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I really don't have a lot in common with the people who attend the Comic Con. It's like assuming that all people who write prose are the same.
~By Harvey Pekar ~


The left-leaning thinking that dominates the movie business follows a common liberal instinct to deny the spiritual dimension to every problem, thereby profoundly compounding the difficulties.
~By Michael Medved ~


We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what our common faith was once.
~By Peter Akinola ~


The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


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 ~


The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
~By Harlan Ellison ~


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 ~


Have common sense and stick to the point.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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


Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
~By Albert Einstein ~


What I think I have in common with the school of deconstruction is the mode of negative thinking or negative awareness, in the technical, philosophical sense of the negative, but which comes to me through negative theology.
~By Harold Bloom ~


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 ~


Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
~By William James ~


Although NFL teams have common interests such as promoting the NFL brand, they are still separate, profit-making entities, and their interests in licensing team trademarks are not necessarily aligned.
~By John Paul Stevens ~


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


No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


God has given you your country as cradle, and humanity as mother; you cannot rightly love your brethren of the cradle if you love not the common mother.
~By Giuseppe Mazzini ~


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


What is supposed to be the very essence of Judaism - which is the notion that it is by study that you make yourself a holy people - is nowhere present in Hebrew tradition before the end of the first or the beginning of the second century of the Common Era.
~By Harold Bloom ~


When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
~By George Washington Carver ~


I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


It is this, at its most basic, that makes science a humane pursuit; it acknowledges the commonality of people's experience.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Democracy is the common pursuit of mankind, and all countries must earnestly protect the democratic rights of the people.
~By Jinato Hu ~


The common Notions of Liberty are not from School Divines, but from Nature.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


In 15 years we'll have all the sequence, a list of the genes everyone has in common and those that differ among people. We know only something like a tenth of 1 percent of the sequence at the moment.
~By Walter Gilbert ~


Common sense steps in here and says: Separate the parts you want to be mobile from the parts you want to be inert. You have seen the result, and I know many have the skill to apply it.
~By Lawrence Hargrave ~


Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
~By William Hazlitt ~


The Commonwealth has had consistently bad press. It was originally seen as a kind of hangover empire. People have long predicted its demise.
~By Ben Pimlott ~


The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
~By George Santayana ~


Aggression is the most common behavior used by many organizations, a nearly invisible medium that influences all decisions and actions.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


So I'm not a Southern writer in the commonly held sense of the term, like Faulkner or Eudora Welty, who took the South for their entire literary environment and subject matter.
~By Donna Tartt ~


But our waking life, and our growing years, were for the most part spent in the kitchen, and until we married, or ran away, it was the common room we shared.
~By Laurie Lee ~


If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.
~By Randy Forbes ~


A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Simply put, I believe we should not seek the lowest common denominator when it comes to wilderness and saddle a wilderness designation with exceptions, exclusions, and exemptions.
~By Nick Rahall ~


There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do.
~By Sandy Koufax ~


As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
~By George Seaton ~


There's no common taste in this world.
~By Stephen Chow ~


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 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 ~


Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
~By Audre Lorde ~


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 ~


Of the Marines on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.
~By Chester W. Nimitz ~


Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
~By Marilu Henner ~


Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.
~By Christiane Collage ~


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 ~


People are no longer primarily in opposition, nor can they be said to be interacting, rather they are participating in this pool of common meaning which is capable of constant development and change.
~By David Bohm ~


But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.
~By David Bohm ~


Americans are a quarter of a billion people who have almost nothing in common except for the fact they've been told they have lots in common.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Some of us learned in a school of philosophy which taught that all was for the common good and nothing for oneself and have never, in any case, regarded the pursuit of happiness as anything other than an aberration of the human spirit.
~By John Grierson ~


The launch of the report coincides with the initiation by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis, and I think a good partnership could be established in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


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 ~


Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


While I don't script and I don't use other performers, I think my taste for underlying precision gives me something in common with Allan and George Brecht.
~By David Antin ~


Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


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


A common allegiance to form of expression that is identified with no single national unit is likely to prove one of the most potent symbols of the freedom of the human spirit that the world has yet known.
~By Edward Sapir ~


For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do.
~By Anne Hutchinson ~


This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
~By Larry Elder ~


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 ~


Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
~By Margaret Deland ~


I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common-sense way on the things that concerned our people.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


I believe that natural history has lost much by the vague general treatment that is so common.
~By Ernest Thompson Seton ~


By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
~By George Bancroft ~


There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.
~By Jeanette Rankin ~


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 ~


Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet.
~By Darrell Issa ~


This administration affects the everyday life of the common person.
~By Al Jourgensen ~


Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


They say that the commons of England would first destroy the king's friends and afterward himself, and then bring the Duke of York to be king so that by their false means and lies they may make him to hate and destroy his friends, and cherish his false traitors.
~By Jack Cade ~


Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


Lastly, he must remember that he himself hath no exemption from the common lot, but that he is bound by the same laws of mortality, and liable to the same ailments and afflictions with his fellows.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


The most common trouble with advertising is that it tries too hard to impress people.
~By James Randolph Adams ~


Certain kinds of speed, flow, intensity, density of attacks, density of interaction... Music that concentrates on those qualities is, I think, easier achieved by free improvisation between people sharing a common attitude, a common language.
~By Evan Parker ~


Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Let's just say that I don't think our show has very much in common with the book any more.
~By Kristin Davis ~


Winning teams have the least amount of distractions. They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
~By Larry Dixon ~


Libertarians recognize the inevitable pluralism of the modern world and for that reason assert that individual liberty is at least part of the common good.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business.
~By Harry Houdini ~


My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop.
~By Pauline Hanson ~


The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
~By Jane Addams ~


There's no secret about my ambition, I do not want to go into the House of Commons. My only real political interest is in London and if one day I'm in a position to run for mayor, then terrific.
~By Trevor Phillips ~


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


I may not yet be as old as dirt, but dirt and I are starting to have an awful lot in common.
~By Stephen R. Donaldson ~


I want to look at life - at the commonplaces of existence - as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
~By Christopher Fry ~


Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


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


We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
~By Jane Austen ~


The capacity of the commonwealth government created under the local constitution to exercise governmental powers in local affairs is like that of local government in the states of the union in regard to non-federal affairs at the local level.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~

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