Monday, September 27, 2010

Selected from common-sense-quotes

"Common sense is what tells us the Earth is flat and the Sun goes around it."

"The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next."
Matthew Arnold

"Common sense ain't common."
Will Rogers

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
Albert Einstein

"The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn, ... tired of common sense and civilization."
F. L. Lucas

"If an idea's worth having once, it's worth having twice."
Tom Stoppard

"Common sense is very uncommon."
Horace Greeley

"Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education."
Victor Hugo

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

"Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius."
Josh Billings

"Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed."
Don Wood

"Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has."

"Nowadays 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."
Oscar Wilde

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