Common Sense Quotes


255 Common Sense quotes:



"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."
Author: James Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes Humor Quotes
"Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor."
"Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated."
"Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius."
"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure"
"Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education."
"Common sense told us that when you put a big tax on something, the people will produce less of it. So we cut the people's tax rates, and the people produced more than ever before."
"He's a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"Common sense is merely the deposit of prejudice laid down in the human mind before the age of 18."
"Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen."
"A man of great common sense and good taste is a man without originality or moral courage."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"The more laws are enacted and taxes assessed, the greater the number of lawbreakers and tax evaders"
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited"
"I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair play."
"a victory for common sense."
"Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense? The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring."
"Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if it has common sense on the ground floor."
"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another, but above all try something."
"Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense."
"Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes."


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