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  • Victor Serge
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    I followed his argument with the blank uneasiness which one might feel in the presence of a logical lunatic.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
    American poet 1926-2001
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    Besides the actual reading in class of many poems, I would suggest you do two things: first, while teaching everything you can and keeping free of it, teach that poetry is a mode of discourse that differs from logical exposition.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
    Billy Corgan
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    Calm, open debate, and logical thought drive strength to its maximum effectiveness.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are ''shaggy dog'' stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it.
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
    American poet and essayist 1899-1979
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    Dramatic experience is not logical; it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
    Source: Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    I never guess. It is a shocking habit - destructive to the logical faculty.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
    American author 1954-
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    I prefer to have some beliefs that don't make logical sense.
  • Martha Gellhorn
    Martha Gellhorn
    American novelist, travel writer, and journalist 1908-1998
    Martha Gellhorn
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    I see mysteries and complications wherever I look, and I have never met a steadily logical person.
  • Mark Haddon
    Mark Haddon
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    I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.
    Source: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2005) p. 34
  • Vannevar Bush
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    If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
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    If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
    Rita Mae Brown
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    If this were a logical world, men would ride side saddle.
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