"Thou unassuming common-place of Nature, with that homely face."
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"You people are telling me what you think I want to know. I want to know what is actually happening."
"For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver."
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion."
"The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably."
"I've not got a first in philosophy without being able to muddy things pretty satisfactory."
"The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next."
Category: Common Sense
"Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done."
"The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is."
"Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses."
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
"Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes."
"Nothing astonishes people so much as common sense and plain dealing."
"The best prophet is common sense, our native wit."
"There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself."
"Common sense is the genius of humanity."
"Common Sense is very uncommon."
"Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone."
"Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education."
"Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense."
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