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    Could you please to tell me if any grammatical problem in the follow sentence?

    You do something right with reason, but you do anything wrong without passion.

    Also, any comment on this idea is appreciated

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    Default Re: reason vs passion

    Quote Originally Posted by notatall123 View Post
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    Could you please to tell me if there is any grammatical problem in the following sentence?
    I'm still thinking about the reason/passion sentence.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: reason vs passion

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    I'm still thinking about the reason/passion sentence.

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    Let alone question of true or false, if I want to convey the message that passion is more powerful than reason to help you complete difficult tasks, how could I rewrite the sentence to meet this criteria.

    There is nothing wrong with reason, but I buy a movie's quote "if your heart is empty, your brain doesn't matter". You know there are many things do not go logically as we think. Without passion or faith, we stop when we encounter anything in disorder

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    Default Re: reason vs passion

    Quote Originally Posted by notatall123 View Post
    Let alone question of true or false, if I want to convey the message that passion is more powerful than reason to help you complete difficult tasks, how could I rewrite the sentence to meet this criteria.

    There is nothing wrong with reason, but I buy a movie's quote "if your heart is empty, your brain doesn't matter". You know there are many things do not go logically as we think. Without passion or faith, we stop when we encounter anything in disorder
    "You do something right with reason, but you do anything wrong without passion."
    No, the use of "anything" and the structure is wrong.
    Here is one of the many ways you could write what I think you mean:
    "Reason is necessary to do something right, but without passion anything you do will be wrong."


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    Default Re: reason vs passion

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "You do something right with reason, but you do anything wrong without passion."
    No, the use of "anything" and the structure is wrong.
    Here is one of the many ways you could write what I think you mean:
    "Reason is necessary to do something right, but without passion anything you do will be wrong."

    Thank you Raymott
    Your sentence I think conveys the closestmeaning to that of what I was trying to say with the original.

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