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andru235 "A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it."

--R. Tagore [Stray Birds]

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"The growing chasm between private and social cost, the corporate control of a technology which is essentially public, called into question a most basic assumption of Western thought: that man frees himself through reason."

--M. Harrington [The Accidental Century]

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"Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more."

--H. Amiel [Journal]

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"Logic, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding."

--A. Bierce [The Devil's Dictionary]

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"The last function of reason is the recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it."

--B. Pascal [Pensees]

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"Pure logic is the ruin of the spirit."

--Saint-Exupery [Flight to Arras]

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"Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it shall perish by it."

--S. Butler [Notebooks]

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"The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced."

"What eludes logic is the most precious element in us, and one can draw nothing from a syllogism that the mind has not put there in advance."

--A. Gide [Journals]

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"We distrust our heart too much, and our head not enough."

--J. Roux [Meditations of a Parish Priest]

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"Reason, in my philosophy, is only a harmony among irrational impulses."

--G. Santayana [The Life of Reason]

"Reason and happiness are like other flowers - they wither when plucked."

--G. Santayana [Persons and Places]

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"Reason deceives us more often than does nature."

--Vauvenargues [Reflections and Maxims]

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"The man who listens to Reason is lost: Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her."

--G. B. Shaw [Man and Superman: Maxims for Revolutionists]
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zedel "Thus in one sense the post-modernist is a super-rationalist: if we take rationalism seriously it cannot measure up to its own standards. As Nietzsche says, it is truthfulness which destroys our belief in truth truth kills, kills itself."

-- Tomlinson in Lawson [Dismantling truth : reality in the post-modern world]

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