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  1. Picture quote by Voltaire about sense

    Common sense is not so common. ⏤ Voltaire


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    The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. ⏤ Alice Walker


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To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.

Sun Tzu

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.

Nora Roberts

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!

William Hazlitt

I am the common man. I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters.

Eugene Levy

My dear, I don't give a damn.

Margaret Mitchell

When you can do the common things in life in a uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

George Washington Carver

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.

William Ralph Inge

Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.

Julian Casablancas

The most common form of oppression is not believing in yourself.

Tim Fargo

Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today.

Leonid I. Brezhnev

I went to school, I went to college. I know how to read. Even though I lack common sense sometimes, I am book smart.

Nicole Polizzi

Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.

Charles Baudelaire

We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense.

Samuel Fuller

I have seen so many extraordinary things, nothing seems extraordinary any more

Lewis Carroll

The terrorists whatever slogans they use have nothing in common with Islam.

Nursultan Nazarbayev

There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.

Frank Lloyd Wright

In today's economy, it's more common to need two incomes to raise a family.

John Fisher

A man of great common sense and good taste -- meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

George Bernard Shaw

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

Socrates

It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.

Matthew Henry

It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.

Marilu Henner

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

Jimmy Carter

The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.

Thomas Hardy

Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.

Satchel Paige

We need a common enemy to unite us.

Condoleezza Rice

Winning teams have the least amount of distractions. They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.

Larry Dixon

If we know anything about man, it's that he's not pacific. The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable seems to be a common temptation, not always resisted.

Larry Mcmurtry

Absence - that common cure of love.

Lord Byron

I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet.

Lord Chesterfield

It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them.

Rose Macaulay

During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.

Thomas Hobbes

I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.

Barney Frank

Common sense should tell us that there is no reason for civilians to have access to easily concealable handguns with the capability to shoot through body armor.

Carl Levin

The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Anthony Burgess

Common sense varies among the young, as among the old.

John Edward Christopher Hill

Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.

Horace

We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree.

Hillary Clinton

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.

Rowan D. Williams

There is still no cure for the common birthday.

John Glenn

Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.

Denis Diderot

Requiring valid, photographic identification is a common sense step to ensure voter integrity and sound elections.

Sonny Perdue

My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Katharine Hepburn

And all the books you've read have been read by other people. And all the songs you've loved have been heard by other people. And that girl that's pretty to you is pretty to other people. and that if you looked at these facts when you were happy, you would feel great because you are describing 'unity.

Stephen Chbosky

Whatever life may really be, it is to us an abstraction: for the word is a generalised term to signify that which is common to all animals and plants, and which is not directly operative in the inorganic world.

Oliver Joseph Lodge

Every time you work, you have to do it all over again, to rid yourself of this dross. I suppose for a person who is not an artist or not attempting art, it is not dross, because it is the common exchange of everyday life.

Carl Andre

We on our part will stick to our independent foreign policy of peace, acting forever as a strong defender of world peace and a persistent proponent of common development.

Jinato Hu

To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he's just much misguided. He's boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets.

Dan Castellaneta

Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.

Nicolaus Copernicus

Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself.

George G. Simpson

I think anybody would have to be with out common sense to think there weren't aliens. There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth is not the only one that's inhabited. It would be quite an ego trip to think that. I think about it all the time.

Sabrina Lloyd

We have common enemies today. It's called childhood poverty. It's called cancer. It's called AIDS. It's called Parkinson's. It's called Muscular Dystrophy.

Jerry Doyle

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

Helen Rowland

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.

Confucius

I want to look at life - at the commonplaces of existence - as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.

Christopher Fry

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.

William James

Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive - for that is common - but being missed when you leave.

Baltasar Gracian

If we really wish to put an end to our ongoing international and social problems we must eventually declare Earth and all of its resources as the common heritage of all the world's people.

Jacque Fresco

We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common.

Juliette Gordon Low

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.

Josh Billings

Desire is individual. Happiness is common.

Julian Casablancas

The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

George Bancroft

Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.

Brian Tracy

Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.

Daniel Pinkwater

And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family.

Patricia Ireland

We simply must look beyond partisan goals and find common ground as Americans. It is imperative that the Members of Congress recognize that partisanship will not serve the American people.

Michael Crapo

Life is lived in common, but not in community.

Michael Harrington

The fight against terror is a common imperative for democracies and must become so for all nations.

Lionel Jospin

The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so.

Gore Vidal

Common sense is calculation applied to life.

Henri Frederic Amiel

That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.

Jeff Miller

We must return optimism to our parenting. To focus on the joys, not the hassles; the love, not the disappointments; the common sense, not the complexities.

Fred G. Gosman

May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?

Charles Dickens

Feminism - the word - can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?

Betty Buckley

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.

James Beard

As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.

Catharine Beecher

What it meant to me: a happy life, of course, companionship, of course. A common objective, I think.

Denis Thatcher

There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do.

Sandy Koufax

Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.

Joseph Addison

We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not.

William Hall

It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.

George Eliot

We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.

Walt Disney

It doesn't happen very often that you get to work with some really good friends of yours and there's a common language between everyone, you don't have to explain what you're doing, you can just run with it. It makes it just so much easier and more relaxed.

Elizabeth Perkins

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.

Charles Mingus

All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.

James F. Cooper

Work hard, use your common sense and don't be afraid to trust your instincts.

Fred L. Turner

In my plays I want to look at life - at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.

Christopher Fry

I play a guy who believes he's a king. He's the most common man in the world; in fact his family, like his suits, are just make-up. It's about dysfunctional people and dysfunctional relationships.

James Caan

To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.

Henry J. Heinz

The left-leaning thinking that dominates the movie business follows a common liberal instinct to deny the spiritual dimension to every problem, thereby profoundly compounding the difficulties.

Michael Medved

Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows.

Frederick Pollock

I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.

H. L. Mencken

A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.

Andrew Mellon

I may not yet be as old as dirt, but dirt and I are starting to have an awful lot in common.

Stephen R. Donaldson

But the lover's power is the poet's power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung.

Amelia Barr

Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence.

Henry Walter Bates

In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual.

William Robertson Smith

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