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Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.
Logic is a poor guide compared with custom.
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
Logic is like the sword -- those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.
The mind has its own logic but does not often let others in on it.
Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.
Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish! How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?
Logic is the anatomy of thought.
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.
From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct
That's a logical(propositional) fallacy to say that because one logical dysjunction is false that the other is true.

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