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Common sense is calculation applied to life.
Common Sense
Henri Frederic Amiel

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We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers.
Army and Navy
Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley

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Not all of us have to possess earthshaking talent. Just common sense and love will do.
Love
Myrtle Auvil

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Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
Present
Francis Bacon

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

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The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
Common Sense
Henry Ward Beecher

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Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.
Glamour
John Berger

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Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Crime and Criminals
Ambrose Bierce

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

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Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
Media
Bertolt Brecht

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It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
Faces
Sir Thomas Browne

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What men call gallantry, and gods adultery, is much more common where the climate's sultry.
Adultery
Lord Byron

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A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
Consciousness
Albert Camus

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Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Love
Thomas Carlyle

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Just because we're sisters under the skin doesn't mean we've got much in common.
Feminism
Angela Carter

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Absence -- that common cure of love.
Absence
Miguel De Cervantes

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Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
Truth
Charles Caleb Colton

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

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Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Common Sense
Leonardo Da Vinci

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If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual.
Love
Robertson Davies

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Only a few human beings should grow to the square mile; they are commonly planted too close.
People
William T. Davis

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Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
Self-sacrifice
Margaret Deland

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Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.
Stress
Andrew Denton

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No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
Politicians and Politics
Benjamin Disraeli

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Plots, true or false, are necessary things, to raise up commonwealths, and ruin kings.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
John Dryden

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun