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Reason is the wise man's guide, example the fool's.

Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
I got fame and fortune, and I lost my sense of reasoning.
Reason is like an officer when the king appears. The officer then loses his power and hides himself. Reason is the shadow cast by God; Go is the sun.
Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.
A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.
What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more. Sure, he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and god-like reason To fust in us unused.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
Our passion and principles are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
Man always has two reasons for the things he does; the logical one and the real one.
You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into.
Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.
An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.
Reason is emotion for the sexless.
That proves you are unusual, returned the Scarecrow; and I am convinced the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed.
I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it.
Mankind lives to understand things, but only thru deep thinking he can understand the things of real value to him.
Every thing is beautiful in its right use.
There is no individual thing in nature, which is more useful to man, than a man who lives in obedience to reason.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.
Everyone is subject to the same failed human rationalizations.
When reason is against a man, he will soon turn against reason.
When thing happens, it always comes with a reason.

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