Common Sense sayings, quotes and proverbs
Common Sense Quotes and Sayings
- Common sense ain't common. ~ Will Rogers
- Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has. ~ Rene Descartes
- The best prophet is common sense, our native wit. ~ Euripides
- The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79. ~ Douglas Adams
- What a grand thing it is to be cleaver and have common sense. ~ Terence
- Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are and doing things as they ought to be done. ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- To see what is in front of one's nose requires a constant struggle. ~ George Orwell
- If common sense has not the brilliancy of the sun, it has the fixity of the stars. ~Fernan Caballero
- Common sense is genius dressed in it's working clothes. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
- When unsure how to solve a problem, use your common sense. ~ Catherine Pulsifer
- All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified. ~ Thomas Henry Huxley
- Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense dancing. ~ William James
- Success is more a function of consistent common sense that it is of genius. ~ An Wang
- Common sense is calculation applied to life. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
- It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. ~ Robert G. Ingersoll
- The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the nest. ~ Henry Ward Beecher
- Common sense is nature's gift, but reason is an art. ~ James Beattie
- Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. ~ George Seaton
- Common sense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult. ~ William Somerset Maugham
- 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
- The biggest shortage of all is the shortage of common sense. ~ Unknown
Common Sense Proverbs
- He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it.
- Fate deals the cards, but we have to play them.
- A day without sunshine is like, well, night.
- I started out with nothing and I still have most of it.
- Haste makes waste.
- The dog that barks does not bite.
- Seek advice but use your own common sense.
- Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed a river.
- What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.
- He who laughs last thinks slowest.
- Live together like brothers, do business like strangers.
- A rich man's joke is a always funny.
- You reap what you sew.
- Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.
- A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
- Most people are only alive because it is illegal to shoot them.
- It is better to be alone than in bad company.
- Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.
- Anything that doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
- On the other hand you have different fingers.
- A stitch in time saves nine.
- Don't go fishing wile your house is on fire.
- A penny saved is a penny earned.
- You can't have everything...where would you put it?
- I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.
- The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
- Seen it all, done it all, can't remember most of it.
- It's not cheating unless you get caught.
- If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again.
- Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
- Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
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