37 Quotes About Unreasonable People


Knowing how to handle situations so that everyone wins requires some giving and taking. These quotes about unreasonable people capture some of the challenges associated with those that do not want to meet in the middle.

“A person can’t have everything in this world; and it was a little unreasonable of her to expect it.”

“A woman will allow herself to be clouded by her emotions. Her reasonable thought becomes completely unreasonable over the most ridiculous thing. It’s a girl thing.”

“All progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

“Drug companies should not be allowed to reap excessive profits or spend unreasonable amounts on marketing if they want to receive support that is designed to encourage life- saving and health-improving treatments.”

“Good schools, good jobs, good government. These are not unreasonable demands. But sadly, some of our people have already lost heart and have left Hawaii to look for these things elsewhere.”

“Greatness is best measured by how well an individual responds to the happenings in life that appear totally unfair, unreasonable, and undeserved. ”

“I am tough. Sometimes I’m unreasonable. I have to catch myself every once in a while.”

“I will no longer argue with the senseless and unreasonable; for they are void of reason and common sense.”

“If we had to earn our age by thinking for ourselves at least once a year, only a handful of people would reach adulthood.”

“If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.”

“If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway.”

“In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.”

“In strange and uncertain times such as those we are living in, sometimes a reasonable person might despair. But hope is unreasonable and love is greater even than this. May we trust the inexpressible benevolence of the creative impulse.”

“In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway.”

“In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.”

“It is generally recognised that women are better than men at languages, personal relations and multi-tasking, but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness.”

“It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.”

“It must always be remembered that what the Constitution forbids is not all searches and seizures, but unreasonable searches and seizures.”

“It’s unreasonable to expect medical doctors and pharmaceutical companies to tell you how to avoid their services by trying the alternatives.”

“No matter how unreasonable others may seem, I am responsible for not reacting negatively. Regardless of what is happening around me I will always have the prerogative, and the responsibility, of choosing what happens within me.”

“One day, I just thought, if you see a bird with a broken leg, you really have the urge to do something about it and help the bird, then at the same time you go to a restaurant and eat a chicken or something. It doesn’t make any sense.”

“Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.”

“People are unrealistic, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway.”

“People would rather live in a community with unreasonable claims, than face loneliness with their truth.”

“Reasonable men adapt to the world around them; unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men.”

“Research – and using what you learn from it to analyze every situation – is what separates being unreasonable from being irrational.”

“Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest.”

“That I ever think for one minute that I should ever feel lonely is obscene and unreasonable.”

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

“The tastes and pursuits of manhood will bear on them the traces of the earlier impressions of our education.”

“There are parts of us that are miserable, that hate, that love, that are cruel, are kind, are reasonable, are unreasonable. You know, you live inside your own mind. Who are you kidding?”

“Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.”

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.”

“We do not see the lens through which we look.”

“What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway.”

“When you respond to an unreasonable person by getting emotional, you give them victory. How do you manage unreasonable people?”

“Why should physical processing give rise to a rich inner life at all? It seems objectively unreasonable that it should, and yet it does.”

Dealing with difficult and annoying people can make them seem unreasonable and challenge you in ways you have never been challenged in.

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