Logic Quotes

Irving layton - once you touch the biographies of human beings,...
If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself.
Joseph Farrell
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
Oliver wendell holmes - insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind...
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
Nathan campbell - drama is imagination limited by logic....
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self - Centered. Love them anyway.
Mother Theresa
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.
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
Isaac Bashevis Singe
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
Rita Mae Brown
Logic is like the sword - - Those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butle
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)
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
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
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 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
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
Logic merely enables one to be wrong with authority.
Doctor Who
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Will Durant
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.
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
The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it.
Eric Hoffe
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
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
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
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
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
The heart has arguments with which the logic of mind is not aquainted.
Blaise Pascal
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
Histories make men wise poets, witty the mathematics, subtle natural philosophy, deep moral, grave logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
Francis Bacon
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
A page of history is worth a pound of logic.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I know three things will never be believed - The true, the probable, and the logical.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent, chapter 2
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
George Steine