Friday, 24 February 2012

Common Sense


Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it – unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. - Unknown

Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden. - Unknown

Common sense is as rare as genius. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common sense is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life. - Henri Frederic Amiel

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes. - Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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

Common sense is not so common. - Voltaire

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. - Josh Billings

Common sense is, of all kinds, the most uncommon. It implies good judgment, sound discretion, and true and practical wisdom applied to common life. - Tryon Edwards

Common sense, in an uncommon degree, is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Commonsense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult. - William Somerset Maugham

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they would not know what to believe without their common sense. - Unknown

If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is. - Sam Rayburn

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. - Robert Ingersoll

Just because something is common sense doesn't mean it's common practice. - Unknown

Not all of us have to possess earthshaking talent. Just common sense and love will do. - Myrtle Auvil

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

The one thing you cannot teach a person is common sense. - Unknown

When you stop to think about it, common sense is really special – not common. - Unknown

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