We cannot understand it nor the reason of it.
The reason why she read to her pupil so many good books is due, in some measure, to the fact that she had so recently recovered her eyesight.
Depending on function, robots can come in all shapes and sizes, and I see no compelling reason to make them like humans.
They have good reason to be incredulous.
Not only did his reason not reproach him for what he had done, but he even found cause for self-satisfaction in having so successfully contrived to avail himself of a convenient opportunity to punish a criminal and at the same time pacify the mob.
No, Bordeaux had only one reason for wanting to marry Cassie - the ranch.
I outline forty-five different ways this will happen—surely enough that even if you don't agree with them all, you will still have plenty of reason to be optimistic.
I was, for a reason known to God alone, much more calm than the situation dictated.
Whatever the reason, the kiss had awakened her as effectively as the prince did sleeping beauty.
Do you have some reason you want to put it off for a while?
The reason for this is what I call "The You Don't Know What to Ask Problem."
She is not conscious of any reason why she should be awkward; consequently, her movements are free and graceful.
Bordeaux said nothing was going on and he had never given her reason to think he was anything but truthful.
The answer surprised her, but for some reason she was sure he wouldn't hit her.
And yet, against all reason, starting in the 1970s our collective optimism faltered.
We have fallen into the habit of anthropomorphizing computers and robots for a simple reason: The more we program them to do things that we presently do, the more we think of them as being like us.
War occurs for a very simple reason: To some nations at some time, war is preferable to peace.
He regarded the whole business of the war not with his intelligence or his reason but by something else.
It was for this reason that I left my fellows in the abbey kitchen and came here to be alone.
Social structures will change, and the purpose of education will be to learn to reason and find one's passion.
This is the reason he is poor; and for a similar reason we are all poor in respect to a thousand savage comforts, though surrounded by luxuries.
Reason said if she left now, there would never be a solid relationship.
Then there are the people who reason the future will be better.
In the eradication of smallpox, as in the near-elimination of polio, I find both fascinating lessons of history and enormous reason for hope.
I decided that there was no reason, except my deplorable ignorance of the great facts that underlie our physical existence.
There is, moreover, a reason why Helen Keller writes good English, which lies in the very absence of sight and hearing.
This may explain the reason why Helen claims persistently that "The Frost King" is her own story.
The reason that we do not observe this process in ordinary children is, because we seldom observe them at all, and because they are fed from so many sources that the memories are confused and mutually destructive.
There is no reason why she should strike from her vocabulary all words of sound and vision.
He could defend many institutions better than any philosopher, because, in describing them as they concerned him, he gave the true reason for their prevalence, and speculation had not suggested to him any other.
He dived again, but I miscalculated the direction he would take, and we were fifty rods apart when he came to the surface this time, for I had helped to widen the interval; and again he laughed long and loud, and with more reason than before.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
"Well, yes," said she, "it may be that he has other sentiments for me than those of a father, but that is not a reason for me to shut my door on him.
They laughed and were gay not because there was any reason to laugh, but because gaiety and mirth were in their hearts and so everything that happened was a cause for gaiety and laughter to them.
Pity these wounded men as one might, it was evident that if they were given one cart there would be no reason to refuse another, or all the carts and one's own carriages as well.
Pierre had first experienced this strange and fascinating feeling at the Sloboda Palace, when he had suddenly felt that wealth, power, and life--all that men so painstakingly acquire and guard--if it has any worth has so only by reason of the joy with which it can all be renounced.
But besides this, since the exhaustion and enormous diminution of the army caused by the rapidity of the advance had become evident, another reason for slackening the pace and delaying presented itself to Kutuzov.
But to the generals, especially the foreign ones in the Russian army, who wished to distinguish themselves, to astonish somebody, and for some reason to capture a king or a duke--it seemed that now--when any battle must be horrible and senseless--was the very time to fight and conquer somebody.
"Oh, yes, long ago before this happened I did for some reason mean to go to Petersburg," he reflected.
But noticing the grieved expression on Princess Mary's face she guessed the reason of that sadness and suddenly began to cry.
If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, the possibility of life is destroyed.
Everything is done to deprive him of the remains of his reason and to prepare him for his terrible part.