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Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
W. H. Auden
Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
If you look at the common denominator of all the comics who have had big success, it's being true to their nature... that's what takes a long time to learn.
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.
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt, but cannot be reduced to a common denominator.
A common denominator among big guys like me who are trying to take care of our health is that we're not getting enough sleep.
We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
I'm an anarchist. I'm implacably opposed to heirarchical systems of power and control. I also mistrust crowds, as they often operate according to their lowest common denominator. In terms of evolutionary psychology, the crowd is very close to a herd of stampeding wildebeest.
Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now.
What happens in the Senate is the Republicans sink to the lowest common denominator.
Any artist, the work you do, if it's a painting or if it's a performance, you hope it translates to a common denominator with the people that they see something in their own life in there. Or they see something in somebody else's life. That's what's fun about sharing art.
The British media is sinking down, as the American news media has lowered the bar for all of humanity. British news media is definitely trying to stoop down to that level. Everyone is stooping to the lowest common denominator.
It seems to be a common denominator with a lot of comics, this low self-esteem thing.
The common denominator of all my friends is that they're dead.
I like art with a sense of humor. I don't have a huge art education to understand everything. I don't think that means that art has to be watered down to the lowest common denominator, though. I don't think you have to go to college to be able appreciate great art, but I like art that doesn't take itself too seriously.
When you go to standup, there seems to be a common denominator of some form of need or want for validation from the audience that maybe you were lacking as a kid.
Most of the time people are aiming so low on television. They're trying to reach that common denominator, especially on network television.
Simply put, I believe we should not seek the lowest common denominator when it comes to wilderness and saddle a wilderness designation with exceptions, exclusions, and exemptions.
The common denominator all Latinos have is that we want some respect. That's what we're all fighting for.
The common denominator is a love of music.
Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
I've never really been very good at marriage. It's one of my failures. I've tried my best, but I do realise the common denominator is me; it's something I'm doing.
A lot of times, women complain about men around them. It's not always someone else's fault. If you're the common denominator in 57 different relationships that didn't work out, then maybe, just maybe... it's you!
As God took me through the journey that became the Bible study 'Breaking Free', He taught me to look for a common denominator among the things that triggered my destructive habits.
Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator.
People tend to compartmentalize themselves into IT people, and movie star people, and scientists, but when we share our perspectives about nature, we find a common denominator.
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