65 Reason Quotes On Success In Life

These reason quotes will inspire you. The reason is a statement or fact that explains why something is the way it is, why someone does, thinks, or says something, or why someone behaves a certain way.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging reason quotes, reason sayings, and reason proverbs.

Best Reason Quotes

  1. lovl”I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  2. “A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.” ~ J. P. Morgan
  3. “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” ~ Albert Einstein
  4. “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

  5. “The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.” ~ Thomas Paine
  6. “If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason.” ~ Samuel Butler
  7. “If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  8. “He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  9. “Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” ~ Robert Frost
  10. “Reason obeys itself, and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.” ~ Thomas Paine
  11. “The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  12. “Sometimes we have to do a thing in order to find out the reason for it. Sometimes our actions are questions, not answers.” ~ John le Carre

  13. “The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  14. “Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  15. “Human reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer.” ~ Immanuel Kant
  16. “A lot of women don’t know how to love because there’s deep reasons for them not knowing how to love. And what I mean by deep reasons is deep and dark reasons.” ~ Lil Wayne

  17. “It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe; you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.” ~ Lord Byron
  18. “Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  19. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  20. “The very essence of instinct is that it’s followed independently of reason.” ~ Charles Darwin

  21. “Strong reasons make strong actions.” ~ William Shakespeare
  22. “The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  23. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  24. “Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.” ~ Khaled Hosseini

  25. “Reason can discover things only near,–sees nothing that’s above her.” ~ Francis Quarles
  26. “Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.” ~ Thomas Aquinas
  27. “Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has: it never comes to the aid of spiritual things.” ~ Martin Luther
  28. “Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.” ~ Martin Luther

  29. “A madman is not someone who has lost his reason but someone who has lost everything but his reason” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton , Reason quotes for everything
  30. “An idle reason lessens the weight of the good ones you gave before.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  31. “An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.” ~ Edwin Percy Whipple
  32. “If we would guide by the light of reason we must let our minds be bold.” ~ Louis D. Brandeis

  33. “Believe nothing,
    No matter where you read it,
    Or who has said it,
    Not even if I have said it,
    Unless it agrees with your own reason
    And your own common sense.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  34. “I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with senses, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.” ~ Galileo Galilei
  35. “Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.” ~ Voltaire
  36. “Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason, mastery demands all of a person.” ~ Albert Einstein

  37. “Reason must be deluded, blinded, and destroyed. Faith must trample underfoot all reason, sense, and understanding, and whatever it sees must be put out of sight and … know nothing but the word of God.” ~ Martin Luther
  38. “The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  39. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.” ~ Charles Dickens , Reason quotes love
  40. “Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” ~ George Washington

  41. “Reason is the enemy of faith.” ~ Martin Luther
  42. “Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.” ~ Karl Marx
  43. “Curiosity has its own reason for existence.” ~ Albert Einstein
  44. “All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.” ~ Blaise Pascal

  45. “It isn’t Narnia, you know,” sobbed Lucy. “It’s you. We shan’t meet you there. And how can we live, never meeting you?” “But you shall meet me, dear one,” said Aslan. “Are -are you there too, Sir?” said Edmund. “I am,” said Aslan. “But there I have another name. You must learn to know me by that name. This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  46. “Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision. Strong wind, earthquake-shock, and fire may pass by: but I shall follow the guiding of that still small voice which interprets the dictates of conscience.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  47. “The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.” ~ Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
  48. “He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

  49. “Because reason…is the only thing that makes us men, and distinguishes us from the beasts, I would prefer to believe that it exists, in its entirety, in each of us.” ~ Rene Descartes
  50. “Reason is the natural order of truth, but imagination is the organ of meaning.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  51. “If we are bound to improve, we need not trouble to improve. The pure doctrine of progress is the best of all reasons for not being a progressive.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  52. “Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  53. “Prejudices are what fools use for reason.” ~ Voltaire
  54. “To reason about love is to lose reason.” ~ Stanislas de Boufflers
  55. “Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.” ~ Ayn Rand
  56. “Reason, however able, cool at best, Cares not for service, or but serves when prest, Stays till we call, and then not often near.” ~ Alexander Pope

  57. “Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  58. “Time makes more converts than reason.” ~ Thomas Paine
  59. “Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only a feeble ray that has issued from Nature.” ~ Maurice Maeterlinck
  60. “Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  61. “Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.” ~ Woody Allen
  62. “If God came down here with the box that had the reason for living in it, I’d like to find just 2 words: The Music. That would be neat.” ~ Garth Brooks
  63. “Question with boldness even the existence of a god.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  64. “Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee
  65. “The best players in any high-stakes field – business, entertainment, law, surgery, as well as sport – recognize that pressure occurs at the moments when meaningful accomplishment is possible. In fact, that is the reason why performers perform: for the opportunity to tackle challenges head-on, to do something significant, to demonstrate what their hard work and talent can produce.” ~ John Eliot

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