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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 ~


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


The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


Proverbs may not improperly be called the philosophy of the common people.
~By James Howell ~


Common sense is the genius of humanity.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees.
~By John Bruton ~


It is a common observation, that the more solicitous any people are about dress, the more effeminate they are.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


Business and the state have a common interest; not an adversarial interest.
~By Roy Barnes ~


If you deny that any principles of conduct at all are common to and admitted by all men who try to behave reasonably - well, I don't see how you can have any ethics or any ethical background for law.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


What it meant to me: a happy life, of course, companionship, of course. A common objective, I think.
~By Denis Thatcher ~


We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


After a week of back and forth, and forth and back over firearms, it's good to see a consensus developing on this common-sense amendment to keep handguns away from children.
~By Herb Kohl ~


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 ~


In common use almost every word has many shades of meaning, and therefore needs to be interpreted by the context.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


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


The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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 a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.
~By George Muller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Death calls ye to the crowd of common men.
~By James Shirley ~


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 ~


Common sense is very uncommon.
~By Horace Greeley ~


What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time, is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in the House of Commons to get them to support it.
~By Stephen Harper ~


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 ~


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 ~


Common sense should tell us that there is no reason for civilians to have access to easily concealable handguns with the capability to shoot through body armor.
~By Carl Levin ~


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


Stegosaurus was common only on well drained, dry soil.
~By Robert T. Bakker ~


If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


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


Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
~By Joseph Addison ~


The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


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


Common sense is in medicine the master workman.
~By Peter Latham ~


The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


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


More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.
~By Kofi Annan ~


America's strength is not our diversity; our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Going back into the history of a word, very often into Latin, we come back pretty commonly to pictures or models of how things happen or are done.
~By J. L. Austin ~


The left no longer stands for common sense, as it did in the days of Tom Paine.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
~By Socrates ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.
~By Jean Racine ~


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


Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
~By Charles Mingus ~


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 idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The only reason of the institution of civil government; and the only rational ground of submission to it, is the common safety and utility.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


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 ~


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


During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


It doesn't happen very often that you get to work with some really good friends of yours and there's a common language between everyone, you don't have to explain what you're doing, you can just run with it. It makes it just so much easier and more relaxed.
~By Elizabeth Perkins ~


Peace is a never ending process... It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests. It requires us to work and live together.
~By Oscar Arias Sanchez ~


I think my mistakes were kind of common - leaning on cliches and adjectives in the place of clear, vivid writing. But at least I knew how to spell, which seems to be a rarity these days.
~By Dick Schaap ~


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 ~


Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


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 ~


There are no right and wrong ways to work in this business, but there are some basic common-sense practices. Work very, very hard and always be prepared; never give up; and once you get the job, give them more than they ever expected: - Shine!
~By Jimmy Smits ~


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


And it is a very beautiful idea, and possibly true, that a common man from Stratford with a common education was able to write these plays.
~By Mark Rylance ~


I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common tie that binds us all, Black and White, the sense memories. It's a very particular part of the country.
~By Sela Ward ~


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


But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
~By Mark Twain ~


There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


I think the hip hop world and the rock world still have a lot in common, but it certainly seems like things happen and break at a much faster pace in the hip hop world.
~By Bubba Sparxxx ~


The main thing that those two albums have in common aside from my music, which of course, a sense of it, you can recognize, it is that the bass on Infinite Search was playing much, much less like a bass.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so.
~By Gore Vidal ~


Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party.
~By Tom Coburn ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I thought I had a clear picture of death, but now I know it's a mystery and it will always be a mystery, although it is something we all have in common: everybody knows that life ends with death.
~By Beth Gibbons ~


This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
~By Omar Sharif ~


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


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 ~


We might have been - these are but common words, and yet they make the sum of life's bewailing.
~By Letitia Landon ~


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 ~


I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~

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May 7 ,2021
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