145 Make Sense Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Make Sense Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Nothing makes sense, why should I? — Suad Amiry

To demand 'sense' is the hallmark of nonsense. Nature does not make sense. Nothing makes sense. — Ayn Rand

Common sense is seeing things as they are; and doing things as they ought to be. — Harriet Beecher Stowe

Stop making sense. Logic is predictable. Think differently. — Paul Smith

Our comforting conviction that the world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance. — Daniel Kahneman

I want nevertheless to add that for me the world is a defiance of common sense. — Rene Magritte

Everything makes sense, even if you can’t make sense of it right now. Don’t judge the moment. — Jay Shetty

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. — Albert Einstein

How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions? — Polly Toynbee

Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers. — Francis Chan

Short Make Sense Quotes

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  • You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. — Rick Warren
  • Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. — Melody Beattie
  • It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain
  • Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. — Doug Coupland
  • The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. — Alan Watts
  • Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. — Theodosius Dobzhansky
  • The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. — Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • It makes no sense to try to extend a friendship that was only meant to be a season into a lifetime. — Mandy Hale
  • Never understood a lot about the world... music is one of the only things that makes any sense. — Austin Carlile
  • You need eagles wings to get over things that make no sense in this world. — Tom Petty

Top 10 Make Sense Quotes

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Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense. — Richard Dawkins

So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and hold on to that childlike wonder about what makes the universe exist. — Stephen Hawking

You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. — Rick Warren

Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding your self that everything happens for a reason. — John Mayer

Choice is not a form of freedom in the sense of the word; choice is the act of hesitation that occurs before making a decision. — Alan Watts

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. — Melody Beattie

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain

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Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. — Doug Coupland

We can have paid family and medical leave. We can make public colleges and universities tuition-free. These are not revolutionary, radical ideas. They're kind of common sense. — Bernie Sanders

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. — Alan Watts

Make Sense Image Quotes

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Make sense quote by Doug Coupland

Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. — Doug Coupland

Make sense quote by Theodosius Dobzhansky

Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. — Theodosius Dobzhansky

Make sense quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Make sense quote The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do.
The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do.

Make It Make Sense Quotes

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There's gon' be some stuff you gon' see that's gon' make it hard to smile in the future. But through whatever you see, through all the rain and the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor. You gotta be able to smile through all this bullshit. Remember that. — Tupac Shakur

People believe those fairytales about falling in love at first sight at the bus, subway, or at the streets. But it doesn’t make sense how they’d laugh at the ones who fell in love at first sight through TV screens. Loving a celebrity IS a type of love. Love is fair to everyone. — Tablo

The thing about life is that you must survive. Life is going to be difficult, and dreadful things will happen. What you do is move along, get on with it, and be tough. Not in the sense of being mean to others, but being tough with yourself and making a deadly effort not to be defeated. — Katharine Hepburn

Make sense quote The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

I sit down and watch videos. I take notes. That's when that inspiration comes - the moment that makes sense of my profession. The instant I know, for sure, that I've got it. I know how to win. It's the moment that my job becomes truly meaningful. — Pep Guardiola

Every society needs educated people, but the primary responsibility of educated people is to bring wisdom back into the community and make it available to others so that the lives they are leading make sense. — Vine Deloria Jr.

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. — H. L. Mencken

Make sense quote The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it.
The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it.

Put in the superlatives yourselves, I'm running out. It's already been a while now that he has been outstanding. He's more than decisive in every way. That he's capable of doing everything that he does at his age is something impressive, that doesn't make any sense. — Pep Guardiola

Yes, it is one of my ultimate aims - it is the ultimate sense of football: to make the people happy, to let them live some emotions that you usually can't get. — Jurgen Klopp

It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think. — Johnny Cash

To romanticize the world is to make us aware of the magic, mystery and wonder of the world; it is to educate the senses to see the ordinary as extraordinary, the familiar as strange, the mundane as sacred, the finite as infinite. — Novalis

When Things Don't Make Sense Quotes

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On our own we simply don't know how to get things done the same way you do things. But, like everyone else, we want to do the best we possibly can. When we sense you've given up on us, it makes us feel miserable. So please keep helping us, through to the end. — Naoki Higashida

Now I understand. When you love someone, you have to try things even if they don't make sense to anyone else. — Gennifer Choldenko

You don't have any kind of sense of being foolish when you are acting. When you're younger you don't want to look a fool, so you don't do things that might make you vulnerable. — Tom Wilkinson

Make sense quote Someday it's gonna make sense.
Someday it's gonna make sense.

That's something that seems to happen when I'm writing, where maybe things that don't necessarily make a lot of logical sense are put together, and yet we struggle to make sense of these things somehow. I'm not quite sure why that is; it's something about human nature, I guess. — Kurt Wagner

The idea of directing a film is a strange one for me. I feel anti-mathematical, in a way, in that sense. I don't like when things make sense. I prefer if they don't. — Johnny Depp

One of my biggest pet peeves is that I just don't like it when characters do things that are funny to the writer, but you don't know why they're doing it and it doesn't make any sense. — Glenn Howerton

Make sense quote The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.
The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.

The thing I don't like on television is when somebody does something that makes absolutely no sense just for the shock of it. — Lauren Graham

When I step into a character's shoes, I don't judge them. I make a conscious effort not to look from the outside in but look from the inside out, and when you do that it allows you to feel and sense things more, and act and react from a core, you know? — Abbie Cornish

There are so many people who don't know small towns exist. When I write, I want to give my readers two things: one is a sense of consolation, and two, I want to make them laugh. — Jan Karon

Some things are just perfect, even when they don't make any sense — Bella Andre

Life Doesn't Make Sense Quotes

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The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't. — Joseph L. Mankiewicz

And now we're apart and you're just some stranger who knows all my secrets and all my family members and all my quirks and flaws and it doesn't make sense. — Gaby Dunn

The world doesn't fully make sense until the writer has secured his version of it on the page. And the act of writing is strangely more lifelike than life. — Betsy Lerner

Make sense quote If you want to make sense it has to come from silence.
If you want to make sense it has to come from silence.

We're not always going to understand why something happens.True faith is trusting even when it doesn't make sense — Joel Osteen

I was sentenced to life plus 30 years by an all-White jury. What I saw in prison was wall-to-wall Black flesh in chains. Women caged in cells. But we're the terrorists. It just doesn't make sense. — Assata Shakur

If you haven't got a sense of humor you're making your life a hundred times harder. It doesn't matter what happens to you, if you can have a laugh about it, and don't take yourself so serious, you have the battles halfway won. — Jack Bruce

Art does imitate life, it has to come from somewhere. To put boundaries and limitations on it doesn't make a lot of sense to me. — Christian Slater

Nostalgia doesn't make sense, because it's like bringing the memories back to be a special part of my day or to be part of my week. And I'm inside my memories the same way I'm inside my everyday life. — Agnes Varda

Because life doesn't work that way. You can do everything perfectly. Do everything you think you're supposed to be doing. Fulfill every expectation that other people may have. And you still won't get the results you think you deserve. Life is crazy and maddening and often makes no sense. — David Baldacci

Life doesn't make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point out that it doesn't make sense, and that it doesn't make much difference anyway. — Eric Idle

It Doesn't Have To Make Sense Quotes

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The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make any sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us. — Allyson Felix

One day, I just thought, if you see a bird with a broken leg, you really have the urge to do something about it and help the bird, then at the same time you go to a restaurant and eat a chicken or something. It doesn't make any sense. — Patrik Baboumian

I'm such a blonde. It just doesn't make sense for me to have dark hair. — Jessica Simpson

We cannot build county councils based on one single constituency. It doesn't make sense because it does not have a sufficient revenue base to be able to provide the services that county councils are required to provide. — Raila Odinga

It's just science fiction so it's allowed to be silly, and childish, and stupid. It's just science fiction, so it doesn't have to make sense. It's just science fiction, so you must ask nothing more of it than loud noises and flashing lights. — Isaac Asimov

The notion that you have a blind trust but you can tell your trustee when to sell stock in it just doesn't make any sense. It means you have a seeing eye trust and not a blind trust. It's ridiculous. — Bill Frist

But It doesn't make sense for us to have a continued reliance on a supply of oil where whenever there is unrest in another part of the world, gasoline prices jump up. We need a renewable fuel industry that's more than corn-based, of course, and there are a whole series of great opportunities here. — Tom Vilsack

Why are we deforesting for pulp and paper when we have a logical and efficient solution in plants like kenaf or bamboo? It doesn't make sense to me at all. — Ian Somerhalder

When you get an idea and you fall in love with it there's not a whole lot of choice. You're going down a street and you meet this girl and you know it doesn't have to make any sense. Bingo! You're in love. — David Lynch

I'm writing a poem right now about a nose. I've always wanted to write a poem about a nose. But it's a ludicrous subject. That's why, when I was younger, I was afraid of something that didn't make a lot of sense. But now I'm not. I have nothing to worry about. It doesn't matter. — Maurice Sendak

If It Doesn't Make Sense Quotes

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If you really think about it, hitting the snooze button in the morning doesn't even make sense. It's like saying, 'I hate getting up in the morning-so I do it over... and over... and over again.' — Demetri Martin

A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense. — James Thurber

My action follows my characters. If a character is a cop, you cannot be posing all the time, you cannot fly off the roof because it doesn't make any sense - it's not practical. — Donnie Yen

We just write down a bunch of words, and pray to god they make sense. And if we don't, it doesn't matter, we're artists. — Tom DeLonge

The establishment in Britain is certainly against the arts and against education. If something doesn't make a profit, it's invalid, and art doesn't make a profit in that sense. — Peter Maxwell Davies

I'm not going to sing something if it doesn't make sense to me, or if it makes me look like I'm begging someone or I'm weak, because that's not me. — Sharon Jones

If it doesn't make sense, you must find for the defense. — Johnnie Cochran

It doesn't make any sense. If the SIM are policemen, secret or not, shouldn't we trust them instead of being afraid of them? — Julia Alvarez

It doesn’t make sense, it’s not logical, it’s not a safe profession or a smart profession if you wanna make money or have a living or have a family. So the fact that we keep doing [theatre] means we’re getting something from it that is almost childlike in its innocence. — Santino Fontana

To this day, I've found that it doesn't matter what a guy looks like if he's really funny. His sense of humor makes him attractive. On the other hand, you don't hear men saying, 'No she's not pretty, but is she ever funny!' — Catherine O'Hara

It Will Make Sense Quotes

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When nothing makes sense and the world seems upside down, listen to your heart, it will never lie about your true feelings. — Leon Brown

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. — Vaclav Havel

But if it’s true that the only true life I had was the life of my brain, what sense does it make to hand that brain to somebody for eight hours a day for their particular use on the presumption that, at the end of the day, they will give it back in an unmutilated condition? Fat chance! — Utah Phillips

Whence comes this idea that if what we are doing is fun, it can't be God's will? The God who made giraffes, a baby's fingernails, a puppy's tail, a crooknecked squash, the bobwhite's call, and a young girl's giggle, has a sense of humor. Make no mistake about that. — Catherine Marshall

We must suffer. Our five sense are dulled by inordinate pleasure. Penance makes them keen, gives them back their natural vitality, and more. Penance clears the eye of conscience and of reason. It helps think clearly, judge sanely. It strengthens the action of our will. — Thomas Merton

A sense of security, of well-being, of summer warmth pervades my memory. That robust reality makes a ghost of the present. The mirror brims with brightness; a bumblebee has entered the room and bumps against the ceiling. Everything is as it should be, nothing will ever change, nobody will ever die. — Vladimir Nabokov

I feel like Havana has always been such an amazing, cosmopolitan city that it makes sense that a lot of galleries will want to be present. — Rachael Price

I've got a real sense of three-dimensional geometry. I can look at a flat piece of fabric and know that if I put a slit in it and make some fabric travel around a square, then when you lift it up it will drape in a certain way, and I can feel how that will happen. — Vivienne Westwood

The Koran claims for itself that it is "mubeen," or clear. But if you look at it, you will notice that every fifth sentence or so simply doesnt make sense. Many Muslims and Orientalists will tell you otherwise, of course, but the fact is that a fifth of the Koranic text is just incomprehensible. — Gerd R. Puin

Only as long as we believe in our own identity over time does it make sense for us to make future plans, avoid risks, and treat our fellow human beings fairly - for the consequences of our actions will, in the end, always concern ourselves. — Thomas Metzinger

Nothing Makes Sense Quotes

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When you do nothing you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better. — Maya Angelou

Destructive thoughts and emotions undermine the very causes of peace and happiness. If you think clearly about it, it makes no sense to think you’re seeking happiness, if you do nothing to restrain angry, spiteful, and malicious thoughts and emotions. — Dalai Lama

No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high. — Virginia Woolf

Death makes no sense except to people who have passionately loved life. How can one die without having something to part from? Detachment is a negation of both life and death. Whoever has overcome his fear of death has also triumphed over life. For life is nothing but another word for this fear. — Emile M. Cioran

It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. — Wayne Dyer

In everyone there sleeps. A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make. By loving others, but across most it sweeps. As all they might have done had they been loved. That nothing cures. — Philip Larkin

Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense. — E. E. cummings

If I were just your average 23-year-old girl, and I called the police to say that there were strange men sleeping on my lawn and following me to Starbucks, they would leap into action. But because I am a famous person, well, sorry, ma'am, there's nothing we can do. It makes no sense. — Jennifer Lawrence

Last hopeless chances have got to work. Nothing makes sense otherwise. You might as well not be alive. — Terry Pratchett

We know what boredom is: it is a dull Impatience or a fierce velleity, A champing wish, stalled by our lassitude, To make or do. In the strict sense, of course, We invent nothing, merely bearing witness To what each morning brings again to light — Richard Wilbur

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More Make Sense Quotes

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We just have to convince other people that they have power. This is what they can do by participating to make change, not only in their community, but many times changing in their own lives. Once they participate, they get their sense of power. — Dolores Huerta

The great majority of us are Muslims. We follow the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed (may peace be upon him). We are members of the brotherhood of Islam in which all are equal in rights, dignity and self-respect. Consequently, we have a special and a very deep sense of unity. But make no mistake: Pakistan is not a theocracy or anything like it. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The strengthening of behavior which results from reinforcement is appropriately called 'conditioning'. In operant conditioning we 'strengthen' an operant in the sense of making a response more probable or, in actual fact, more frequent. — B. F. Skinner

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. — Melody Beattie

Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense. — Ron Paul

If we lived in a state where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us saintly. But since we see that avarice, anger, pride and stupidity commonly profit far beyond charity, modesty, justice and thought, perhaps we must stand fast a little, even at the risk of being heroes. — Thomas More

Human lives are hard, even those of health and privilege, and don't make much sense. This is the message of the Book of Job: Any snappy explanation of suffering you come up with will be horseshit. — Anne Lamott

I don't deliberately look for something dark or bleak or disconnected, in fact that's not something I'm even conscious of in the work as I'm making it. I'm always trying to create beauty, reveal hope, show the sense of longing that exists in isolation and loneliness, and capture the search for something greater inside all of my subjects. — Gregory Crewdson

Our soulmate is someone who shares our deepest longings, our sense of direction. When we're two balloons, and together our direction is up, chances are we've found the right person. Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life. — Richard Bach

O. J. has an uncanny instinct for sensing when to make the move, when to makethe cut. He can kill you with a headfake, he can kill you with the swiftness of his legsand the ability to be in a direction at any single second. He also kills you with hisvariation of speed... (on some of the ways O. J. Simpson can kill) — Howard Cosell

I think you should read everything you can. In my case, by the age of 10, I'd read every book in the Omaha public library about investing, some twice. You need to fill your mind with various competing thoughts and decide which make sense. — Warren Buffett

Good planning is important. I've also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you're in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you're depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension. — Edmund Hillary

Further, although it makes sense for doctors and public health officials to categorize diseases based on whether they are caused by infections, malnutrition, tumors, and so on, an evolutionary perspective suggests that we should also look at the extent to which diseases are caused by evolutionary mismatches between the environmental conditions — Daniel Lieberman

I'm fulfilled in what I do... I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes -- the finer things of life -- would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense. — Coretta Scott King

I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense. — Coretta Scott King

I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films. — Pam Grier

Good habits can make rational sense, but if they conflict with your identity, you will fail to put them into action. — James Clear

'Understanding' art is like having a sense of humour - if you don't have one, no amount of explanation is going to make you laugh. — Michael Craig-Martin

You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment! — Aly Raisman

For what pleasure can compare the pleasure of bringing joy and hope to other hearts. The more we make others happy the greater will be our own happiness and the deeper our sense of having served humanity. — Shoghi Effendi

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