"Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up."
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"A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with."
"Reason can in general do more than blind force."
"I'll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has got to say."
"Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal."
"To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it."
"What is rational is actual, and what is actual is rational."
"Reason gains all people by compelling none."
"Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason."
"It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong."
"An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run."
"Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has."
"Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only a feeble ray that has issued from Nature."
"A man always has two reasons for doing anything -- a good reason and the real reason."
"He who has a strong enough why can bear almost any how."
"Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art."
"What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct."
"Most of us, when all is said and done, like what we like and make up reasons for it afterwards."
"On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale."
"Reason lies between the bridle and the spur."
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