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Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Common sense is not so common.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
Thomas A. Edison
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.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Me is a common sense man. That mean when me explain things, me explain it in a very simple way; that mean if I explain it to a baby, the baby will understand too, you know.
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Helen Gurley Brown
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
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.
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
Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big. Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you can't fake. I'm not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense.
If we don't plant the right things, we will reap the wrong things. It goes without saying. And you don't have to be, you know, a brilliant biochemist and you don't have to have an IQ of 150. Just common sense tells you to be kind, ninny, fool. Be kind.
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.
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.
Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
We must do everything in our power to keep families together, and to use common sense in our immigration laws. Children deserve better than to lose a parent because of an inflexible law.
I think that we must find some way to get more common sense, more rationality, in our decisions and less emotion.
Racism is beyond common sense and has no place in our society.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
I never got a formal education. So my intellect is my common sense. I don't have anything else going for me. And my common sense opens the door to instinct.
Many sophisticated, intelligent people lack wisdom and common sense.
With age comes common sense and wisdom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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