A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
— Leo Tolstoy

Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
Ann Landers denominator quote

If something is exceptionally well done it has embedded in it's very existence the aim of lifting the common denominator rather than catering to it.
— Edward Fischer

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
— W. H. Auden

People tend to compartmentalize themselves into IT people, and movie star people, and scientists, but when we share our perspectives about nature, we find a common denominator.
— Nalini Nadkarni