Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.

Benjamin Jowett

I am beyond logic and rationality.

Imelda Marcos

Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic.

Charles Sanders Peirce

…the analogy between the noises we make when these noises do not symbolize anything which exists, and the worthless checks we write when our bank balance is zero….

Alfred Korzybski

The logic of words should yield to the logic of realities.

Louis D. Brandeis

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.

Leonard Nimoy

The life of the law has not been logic but experience.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.

G. K. Chesterton

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

Samuel Butler

Better to be without logic than without feeling.

Charlotte Bronte

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.

Norman Cousins

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

Albert Einstein

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.

Marian Anderson

But logic never could convince the heart.

Colin Raye

If language had been the creation not of poetry but of logic, we should only have one.


Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.

Tryon Edwards

The return of Fabien is pure logic. He's our captain and he proved with Toulouse in the Heineken Cup that he was fully fit.

Jo Maso

This report is absurd and is devoid of any logic.

Prakash Javadekar

There's likely to be some short-term disappointment, given that people don't know the logic behind this potential acquisition.

Chris Steward

Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.

Victor Borge

Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Logic merely enables one to be wrong with authority.

Doctor Who

They have to really justify it well, ... I don't know what their logic is or anything.

Don Vincent

Where's the logic in taxing hospitals to provide that care?

Ron Czajkowski

If you use that logic and reasoning, that means every car bomb in Iraq would be considered an in-kind contribution to John Kerry.

Mark Hyman

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.

Laurence J. Peter

I didn't expect them to do that, since they're handled by two different departments, but I understand the logic.

Chuck Bell

We see no logic in making any change because everyone needs a proper chance to prove himself.

Wasim Bari

Lloyds would give them (BBVA) an established low growth bank with high market share. The deal logic is not compelling.

Simon Maughan

The Greeks invented logic but were not fooled by it.

Eric Hoffer

The choice ... is entirely based on a defense-industrial logic.

Alain Juppe

The mind has its own logic but does not often let others in on it.

Bernard De Voto

Koizumi's style is amazing -- sometimes he completely ignores logic.

Tsuneo Watanabe

There is no way to predict accurately 10 years into the future, given the volatile economy and decisions of airline chief executives that sometimes defy what some of us see as logic.

Seth Young

We're driven by business logic, and we'll adopt a fair and balanced approach as we rationalize. We recognize the sensitivity of the employees, and we'll be fair, balanced, and caring in approaching this.

Pat Russo

I just have a tough time understanding the logic and understanding the ethics.

Ralph Willard

The logic of the heart is absurd.

Julie De Lespinasse

I think that the offer is compelling in terms of its logic, and I hope everyone else will see it in the same light.

Jim Sutcliffe

A page of history is worth a pound of logic.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

When you say, 'I don't know,' you cannot then draw a conclusion. That's faulty logic.

Joe Nickell

I don't understand the governor's logic on it. It just seems like an assault, period, on the working class.

Justin Phillips

Anti-Semitic? What is anti-Semitic about it? ...There is no logic to this claim.

Daniel Barenboim

France is doing everything it can, but the problem is that it is impossible to stop Bush from pursuing his logic of war to the end.

Jacques Chirac

Chess is not only knowledge and logic.

Alexander Alekhine

I hope you become comfortable with the use of logic without being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion.

Neil Armstrong

Politics and locusts always mix. In the mix there is never any logic though. Politics makes locust control difficult.

David Hunter

It doesn't pass the logic test that you can be a good parent one day as a foster parent, and as an adoptive parent you'll suddenly start developing new habits.

Adam Pertman

There is some logic to that, because if you're buying Ecstasy, you have no idea where it was made or what's in it.

Lloyd Johnston

At first blush it seems kind of strange, but if you look closely there's a lot of logic there.

Allen Weiner

We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.

Gene Roddenberry

The three top shareholders (Fidelity, Cevian and Burdaras) are very much in favor of the transaction. We are confident that the compelling logic of the transaction is coming through.

Julian Roberts

The dot-com logic of paying big prices to enter new markets has come roaring back.

Greg Sterling

It's very disappointing. I don't understand the logic behind it.

Jeff Holmes

If we can rightfully say that we cannot execute children because of their mental capacity and age, then we should arrive at the same logic that we cannot give children life sentences without parole.

Thomas Masters

There is merit in that argument. I see no logic, though, in committing coaching suicide as per the Welsh.

Martyn Thomas

Beneath words and logic are emotional connections that largely direct how we use our words and logic.

Jane Roberts

Interpreting Jesus' command to eat His flesh and drink His blood as a metaphor … is not enough, ... The logic is there to be seen: Jesus feeds the people literal bread. He offers literal eternal life to those who literally believe in him.

Jeff Cavins

The logic supporting this initiative is compelling. The businesses uniquely complement each other.

Maurice Newman

The failure to find DNA in the Martian rock is assumed to argue against Martian life. But this logic is coherent only if Martian life must use the same type of DNA as Earth life uses.

Steven Benner

With WWF, Microsoft will let programmers isolate process logic and business rules as they create composite applications.

Scott Woodgate

We don't agree with their ends, but they are not madmen. They have a logic, we can understand it.

Andrew Coburn

Microsoft Logic: Press start to log off.


You reason color more than you reason drawing... Color has a logic as severe as form.

Pierre Bonnard

I'm very much in support of it. The industrial logic of the deal is impeccable.

Wilbur Ross

Apparently, logic doesn't count when a powerful Republican is involved.

Brad Sherman

But if you ask whether such a possibility can be derived from the logic of his Asian diplomacy up to now, the answer is no.

Tomoyuki Kojima

I'd guess that more people go to a ballpark than to a Chevy dealership, but it's pretzel logic to punish us for doing the promotion.

Tim Brosnan

It was a knee-jerk reaction after the reports of an earthquake. The logic behind the move is that a natural disaster in California could damage the U.S. economy.

Lee Ferridge

This is disappointing, as we believe the logic for combining the two businesses is compelling.

Lorna Tilbian

The logic behind it is if you're desperately in debt, you might burn the car to collect the insurance. That's the plain and simple of it.

Madelyn Flannagan

Logic defies why you have to take such a complicated route to get to the abdomen.

Ara Darzi

Logic ridicules love, and love smiles knowingly at the whole foolishness of logic.

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

If you asked him who he'd like to be a model of, one of the judges he'd say would be Henry Friendly. John is somebody with quite conservative instincts, but who is very faithful to law, precedent, logic and argument.

David Leitch

It is the logic of our times,No subject for immortal verse-That we who lived by honest dreamsDefend the bad against the worse.

C. Day Lewis

Today's ruling defies logic and common sense.

Mathew Staver

Logic, sometimes has very little to do with political action.

Alexander Mackenzie

It sort of goes against logic. So we're back to square one.

Bob Geller

If you abstract away to the business logic, then you can just deal with that rather than having to worry about the system behind it.

George Whitehouse

I know, I've been there and done that. I can't see the logic of a bloke earning good money here wanting to go to America to get his backside blown off.

Frank Gardner

We humans are full of unpredictable emotions that logic alone cannot solve.

James T. Kirk

We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.

David Russell

It defies logic that a clergyman could so casually dismiss thousands of years of Judeo-Christian law, including the commandment that we are not to kill.

Bob Edgar

To know how to choose a path with heart is to learn how to follow intuitive feeling. Logic can tell you superficially where a path might lead to, but it cannot judge whether your heart will be in it.

Jean Shinoda Bolen

Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.

Lord Dunsany

Good are the Ethics, I wis; good absolute, not for me, though; / Good, too, Logic, of course; in itself, but not in fine weather.

Arthur Hugh Clough

He's suffering from Politicians' Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it.

Antony Jay

SYLLOGISM, n. A logical formula consisting of a major and a minor assumption and an inconsequent. (See LOGIC.)

Ambrose Bierce

The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic.

Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

I've seen numerous places in my district where the designation of critical habitat defies all logic.

Dennis Cardoza

Given all these features, the fabric itself runs at about 500 MHz for two to three levels of logic.

Shakeel Peera

The two major buyers in the world got hooked up in an emotional bidding situation, and sometimes logic doesn't prevail.

Boyd Browning

To say $30 an hour is an unfair wage, I just can't see the logic in that.

Justin Phillips

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

Claude Levi strauss

Woe to those who can't see the power of irrational logic.

Maritza Campos

These games would be a way to teach kids to develop their logic skills.

Julia King

Business logic changes all the time. This is what our clients are struggling with now.

John Rymer

What I'll always be grateful to Amy for is that she never tried to apply her own logic to the character. During her audition, it struck me that she was really teaching me about the movie.

Phil Morrison

There is strategic logic in this move but this is not the end of the story.

William Hawkins

Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.

Edward de Bono

There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.

Edward Young

There are input validation issues galore. Because AJAX moves application logic to the browser, there's a bigger attack surface.

Erik Peterson

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

Edward Abbey