Logic Quotes

Metaphysics may be, after all, only the art of being sure of something that is not so, and logic only the art of going wrong with confidence.
– Joseph Wood Krutch

Truly, that reason upon which we plume ourselves, though it may answer for little things yet for great decisions is hardly surer than a toss up.
– Charles Sanders

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

From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
– Sir Arthur Conan

Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
– Ambrose Bierce

Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer.
– Robert Graves

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– Casper Ten Boom

Logicians have but ill defined As rational the human mind. Logic, they say, belongs to man, But let them prove it if they can.
– Oliver Goldsmith

There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
– Edward Abbey

A wise man is not governed by others, nor does he try to govern them; he prefers that reason alone prevail.
– La Bruyère

The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it.
– Blaise Pascal

The vast majority of human beings are not interested in reason or satisfied with what it teaches.
– Aldous Huxley

I feel that there is reason lurking in you somewhere, so we will patiently grope round for it.
– Sir Arthur Conan

Logic hasn’t wholly dispelled the society of witches and prophets and sorcerers and sooth sayers.
– Raymond F. Jones

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
– David Borenstein

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.
– A. N. Wilson

If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason.
– Samuel Butler

He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
– Andrew Carnegie

You can hire logic, in the shape of a lawyer, to prove anything that you want to prove.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.