I don’t know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God.
Common Sense Quotes
Our common language is … English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
I am often troubled as I try hard here to create a new sense of common purpose … that sometimes we forget that we are all in this because we are seeking a good that helps all Americans.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
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.
A man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense – no one needs more of it than one already has
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.
In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known — that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities-that sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one-dimensional.
But when a Man???s Fancy gets astride on his Reason, when Imagination is at Cuffs with the Senses, and common Understanding, as well as common Sense, is Kickt out of Doors; the first Proselyte he makes, is Himself, and when that is once compass???d, the Diffi
Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need a sense of life’s possibilities.