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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
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
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.
Racism is beyond common sense and has no place in our society.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
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
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Robert Green Ingersoll
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
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.
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.
Many sophisticated, intelligent people lack wisdom and 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.
I'm not a doctor. I just have a tremendous amount of common sense.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Helen Gurley Brown
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.
Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes 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.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.
There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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