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In the battle between emotion and reason, emotion wins most of the time for most people: the heart trumps the head because it is more difficult to live with bad feelings than bad logic. Few are the souls tortured by bad reasoning; many are those tortured by guilt. However overwhelming the evidence, people believe what they want to believe, and find it very difficult to believe what they don't want to.
The Retreat of Reason, Anthony Browne, p14
- He had been drawn to her looks, which were typical of a certain sort of English girl who, although not overly intellectual, nonetheless has intelligence sufficient to animate the face.
-- Alexander McCall Smith, Corduroy Mansions, Chapter 5
- What you have doesn't make you unhappy. What you want does.
-- Seth Godin
- One might say, for some girls, that a guy displaying humility publicly is the equivalent of catnip.