Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
— Sir Philip Sidney

Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
Francis Bacon commonly quote

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
— George Bernard Shaw

The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character.
— commonly quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson