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I have seen that the American Dream is a reality - and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality. To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense and encourage family values, a proper sense of justice and make people believe they have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves. I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this, because I believe Britain Has Talent.
~By Simon Cowell ~


Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The rise or fall of wages is common to all states of society, whether it be the stationary, the advancing, or the retrograde state.
~By David Ricardo ~


The main thing that those two albums have in common aside from my music, which of course, a sense of it, you can recognize, it is that the bass on Infinite Search was playing much, much less like a bass.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren't fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here.
~By Ernie Fletcher ~


I play a guy who believes he's a king. He's the most common man in the world; in fact his family, like his suits, are just make-up. It's about dysfunctional people and dysfunctional relationships.
~By James Caan ~


Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy.
~By Sarah Palin ~


The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
~By Thomas Paine ~


To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.
~By Henry J. Heinz ~


What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time, is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in the House of Commons to get them to support it.
~By Stephen Harper ~


All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
~By Bob Dylan ~


It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


In common use almost every word has many shades of meaning, and therefore needs to be interpreted by the context.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
~By Joseph Addison ~


First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish.
~By Barbara Walters ~


We need a common enemy to unite us.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
~By Mark Twain ~


The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common.
~By Juliette G. Low ~


It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.
~By Anna Lindh ~


This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important, common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.
~By Bob Ney ~


My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


On this team, we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job.
~By Lou Holtz ~


The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough.
~By Sarah Brady ~


The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees.
~By John Bruton ~


It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
~By Thomas Browne ~


The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation.
~By Margaret Halsey ~


We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom.
~By Bill Owens ~


President Johnson and I have a lot in common. We were both born in small towns and we're both fortunate in the fact that we think we married above ourselves.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.
~By William Gilbert ~


There are some common problems in the Balkans in the settlement of which Bulgaria should also participate.
~By Todor Zhivkov ~


When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby, men sprang to their feet. I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around. I didn't want them doing me favours.
~By Agnes Macphail ~


People with fertility problems are not alone. It is a very very common problem for couples today. I've seen statistics that are just staggering.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


I have confidence in people's basic common sense.
~By Dixie Lee Ray ~


Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part.
~By David Carradine ~


Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact. Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate every fissure of disunity, every crack in the common front against fascism.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind.
~By Mason Cooley ~


This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
~By Omar Sharif ~


It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about.
~By Francis Bacon ~


All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


If there was to be a new Europe, there not only had to be a common market, but also great mobility in labor.
~By Paul Hoffman ~


We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people.
~By Henry Lawson ~


For me, it's a compliment to be compared with Marilyn, the unforgettable actress, the most beautiful one of all. But, curves aside, we have very little in common.
~By Eva Herzigova ~


My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual.
~By Robertson Davies ~


We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.
~By Walt Disney ~


This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist.
~By Horace ~


Philosophy likes to keen common sense on the run.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you, we cannot obtain order by physical coercion. We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest, and the commonweal, our governance will emerge.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.
~By Jeb Bush ~


Sometimes, instead of purchasing a commodity out and out, people want to buy only the use of it, for a longer or shorter period. The price paid for such temporary use is commonly called hire.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.
~By Giambattista Vico ~


Also minimalism is a term that all of us who share so little in common and who are lumped together as minimalists are not terribly happy with.
~By Ann Beattie ~


A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
~By Douglas Adams ~


And it's very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a factor or element in Celtic music that is similar in music that we find in Japan, the United States, Europe, and even China and other Asian countries.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


Women have worked hard; starved in prison; given of their time and lives that we might sit in the House of Commons and take part in the legislating of this country.
~By Ellen Wilkinson ~


Winning the Pulitzer is not that big a deal. I have seen hundreds of plays that have won the prize and you couldn't sit half way through it. The Pulitzer is a common prize that means very little.
~By Richard Harris ~


The insular arrogance of the English character is a commonplace joke.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


Peace and commerce with foreign nations could be more effectually and cheaply cultivated by a common agent; therefore they gave the Federal Government the sole management of our relations with foreign governments.
~By Robert Toombs ~


The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them.
~By Robert Lynd ~


After a week of back and forth, and forth and back over firearms, it's good to see a consensus developing on this common-sense amendment to keep handguns away from children.
~By Herb Kohl ~


A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own. This is common sense.
~By Franz Liszt ~


Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator.
~By Nick Hornby ~


No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


If you're talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset.
~By Guido van Rossum ~


In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Common sense often makes good law.
~By William O. Douglas ~


For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
~By William Banting ~


The Burgess Shale is not unique, but for those who study evolution and fossils it has become something of an icon. It provides a reference point and a benchmark, a point of common discussion and an issue of universal scientific interest.
~By Simon Conway Morris ~


Meyer and I have a bit in common because we're both left-handed. I think it's great that he seeks out that advice because he's not too cool or too uncomfortable to ask for it.
~By Barry Zito ~


The American people expect more from Congress. They expect fiscal responsibility and common sense. They expect us to return to the pay-as-you-go budget rules that we had enacted in the past that helped us establish a surplus, however briefly.
~By Melissa Bean ~


The destinies of the two races in this country are indissolubly linked together, and the interests of both require that the common government of all shall not permit the seeds of race hate to be planted under the sanction of law.
~By Bobby Scott ~


You're only dealing with whatever you know, which is a very small part of it and later on it'll look like it has something to do with the period. Obviously, the artists have something to do with one another. They tend to set up certain common qualities among themselves.
~By Donald Judd ~


Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Nothing is more common than for men to think that because they are familiar with words they understand the ideas they stand for.
~By John Henry Newman ~


Congress must make it clear that common animal waste will not expose farmers to liability under Superfund, while ensuring continued action to clean up legitimate hazardous waste sites around the nation.
~By Ike Skelton ~


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.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
~By Loretta Young ~


Moreover, I want us to urge political and religious leaders, and all peoples of the world, to move forward in a conciliatory spirit, to deal with religious matters in a responsible and balanced way, and to focus on their common grounds.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


A great deal has been said about my commitment not to raise taxes. It's a core value - it's common sense - it's important to keeping and growing jobs - and it's mainstream!
~By Timothy Pawlenty ~


Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage.
~By Frances Perkins ~


The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


Business and the state have a common interest; not an adversarial interest.
~By Roy Barnes ~


And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


There is still no cure for the common birthday.
~By John Glenn ~


What's important is to be able to see yourself, I think, as having commonality with other people and not determine, because of your good luck, that everybody is less significant, less interesting, less important than you are.
~By Harrison Ford ~


A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


How shall I speak of Doom, and ours in special, But as of something altogether common?
~By Donald Justice ~


As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
~By Adam Smith ~

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