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Pornography is pornography, what is there to see? Movies are attempting to destroy something that's supposed to be the most beautiful thing a man and a woman can have by making it cheap and common. It's what you don't see that's attractive.
~By Nancy Reagan ~


Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


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


On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


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 ~


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


If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.
~By Sam Rayburn ~


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


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 ~


Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done.
~By Arlie Hochschild ~


Common sense often makes good law.
~By William O. Douglas ~


Failure is unfortunately as common as success.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


People like me who were engaging in brinkmanship with the party economic bosses and the open dissidents who were being arrested were pursuing a common goal in different ways.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground.
~By John McLaughlin ~


To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


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


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


A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 ~


I've got mad energy for days. That's what people can't get their minds around. They say, 'Oh, he's going to crash.' They try to apply all these common terms to a guy who is not common. I don't fit into their little box.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Prior to ROE V. WADE, abortions were common even though they were illegal. I don't think making them illegal again is going to solve the problem.
~By Tony Campolo ~


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


I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.
~By Vin Diesel ~


The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures.
~By Stewart Udall ~


Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
~By Johann G. Seume ~


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


I have the ordinary experience of being anonymous when I'm in an airplane talking to air-traffic control, and they don't know who they're talking to. I have a lot of common experiences.
~By Harrison Ford ~


If Unix could present the same face, the same capabilities, on machines of many different types, it could serve as a common software environment for all of them.
~By Eric S. Raymond ~


The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I'm a common-sense kind of guy.
~By Robert M. Parker, Jr. ~


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 ~


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 ~


Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them.
~By Samuel Butler ~


It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.
~By Matthew Henry ~


What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy.
~By Arthur Hertzberg ~


If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst.
~By Joan Crawford ~


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 ~


Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.
~By Jean Philippe Rameau ~


The destinies of the two races in this country are indissolubly linked together, and the interests of both require that the common government of all shall not permit the seeds of race hate to be planted under the sanction of law.
~By Bobby Scott ~


If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future.
~By Mark Foley ~


And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


I remember the 1940s as a time when we were united in a way known only to that generation. We belonged to a common cause-the war.
~By Gene Tierney ~


It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
~By Dawn French ~


I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children.
~By Ednita Nazario ~


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 ~


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 ~


These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals.
~By Herbert Read ~


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


All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
~By Barbara Walters ~


Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, $3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation has come under considerable strain.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough.
~By Sarah Brady ~


Coughs seem very common here, especially among the children, though people look strong and healthy, but in the absence of proper statistics one cannot undertake to say whether the district is a healthy one or not.
~By Edward Burnett Tylor ~


The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
~By Confucius ~


The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


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


So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned, it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have, both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure.
~By Edward Sapir ~


There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world.
~By John Fowles ~


Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war, and in particular my generation's part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring?
~By Simon Raven ~


Space is going to be commonplace.
~By Christa McAuliffe ~


So I think hip-hop is moving and is going to continue to move in the direction of rappers just being honest with themselves, whether you're talking about Common and Mos Def or Nas and 50 cent.
~By Talib Kweli ~


Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
~By Mark Twain ~


Whatsoever things common to man, that man has done, man can do.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


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


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 ~


He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


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


Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.
~By Dorothy Day ~


My opinion was that if we had a common enemy we should get together commonly.
~By Julius Rosenberg ~


We will never win this war until we understand the effect that Guantanamo Bay has had on the overall war effort. And we'll never get the support of the American people if we can't prove to them that these folks that we're dealing with are not common criminals. We're going to keep them - keep you safe from them.
~By Lindsey Graham ~


It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


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 ~


A concert is a concert is a concert is a concert. An album is an album is an album is an album. Musically, both have nothing in common.
~By Klaus Schulze ~


Let us heed the voice of the people and recognize their common sense. If we do not, we not only blaspheme our political heritage, we ignore the common ties that bind all Americans.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


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


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 ~


Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.
~By Jeb Bush ~


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


Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
~By Benjamin Graham ~


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


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


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


Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them.
~By Robert Lynd ~


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


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


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


Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
~By Nora Roberts ~


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 ~


The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.
~By William Beveridge ~


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


The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly - to develop strategies of seeing and showing.
~By Edward Tufte ~


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 ~

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