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Clearly we're disappointed. This violates common sense. What it really says is there are loopholes in the law. (Quote by - Gary Wright)

It was a big enough deal where I felt like I had to say something. The lowest guy in points in this series, if he doesn't like something, he should feel like he's responsible to go in there and tell them about it, too. Your feelings aren't ranked by points standings and your common sense shouldn't be dictated by that. (Quote by - Tony Stewart)

School days are the unhappiest in the whole span if human existence. They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, with brutal violations of common sense and common decency. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Chalk one up to common sense, to committed opposition by trade unions, and to virtually the whole industry uniting in rejection of the package. But even as we congratulate ourselves and thank our colleagues worldwide for their support, we must remain vigilant. You never know when the next attempt to turn the industry on its head may come. (Quote by - Frank Leys)

The poker player learns that sometimes both science and common sense are wrong; that the bumblebee can fly; that, perhaps, one should never trust an expert; that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of by those with an academic bent. (Quote by - David Mamet)

If they are determined to live in those areas, we ask that they build in consideration of what the standards should be. Look at how many homes in wildfire-prone areas have wooden siding? Let's just use some common sense. (Quote by - Wendy Rose)

Citizens have the natural right and the common sense duty to protect themselves, their families, their communities, and their property..guns are the equalizing tools of self-protection, utopian lamentations notwithstanding. (Quote by - Edgar A. Suter)

Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for true knowledge. Books are less often made use of as ''spectacles'' to look at nature with, than as blinds to keep out its strong light and shifting scenery from weak eyes and indolent dispositions. The learned are mere literary drudges. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

What we do is try to lay out for people that what we find to be fairly common sense in our personal lives -- saying thank you and appreciating people -- somehow gets lost in the course of normal business. (Quote by - Chester Elton)

Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common Sense. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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

My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense. (Quote by - Helen Gurley Brown)

Common sense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult. (Quote by - William Somerset Maugham)

Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense. (Quote by - Thomas Henry Huxley)

Common sense is for our lack of it!. (Quote by - Monk Frost)

I'm a real common sense guy who caught a lot of good breaks and who has been very, very fortunate. (Quote by - Vince McMahon)

While accessory items and embedded features help minimize driver distraction, nothing replaces simple common-sense when using a cell phone in the car. Pull over to the side of the road to dial manually, know the features and functions of your phone before you drive and allow voice mail to pick up your calls if you are driving - these are all simple and commonsensical steps we can all take to minimize distraction from in-car cell phone use. (Quote by - Gary Shapiro)

This is a slap in the face to anyone who holds Sept. 11 to be a sacred day. I'm not saying the families oppose culture, or that controversial art can't be displayed. But why do it on that day? Where's the common sense?. (Quote by - Edie Lutnick)

Common sense is what tells us the Earth is flat and the Sun goes around it. (Quote by - Anon.)

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

Common sense is for the lack of wisdom. (Quote by - Monk Frost)

They're common-sense things that people utilize in their own homes. The policy was to make official what the unofficial policies were. (Quote by - Alan Wagner)

We seldom attribute common sense except to those who agree with us. (Quote by - Kin Hubbard)


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