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There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities.
~By Robert Menendez ~


The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already have.
~By Sonny Landham ~


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


If we know anything about man, it's that he's not pacific. The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable seems to be a common temptation, not always resisted.
~By Larry McMurtry ~


Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


We all have such common ways to identify with each other, and I think when you approach music in that organic way, it's almost indescribable how it connects human to human and heart to heart.
~By Debby Boone ~


The indestructible is one: it is each individual human being and, at the same time, it is common to all, hence the incomparably indivisible union that exists between human beings.
~By Franz Kafka ~


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 ~


Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common.
~By John Locke ~


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


We must strive to encourage East and West not only to move towards each other but also to encourage them to find a new philosophy, a philosophy which will serve as a tool determining the future of Planet Earth - our common and only shelter.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


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


Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Yachts are the closest a commoner can get to sovereignty.
~By Charles Simonyi ~


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 ~


Let us dig our furrow in the fields of the commonplace.
~By Jean Henri Fabre ~


This is an industry that doesn't have the common cold... It has cholera.
~By Emanuel Azenberg ~


If military movies were automatically successful we'd make nothing but military movies. But seriously, patriotism is one thing that all Americans have in common.
~By Tommy Lee Jones ~


Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe, and has the potential to become an inexpensive source of energy for neighborhoods, light and heavy duty vehicles, and industry.
~By Charlie Dent ~


Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


Its pretty rare for companies to have a snooping policy, although it is getting more common.
~By David R. Ellis ~


Oh absolutely. I had the pleasure to get to know a lot of really talented young actors before they even really hit it big. And yet what we all had and shared in common was a love for movies.
~By Chad Lowe ~


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 ~


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 ~


People just want to hear some common sense... and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government - I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee - not to mention the diplomatic international experience.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


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 ~


The house of Austria has publicly used every effort to deprive the country of its legitimate Independence and Constitution, designing to reduce it to a level with the other provinces long since deprived of all freedom, and to unite all in a common sink of slavery.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


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 ~


No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start.
~By Larry McMurtry ~


Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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 ~


The most common and most important result of them is that the nature and size of the effect on corresponding series of different elements are largely an expression of the peculiarity of their atomic structure - or, at least, of the structure of the surface.
~By Johannes Stark ~


The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
~By Julius Wellhausen ~


It is impossible to deny that Christians and Muslims have a common agenda here: both faiths have at their heart the living image of a community raised up by God's call to reveal to the world what God's purpose is for humanity.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


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


The rational man finds that his share of the cost of the wastes he discharges into the commons is less than the cost of purifying his wastes before releasing them.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


I reserve the right to tell shaggy dog stories or even common jokes as part of what I'm doing. I don't give a damn if half the audience walks out.
~By David Antin ~


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 ~


Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


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


We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
~By Saint Augustine ~


The two most common charges against the older fiction, that it pleased wickedly and that it taught nothing, had broken down before the discovery, except in illiberal sects, that the novel is fitted both for honest use and for pleasure.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


To the average mind popular music would mean compositions vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment. That is absolutely false.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not.
~By William Hall ~


Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
~By George Washington ~


In the practical world of computing, it is rather uncommon that a program, once it performs correctly and satisfactorily, remains unchanged forever.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later, after sundown. When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an intermission of an hour or two for supper. The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours.
~By James Mooney ~


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


It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
~By John Steinbeck ~


Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.
~By Rene Descartes ~


You can't buy time or save it, common idioms notwithstanding. You can only spend it.
~By Eric Zorn ~


Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
~By Willa Cather ~


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


Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system, to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country, and the world, a better place for future generations.
~By Jim Sensenbrenner ~


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


Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
~By Harold Wilson ~


The simultaneous reactions elicited all over the world by the reading of newspaper dispatches about the same events create, as it were, a common mental pulse beat for the whole of civilized mankind.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
~By John Tillotson ~


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 ~


Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


I am outraged that a House member has tried through this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality of individual Americans' tax returns. There is no reason for this measure, and this last-minute act violates all principles of judgment and common sense.
~By John Warner ~


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 ~


Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds, with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows.
~By Robert Fortune ~


This country and the Commonwealth last Tuesday were not far from the Kingdom of Heaven.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


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


We must admit that it is quite common that people do have affairs with their leading ladies and men.
~By William H. Macy ~


Certainly one of the more common experiences in the jazz field is discovering someone new. Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers, voyagers. We want to join in on whatever we hear. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape.
~By Gary Burton ~


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 ~


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 ~


In the forty years of the people's republic, some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people. These included even the common characteristics developed in the economic reality of the time of partitions in the 17th and 18th centuries.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


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 ~


What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense.
~By Terence ~


Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


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


Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt, but cannot be reduced to a common denominator.
~By George Santayana ~


The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
~By Sam Levenson ~


Look around, and you see everywhere the exertions and acts of individuals restricted, regulated, or promoted, on the principle of the common welfare.
~By Friedrich List ~


The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you.
~By William Dean Howells ~


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


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 ~


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 habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


In common with Michelangelo and Rembrandt I am more interested in the line, its rise and fall, than in color.
~By Edvard Munch ~


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 ~


Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


Common sense is calculation applied to life.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
~By Adam Smith ~


It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do: and so should every man understand him, and the judgment of wise men allow him.
~By Roger Ascham ~


It has been common knowledge to informed collectors that many times the finest and rarest art glass is found unsigned.
~By James Lafferty ~


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 ~


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.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~

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May 20 ,2022
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