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British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro 1870-19160
'The man is a common murderer'.
'A common murderer, possible, but a very uncommon cook'.
British Dramatist, Poet 1573-16370
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-18650
A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.
A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.
British science-fiction writer 1952-0
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.Source: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2012) 690
English economist 1826-18770
A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
A large family and Democrats have a lot in common: teenagers and Democrats are always happy spending other people's money.
A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.Source: Speaking the truth with eloquent thunder
French writer and essayist 1913-19600
A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
Robert M. Hutchins
American educational philosopher 1899-19770
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered ;about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-16160
Absence, that common cure of love.