If I was the princess and something was happening where I needed a rational perspective, I’d call Elise first.
Kiera Cass -- The One
This was complete lunacy as far as he was concerned, and there was no way to deal with it rationally.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
The ghost of rational Mia.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
If you didn’t know that she was acting rational on the far side of crazy.
Rainbow Rowell -- Eleanor & Park
Maybe it wasn’t rational, but the world I lived in wasn’t rational anymore.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
A million years of evolution has taught me to trust my senses, and the primitive part of my brain is deaf to the rational part that screams in a high pitch like a dying animal, Not real not real not real not real.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
The one rational explanation for all this would have been that she did not sleep, but this was not the case.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
My version of events sounded perfectly rational until I was forced to say the words aloud, and then it sounded insane, particularly on the day I had to say them to the police officer who came to our house.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
We asked courts to recognize that such a judgment cannot rationally be passed on children below a certain age because they are unfinished products, human works in progress.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
Some small rational part of me realized I was in deep shock.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Whatever rational part that had been holding her back from diving into the darkness simply dissolved.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
I’ve seen men turn into snakes, ants turn into men, and otherwise rational people dance the macarena.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
There is certain to be a more rational explanation.
Ellen Raskin -- The Westing Game
And as much as you want to think we should be civilized right now, as much as you want to deal with this rationally, there comes a time, Caroline.
Scott Pratt -- An Innocent Client
These are the rational steps.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Part of my brain—the rational, educated part, the logical me part—screams, Blue!
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
But I guess the ability to think rationally has deserted me because I don’t deny it at all.
Katja Millay -- The Sea of Tranquility
We mercilessly pounced on the member of the group who dared utter a belief without foundation or without rational credibility.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
The rational part of my brain finally kicked in, stomping down the chaos of panic and terror that had overtaken me.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
In order to collect my senses I decided to stay there at the Maple Court for a while, during which time I hoped to lay out a bright and rational plan of action.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
The Nikettes screamed again and all rational thought abandoned Leo.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
Rationally, I knew it was a quick draw and a big leap, but emotionally, the stakes were too high to step back and think it over.
Becca Fitzpatrick -- Hush, Hush
There are two kinds of fears: rational and irrational—or, in simpler terms, fears that make sense and fears that don’t.
Lemony Snicket -- The Wide Window
I had no room in my mind for any form of rational thought; I wanted only to get away from him.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
All rational thought shut down and the nightmarish doubt replayed itself again and again in my mind.
Bella Forrest -- A Shade of Vampire
"There’s no ’rational grounds’ for anything I care about."
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
And if he could just have a rational word or two with her, he’d surely climb out of the bin himself.
Nora Roberts -- Dark Witch
It doesn’t seem one bit rational."
Kate DiCamillo -- Flora & Ulysses
Sometimes he’s almost rational, and then, for no reason, he goes off again.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
It was too strange; he couldn’t bring his rational mind to accept what was happening.
James Dashner -- The Maze Runner
She was as rational as you and I, more so perhaps, and we burned her.
Ray Bradbury -- Fahrenheit 451
I tried to stay calm and rational because it seemed Sarawa and his men were intent on saving me.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
Those whose attitude towards the war is most nearly rational are the subject peoples of the disputed territories.
George Orwell -- 1984
What monsters will creep from the darkness and steal my rationality?
Veronica Roth -- Divergent
I call, but I know he won’t turn back and wait for me to give a rational explanation.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
The older boys agreed; but here and there among the little ones was the doubt that required more than rational assurance.
William Golding -- Lord of the Flies
He could see no hint of rationality in the things to which people responded now.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
He said, ’Love is the only rational act.’
Mitch Albom -- Tuesdays with Morrie
Surely there must be some rational explanation of all these mysterious things.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula