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Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
Common sense says that chairs and tables exist independently of whether anyone happens to perceive them or not.
Charles D. Broad
Editing is simply the application of the common sense of any good reader. That's why, to be an editor, you have to be a reader. It's the number one qualification.
My elections are really not about campaigns. I tell my people that these are about a movement. And a movement to do what? To restore common sense. A movement to do things like provide economic growth. And a movement not to let anybody be behind.
We'd all survive if Twitter shut down for a short while during major riots. Social media isn't any more important than a train station, a road or a bus service. We don't worry about police temporarily closing those. Common sense. If riot info and fear is spreading by Facebook and Twitter, shut them off for an hour or two, then restore.
Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
Everybody certainly has the right to defend themselves. That's not to say that they should defy common sense by avoiding or diffusing confrontation. And that's very, very important.
The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
I see more people taking on the cloak of accountability, more people tiring of the blame game. If we are all connected and our actions in Australia affect us in Istanbul, then we are all to blame and all to be healers. We can't blame lawyers anymore for the 'liability' vs. common sense imbalance.
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Leonardo da Vinci
Romantics consider common sense vulgar.
I'll trade glib for common sense any day.
Knowledge is not just the preserve of the educated elite. Just because someone has not had a formal education, that does not mean he does not have wisdom and common sense.
Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.
Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.
Norman O. Brown
The problem is that agencies sometimes lose sight of common sense as they create regulations.
To discover the true principles of Morality, men have no need of theology, of revelation, or of gods: They have need only of common sense.
People all over the nation are starved for honesty and common sense.
Requiring valid, photographic identification is a common sense step to ensure voter integrity and sound elections.
In January 1776, Thomas Paine issued 'Common Sense,' advocating independence from Great Britain.
In articulating all my feelings about marriage equality, I almost don't know where to begin. And perhaps that's part of the problem. Why do we have to explain ourselves when it comes to issues of fairness and equality? Why is common sense not enough?
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground-floor. But if a man hasn't got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has, the worse for his patient.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Common sense is the genius of humanity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
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