
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
David Russell
Somebody who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world.
The Law of Thum