2. "The reasonableness of the command to obey parents is clear to children, even when quite young."
- Quote by Noah Webster
5. "Faith is what credulity becomes when it finally achieves escape velocity from the constraints of terrestrial discourse—constraints like reasonableness, internal coherence, civility, and candor. However"
- Sam Harris, The End of Faith: Religion
7. "we are rational animals, but we are imperfectly rational. We are prone to making intellectual and moral mistakes and capable of behaving grossly unreasonably—especially when deflected by powerful emotions that run contrary to the demands of reasonableness."
- Robert P. George, Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism
8. "It also noted that the test for reasonableness … is not capable of precise definition or mechanical application, and therefore the test’s proper application requires careful attention to the facts and circumstances of each particular case."
- Nick Selby, In Context: Understanding Police Killings of Unarmed Civilians
9. "Contempt for one's own comrades, for the troops of the enemy, and, above all, fierce contempt for one's own person, are what war demands of everyone. Far better is it for an army to be too savage, too cruel, too barbarous, than to possess too much sentimentality and human reasonableness."
- William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience
10. "Latitudinarians were big-tent Anglicans. The name came from the supposedly wide latitude they were willing to give to unorthodox religious opinions that a more tradition-bound Protestant might see as lax or even blasphemous. They believed Christianity should be a religion of tolerance and reasonableness rather than rigid dogma."
- Arthur Herman, How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It