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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
    Cate Blanchett
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    As an actor, I endeavor to find the reason in the unreasonable. Because no one thinks they are being unreasonable or unrealistic or demanding or behaving madly. We all see ourselves as being justified.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    Christianity claims that the supernatural is as reasonable as the natural, that man himself is supernatural as truly as he is natural, and that the Bible is so clearly the word of God by proofs that are unanswerable, that it is unreasonable to disbelieve its divine truths.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • Benigno Aquino III
    Benigno Aquino III
    Filipino politician 1960-
    Benigno Aquino III
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    I've been called 'hardheaded,' 'obstinate,' 'unreasonable,' etc.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
    Plutarch
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    In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
    American folklorist
    Alan Dundes
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    In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.
  • Maximilien Robespierre
    Maximilien Robespierre
    French politician 1758-1794
    Maximilien Robespierre
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    Is it to be thought unreasonable that the people, in atonement for wrongs of a century, demand the vengeance of a single day?
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Musical people are so absurdly unreasonable. They always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be absolutely deaf.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
    Wyndham Lewis
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    No American worth his salt should go around looking for a root. I advance this in all modesty, as a not unreasonable opinion.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    Obama's respect for the Constitution does not apply to protections against unreasonable search and seizure, as Obama's deeply intrusive National Security Agency programs prove.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost, must always end in pain.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
    Bernard Malamud
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    Reader, I am myself the subject of my book; you would be unreasonable to spend your leisure on so frivolous and so vain a matter.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. Much progress, therefore, depends on such people.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
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