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Rely on the ordinary virtues that intelligent, balanced human beings have relied on for centuries common sense, thrift, realistic expectations, patience, and perseverance. (Quote by - Contributed by: Dave Cohen)

Without common sense, your life will be a circle of nonsense. (Quote by - John Di Lemme)

A loss definitely kind of puts us out. Not mathematically, but common sense tells us we're out. (Quote by - John Ellinger)

We are pleased that justice and common sense have prevailed. (Quote by - Gail Rebuck)

The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune in making money. Men talk as if there were some magic about this. He knows that all goes on the old road, pound for pound, cent for cent / for every effect a perfect cause / and that good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

People like the job Bill Nelson is doing in Washington. He has a 30-year record of common-sense, centrist leadership and Katherine Harris knows that. (Quote by - Chad Clanton)

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Each situation can be different, depending on where you are. Objective rules are less important than good judgment and common sense. (Quote by - David Bates)

When in any new culture, it's common sense to demonstrate basic restraint, tolerance and to show a desire to learn. To me, that is more about engendering good relations than going in holding a business card and saying if I do this at least they will think I have tried. (Quote by - Darin Brumby)

It defies common sense and lots of careful research to think that the highest-rated credit on the planet can borrow half a trillion dollars a year without pushing aside some private investment and ultimately hurting productivity growth. (Quote by - Ed McKelvey)

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. (Quote by - William James)

I regard psychiatry as fifty percent bunk, thirty percent fraud, ten percent parrot talk, and the remaining ten percent just a fancy lingo for the common sense we have had for hundreds and perhaps thousands of years, if we ever had the guts to read i. (Quote by - Raymond Chandler)

If there was one abortion bill we thought the governor was going to sign, it was this. The parental-consent laws are already on the books. We were just trying to make them more meaningful. This is a pretty common sense, pretty moderate, common-ground type of bill we thought we could get into law. (Quote by - Ron Johnson)

The idea they have any advantage defies common sense. (Quote by - Abby Ottenhoff)

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

A man of great common sense and good taste is a man without originality or moral courage. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense. (Quote by - Helen Rowland)

Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If we see numbers go down, it's still not enough. It would be nice to be able to eliminate all crashes. It would be nice to have people slow down, and use seat belts, and make common-sense decisions when they're on the road, and Florida's roads will be safer, even with all the people that are driving. (Quote by - Frank Penela)

We need common-sense solutions to this problem that won't destroy our economy. Any measures that fail to address long-term economic impact and the emergence of technological innovation will miss the mark and ultimately cause more harm than good. (Quote by - William Kovacs)

The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

These are common-sense revisions that eliminate serious obstacles to patients getting needed care and services quickly while continuing to protect patients' privacy. For example, sick patients will not be forced to visit the pharmacy themselves to pick up prescriptions -- and could send a family member or friend instead. Doctors will be able to consult with nurses and others involved in a patient's care to ensure that they get the best care,. (Quote by - Tommy Thompson)

Because desperation breeds gullibility. People want to lose weight so much that their common sense shuts off. (Quote by - David L. Katz)

He's a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination.. If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed. (Quote by - Annie Dillard)


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