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Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. (Quote by - W. C. Fields)

If Poverty is the Mother of Crimes, want of Sense is the Father. (Quote by - Jean de la Bruyere)

Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. (Quote by - Thomas Huxley)

There is a general sense of guarded optimism. There have been too many false dawns over the last 60 years. There have been more tears than smiles, but I sense there is a commitment from Abbas and Sharon, a new determination to make a reality of the goal of two states living side by side. (Quote by - Jack Straw)

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold. (Quote by - Aristotle)

All things make sense; you just have to fathom how they make sense. (Quote by - Piers Anthony)

The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. (Quote by - George Washington)

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood. (Quote by - Lou Holtz)

Much Madness is divinest Sense - to a discerning Eye - much Sense - the starkest Madness - (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

Be sober, and to doubt prepense, These are the sinews of good sense. (Quote by - Sir William Hamilton)

Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

It's time to fundamentally change the way that we do business in Washington. To help build a new foundation for the 21st century, we need to reform our government so that it is more efficient, more transparent, and more creative. That will demand new thinking and a new sense of responsibility for every dollar that is spent. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

He had used the work in its Pickwickian sense he had merely considered him a humbug in a Pickwickian point of view. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

Good sense which only is the gift of Heaven, And though no science, fairly worth the seven. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. (Quote by - Wayne Dyer)

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense? (Quote by - William Pitt The Elder)

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. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king. (Quote by - Abraham Maslow)

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche )

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. (Quote by - Robert Frost)


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