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reasoning Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about reasoning
  1. #1
    ″ ‘Can it think?’
    ‘Not only can it think, but it can reason and compromise,’ said the Creator.”
  2. #2
    “People think that they can clear up profound matters if they consider them deeply, but they exercise perverse thoughts and come to no good because they do their reflecting with only self-interest at the center.”
  3. #3
    “The man of education will seek exactness do far in each subject as the nature of the thing admits, it being plainly much the same absurdity to put up with a mathematician who tries to persuade without proving, and to demand strict demonstrative reasoning of a Rhetorician.”
  4. #4
    “Oh, monsters are scared . . . That’s why they’re monsters.”
  5. #5
    “Alas! how sad when reasoners reason wrong.”
  6. #6
    “The duty of rhetoric is to deal with such matters as we deliberate upon without arts or systems to guide us, in the hearing of persons who cannot take in at a glance a complicated argument, or follow a long chain of reasoning.”

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