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


Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


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 today's economy, it's more common to need two incomes to raise a family.
~By John Fisher ~


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


No two wars are ever the same. Some are just, some are unjust, but the basic commonality shared between them all is that young men and women heeded a call to service, overcame their fear, and fought for their side.
~By Bob Riley ~


It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


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 ~


In other countries, it's a common thing to have outcast children running around the streets in packs, and I don't think we're so far away from it here.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


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


These people were well dressed in skins, had some guns, but armed generally with bows and arrows and such other instruments of war as are common among the Indians of the Missouri.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


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 ~


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 ~


The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry, then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.
~By Andy Stern ~


Chicago is one city. We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals.
~By Harold Washington ~


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 ~


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


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


Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity. There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things. All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
~By Benjamin Haydon ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


For you, the state is an entity with purposes of its own that the people can be required to serve. For us the word is only a label for the arrangements by which we the people delegate to some among us responsibility for things that concern us in common.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
~By George Bancroft ~


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 ~


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


Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush, each pursuing his own best interest in a society that believes in the freedom of the commons.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


According to the U.S. Census, the most common reason people give for not voting is that they were too busy or had conflicting work or school schedules.
~By Jeff Miller ~


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 ~


For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do.
~By Solomon Ibn Gabirol ~


I'm opposed to censorship of any kind, especially by government. But it's plain common sense that producers should target their product with some kind of sensitivity.
~By Lee Child ~


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


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 ~


It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours per year watching television than in the classroom, and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


We observe closely related species in sympatry and infer how they evolved from a common ancestor.
~By Peter R. Grant ~


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


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


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 ~


I see the great continuities in New Zealand history as being decency and common sense and up until now when we've confronted these things we've been able to talk them through, and I'm sure we will with this issue as well.
~By Michael King ~


I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention. Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary, commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time, an observed fragment of eternity.
~By Philip Levine ~


A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.
~By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon ~


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 ~


So whenever I hear The Beatles I always feel I've got a lot in common with everybody else.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


There is another common misapprehension that the magnitude scale is itself some kind of instrument or apparatus. Visitors will frequently ask to 'see the scale.'
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


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


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 ~


Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


There is something very very special, universal and easily identifiable among all Jews; it is beyond territory, it is something we all have in common.
~By Ted Koppel ~


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


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 ~


Valor is common but great souls are rare.
~By Bernard Joseph Saurin ~


Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


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 ~


The fight against terror is a common imperative for democracies and must become so for all nations.
~By Lionel Jospin ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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 ~


Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
~By Julian Casablancas ~


All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
~By Roger Ascham ~


If politics and business fail us, of course the military will be called in. In the developing world, the massive and repeated ecological disasters are quite commonly met by the military.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
~By Dee Hock ~


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 ~


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


Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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


The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


Some commoners are less common than others.
~By Alan Hamilton ~


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


The characters you refer to as predatory and unsavory are useful. They're the ones who make a novel into a thriller. They're active, and most of the common virtues, the signs of a good person, are not.
~By Thomas Perry ~


Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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


We have points in common with the FDP, particularly when it comes to tax.
~By Otto Schily ~


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 ~


God must hate common people, because he made them so common.
~By Philip Wylie ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained, and every principle of philosophy and common sense demand that the explanation be sought, not in arbitrary allegorical categories, but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom to which the myth attaches.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

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