Quotes by unreasonable
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All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Australian actress and theatre 1969-
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
American minister 1834-1912
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
Filipino politician 1960-
I've been called 'hardheaded,' 'obstinate,' 'unreasonable,' etc.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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.
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.
French politician 1758-1794
Is it to be thought unreasonable that the people, in atonement for wrongs of a century, demand the vengeance of a single day?
Irish writer 1854-1900
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.
British painter and author 1882-1957
No American worth his salt should go around looking for a root. I advance this in all modesty, as a not unreasonable opinion.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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.
English writer 1709-1784
Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost, must always end in pain.
American novelist 1914-1986
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.
Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. Much progress, therefore, depends on such people.
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.