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Quotes About Logical Thinking

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Neil deGrasse Tyson
“I am convinced that the act of thinking logically cannot possibly be natural to the human mind. If it were, then mathematics would be everybody's easiest course at school and our species would not have taken several millennia to figure out the scientific method.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Sky is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist

Criss Jami
“Everyone judges constantly: positively judging one person is the same as negatively judging everyone else; it is to say that that person is superior in some sense.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

Julian Barnes
“He had a better mind and a more rigorous temperament than me; he thought logically, and then acted on the conclusion of logical thought. Whereas most of us, I suspect, do the opposite: we make an instinctive decision, then build up an infrastructure of reasoning to justify it. And call the result common sense.”
Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending

Dorothy L. Sayers
“But that's men all over ... Poor dears, they can't help it. They haven't got logical minds.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, Busman's Honeymoon

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“What did being connected to the world get you? It got you sadder. Look, the world is not sane. If you stay connected to an insane world, well, you just go crazy. This is not a complicated theory. It's just simple logic.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster

Josh Billings
“the squeeky wheel gets the grease.”
Josh Billings

Frédéric Bastiat
“Trade protection accumulates upon a single point the good which it effects, while the evil inflicted is infused throughout the mass. The one strikes the eye at a first glance, while the other becomes perceptible only to close investigation.”
Frédéric Bastiat

“What's the truth? The truth is what people WANT. Liars are basically idealists, liars are saints and prophets. Jesus was a liar.”
Jane Rogers, Island

Leon Degrelle
“You must train harder than the enemy who is trying to kill you. You will get all the rest you need in the grave.”
Leon Degrelle

Anthon St. Maarten
“A misleading perception or false belief is increasingly being perpetuated that the unconscious or the intuitive is all that really matters in any spiritual endeavor, and that the conscious, rational, logical, analytical mind is the mortal enemy of spiritual awareness and soul growth.”
Anthon St. Maarten, Divine Living: The Essential Guide To Your True Destiny

Clyde Dsouza
“It's amazing how once the mind is free of emotional pollution, logic and clarity emerge.”
Clyde Dsouza, Memories With Maya

“Intelligence is worthless without common sense.”
LM Fields

Arthur Conan Doyle
“Kalau kausingkirkan semua yang mustahil, apa pun yang tersisa, betapapun mustahilnya, adalah kebenaran.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four

Abraham Lincoln
“Passion has helped us; but can do so no more. It will in future be our enemy. Reason, cold, calculating, unimpassioned reason, must furnish all the materials for our future support and defence.”
Abraham Lincoln, Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858

“There are no logical contradictions in the Christian faith. If there were even one logical contradiction at the center of the Christian faith, the Christian faith would be necessarily false.”
Ronald Nash

“المنطق لا يصدق ذلك ومطالب مني ان أؤمن بذلك فكيف ذلك؟!”
Abdelrahman Sabry

Steve Volk
“De Bono argues that the West's tradition of settling disagreement by debate or argument is an example of overreliance on logic.”
Steve Volk, Fringe-ology: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable-And Couldn't

“Violence and cruelty were just a stupid person's way of making himself felt, because it was easier to use your hands to strike a blow than use your brain to find a logical and just solution to a problem.”
Anne Holm, I Am David

“Being far away from others it is the same like you are deep inside yourself.”
Pēteris Bitāns

William Shakespeare
“What if it tempt you toward the flood, my lord?
Or to the dreadful summit of the cliff
That beetles o'er his base into the sea,
And there assume some other horrible form
Which might deprive your sovereignty of reason
And draw you into madness? Think of it.
[The very place puts toys of desperation,
Without more motive, into every brain
That looks so many fathoms to the sea
And hears it roar beneath.]”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Ron Brackin
“God clues us in to the fact that, "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts." In short, God is not logical. This is not to say that he is illogical, only that he is not limited by logic. Simplified, "logic" is connecting the dots. We identify the dots we consider relevant, then connect them into lines and patterns. God, on the other hand, may see that, beneath one of the dots is a stack of a trillion more dots, each of which may be combined with the others. Little wonder that our ways and meanings frequently fail to match God's ways and meanings. Great wonder that, when they don't, we tend to fault him.”
Ron Brackin

“Whenever new shorts cuts open the old roads get freer”
Saahil Prem

“لا أحب الاختيار بين السيء والأسوأ!”
Abdelrahman Sabry

“If your paradigm is to question everything else why not question yourself before you question everything else? Generic reasoning is so common nowadays. I see so many arguments based on other peoples academic learning why not you use your own perspective. Sure it is good to pull up a primary and secondary sources to support your argument.”
Jeremy Limn

Joyce Herzog
“Regarding school vs. homeschool
If it works, send them there!
If it doesn't, don't import it.”
Joyce Herzog

“Emotion will never seize to prevail logic.”
Markus W. Lunner

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