Your search for "reason" returned 14 results from 9 Founders.
Benjamin Franklin:"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason."source: Poor Richard's Almanack,, reason, belief
Thomas Jefferson:"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear."source: Thomas Jefferson, letter to his nephew Peter Carr, from Paris, August 10, 1787; Merrill D. Peterson, ed., Thomas Jefferson: Writings, New York: Library of America, 1994, pp. 900-906.question, belief, God, pondering, religion
George Washington:"Government is not reason, it is not eloquence--it is a force! Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."source: Quoted in Jacob M. Braude, Lifetime Speaker's Encyclopedia, 2 vols., of government

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