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Beginning with the stimulus, Obama has repeatedly inserted the government into the free market for political reasons - and with disastrous results.
The reason we have a Cuban Adjustment Act is because, at the beginning, they [migrants] were fleeing political persecution.
Perhaps the chief requirement of [the conductor] is that he be humble before the composer; that he never interpose himself between the music and the audience; that all his efforts, however strenuous or glamorous, be made in the service of the composer's meaning - the music itself, which, after all, is the whole reason for the conductor's existence.
The reason I'm travelling so much is because of reasons that weren't completely planned. Several of the shows became successful and were invited to go to other places and they've all happened at similar times.
Reason is not always reasonable
Before the monopoly should be permitted, there must be reason to believe it will do some good - for society, and not just for monopoly holders.
One of the recent arguments from design, that based on the so-called fine-tuning life of some fundamental physical constants, founders on the following objections: an extremely small prior probability merited by the God of theism in light – if that is the right word – of the Problem of Evil; the fact that it is not unreasonable to place a substantial probability on the hypothesis that a future theory will fix those values; and the sheer incoherence of computations of the ‘chances’ of fine-tuning were there no fine-tuner.
The best reason to paint is that there is no reason to paint.
Sometimes good days are not always fun, sometimes they are good because of how hard they were and gratifying for those reasons.
I think everything in life happens for a reason. I always think there's room for me to improve as a person.
Each day my reason tells me so; But reason doesn't rule in love, you know.
A true disciple inquires not whether a fact is agreeable to his own reason.His pride has yielded to the divine testimony.
si te olvidas de por qué haces las cosas te olvidarás de por qué debes hacerlas bien.
It is not the slumber of reason that engenders monsters, but vigilant and insomniac rationality
P. D. James
Of all the things that human beings did together, the sexual act was the one with the most various of reasons.
Neglect is a major reason for some of the most painful experiences we suffer in life.
Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards!
But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, 4 to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.
Everyone knows: people who cross boarders do so for a reason.
To repeat abstractly, universally, and distinctly in concepts the whole inner nature of the world , and thus to deposit it as a reflected image in permanent concepts always ready for the faculty of reason , this and nothing else is philosophy.
To question reason is to trust it.
They said you were hard and cold and unfeeling.” “But it’s true...I am, in the sense they mean—only have they ever told you in just what sense they mean it?" "What did they mean about you?” “Whenever anyone accuses some person of being ‘unfeeling,’ he means that that person is just. He means that that person has no causeless emotions and will not grant him a feeling which he does not deserve. He means that .‘to feel’ is to go against reason, against moral values, against reality.
Life is not a series of pathetic, meaningles actions. Some of them are so far from pathetic, so far from meaningless as to be beyond reason, maybe beyond forgiveness.
Take all of this Book upon reason that you can, and the balance on faith, and you will live and die a happier man.
The preaching is part of the reason I don't go to church. Plus, I don't know, it was never part of my tradition.
Joseph De Maistre
But just let the masters of the world -- princes, kings, emperors, powerful majesties, invincible conquerors -- let them only try to make the people dance on a certain day each year in a set place. This is not much to ask, but I dare swear that they will not succeed, whereas, if the humblest missionary comes to such a spot, he will make himself obeyed two thousand years after his death. Every year the people meet together around a rustic church in the name of St. John, St. Martin, St. Benedict, and so on; they come filled with boisterous yet innocent cheerfulness; religion sanctifies this joy and the joy embellishes religion: they forget their sorrows; at night, they think of the pleasure to come on the same day next year, and this date is stamped on their memory. By the side of this picture put that of the French leaders who have been vested with every power by a shameful Revolution and yet cannot organize a simple fete.
Reason is the glory of human nature, and one of the chief eminences whereby we are raised above our fellow-creatures, the brutes, in this lower world.
Rachel Van Dyken
Everyone wears masks.They come in all different shapes and sizes.The only problem with trying one on is that it fits. How easily we fall into the trap that we don’t have to be who we really are.How easily we convince ourselves that we need to cover up what we were born to be.It’s a tragedy that fear keeps us from our destiny.It’s hell when the person you were created to be is covered up by some cheap imposter
emotion untempered by reason is social suicide
There is a reason why they call it a pea brain when we get angry.
I am happy, and I have many reasons to be extra-happy nowadays. Life is calm, and the career is good and taking its course. And things are moving, things are moving ahead.
A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.
Charles Webster Hawthorne
Get into the habit of doing what you see, not what you know. Human reason cannot foresee the accidents of out-of-doors.
Reason is the beheaded king, emotion the slave revolt
The reason we wouldn't make a seven-inch tablet isn't because we don't want to hit a price point, it's because we don't think you can make a great tablet with a seven-inch screen.
The problem is there's a new group. I'm talking about this tiny slice of people that have gotten way too fired up about the Trump thing for the wrong reasons. I'm talking about these people that as soon as Trump won, they're like, we don't have to pretend like we're not racist anymore. We don't have to pretend anymore. We can be racist again. Whoa, whoa, whoa, no, no. If you're one of these people, please go back to pretending.
People always told me that my natural ability and good eyesight were the reasons for my success as a hitter. They never talk about the practice, practice, practice.
One of the most critical reasons believers experience defeat is because we categorize only a few areas of our lives as Christ's arena.
Reason was for suckers and Presbyterians.
Because I can’t live without Della. I don’t want to. She’s the reason I get up in the mornings - Woods
The reason conservatives cohere and radicals fight: everyone agrees about fears, no one about visions.
Getting to the top should be a priority, but being aware of the reason for getting there should be the focus!
Are you going to give me a reason to stay?
My politics is my religion, my religion is my politics.
Man’s life is the standard of morality, but your own life is its purpose . If existence on earth is your goal, you must choose your actions and values by the standard of that which is proper to man—for the purpose of preserving, fulfilling and enjoying the irreplaceable value which is your life.
Where some god pissed a rain of reason to make things grow only to die.
The reason I am a political radical is that I work on syntax. If I worked on semantics (which in fact I do), I'd be a good Thatcherite.
James K. A. Smith
The question of the relation between modernity and postmodernity revolves around the issue of 'legitimation.' Modernity, then, appeals to science to legitimate its claim - and by 'science' we simply mean the notion of a universal, autonomous reason. Science, then, is opposed to narrative, which attempts not to prove its claims but rather to proclaim them within a story.
William Ellery Channing
We honor revelation too highly to make it the antagonist of reason, or to believe that it calls us to renounce our highest powers.
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.