Common Sense Quotes (102) Spiritual Sayings

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Summary: Definition of Common Sense. sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence.
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“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.”
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Literary Remains, Vol. 1


“Common sense is not so common.”
~ Voltaire, A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary


“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
~ Thomas A. Edison


“Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.”
~ René Descartes


“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste”
~ Henry Ford


“intuition is always right in at least two important ways;
It is always in response to something.
it always has your best interest at heart”
~ Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence


“He who must travel happily must travel light.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


“Common sense will nearly always stand you in better stead than a slavish adherence to the conventions.”
~ M.M. Kaye, Shadow of the Moon


“Common sense is as rare as genius.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


“One of the strongest natural proofs of the folly of hereditary right in kings, is, that nature disapproves it, otherwise, she would not so frequently turn it into ridicule by giving mankind an ass for a lion.”
~ Thomas Paine, Common Sense


“Never assume the obvious is true.”
~ William Safire


“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”
~ Robert G. Ingersoll


Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
~ George Santayana


Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.
~ Dalai Lama


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


Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge


The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens.
~ Alan Watts


Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
~ Thomas Huxley


Common sense often makes good law.
~ William O. Douglas


Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
~ Helen Rowland


With age comes common sense and wisdom.
~ Nas


A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~ George Bernard Shaw


Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
~ Leonardo da Vinci


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


Common sense is very uncommon.
~ Horace Greeley


Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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


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


A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
~ William James


Science is simply common sense at its best.
~ Thomas Huxley


Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
~ George Seaton


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


My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
~ Helen Gurley Brown


Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.
~ Dalai Lama


Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
~ George Santayana


Common sense (which, in truth, is very uncommon) is the best sense I know of: abide by it; it will counsel you best.
~ Lord Chesterfield


Common sense will nearly always stand you in better stead than a slavish adherence to the conventions.
~ M.M. Kaye


Common sense, to most people, is nothing more than their own opinions.
~ William Hazlitt


Common sense will tell us, that
the power which hath endeavoured to subdue us, is of all others, the
most improper to defend us.
~ Thomas Paine


Don't be afraid to trust your own common sense.
~ Benjamin Spock


Don't leave hold of your common sense. Think about what you're doing and how the technology can enhance it. Don't think about technology first.
~ Esther Dyson


If the grass is greener on the other side it`s probably getting better care. Success is a matter of sticking to a set of common sense principles anyone can master.
~ Earl Nightingale


If common sense has not the brilliancy of the sun, it has the fixity of the stars
~ Francisco Largo Caballero


Work hard, use your common sense and don't be afraid to trust your instincts.
~ Fred L. Turner


Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their construction.
Thomas Jefferson


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


I do not believe that any political campaign justifies the declaration of a moratorium on ordinary common sense.
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower


Although humankind inherently "desires to know", if open access to, and unlimited development of, knowledge henceforth puts us all in clear danger of extinction, then common sense demands that we re-examine our reverence for knowledge.
~ Bill Joy


Historical methodology, as I see it, is a product of common sense applied to circumstances.
~ Samuel Eliot Morison


High politic is only common sense applied to great things.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte


All ultimately intermarried to produce a race of many strains, which may account for the paradox that a people famed for stolid, patient, practical common-sense; a nation as Napoleon said, of "shopkeepers", has produced more adventurers, explorers and poets than probably any other in history.
~ Arthur Bryant


Misprize common sense at your peril is my motto.
~ Kingsley Amis


Son, the phrase is self-contradictory; "sense" is never "common".
~ Robert A. Heinlein


There is absolutely no common sense, it is common non-sense.
~ Henry David Thoreau


Common sense is a phrase employed to denote that degree of intelligence, sagacity, and prudence which is common to all men.
~ William Fleming


It is a strange irony that the principles of science should seem to deny the necessary conviction of common sense.
~ Lawrence Joseph Henderson


Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
~ Josh Billings


Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
~ Thomas Huxley


Common sense is what tells us the earth is flat.
~ Stuart Chase


Common sense is as rare as genius.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


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


Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
~ Josh Billings


Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
~ Josh Billings


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


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


Common sense is the genius of humanity.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.
~ E. W. Howe


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


It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
~ Robert Green Ingersoll


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.
~ Oscar Wilde


Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
~ William James


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


Believe nothing,
No matter where you read it,
Or who has said it,
Not even if I have said it,
Unless it agrees with your own reason
And your own common sense.
~ Gautama Buddha


Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
~ Rene Descartes

The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
~ William Ralph Inge


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.
~ Norman O. Brown


I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair play.
~ Thomas Jefferson


Common sense is the best distributed thing in the world, for we all think we possess a good share of it.
~ Rene Descartes


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.
~ John Berger


Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.
~ Thomas Huxley


Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.
~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton


It has been said that there is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
~ Thomas Chalmers


Science ... is organized common sense.
~ Joseph Alexander Leighton


The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
~ Henry Ward Beecher


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.
~ Joseph Addison


If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst.
~ Joan Crawford


The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
~ Vladimir Nabokov


Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom.
~ Bob Beauprez


Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
~ Ambrose Bierce


If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual.
~ Robertson Davies


This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
~ Larry Elder


I don't profess to be profound; but I do lay claim to common sense.
~ Emily Dickinson


Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
~ George Santayana


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