135 Famous Logic Quotes to Expand Your Mind

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The Most Famous Logic Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding. — Ambrose Bierce

Analytic It is clear that the definition of "logic" or "mathematics" must be sought by trying to give a new definition of the old notion of "analytic" propositions. — Bertrand Russell

This illustrates an important truth, namely, that the worse your logic, the more interesting the consequences to which it gives rise. — Bertrand Russell

The rules of logic are to mathematics what those of structure are to architecture. — Bertrand Russell

[Aristotle formal logic thus far (1787)] has not been able to advance a single step, and hence is to all appearances closed and completed. — Immanuel Kant

Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialised linguistic structures. — Jean Piaget

For nothing is more democratic than logic; it is no respecter of persons and makes no distinction between crooked and straight noses. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth. — Victor Borge

The true Logic for this world is the Calculus of Probabilities, which takes account of the magnitude of the probability. — James Clerk Maxwell

I am allowed to use plain English because everybody knows that I could use mathematical logic if I chose. — Bertrand Russell

Short Logic Quotes

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  • Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. — David Borenstein
  • Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. — Albert Einstein
  • Without a standard there is no logical basis for making a decision or taking action. — Joseph M. Juran
  • Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. — John Von Neumann
  • Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. — Leonard Nimoy
  • I simply cannot accept that there are on every story two equal and logical sides to an argument. — Edward R. Murrow
  • Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing. — Claude LeviStrauss
  • No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical. — Niels Bohr
  • Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing. — Claude Levi-Strauss
  • The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. — Leonard Nimoy

Top 10 Logic Quotes

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Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. — David Borenstein

The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday's logic. — Peter Drucker

Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. — Franz Kafka

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Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. — Albert Einstein

It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth. — Jean Piaget

When someone is taught the joy of learning, it becomes a life-long process that never stops, a process that creates a logical individual. That is the challenge and joy of teaching. — Marva Collins

Without a standard there is no logical basis for making a decision or taking action. — Joseph M. Juran

I have made the most important discovery of my career, the most important discovery of my life: It is only in the mysterious equations of love that any logic or reasons can be found. — John Forbes Nash

Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. — John Von Neumann

We are all concerned about the future of American education. But as I tell my students, you do not enter the future - you create the future. The future is created through hard work. — Jaime Escalante

Logic Image Quotes

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Logic quote by Albert Einstein

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. — Albert Einstein

Logic quote by Leonard Nimoy

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. — Leonard Nimoy

Logic quote by Niels Bohr

No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical. — Niels Bohr

Logic quote by Marian Anderson

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman. — Marian Anderson

Logic quote by Steven Wright

How come abbreviated is such a long word? — Steven Wright

Logic quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Logic quote by Kevin Spacey

Sometimes the person who is the most logical is the person whom we call insane. — Kevin Spacey

Logic quote by Paul Smith

Stop making sense. Logic is predictable. Think differently. — Paul Smith

Logic quote by Niels Bohr

Address to Albert Einstein: You are not thinking. You are merely being logical. — Niels Bohr

Logic quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

Emotion And Logic Quotes

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If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long? — Gloria Steinem

Without a deep understanding of human psychology, without the acceptance that we are all crazy, irrational, impulsive, emotionally driven animals, all the raw intelligence and mathematical logic in the world is little help. — Chris Voss

If you’ve relied on data and logic alone to make sense of the economy, you’d have been confused for a hundred years straight…So much of what happens in our economy is rooted in emotions, which can, at times, be nearly impossible to make sense of. — Morgan Housel

Logic quote Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your o
Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow you most intense obsessions mercilessly.

Religious faith depends on a host of social, psychological and emotional factors that have little or nothing to do with probabilities, evidence and logic. — Michael Shermer

Everything is whole, complete and perfect as it is. There's nothing "wrong." Everything is exactly the way it's supposed to be and it's not based on thoughts and logic. It's based on dreaming and feelings and emotions. — Drunvalo Melchizedek

Beneath words and logic are emotional connections that largely direct how we use our words and logic. — Jane Roberts

Logic quote Login will get you from A to B. Imagination wil take you everywhere
Login will get you from A to B. Imagination wil take you everywhere

Vivid images are like a beautiful melody that speaks to you on an emotional level. It bypasses your logic centers and even your intellect and goes to a different part of the brain. — Steven Bochco

This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook. — Larry Elder

Reason: The arithmetic of the emotions. — Elbert Hubbard

When the subconscious mind must chose between deeply rooted emotions and logic, emotions will almost always win. — T. Harv Eker

Mathematical Logic Quotes

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Mathematics is a more powerful instrument of knowledge than any other that has been bequeathed to us by human agency. — Rene Descartes

Logical positivists have never taken psychology into account in their epistemology, but they affirm that logical beings and mathematical beings are nothing but linguistic structures. — Jean Piaget

Every good mathematician is at least half a philosopher, and every good philosopher is at least half a mathematician. — Gottlob Frege

Logic quote People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.
People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.

The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order symmetry and limitations; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful. — Aristotle

The miracle of the appropriateness of the language of mathematics for the formulation of the laws of physics is a wonderful gift which we neither understand nor deserve. — Eugene Wigner

A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence. — Howard Whitley Eves

Logic quote Our doubts are our traitors.
Our doubts are our traitors.

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. — Alfred Renyi

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. — Albert Einstein

The general mental qualification necessary for scientific advancement is that which is usually denominated "common sense," though added to this, imagination, induction, and trained logic, either of common language or of mathematics, are important adjuncts. — Joseph Henry

The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics. That tenet is the foundation of the do-it-yourself, Socratic, or Texas method. — Paul Halmos

Reason And Logic Quotes

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In Architecture there is a part that is the result of Logical Reasoning and a part that is created through the Senses. There is always a point where they Clash. I don't think Architecture can be created without that Collision. — Tadao Ando

You cannot approach people who think differently with reason and logic if they don't know what that means. First, you have to appeal to their values to start with. If you attack them, you lose them. — Jacque Fresco

Chess is a very logical game and it is the man who can reason most logically and profoundly in it that ought to win. — Jose Raul Capablanca

Logic quote Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act create a ri
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act create a ripple with no logical end

Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

But men love abstract reasoning and neat systematization so much that they think nothing of distorting the truth, closing their eyes and ears to contrary evidence to preserve their logical constructions. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

The fear of infinity is a form of myopia that destroys the possibility of seeing the actual infinite, even though it in its highest form has created and sustains us, and in its secondary transfinite forms occurs all around us and even inhabits our minds. — Georg Cantor

Logic quote Logic will take you form A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Logic will take you form A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

When a man finds a conclusion agreeable, he accepts it without argument, but when he finds it disagreeable, he will bring against it all the forces of logic and reason. — Thucydides

I haven’t changed my mind. That’s the point! I want to spend my life with you even though it’s totally irrational. And you have short earlobes. Socially and genetically there’s no reason for me to be attracted to you. The only logical conclusion is that I must be in love with you. — Graeme Simsion

The world of learning is so broad, and the human soul is so limited in power! We reach forth and strain every nerve, but we seize only a bit of the curtain that hides the infinite from us. — Maria Mitchell

If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons. — C. S. Lewis

Love And Logic Quotes

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I love you, and beneath all that logic, calculation, and superstition, I know you love me too. — Richelle Mead

Pure logical thinking cannot yield us any knowledge of the empirical world. All knowledge of reality starts from experience and ends in it. — Albert Einstein

Love is not the absence of logic but logic examined and recalculated heated and curved to fit inside the contours of the heart. — Tammara Webber

Logic quote Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

The pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit. — Alfred North Whitehead

I love Logic Audio and have been using it for years. All my track outputs used to come up on my old board in the same order as in the old Mac G4 - 1 through 32, came up as 1 through 32, for instance. — Tony Visconti

The heart wants what it wants. There's no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that's that. — Woody Allen

The difference between love and logic is that in the eyes of a lover, a toad can be a prince, whereas in the analysis of a logistician, the lover would have to prove that the toad was a prince, an enterprise destined to dull the shine of many a passion. — Tom Robbins

See and feel who you are. Love like you have never loved before. The practial point is to live and enjoy from where you are. You can feel every movement because you are not here. The logic is only important to the body-mind. — Robert Young

Each experience of love nudges us toward the Story of Interbeing, because it only fits into that story and defies the logic of Separation. — Charles Eisenstein

Just because science can't in practice explain things like the love that motivates a poet to write a sonnet, that doesn't mean that religion can. It's a simple and logical fallacy to say, "If science can't do something therefore religion can. — Richard Dawkins

Logical Reasoning Quotes

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There is no logical reason why thoughts, which have no substance, should have so much power over you, nor is there any reason why you should become their slave — Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

My purity manifests itself in countless ways, including an utter inability to sit idly when exposed to attacks on truth, reason, logic, and/or individual dignity. — Gad Saad

All logical arguments can be defeated by the simple refusal to reason logically — Steven Weinberg

There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence. — Rebecca West

When I consider this carefully, I find not a single property which with certainty separates the waking state from the dream. How can you be certain that your whole life is not a dream? — Rene Descartes

There are no solved problems; there are only problems that are more or less solved. — Henri Poincare

Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic. — Tim Noakes

One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap. — Stella Adler

Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions. — Evan Esar

Religion is dogmatic. Politic is ideological. Reason must be logical, but literature has a privilege of being equivocal. — Carlos Fuentes

Logical Quotes

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Good design is a matter of discipline. It starts by looking at the problem and collecting all the available information about it. If you understand the problem, you have the solution. It’s really more about logic than imagination. — Massimo Vignelli

Brevity is the soul of command. Too much talking suggests desperation on the part of the leader. Speak shortly, decisively and to the point–and couch your desires in such natural logic that no one can raise objections. Then move on. — Cyrus the Great

One of the most common ways to overcome resistance to change is to educate people about it beforehand. Communication of ideas helps people see the need for and the logic of a change. The education process can involve one-on-one discussions, presentations to groups, or memos and reports. — John P. Kotter

You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic. — Robert A. Heinlein

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. — Dale Carnegie

The plant never lapses into mere arid functionalism; it fashions and shapes according to logic and suitability, and with its primeval force compels everything to attain the highest artistic form. — Karl Blossfeldt

Asymmetry is the rhythmic expression of funtional design. In addition to being more logical, asymmetry has the advantage that its complete appearance is far more optically effective than symmetry. — Jan Tschichold

Live simply and without thinking too much, like a child with his father. Faith without too much thinking works wonders. The logical mind hinders the Grace of God and miracles. Practice patience without judging with the logical mind. — Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

A MAN WITH A CONVICTION is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point. — Leon Festinger

If someone doesn’t value evidence, what evidence are you going to provide that proves they should value evidence. If someone doesn’t value logic, what logical argument would you invoke to prove they should value logic? — Sam Harris

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Nothing seems real anymore. Even the flames from the fire seem to beckon to me, drawing me into some great past life buried somewhere deep in my subconscious, if only I could find the key..if only..if only. Ever since my illness, my condition, I've been trying to find some logical way of passing my time, of justifying a means to an end. — Ian Curtis

There is no society known where a more or less developed criminality is not found under different forms. No people exists whose morality is not daily infringed upon. We must therefore call crime necessary and declare that it cannot be non-existent, that the fundamental conditions of social organization, as they are understood, logically imply it. — Emile Durkheim

A modern building should derive its architectural significance solely from the vigour and consequence of its own organic proportions. It must be true to itself, logically transparent, and virginal of lies or trivialities. — Walter Gropius

We must return immigration to a logical, orderly process where people fill out their applications and wait for approval. We must make sure illegal immigrants stop storming our borders. We must establiesh the correct criteria, such as our need for certain job skills or education, for granting the right to immigrate into the United States. — Ross Perot

If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work. — Jacques Yves Cousteau

The calculus was the first achievement of modern mathematics and it is difficult to overestimate its importance. I think it defines more unequivocally than anything else the inception of modern mathematics; and the system of mathematical analysis, which is its logical development, still constitutes the greatest technical advance in exact thinking. — John Von Neumann

I reduced painting to its logical conclusion and exhibited three canvases: red, blue, and yellow. I affirmed: this is the end of painting. — Alexander Rodchenko

All the Dachaus must remain standing. The Dachaus, the Belsens, the Buchenwalds, the Auschwitzes - all of them. They must remain standing because they are a monument to a moment in time when some men decided to turn the Earth into a graveyard. Into it they shoveled all of their reason, their logic, their knowledge,,then we become the gravediggers. — Rod Serling

Great powers of all persuasions care deeply about their survival, and there is always the danger in a bipolar or multipolar system that they will be attacked by another great power. In these circumstances, liberal great powers regularly dress up their hard-nosed behavior with liberal rhetoric. They talk like liberals and act like realists. Should they adopt liberal policies that are at odds with realist logic, they invariably come to regret it. — John Mearsheimer

In Conclusion

Logic quotes also serve as reminders that logic can help us unravel the truth and avoid fallacies. They promote the idea that logical reasoning facilitates a deeper understanding of the world around us and enables us to separate fact from fiction. These quotes encourage us to challenge our assumptions, question the validity of arguments, and rely on logical evidence rather than emotional biases or personal beliefs. Ultimately, quotes about logic remind us of the power and importance of rational thought in our daily lives.

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