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Common Sense Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Larry Elder
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
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Gertrude Stein
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Gertrude Stein
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Gertrude Stein
Everyone gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Gertrude Stein
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People are crying out for a Conservative Party that is decent, reasonable, common sense and in it for the long term of this country.
David Cameron
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Abraham Maslow
Innocence can be redefined and called stupidity. Honesty can be called gullibility. Candor becomes lack of common sense. Interest in your work can be called cowardice. Generosity can be called soft-headedness, and observe : the former is disturbing,
Abraham Maslow
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Low-wage workers are also consumers. It's just common sense: when these workers have more take-home pay it leads to spending that trickles up to benefit many small, locally owned businesses.
Mark Price
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People let their common sense go on vacation before they do. It's easy to get caught up in the whole experience.
James Ashurst
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The idea they have any advantage defies common sense.
Abby Ottenhoff
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William James
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
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George Bernard Shaw
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
George Bernard Shaw
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure
Thomas Jefferson
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Ronald Reagan
Common sense told us that when you put a big tax on something, the people will produce less of it. So we cut the people's tax rates, and the people produced more than ever before."
Ronald Reagan
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William Hazlitt
Common sense, to most people, is nothing more than their own opinions.
William Hazlitt
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That Exxon took chances with the livelihood of 32,000 people makes the conduct, from a common sense perspective, worse.
Brian O'Neill
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Jimmy Carter
the essential decency, compassion and common sense of the American people will prevail.
Jimmy Carter
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Albert Einstein
Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.
Albert Einstein
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William Maugham
Common sense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult
William Maugham
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George Bernard Shaw
A man of great common sense and good taste is a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw
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Use your common sense. I still see people putting their social security numbers on their driver's license.
Tom Pappas
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George Bernard Shaw
He's a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage
George Bernard Shaw
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There seems to be a lack of common sense perspective in some media people,
Quevedo
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Our approach is common sense in this professional era, and the WRU has ideals we've looked at.
Hugh Morris
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I haven't even thought of it that way. Common sense would say that it helps us, but in saying that, it's not something we were hoping would happen. We wanted them to have as much success as they could.
Lou Lamoriello
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A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
Andrew Mellon
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Those who own more expensive properties pay more each year in property taxes; that's just common sense. But the one-third reduction is across the board and provides relief to Texans at all income levels.
Rachael Novier
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Lao Tzu
The more laws are enacted and taxes assessed, the greater the number of lawbreakers and tax evaders
Lao Tzu
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Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
An Wang
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