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The question whether the long effort to put an end to war can succeed without another major convulsion challenges not only our minds but our sense of responsibility.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?
~By Peter Lewis Allen ~


There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
~By Louis Aragon ~


Well, Winnepeg has everything to do with my music in the sense it was where I was born and raised, cultured and all that sort of thing. A lot of my experiences come from Winnepeg.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


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


It seems people are more willing to let other people control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did.
~By Marc Maron ~


So much of literary sci-fi is about creating worlds that are rich and detailed and make sense at a social level. We'll create a world for people and then later present a narrative in that world.
~By James Cameron ~


We may give advice, but not the sense to use it.
~By Kitty O'Neill Collins ~


To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


There are a lot of editorials that have nothing to do with anything like that. But I was just thinking of that sense of prose as being very responsible and perceptive, thoughtful, intimate, and contriving a quote statement.
~By Robert Creeley ~


What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?
~By Russ Feingold ~


I spend as much time with my kids as any mom who stays home. I only work during the hours they're at school, but there is always the sense of trying to catch up with all their stuff and not only organize my work life but also their school lives.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.
~By Mary Austin ~


Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a sense of wonder about them. If you must sleep through a third of your life, why should you sleep through your dreams, too?
~By Stephen LaBerge ~


Well, I think he's right to notice that there is a difference in attitudes and even in the broadest sense of world view between Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Which is old and which is new is an interesting question, and I almost think that maybe he's got it backwards.
~By Robert Kagan ~


A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
~By Roald Dahl ~


I had friends at school, but I was never part of a gang and I dreamed of that sense of belonging to a group. You know, where people would call me 'Em' and shout across the bar, 'Em, what are you drinking?' after the show.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


Arthur Young's Reflexive Universe - fascinating but too schematic to fit into my scheme. The most I could hope for was a sense of the vocabulary and some possible images.
~By James Merrill ~


I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
~By Robert Frost ~


It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


I would start seeing, in just the sense I was saying now, the kind of record it was going to be and what the arrangement demands, and what my vocal part should be in the record. This was all emerging as the song was emerging.
~By Art Garfunkel ~


Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


And it is this sense that some of us have to contribute to the culture, to the society in ways that may hurt financially, so what? We do it because we are born to do it, we feel we have no other choice and so be it.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


Because we build the worlds we wouldn't mind living in. They contain scary things, problems, but also a sense of rightness that makes them alive and makes us want to live there.
~By Anne McCaffrey ~


My books are elegiac in the sense that they're odes to a nation that even I sometimes think may not exist anymore except in my memory and my imagination.
~By Richard Russo ~


My best efforts were some modern things that looked like very lousy Matisses. Thank God I had the sense to realize they were lousy, and leave Paris.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
~By Josef Albers ~


It depends on how it is done but what we are drifting into, which is that people grow up without any sense of a spiritual dimension to life, is just impoverishing.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
~By Andy Rooney ~


The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.
~By Rene Descartes ~


We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


A healthy human environment is one in which we try to make sense of our limits, of the accidents that can always befall us and the passage of time which inexorably changes us.
~By Rowan Williams ~


When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


We think the whole world's going to change, and forget that human beings are still human beings; we have the same five senses, we still interact the same way, we still love and hate the same way, but marketers lose track of that. But then it comes down to earth.
~By Michael K. Powell ~


There's this sense of excitement because you invent and control the characters. You decide whether they live or die. I find this type of creative process tremendously stimulating.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


Romantics consider common sense vulgar.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses, and others with various shades of analogical meaning.
~By John W. Dawson ~


I'm not really a songwriter - I'm an interpreter. So in a sense I am an actress first and foremost. I act out the songs, and I lead with my heart.
~By Diana Ross ~


I know what it's like to be ignored, and I think that is the big problem about the prison system: These people are being thrown away. There is no sense of rehabilitation. In some places, they are trying to do things. But, in most cases, it's a holding cell.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


If I'd seen a grown man beating a crippled boy, of course I'd intervene. If my father died and left my mother destitute, it's your instinct to take care of her. So when I started to think about it in those terms, it started to make sense to me.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can. I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves - and maybe a smile.
~By Reba McEntire ~


We're a nation of liars. But I mean that in the kindest sense.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


For this to make sense, of course, it would have to be a fair financial deal for us. But I think this could be the occasion for us to build a true partnership in content. And we're especially interested because interactive services are a key field for us.
~By Jean-Marie Messier ~


The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
~By Bryan Miller ~


It's like a cast of actors; you're all working together closely under pressure to produce something everyday. And when we put up an issue, it's like the curtains opening on a new play. I really like that daily sense of surprise.
~By David Talbot ~


Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego.
~By William Kennedy ~


You know, since the reviews have come out and people have reacted to it, I've realized that is in a sense what has happened. But as I was writing them, I didn't feel a part of any tradition. I think that would have been too overwhelming, in a sense.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family... and that's really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
~By Carter Burwell ~


The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering - that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man's good.
~By L. Sprague de Camp ~


I somehow sensed when I was a teenager that I wanted to do my own work. I was quite clear that I didn't want to be an interpretative kind of artist. I had an intuition about wanting to create my own form, in one way or another, whatever that would be.
~By Meredith Monk ~


But only 'rich' people by definition have the 'extra' money to buy things and invest to create economic growth. Do we really want to tax that 'extra' money away - and give it to the government to spend? Does that make any economic sense outside of politics and our emotional desire to make everyone suffer equally through these tough times?
~By Terry Savage ~


Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a purely materialistic sense.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


I think in New York we had respect and we would pretty much fill up the places where we went, but I never got the sense that we really were Number 1 here in New York among the Latin crowds.
~By Ruben Blades ~


With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense.
~By Niklas Zennstrom ~


The sun would come up over the ocean, and we'd be eating scrambled eggs before we shot some stuff. It was a vacation in the sense that it was the best working conditions.
~By Marguerite Moreau ~


I'm trying to make a case for those people who don't have a sense of belonging that they should have, that there is something really worthwhile in having a sense of belonging, and recasting and looking at our modern history.
~By Billy Bragg ~


Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence.
~By Jim Morrison ~


I think that weddings have probably been crashed since the beginning of time. Cavemen crashed them. You go to meet girls. It makes sense.
~By Christopher Walken ~


However novel it may appear, I shall venture the assertion, that, until women assume the place in society which good sense and good feeling alike assign to them, human improvement must advance but feebly.
~By Frances Wright ~


I think Tierney is also more libertarian than he is conservative in the conventional sense.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


Theatre is more exciting in the sense that you can actually see the audience in the eye. You know there are no takes and retakes. You have one chance to do your job... and you better do it well!
~By Christine Lahti ~


That was the first time ever in history that anybody got Special Guest Star. I started that whole nonsense.
~By Jonathan Harris ~


In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
~By Edmund Burke ~


You've got to have a sense of humour about sex. When you look at it, it's all pretty ridiculous, isn't it?
~By Cat Deeley ~


It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked.
~By Carolyn McCarthy ~


Intelligent policies will be largely self-regulating in the sense that the system of incentives and standards makes it absolutely ludicrous to not move towards clean, internalized systems of cost and production.
~By Paul Hawken ~


Help the man-in-the-street make sense of the bewildering.
~By Owen Arthur ~


We just did what we'd done when we were an act in the '60s. But I found it impossible to hold a dialogue with 500,000 people. In a certain sense, it was numbing.
~By Paul Simon ~


You grow up however, unfortunately, as the college years fly by, into a very exaggerated sense of your own capacities.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
~By Theodore White ~


The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
~By Peter Chernin ~


Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I mention this fact as tending to support what I have often heard stated, namely, that a shark's sense of smell is so keen that, if men ever bathe in seas where they are found, a shark is almost sure to appear directly afterwards.
~By George Grey ~


Men with style are great because they have a sense of self.
~By Lexa Doig ~


Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
~By William Penn ~


I have a contract but it's not a commitment in the ordinary sense. It's our ongoing conversation.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


You know, with bands like Kiss back out on the road and Aerosmith coming out, we are going to be a band like that, in the sense that it's a big rock band.
~By Steve Brown ~


I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died. It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die.
~By Judy Garland ~


A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


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 ~


Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense.
~By Ron Paul ~


He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor.
~By Sarah Bernhardt ~


Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco.
~By Bill Gross ~


You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?
~By Lech Walesa ~


When I can't talk sense, I talk metaphor.
~By John Philpot Curran ~


A fixed image of the future is in the worst sense ahistorical.
~By Juliet Mitchell ~


I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from the bottom of my soul, I protest against everything that is said, and everything that is done.
~By Pierre Bayle ~


All of science to me, everything that we have learned, is important to the extent that it brings us to our senses.
~By Ann Druyan ~


Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
~By Cesare Lombroso ~


I come from a family of cops, and all of them share that understanding that they put their lives on the line. They share and deal with that sense of risk every day, so I got to see that up close.
~By Ryan Reynolds ~


I had no allusions of radio success. I just loved being in studios. I was having fun and in that sense I now feel a lot like I did when I did that record.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
~By George Seaton ~


Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
~By Wendell Berry ~

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