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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Reason
 
  Reasons are like liquors, and there are some of such nature as none but strong heads can bear.
            —Edmund Burke
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  Reason is to faith as the eye is to the telescope.
            —John Caird
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Reason, like virtue, in a medium lies:
A hair-breadth more might make us mad, not wise.
            —Walter Harte
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  Human reason is like a drunken man on horseback; set it up on one side, and it tumbles over on the other.
            —Martin Luther
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