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It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong.
~By Saul Kripke ~


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


But when you are embodied in a location, in a physical plant, in a set of people, and in a common history, that constrains your evolution and your ability to evolve in certain directions.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is.
~By Samuel Butler ~


We on our part will stick to our independent foreign policy of peace, acting forever as a strong defender of world peace and a persistent proponent of common development.
~By Jinato Hu ~


Common tyrants, and public oppressors, are not intitled to obedience from their subjects, by virtue of any thing here laid down by the inspired apostle.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


Common sense says that chairs and tables exist independently of whether anyone happens to perceive them or not.
~By Charles D. Broad ~


May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
~By Charles Dickens ~


It is impossible for capitalists and laborers to have common interests.
~By Samuel Gompers ~


Experience join'd with common sense, To mortals is a providence.
~By Matthew Green ~


Yet another thing Canadians and Europeans have in common is an obsession with the United States, and with distinguishing themselves from it, often by crude stereotyping.
~By Timothy Garton Ash ~


We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense.
~By Samuel Fuller ~


It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems; it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature.
~By John Drinkwater ~


There is an expression now that is commonly used about these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal, because they have connections to the outside world.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


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 ~


The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.
~By Tarja Halonen ~


We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity.
~By Li Peng ~


Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien.
~By Iris Chang ~


One day I heard a speech of Hitler. In this speech he said that the German factory worker and the German labourer must make common cause with the German intellectual worker.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


According to the now almost universally accepted theory, all the races of mankind had a common origin.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


AIDS is a global problem and there should be a global solution found by the entire international community. It is really scary to see and imagine our world fall into pieces because we refuse to share and put in the common vestiges of our civilizations.
~By Sarah Polley ~


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 ~


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 ~


Vulgar and common persons, as they carry nothing out of this world, so they leave nothing in it: they receive no eminency in their birth, they acquire none in their life, they have none when they die, they leave none at their death.
~By John Pearson ~


This is a bipartisan effort. This is just good common sense. This is where the public wants us to go. They want us to not be so dependent on foreign oil.
~By Sam Brownback ~


To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


Nor should we exclude the possibility that Islamic terrorism may begin to make common cause with Western political extremists of the far Left and far Right.
~By Richard Perle ~


It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked.
~By Carolyn McCarthy ~


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


I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


If the Internet teaches us anything, it is that great value comes from leaving core resources in a commons, where they're free for people to build upon as they see fit.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect.
~By Henry Campbell Bannerman ~


There never has been a war yet which, if the facts had been put calmly before the ordinary folk, could not have been prevented. The common man, I think, is the great protection against war.
~By Ernest Bevin ~


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 ~


Providing for the common good, making people feel secure in their communities and homes - this is the central job of government. it's why all of us are here serving our state and our people.
~By John Baldacci ~


Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


Common sense varies among the young, as among the old.
~By John Edward Christopher Hill ~


Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.
~By Andrew Denton ~


I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


My life so common it disappears and sometimes even music cannot substitute for tears.
~By Paul Simon ~


They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West. One thing we all got in common is your color, which is Black and Latino, which is our family.
~By Afrika Bambaataa ~


And if you are playing in several meters at once, there has to be a - not a rigid - but there definitely has to be a reference to a common pulse in the band.
~By Robert Fripp ~


Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.
~By John Webster ~


Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
~By Linda Chavez ~


Democracy is fatal for the arts; it leads only to chaos or the achievement of new and lower common denominators of quality.
~By Walter Legge ~


A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade.
~By Miranda Richardson ~


I never have known a man of ordinary common-sense who did not urge upon his sons, from earliest childhood, doctrines of economy and the practice of accumulation.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


Historical methodology, as I see it, is a product of common sense applied to circumstances.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed.
~By Jan de Hartog ~


Put the uncommon effort into the common task... make it large by doing it in a great way.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I want to block some common misunderstandings about "understanding": In many of these discussions one finds a lot of fancy footwork about the word "understanding."
~By John Searle ~


All the best have something in common, a regard for reality, an agreement to its primacy over the imagination.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


We will continue to work together in our common fight against terror.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.
~By J. Edgar Hoover ~


The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
~By James F. Cooper ~


I believe in cooperating for the common good.
~By Erskine Bowles ~


We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life.
~By George A. Smith ~


The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past.
~By Jean Henri Fabre ~


Man should not consider his material possession his own, but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Common sense tells us that this explosion of media sources should eliminate any concern over a lack of diversity of views in the marketplace and competition.
~By Fred Upton ~


It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


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 ~


The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers.
~By John Lawson ~


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 ~


Notwithstanding this high Ecclesiastical authority, he who dared accept truth only because it could be proved, or proved to be good, and disregard authority, was commonly stigmatized as an infidel.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


I commonly went ashore every day, either upon business, or to recreate myself in the fields, which were very pleasant, and the more for a shower of rain now and then, that ushers in the wet season.
~By William Dampier ~


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 ~


Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
~By Voltaire ~


Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Man may be considered as having a twofold origin - natural, which is common and the same to all - patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed.
~By Adam Clarke ~


The peoples of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have common interest and are in the position to support each other in their anti-imperialist and anti-U.S. struggle. As long as Africa and Latin America are not free.
~By Kim Il Sung ~


This freedom of political discussion on the highest level is something which Western civilization has in common with that of classical antiquity, but with no other.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
~By George Washington Carver ~


When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Any man who has ever tried to use political power for the common good has felt an awful sense of powerlessness.
~By Robert Casey ~


Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
~By George Sand ~


Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
~By Rene Daumal ~


There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation.
~By John Ruskin ~


My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.
~By Daniel Pinkwater ~


The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.
~By Diane Abbott ~


In any war, the first casualty is common sense, and the second is free and open discussion.
~By James Reston ~


The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
~By Ike Skelton ~


I believe that this is not only the view of the people on both sides of the Strait. It is also the common expectation of the US, Japan and the international community.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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 ~


Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.
~By Satchel Paige ~


Those placed in the position which I now occupy, commonly feel concern about their worthiness to receive the great honour which has been done them.
~By Cecil Frank Powell ~


I wanted to show those characters discovering it is possible to find common ground, as they make their way through a plotline that I hope is engrossing enough to keep the reader a willing participant.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with the herd of common men.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


All leaders share something in common. They feel they are the only ones who can do the job.
~By Julie Nixon Eisenhower ~


A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
~By Ogden Nash ~


We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate.
~By Bob Ehrlich ~


It was not uncommon for the children to be told they were being treated this way because it was their bad karma and they must have hurt a child in a past life.
~By Mary Garden ~

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October 5 ,2022
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