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[Common sense] is the best sense I know of.
- Lord Chesterfield
Common sense Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Common sense

1.
The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is.
Butler, Samuel

2.
The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
Euripides

3.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Matthew Arnold

4.
Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G.

5.
Common Sense is in medicine the master workman.
Latham, Peter

6.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
Lincoln, Abraham

7.
Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense? The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring.
Thoreau, Henry David

8.
[Common sense] is the best sense I know of.
Lord Chesterfield

9.
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
Whitehead, Alfred North

10.
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

11.
That rarest gift to Beauty, Common Sense!
Meredith, George

12.
The question of common sense is what is it good for? A question which would abolish the rose and be answered triumphantly by the cabbage.
Lowell, James Russell

13.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Whitehead, Alfred North

14.
A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
Kettering, Charles F.

15.
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
Amiel, Henri Frederic

16.
Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.
Vico, Giambattista

17.
Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.
Huxley, Thomas H.

18.
All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
Huxley, Thomas H.

19.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Albert Einstein

20.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Hugo, Victor

21.
The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.
Douglas Adams

22.
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if it has common sense on the ground floor.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell

23.
What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense.
Terence

24.
If an idea's worth having once, it's worth having twice.
Tom Stoppard

25.
When two men share an umbrella, both of them get wet.
Isenberg, Michael

26.
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
Amiel, Henri Frederic

27.
If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.
Rayburn, Sam

28.
My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand--like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
Hepburn, Katharine

29.
In the war for individual rights, common sense becomes the first and major casualty.

30.
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.
Descartes, Rene

31.
Everybody gets so much common information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Stein, Gertrude

32.
The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn, tired of common sense and civilization.
Lucan, F. L.

33.
Common sense is seeing things as they are, and doing things as they should be done.

34.
Common sense is what tells us the Earth is flat and the Sun goes around it.

35.
Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.
Don Wood

36.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained -- but if everything is ventured, and still nothing gained, give up and venture elsewhere.
Wastholm, Peter

37.
There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself.
Fielding, Henry

38.
Common sense hides shame.
Proverb, Gaelic

39.
Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.
Maugham, W. Somerset

40.
To see what is in front of one's nose requires a constant struggle.
Orwell, George

41.
It makes sense that there is no sense without God.
Schaeffer, Edith

42.
He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
Kingsley, Charles

43.
Common-sense is part of the home-made ideology of those who have been deprived of fundamental learning, of those who have been kept ignorant. This ideology is compounded from different sources: items that have survived from religion, items of empirical knowledge, items of protective skepticism, items culled for comfort from the superficial learning that is supplied. But the point is that common-sense can never teach itself, can never advance beyond its own limits, for as soon as the lack of fundamental learning has been made good, all items become questionable and the whole function of common-sense is destroyed. Common-sense can only exist as a category insofar as it can be distinguished from the spirit of inquiry, from philosophy.
Berger, John

44.
The common people of America display a quality of good common sense which is heartening to anyone who believes in the democratic process.
Gallup, George

45.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

46.
Nothing astonishes people so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

47.
Common sense is the genius of humanity.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

48.
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Da Vinci, Leonardo

49.
He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it.
Proverb

50.
Common Sense is very uncommon.
Greeley, Horace


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