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In various European countries, it is increasingly common for young men to live with their parents into their 30s and even longer. Why not? In the welfare state, there is no shame in doing so.
The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind.
The common denominator of all my friends is that they're dead.
Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
Americans are a quarter of a billion people who have almost nothing in common except for the fact they've been told they have lots in common.
I do think that there is such a thing as human nature, and that the things that we have in common are perhaps greater than the things that divide us.
Between major countries, there certainly always are some common ground and points of tension.
We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
The Egyptian military and the government of Israel have long had a common interest in maintaining order and fighting terrorism in Sinai.
Structured settlements are a common way for people who have been injured to receive an insurance payout. The periodic payments provide ongoing income and reduce the risk of blowing a lump sum through poor financial choices.
When men organize themselves into groups, and they make rules based on common or self-interest, it's always tangled and political.
The ancient Apostles were common men, and that was part of their credential.
David A. Bednar
I don't see kids with Palm Pilots. They are not common on college campuses, except among professors. Gen Xers don't need them. They are a phenomenon of the 50-something who can't remember if his broker's number ends in 1137 or 3317.
Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.
E. W. Howe
Many fiction writers write for the critics or for themselves; they forget the common reader. I never do. I don't think journalism clashes with my fiction; on the contrary, it helps enormously.
I think every market has lot of things in common, and at the same time, every market has lot of different things.
Every dollar that is printed should not represent a debt to private bankers. It should represent an investment potential in the common good, in the common needs of our country.
I think it's less common in France that a man at the age of 50 buys a Porsche and gets a young girlfriend.
The most common misperception about me is that I write fast. I just write often. Every hour that I can.
Joyce Carol Oates
The most common reason we stumble into the delusion of powerlessness is that we're afraid of what other people would do or say or feel if we were to act as we wanted.
The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment.
If men are in a state in which they find it hard to be weaned from their own ways and choose rather to serve the pleasures of the flesh than to serve the Lord, and refuse to accept the Gospel life, there is no common ground between me and them.
It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.
Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language.
The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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Courage is knowing what not to fear.
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