Common Quotes

Religion is regarded by the common peopl...

Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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"It is curious that physical coura...

"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare." Mark Twain
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"We do have a lot in common. The same air, the same Earth, the ...

"We do have a lot in common. The same air, the same Earth, the same sky. Maybe if we started looking at what's the same instead of always looking at what's different, ...well, who knows?" - Meowth
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"We can't fight...

"We can't fight what we can't measure" - common sense
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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this ...

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal. ...John F. Kennedy
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"To expect truth to come from thinking signifies that we mistake the ne...

"To expect truth to come from thinking signifies that we mistake the need to think with the urge to know." - Science and common sense; Kant's distinction between intellect and reason; truth and meaning. by Hannah Arendt.
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Common Sense is so Uncommon,...

Common Sense is so Uncommon, especially when parking your vehicle in India ~Infinite Radius
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Democracy is the theory that the commo...

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. โ€“ H. L. Mencken
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"All bird find the shelter during rain. But ea...

"All bird find the shelter during rain. But eagle avoids rain by flying above the cloud. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference."
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"All you need are these: certainty of judgement in the present moment; a...

"All you need are these: certainty of judgement in the present moment; action for the common good in the present moment; and an attitude of gratitude in the present moment for anything that comes your way." - Marcus Aurelius
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The common man has a lot in common acro...

The common man has a lot in common across all countries of the world. He is honest, hardworking and humble ~Infinite Radius
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The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the m...

The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the media, the 10 second sound bites, lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especially a kind of celebration of ignoranceโ€ โ€• Carl Sagan
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โ€œExactly patriotic. My country, right or wrong. Which means nothing, ...

โ€œExactly patriotic. My country, right or wrong. Which means nothing, unless you admit your country is wrong sometimes. Loving a country that was right all the time would be common sense, not patriotismโ€ - Lee Child
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โ€œAll great achievements have o...

โ€œAll great achievements have one thing in common โ€“ people with a passion to succeed.โ€ โ€” Pat Cash
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โ€œThe secret of success is t...

โ€œThe secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.โ€ โ€” John D. Rockefeller
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A common mistake that people make when tryin...

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because...

Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies ~William James
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"A common mistake that people make when trying to ...

"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools." -Douglas Adams
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"Common sens...

"Common sense is not so common." - Voltaire
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If you fear making anyone mad, then you ...

If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement. - Jimmy Carter
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"Common core education is one of the toxins of this world that continues to pe...

"Common core education is one of the toxins of this world that continues to perpetually infect and degrade the minds of functioning human beings to a point at which they become incapable of creative and independent thought." -Fed up student
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"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, saf...

"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men." -- John Adams
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Hearing voices in your head is normal. Listening to them i...

Hearing voices in your head is normal. Listening to them is quite common. Arguing with them โ€“ acceptable. It is only when you lose that argument that you get in real trouble.-Unknown
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โ€œWhat we like to think of ourselv...

โ€œWhat we like to think of ourselves and what we really are rarely have much in common....โ€ โ€• Stephen King
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"Love, friendship and respect do ...

"Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something." -Anton Chekhov
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"The secret of success is to...

"The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well." -John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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"Creat for the ide...

"Creat for the ideal user, not for the most common one" - me
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"Democracy is the theory that the comm...

"Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard." โ€” H. L. Mencken
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โ€œKeep in mind that many people have died for their bel...

โ€œKeep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; itโ€™s actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.โ€ -Brom, Eragon
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"A family is a unit composed not only o...

"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold." โ€” Ogden Nash
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โ€œWhat people commonly call...

โ€œWhat people commonly call fate is mostly their own stupidity.โ€ -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Among those whom I like or admire, I can find ...

"Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh." โ€” W. H. Auden
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"A common mistake that people make when trying to ...

"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools." -- Douglas Adams
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โ€œA common mistake that people make when trying to ...

โ€œA common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.โ€ - Douglas Adams
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โ€œA common mistake that people make when trying to ...

โ€œA common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete foolsโ€ - Douglas Adams
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โ€œMisunderstanding has been c...

โ€œMisunderstanding has been common, and often disastrous.โ€ - B.F. Skinner (Verbal Behavior)
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โ€œNothing is more common th...

โ€œNothing is more common than the wish to be remarkable.โ€ โ€• Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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"All good books have one thing in c...

"All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened." ~ Ernest Hemingway
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โ€œLaw: an ordinance of reason for the...

โ€œLaw: an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.โ€œ ~ St. Thomas Aquinas
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I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've ...

I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
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โ€œThe language of love ...

โ€œThe language of love is universal, but violence is more commonly spoke.โ€
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โ€œThe invariable mark of ...

โ€œThe invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.โ€โ€•Emerson
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โ€œNowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, a...

โ€œNowadays 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.โ€ โ€•Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
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"A king with a comm...

"A king with a commoner's mind is a king that knows his people."
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"Success is more a function of consi...

"Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius." - An Wang, computer engineer, inventor
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But who prays for Satan? Who in eighteen cent...

But who prays for Satan? Who in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?... โ€• Mark Twain
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You might want money or women. Or, you might wanna protect the world. These are all common thin...

You might want money or women. Or, you might wanna protect the world. These are all common things people want. Things that their hearts desire. Greed may not be good, but itโ€™s not so bad, either. You humans think greed is just for money and power! But everyone wants something they don't have.
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"Common sense is nothing more than a dep...

"Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen." -- Albert Einstein
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LAW 4 โ€œAlways Say Less Than Necessary When you are tryin...

LAW 4 โ€œAlways Say Less Than Necessary When you are trying to impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and the less in control.โ€ 48 laws of power
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โ€œThe most common form of huma...

โ€œThe most common form of human stupidity is forgetting what one is trying to do.โ€ - Nietzsche
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"History calls those men the greatest who have ennobled themselves by workin...

"History calls those men the greatest who have ennobled themselves by working for the common good; experience acclaims as happiest the man who has made the greatest number of people happy." -Karl Marx, Reflections of a Young Man (1835)
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โ€œReligion is regarded by the commo...

โ€œReligion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.โ€ โ€• Seneca
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"Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also m...

"Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say 'My tooth is aching' than to say 'My heart is broken.'" - C.S. Lewis
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I think the most common...

I think the most common cost of insomia is simple ; loneliness - Heath Ledger
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โ€œI learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently ...

โ€œI learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
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"Another unsettling element in modern art is ...

"Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before." โ€” Edith Wharton
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"Common Sense is the collec...

"Common Sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen" - Albert Einstein
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โ€œBelieve nothing, no matter where you read it, or who sa...

โ€œBelieve 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 common sense.โ€ said the Buddha.
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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrar...

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. -W. Somerset Maugham
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โ€œThe very powerful and the very stupid have one thin...

โ€œThe very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They donโ€™t alter their views to fit the facts. They alter the facts to fit their views.โ€ - Dr Who
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Poetry is pulling at t...

Poetry is pulling at threads to find the common strings that unite us all.
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"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by th...

"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."โ€”Thomas Jefferson (1823)
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"The two most common element...

"The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity." โ€” Harlan Ellison
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โ€œWe crave for new sensations but soon becom...

โ€œWe crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences.โ€ - Nikola Tesla
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Common sense is not a gift. It i...

Common sense is not a gift. It is a punishment. When you must deal with those who don't have it.--Annon
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