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Quotes And Sayings About Sense

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


Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense.
~By Oded Fehr ~


If the markets had behaved badly, that would obviously add to people's sense of alarm... but there has been a lot of reassurance coming, particularly in the way the Brits handled all this. There seems to be no great fear that something like that is going to happen here.
~By Brit Hume ~


The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony have one sense more than others.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.
~By Silvio Berlusconi ~


There's a hysterical, tired sense of humor that comes after working 14 hours a day, six days a week. I like those things because they take the pressure off the constant stress.
~By Tom Berenger ~


Getting on stage is a bonus, that's my therapy, that's when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.
~By Jason Mraz ~


A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated, dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in them by the finest senses?
~By Walter Pater ~


Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense; or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


My beliefs will run through everything I do. My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me, as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong, that sense of who I am and what I believe, to which I will always hold.
~By Ed Miliband ~


In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.
~By Albert Bandura ~


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 ~


New York City has finally hired women to pick up the garbage, which makes sense to me, since, as I've discovered, a good bit of being a woman consists of picking up garbage.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
~By John Keats ~


Her death contributed to my later interest in studying biochemistry, an interest that has not been fulfilled in the sense that my accomplishments remain more at the basic than the applied level.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


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 ~


Another goal is to look to the resources we have and to see how we could do better to plan, in a sense, for the faculty and infrastructure that we will need to study Asia well into the 21st century.
~By William Kirby ~


Every adult in the world has some sense that he or she might be obliterated at any time by these weapons that we have created.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to.
~By Richard Linklater ~


Alas, regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come, nor care beyond today.
~By Thomas Gray ~


Now between the meanings of words and their sounds there is ordinarily no discoverable relation except one of accident; and it is therefore miraculous, to the mystic, when words which make sense can also make a uniform objective structure of accents and rhymes.
~By John C. Ransom ~


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 ~


We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
~By Maria Montessori ~


Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top - or on the bottom. I guess I'm something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things... Life is one crisis after another.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


It's about, I did talk about my life in broad strokes and what home meant to me in order to really explore the subject of home and can you go back and what that means for people in that sense of community that we've lost.
~By Sela Ward ~


Each book, intuitively sensed and, in the case of fiction, intuitively worked out, stands on what has gone before, and grows out of it. I feel that at any stage of my literary career it could have been said that the last book contained all the others.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


It's hard to say what drives a three year-old, but I think I had a sense that nature was my solace, and nature was a place in which there was beauty, in which there was order.
~By Story Musgrave ~


Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.
~By Beverly Sills ~


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 ~


As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.
~By Emmanuel Teney ~


The artist is something of an outsider in America. I have always felt that America does not value its artists, certainly not in the sense that the Europeans do.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


Today the people from my State of Tennessee would listen to this debate, or even talk about a reference to God on our money or in the Halls of Congress or in our Pledge and say, please, let common sense and logic win the day and prevail versus legal mumbo jumbo.
~By Zach Wamp ~


Why can't people credit that he and all of us had a sense of humour?
~By Ingrid Thulin ~


Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


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 ~


The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
~By Aristophanes ~


Writing, I'm convinced, should be a subversive activity - frowned on by the authorities - and not one cooed over and praised beyond common sense by some teacher.
~By Dan Simmons ~


There were probably, what, 300 science-fiction members in the SFWA, of whom probably a hundred were active members in the sense that they were selling something every year, or every couple years.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged.
~By David Guterson ~


We live on the leash of our senses.
~By Diane Ackerman ~


People keep telling us, that they didn't know when they were booking tickets for it, but afterwards they say that they've had no sense that they were watching an old fashioned play.
~By Bill Irwin ~


A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own. This is common sense.
~By Franz Liszt ~


Acquiring a repertoire in these days, when the vocal literature is so immense, so overwhelming, that the student with sense will devote all his energies to work and not imagine himself a martyr to art.
~By Alma Gluck ~


Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.
~By Robert Neelly Bellah ~


The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens.
~By Alan Watts ~


There's no sense talking about priorities. Priorities reveal themselves. We're all transparent against the face of the clock.
~By Eric Zorn ~


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 ~


I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.
~By George W. Bush ~


Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


A lot of stars don't have a sense of humor.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
~By George Catlin ~


I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism.
~By James Cameron ~


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 ~


There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.
~By Sinclair Lewis ~


People feel powerless and useless in the world. But they can buy something. It can give them a sense of value, of power.
~By Daphne Zuniga ~


I don't try to intimidate anybody before a fight. That's nonsense. I intimidate people by hitting them.
~By Mike Tyson ~


You have the massive world that was created by Marvel, and then you have these very intimate actors around you. There was as much character work on this as there would be on a little independent film. So, I felt very fortunate in that sense.
~By Chris Hemsworth ~


Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
~By W. C. Fields ~


One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.
~By Walter Pater ~


OK, well maybe I have to get back to Judaism. In the sense that if I look at me and my forebears forever stretching back to I don't know, whenever there's no sense of place and therefore no sense of nationality.
~By Janet Suzman ~


The director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


Our senses convey that all is not well with the natural world.
~By Peter Garrett ~


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 ~


It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.
~By Nelson Rockefeller ~


Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
~By Martin Luther ~


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


Things were here before you and will be here after you're gone. The geographic features, especially, give you a sense of your own place in the world and in time.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~


I am not that concerned that innovation in some large scale sense will suddenly and abruptly shift from one part of the world to another.
~By Craig Mundie ~


I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture, not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way people behaved towards one another.
~By Harry Mathews ~


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 ~


I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films.
~By Pam Grier ~


No sense makes sense.
~By Charles Manson ~


Have a sense of humor about life - you will need it. And be courteous.
~By Peter Jennings ~


Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


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 ~


Though I'm not religious in the classical sense I did partake in Passover.
~By Fran Drescher ~


Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


I get a sense that we've all been educated into one school of thought. I'm not surprised at all to find among the overwhelming majority of scientists, are people who would hold one particular view because that's all they're exposed to.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


Then I think the sense of it being one community breaks down; but if you know instantly and respond within twenty-four hours, it's a very different sort of situation.
~By Peter Singer ~


A secret in the Oxford sense: you may tell it to only one person at a time.
~By Oliver Franks ~


The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping.
~By Benjamin Britten ~


A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.
~By Seth Low ~


The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
~By Maurice Hinchey ~


The sound is the key; audiences will accept visual discontinuity much more easily than they'll accept jumps in the sound. If the track makes sense, you can do almost anything visually.
~By Paul Hirsch ~


Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.
~By John Shelby Spong ~


So there clearly is a sense in which the Labour Party here, certainly at State level is reaching out and connecting with people and reflecting the aspirations and needs of, you know the mass of ordinary Australians.
~By Patricia Hewitt ~


Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition.
~By Cesare Pavese ~


Star Trek is perhaps the best thing that ever happened to me, in a career sense.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


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 ~


People talk about innovations and evolutions and that kind of thing; I don't understand about that nonsense. It's like, all instruments are there to use all the time.
~By Gerry Mulligan ~

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