quote by Bartolome de las Casas

The reason the Christians have murdered on such a vast scale and killed anyone and everyone in their way is purely and simply greed.

— Bartolome de las Casas

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Pure reason quote Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

A pure democracy is generally a very bad government, It is often the most tyrannical government on earth; for a multitude is often rash, and will not hear reason.

You modern men, you children of reason, cannot begin to appreciate love as pure bliss and divine serenity.

Pure reason quote Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no oth

Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are you.

I got tattoos for purely antisocial reasons, and now people do it for social acceptance. I miss the individualism.

If children were brought into the world by an act of pure reason alone, would the human race continue to exist? Would not a man rather have so much sympathy with the coming generation as to spare it the burden of existence, or at any rate not take it upon himself to impose that burden upon it in cold blood?

There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.

Pure reason quote Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.

Psychic automatism in its pure state, by which one proposes to express -- verbally, by means of the written word, or in any other manner -- the actual functioning of thought. Dictated by the thought, in the absence of any control exercised by reason, exempt from any aesthetic or moral concern.

Prejudice is not bigotry or superstition, although prejudice sometimes may degenerate into these. Prejudice is pre-judgment, the answer with which intuition and ancestral consensus of opinion supply a man when he lacks either time or knowledge to arrive at a decision predicated upon pure reason.

Pure reason quote You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.

Sometimes I imagine colors as if they were living ideas, being of pure reason with which to communicate. Nature is not on the surface, it is deep down.

The theoretical side of physical chemistry is and will probably remain the dominant one; it is by this peculiarity that it has exerted such a great influence upon the neighboring sciences, pure and applied, and on this ground physical chemistry may be regarded as an excellent school of exact reasoning for all students of the natural sciences.

I am firmly convinced that there is life after death, not in a primitive sense but as the entry of my completely finite person into God's infinity, as a transition into another reality beyond the dimension of space and time that pure reason can neither affirm nor deny.

Pure reason quote A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be

A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.

The science of mathematics presents the most brilliant example of how pure reason may successfully enlarge its domain without the aid of experience

The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!

Instinct guides the animal better than the man.

In the animal it is pure, in man it is led astray by his reason and intelligence.

Pure reason quote We met for a reason, either you're a blessing or a lesson.

We met for a reason, either you're a blessing or a lesson.

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The spirit of philosophy is one of free inquiry.

It suspects all authority. Its function is to trace the uncritical assumptions of human thought to their hiding places, and in this pursuit it may finally end in denial or a frank admission of the incapacity of pure reason to reach the ultimate reality.

Pure logic is the ruin of the spirit.

It will never be possible by pure reason to arrive at some absolute truth.

Pure reason quote There is no reason not to follow yur heart.

There is no reason not to follow yur heart.

Nothing has afforded me so convincing a proof of the unity of the Deity as these purely mental conceptions of numerical and mathematical science.

A reasonable estimate of economic organisation must allow for the fact that, unless industry is to be paralysed by recurrent revolts on the part of outraged human nature, it must satisfy criteria which are not purely economic.

Intuition is the undoubting conception of a pure and attentive mind, which arises from the light of reason alone, and is more certain than deduction.

Pure reason quote Before you quit remember why you started.

Before you quit remember why you started.

We think of Euclid as of fine ice; we admire Newton as we admire the peak of Teneriffe. Even the intensest labors, the most remote triumphs of the abstract intellect, seem to carry us into a region different from our own-to be in a terra incognita of pure reasoning, to cast a chill on human glory.

By no amount of reasoning can we altogether eliminate all contingency from our world. Moreover, pure speculation alone will not enable us to get a determinate picture of the existing world. We must eliminate some of the conflicting possibilities, and this can be brought about only by experiment and observation.

Just as eunuchs will never know aesthetics as applied to the selection of beautiful women, so neither will pure rationalists ever know ethics, nor will they ever succeed in defining happiness, for happiness is a thing that is lived and felt, not a thing that is reasoned or defined.

Pure reason quote There are so many beautiful reasons to be happy.

There are so many beautiful reasons to be happy.

Speaking of nudes, I have always had a great fondness for this subject, both in my paintings and in my photos, and I must admit, not for purely artistic reasons.

If Husain (as) had fought to quench his worldly desires…then I do not understand why his sister, wife, and children accompanied him. It stands to reason therefore, that he sacrificed purely for Islam.

Do not compromise on national security for purely budgetary reasons.

The world is dangerous, and we must always be prepared for anything that might threaten our national interests and security.

Pure reason quote Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a re

Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a reason.

To work for libertarianism - to oppose the growth of government and aid the liberation of the individual - used to be an idealistic choice taken for purely idealistic reasons. Now it is an act of intelligent and almost desperate self-defense.

The square is not a subconscious form.

It is the creation of intuitive reason. The face of the new art. The square is a living, regal infant. The first step of pure creation in art.

If we are bound to improve, we need not trouble to improve.

The pure doctrine of progress is the best of all reasons for not being a progressive.

Pure reason quote Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.

Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every reality by a simple process of reason, independent of all sensuous information -- never flinching, until by an act of the pure intelligence he has grasped the real nature of good -- he arrives at the very end of the intellectual world.

My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with the lust for pure shock value.

Mathematics is purely hypothetical: it produces nothing but conditional propositions.

Today many people are switching to free software for purely practical reasons.

That is good, as far as it goes, but that isn't all we need to do! Attracting users to free software is not the whole job, just the first step.

In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees.

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