1 The best of minds will have their fetiches, and they sometimes feel vaguely wounded by the want of respect of logic.
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2 This logic was known to the ancients.
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3 With nihilism, no discussion is possible; for the nihilist logic doubts the existence of its interlocutor, and is not quite sure that it exists itself.
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4 By the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of the Revolution, Combeferre represented its philosophy.
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5 From suffering these spectres pass to crime; fatal affiliation, dizzy creation, logic of darkness.
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6 Now, logic knows not the "almost," absolutely as the sun knows not the candle.
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7 They strike it cleverly in its vulnerable spot, in default of a cuirass, in its lack of logic; they attacked this revolution in its royalty.
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8 Then ask logic of passion if you will.
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9 The ideal is nothing but the culminating point of logic, the same as the beautiful is nothing but the summit of the true.
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10 Hence a new logic of art, and of certain requirements of composition which modify everything, even the conditions, formerly narrow, of taste and language, which must grow broader like all the rest.
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11 Moreover, by some obscure process of logic, she felt that her momentary burst of generosity had justified all previous extravagances, and excused any in which she might subsequently indulge.
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12 Victor thought there would be more logic in thus disposing of old people with an established claim for making themselves universally obnoxious.
13 Like a certain class of modern philosophers, Dinah perfectly scorned logic and reason in every shape, and always took refuge in intuitive certainty; and here she was perfectly impregnable.
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14 You don't need logic, I hope, to put a bit of bread in your mouth when you're hungry.
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15 But man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
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