Sense Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sense

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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 ~


All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


How it shaped my perception is this: I have become so indelibly identified as a character in pop culture that it has forced me to go deeply within myself to get a very very rock solid sense, to myself, of who I am.
~By Thomas Wilson ~


Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
~By Gary Oldman ~


The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


I think with Blair Witch and The Sixth Sense, people are much more open to something that is different.
~By Sam Mendes ~


God has a most wicked sense of humor.
~By Maureen O'Hara ~


We should restore a proper balance in environmental regulation and energy production that is based on common sense, not political agendas.
~By Mac Thornberry ~


I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word - politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
~By Wilbur Wright ~


Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life. What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story.
~By Oliver North ~


A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.
~By Clifton Fadiman ~


I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all.
~By James Cameron ~


One of the problems with even suggesting that purpose of a Federal law is for law enforcement officers to assist in protecting the public outside their jurisdictions is that it may give them encouragement or even a sense of obligation to do so.
~By Bobby Scott ~


I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity.
~By Debbie Reynolds ~


If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load, I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations. It's easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well.
~By Alan Thicke ~


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 ~


A witness, in the sense that I am using the word, is a man whose life and faith are so completely one that when the challenge comes to step out and testify for his faith, he does so, disregarding all risks, accepting all consequences.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time.
~By Karel Capek ~


I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal.
~By James J. Gibson ~


Muscles are in a most intimate and peculiar sense the organs of the will.
~By G. Stanley Hall ~


While we may be of different faiths, we have a strong sense of faith, family, community. We hold the values of freedom and human rights very high and I think that those are all a part of a very strong quilt that binds us together.
~By Robert Menendez ~


But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


Bosnia is under my skin. It's the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


Tonight was a great opportunity to take on the political status quo that has given us trillion dollar deficits and put millions out of work. Our objective was to inject some common sense into the conversation among Republicans at a time when business-as-usual simply won't work.
~By Gary Johnson ~


It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism.
~By Susan Griffin ~


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. ~


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 ~


Well, I suppose that, in a sense, every screen role is a favourite with me.
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


Netanyahu is pressured easily, gets into a panic, and loses his senses... to run a country like Israel a leader needs to have reason and judgment and nerves of steel, two traits he does not have.
~By Ariel Sharon ~


I would so much like young people to have a sense of the gift that they are. Not many of them feel like that.
~By John Denver ~


Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.
~By Ansel Adams ~


I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.
~By Leni Riefenstahl ~


I adore the challenge of creating truly modern clothes, where a woman's personality and sense of self are revealed. I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman.
~By Vera Wang ~


All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that racing gives you that I am probably going to miss, because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.
~By Bobby Rahal ~


I was raised to sense what someone wanted me to be and be that kind of person. It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
~By Sally Field ~


Psychologists have set about describing the true nature of women with a certainty and a sense of their own infallibility rarely found in the secular world.
~By Naomi Weisstein ~


Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy.
~By Peter De Vries ~


The thing I don't like on television is when somebody does something that makes absolutely no sense just for the shock of it.
~By Lauren Graham ~


I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
~By Cat Stevens ~


The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
~By E. B. White ~


I'm not a professional politician. I'm a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense.
~By Herman Cain ~


I wanted to show a normal young girl whose only difference was that she behaved in the way a boy might, without any sense of guilt on a moral or sexual level.
~By Roger Vadim ~


Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.
~By Shakti Gawain ~


Writing in other voices is almost Japanese in the sense that there's a certain formality there which allows me to sidestep the embarrassment of directly expressing to complete strangers the most intimate details of my life.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important, common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.
~By Bob Ney ~


We must prepare the ground for creativity. And if this also gives rise later to success in the economic sense, success in terms of Euros and Cents, this will by no means reduce my joy.
~By Johannes Rau ~


In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
~By John Ruskin ~


By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.
~By Horace Walpole ~


In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves.
~By R. A. Butler ~


Satire is fascinating stuff. It's deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it's the only thing that makes any sense.
~By Ben Nicholson ~


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


Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


A rich poet from Harvard has no sense in his mind, except the aesthetic.
~By Beatrice Wood ~


I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy.
~By Goldie Hawn ~


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 ~


Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape.
~By Mervyn Peake ~


What we're doing is fun - if you have any sense of humor at all!
~By Calvin Klein ~


What you're doing is putting into professional play the way that you relate to other people, the way that you analyze and relate to a written text, the way that you would persuade anybody to do anything. It has to do with listening, with humility and a sense of yourself.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


Common sense says that chairs and tables exist independently of whether anyone happens to perceive them or not.
~By Charles D. Broad ~


Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
~By Aphra Behn ~


We should realize in a vivid and revolutionary sense that we are not in our bodies but our bodies are in us.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
~By Josh Billings ~


The problem for Rome, then, is how and when the intervention should be done with a sense of the possibility of going too far in limiting the freedom of theologians. This is not an easy time - neither for Rome nor for the theologians.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


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 ~


I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no 'scale of 10' in the sense of an upper limit.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


Unless you have a sense of values that's shared by people and turns them loose to do certain things on their own within those sets of values, the organization, whether a nation or corporation or citizen group, just doesn't work very well.
~By Alan Cranston ~


And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit.
~By Bobby Knight ~


To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


I've always had a sense of humour, and I still do, so I just want to go on performing as long as I can. It's as simple as that.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


My sense about Greta is that people ought to wait and see and see if she doesn't indeed turn out to be as balanced as we hope and expect she will. But there you are.
~By Brit Hume ~


It is impossible to forget the sense of dignity which marks the hour when one becomes a wage-earner... I felt that I had suddenly acquired value to myself, to my family, and to the world.
~By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ~


I think it makes a lot of sense and of course I love Christie Clark. I think she's awesome; she's beautiful and fun to work with. I think she has some really unique qualities to her that would bring a lot to the show.
~By Austin Peck ~


The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
~By Francis Bacon ~


There's a joy in writing short stories, a wonderful sense of reward when you pull certain things off.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


There was an idea of accepting everyone; there was no sense of exclusion.
~By Bill Pullman ~


We seek true individuality and the true individuals. But we find them not. For lo, we mortals see what our poor eyes can see; and they, the true individuals, - they belong not to this world of our merely human sense and thought.
~By Josiah Royce ~


Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I was primarily interested in people, and people in action, so that I did nothing photographically in the sense of doing buildings for their own sake or a still life or anything like that.
~By Ben Shahn ~


True artists are prophets. I don't want to be that prophetic in that sense because it's so lonely.
~By Yoko Ono ~


Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the future to somehow synthesize the sheer diversity of our present resources into a more organic and well-ordered procedure.
~By George Crumb ~


What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence, in the sense of fear of specific weapons, so much as it's been memory. The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.
~By John Hersey ~


Either marriage is a destiny, I believe, or there is no sense in it at all, it's a piece of humbug.
~By Max Frisch ~


All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


In the sense that you're not at the centre of power, like a president or prime minister of a major power, everyone is marginalised; my position doesn't isn't unique in that respect. I think there are different sorts of relevance in different contexts.
~By Peter Singer ~


The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.
~By Lord Byron ~


It's valid that the Strokes and the Pleased have been influenced by some of the same bands. But it's invalid in the sense that we listen to the Strokes and try to sounds like them. I think that they are a good band.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


I have wit in my work and a sense of humor, but I do not use irony in any way.
~By John Zorn ~


I love the look of planes and the idea of how a plane flies. The more I learn about it the better I feel; while I still may not like it, I have a sense of what is really happening.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


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 ~


The riot isn't seen in the movie, but it is alluded to. He has this one speech that gives a great sense of texture and paints a picture of what was happening in Harlem then.
~By Debbie Allen ~

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