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A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.
Reason
St. Thomas Aquinas

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With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.
Men and Women
Jane Austen

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However toplofty and idealistic a man may be, he can always rationalize his right to earn money.
Money
Raymond Chandler

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Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized.
Happiness
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him out to be a rational animal.
Humankind
Anatole France

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What is rational is actual, and what is actual is rational.
Reason
Georg Hegel

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Love is like pi -- natural, irrational, and very important.
Love
Lisa Hoffman

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Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
Truth
Thomas H. Huxley

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We never desire strongly, what we desire rationally.
Desire
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.
Misers and Misery
Karl Marx

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It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational.
Twentieth Century
Maurice Merleau-Ponty

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The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men.
Uncategorised
Reinhold Niebuhr

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The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
Absurdity
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
Writers and Writing
Salman Rushdie

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The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Institutions
George Santayana

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When you rationalize, you do just that. You make rational lies.
Lies and Lying
Source Unknown

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Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Pleasure
Voltaire

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

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Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
Friends and Friendship
William Wycherley

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun