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Dignity does not come from avenging insults, especially from violence that can never be justified. It comes from taking responsibility and advancing our common humanity.
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Leonardo da Vinci
Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
R. Buckminster Fuller
We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree.
Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.
J. Edgar Hoover
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems to improve the prognosis.
The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Put the uncommon effort into the common task... make it large by doing it in a great way.
Orison Swett Marden
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I'm not a professional politician. I'm a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense.
Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
George Washington Carver
We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
Philosophy is common sense with big words.
Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive - for that is common - but being missed when you leave.
Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
If we really wish to put an end to our ongoing international and social problems we must eventually declare Earth and all of its resources as the common heritage of all the world's people.
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
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