Friday, May 13, 2005

Logic Quotes

No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.  ~Niels Bohr Logic is one thing and commonsense another.  ~Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927 Pure logic is the ruin of the spirit.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Flight to Arras, 1942, translated from French by Lewis Galantière A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.  ~Rabindranath Tagore Logic is logic.  That's all I say.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, The One-Hoss Shay If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.  ~Rita Mae Brown Metaphysics may be, after all, only the art of being sure of something that is not so, and logic only the art of going wrong with confidence.  ~Joseph Wood Krutch, The Modern Temper, 1929 (Thank you, Jeff.) Logic is a large drawer, containing some useful instruments, and many more that are superfluous.  A wise man will look into it for two purposes, to avail himself of those instruments that are really useful, an


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