I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.
Reasoning against prejudice is like fighting against a shadow;
it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice.
The ideal reasoner, he remarked, would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it.
Last Update: January, 2020