Common Sense Quotes 51 to 79
"The best prophet is common sense, our native wit."
Words of Encouragement
... common sense enters the picture when we are forced to act in
situations that are sufficiently unlike the patterns we have seen before.
Hector J. Levesque, Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI
Quote of the Day
"Never doubt your own intelligence and common sense.
When your inner voice says, 'watch out', learn to take heed."
"The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the
conviction and the will to carry on. The genius of a good leader is
to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace
of genius, can deal with successfully."
"There's something about living in a civilized, industrialized culture that
compromises rational thought. Agrarian people didn't seem to wrestle
with it as much. It's easier to keep your priorities in perspective when
they revolve around the tangible elements of survival - like your next meal."
"Do not make major decisions without much prayer and consultation.
Make the small 'common-sense' decisions yourself and keep working
on the main issue under God's guidance."
Susan G. Owen, God's Original Design For Your Life
"Reactions are conditioned behaviors that take the place of common
sense and wisdom."
Scott Allan, Rejection Reset
"Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you
come back to your work your judgement will be surer; since to remain
constantly at work will cause you to lose power of judgement."
"In short, wisdom is a disposition to find the truth coupled with an
optimum judgement as to what actions should be taken to deliver
the correct outcome."
Robert McGinley, And I Quote. . .
"Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world,
for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it."
Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings.
In the decades since World War II, we have constructed a system of
regulatory law that basically outlaws common sense. Modern law, in
an effort to be "self-executing," has shut out our humanity.
Philip K. Howard, The Death of Common Sense
"Common sense is in medicine the master workman."
"I don't know why they call it common sense, because it's not so common."
Funny Quotes about Life
"The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are,
first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
"Common sense is in spite of, not as a result of education."
"Sometimes we forget our common sense and over complicated matters."
"Proverbs speak to a simple truth or are often considered
common sense, but are expressed usually in a one line sentence."
"It is a thousand times better to have common sense without
education than to have education without common sense."
Robert Green Ingersoll
"On the other hand, showing the confidence to challenge decisions
based on our own common sense can lead to more thoughtful decisions.
Don't be afraid to speak up, voice your thoughts in a constructive
and positive manner."
Catherine Pulsifer, Showing Common Sense
"Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter
if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own
"To me, it is a common sense activity as much a part of health
as it is a part of a healthy life to keep the physical body moving."
Byron Pulsifer, To Do It Is Common Sense
"Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom."
"Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it."
Monarchy is without biblical warrant; the English monarchy, in particular,
has failed the colonies; the very idea of monarchy goes against nature
and common sense...
Thomas Paine, Common Sense and The Rights of Man
Every responsible executive needs common sense
Dr. Paul Zak
... prudent behavior, framed by common sense, has largely left both
the business vocabulary and the parlance of everyday thinking in economics.
That is a shame. We think it must be rediscovered in order to reorient
business toward a better future where human flourishing is sustainably
at the center of enterprise.
Theodore Roosevelt Malloch; Whitney MacMillan, Common-Sense Business