Logic Quotes

Most popular logic quotes

Logic is in the eye of the logician.

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It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover.

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A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.  It makes the hand bleed that uses it.

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Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.
Briefly, you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.

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When you say, "The burned child dreads the fire," you mean that he is already a master of induction.
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.

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No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction.
The distinctive Western character begins with the Greeks, who invented the habit of deductive reasoning and the science of geometry.

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No amount of observations of white swans can allow the inference that all swans are white, but the observation of a single black swan is sufficient to refute that conclusion.
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.

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