Quotes with reasonable
Since it is obviously inconceivable that all religions can be right, the most reasonable conclusion is that they are all wrong.
Amplification is the vice of modern oratory. It is an insult to an assembly of reasonable men, disgusting and revolting instead of persuading. Speeches measured by the hour, die with the hour.
Letter to David Harding, April 20, 1824
I set another goal -- a reasonable, manageable goal that I could realistically achieve if I worked hard enough. I approached everything step by step.
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
It is not reasonable that he who does not shoot should hit the mark, nor that he who does not stand fast at his post should win the day, or that the helpless man should succeed or the coward prosper.
He is not a reasonable man who by chance stumbles upon reason, but he who derives it from knowledge, from discernment, and from taste.
Jealousy is in a manner just and reasonable, as it tends to preserve a good which belongs, or which we believe belongs to us. Envy, on the other hand, is a fury that cannot endure the happiness of others.
One thing which makes us find so few people who appear reasonable and agreeable in conversation is, that there is scarcely any one who does not think more of what he is about to say than of answering precisely what is said to him.
Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it?
The Problems of Philosophy (1912)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
History is hard to know, because of all the hired bullshit, but even without being sure of "history" it seems entirely reasonable to think that every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened.
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)