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I. cannot stoop to reply to the folly and the slander of every poor Tory partisan who assails me, and I should not have noticed you but for the fact that you are a member of the House of Commons.
~By John Bright ~


The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


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 ~


Work hard, use your common sense and don't be afraid to trust your instincts.
~By Fred L. Turner ~


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 ~


All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.
~By Plutarch ~


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 ~


Romantics consider common sense vulgar.
~By Mason Cooley ~


We're helping those children who cannot help themselves and giving a push to those who can. We've done it by working together for a common purpose. I see no reason to stop now.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


It is common knowledge that smoking is considered one of the nation's leading causes of preventable death, but it's less widely known that cigarettes are also the leading cause of fatal fires.
~By Ed Markey ~


I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
~By James F. Cooper ~


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


Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help.
~By Ken Livingstone ~


Nothing is the destiny of everyone, it is our commonness made dumb.
~By Mark Strand ~


Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
~By James Beard ~


Christianity is part of the common law.
~By James Wilson ~


The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom.
~By Bob Beauprez ~


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


Terrorists oppose nations such as the United States and Australia not because of what we have done but because of who we are and because of the values that we hold in common.
~By John Howard ~


Once upon a time there was a Queen who had a son so ugly and so misshapen that it was long disputed whether he had human form. A fairy who was at his birth said, however, that he would be very amiable for all that, since he would have uncommon good sense.
~By Charles Perrault ~


Life is lived in common, but not in community.
~By Michael Harrington ~


Read not Milton, for he is dry; nor Shakespeare, for he wrote of common life.
~By Charles Stuart Calverley ~


A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
~By Aristotle ~


Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
~By Josh Billings ~


Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
~By Adolf Loos ~


The family farm is the foundation for who we are as a Commonwealth. And for over a century, the family farm in Kentucky has centered around one crop: tobacco.
~By Jim Bunning ~


The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


I think that carrying on a life that is meant to be private in public is a breach of taste, common sense, and mental hygiene.
~By Myrna Loy ~


What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Anarchists are socialists because they want the improvement of society, and they are communists because they are convinced that such a transformation of society can only result from the establishment of a commonwealth of property.
~By Johann Most ~


Common folk didn't have last names in the 8th and 9th centuries.
~By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro ~


Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


At a certain age, death becomes familiar to you-or a loss becomes familiar-the tragedies that are more commonplace in life.
~By Jessica Lange ~


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 ~


I rise today in strong support of the Children's Safety and Violent Crime Reduction Act, because it is a commonsense way to protect our schoolchildren from pedophiles.
~By Ric Keller ~


Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


It seems as though women keep growing. Eventually they can have little or nothing in common with the men they chose long ago.
~By Eugenie Clark ~


The new rage is to say that the government is the cause of all our problems, and if only we had no government, we'd have no problems. I can tell you, that contradicts evidence, history, and common sense.
~By William J. Clinton ~


But most commonly, it's one poem that I work on with a lot of intensity.
~By Philip Levine ~


It has now become a very common sentiment, that there is some deep and radical wrong somewhere, and that legislators have proved themselves incapable of discovering, or, of remedying it.
~By Josiah Warren ~


America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
~By Barack Obama ~


A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
~By Ben Jonson ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Secret Doctrine is the common property of the countless millions of men born under various climates, in times with which History refuses to deal, and to which esoteric teachings assign dates incompatible with the theories of Geology and Anthropology.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


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


Requiring valid, photographic identification is a common sense step to ensure voter integrity and sound elections.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
~By Aphra Behn ~


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


People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


I don't know what people find or like in me, I'm hopelessly commonplace! Current appreciation of my work is a bit highbrow, I've always considered myself a popular artist.
~By Maxfield Parrish ~


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 ~


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


Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all.
~By Neil Abercrombie ~


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 must return optimism to our parenting. To focus on the joys, not the hassles; the love, not the disappointments; the common sense, not the complexities.
~By Fred G. Gosman ~


We all share a common goal - we want our children to succeed.
~By Bob Taft ~


Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behoves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper.
~By John Pym ~


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 ~


But I don't know if people are meant to be together. You have to have a lot in common, choose well and be really fortunate. It's not like you're sprinkled with fairy dust. You have to believe that love will be there when you need it.
~By Claire Danes ~


Still, corruption and oppression are far too common threats to the democratic society.
~By Anna Lindh ~


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


Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have.
~By John Masefield ~


The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.
~By George Byron ~


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 ~


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 ~


Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.
~By Paracelsus ~


We must not become the new puritans and reject our society. We must address and master the future together. It can be done if we restore the belief that we share a sense of national community, that we share a common national endeavor. It can be done.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


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 ~


That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.
~By Jeff Miller ~


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


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 ~


It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


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 ~


It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted, evidently an effrontery.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility. In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity.
~By George Soros ~


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 ~


The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
~By Dean Inge ~


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 ~


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


Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual.
~By Edward Weston ~


Dante can be understood only within the context of Italian thought, and Faust would be unthinkable if divorced from its German background; but both are part of our common cultural heritage.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Look at music: I've always loved hiphop and rap, and now there's this whole progressive movement, with De La Soul and Mos Def, Common. It's some of the best stuff around.
~By Ryan Phillippe ~

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