Quotes: common sense

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  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    Common sense is genius in homespun.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
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    Common sense solutions to lowering your gasoline bills can go far. Carpooling, taking fewer or shorter road trips, and ensuring that your tires are fully inflated can all help stop the pinch at the pump.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense.
  • A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Common sense is calculation applied to life.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
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    Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
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