Sense Quotes

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same ...

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. - Galileo
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โ€œThe Universe is under no...

โ€œThe Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.โ€ - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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"Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - ...

"Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense." Sir Winston Churchill
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"The only way to make sense out of...

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance." -Alan Watts
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โ€œAnd I knew exactly what to do. B...

โ€œAnd I knew exactly what to do. But in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do.โ€ โ€“ Michael Scott
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To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our ...

To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"When the king brands us pirates, he doesn't mean to make us adversaries. He doesn't mean to mak...

"When the king brands us pirates, he doesn't mean to make us adversaries. He doesn't mean to make us criminals. He means to make us monsters. For that's the only way his god-fearing, tax-paying subjects can make sense of men who keep what is theirs and fear no one." - Captain Flint (Black Sails)
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"The senses deceive from time to time, and...

"The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent to never trust wholly those who have deceived us even once." -Rene Descartes
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โ€œLife is so confu...

โ€œLife is so confusing in how it all makes sense.โ€ - F. P.
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"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the ...

"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart." H.L. Mencken, Minority Report
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"We can't fight...

"We can't fight what we can't measure" - common sense
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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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"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain." - James Baldwin
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"A sense of humour is t...

"A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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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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โ€œYour sense of self worth...

โ€œYour sense of self worth should not come from the approval of othersโ€ -Zac Shomler
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โ€œA man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture e...

โ€œA man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.โ€ - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"For he who had forsaken intellectual and ethical pursuits to re-ent...

"For he who had forsaken intellectual and ethical pursuits to re-enter the material sphere with its illusions of sense and false ambition was regarded as one dead to the sphere of reality." โ€” Manly P. Hall (1928)
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"Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and fro...

"Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from the desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service to the flesh" - Marcus Aurelius
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"The Universe is like a dog, in the sense that if you're afraid ...

"The Universe is like a dog, in the sense that if you're afraid of the Universe it will snarl and attack, but if you love the Universe it will roll over on its back and show you its belly." - JRE #666
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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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The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the...

The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet. ...Barney Frank
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โ€œNow that itโ€™s over ...

โ€œNow that itโ€™s over Iโ€™m left with an overwhelming sense of serenityโ€
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โ€œThe chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly rem...

โ€œThe chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.โ€ -Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at The End of the Universe
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So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet...

So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and hold on to that childlike wonder about what makes the universe exist. ...Stephen Hawking
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"Compassion is inversely r...

"Compassion is inversely related to sociopathy...that would make sense at least!" -- A
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"Once a week, I like to slip into a deep ...

"Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth." - Bo Burnham
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"Common sens...

"Common sense is not so common." - Voltaire
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"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired...

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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The desire to do right ...

The desire to do right is probably the most uncommon sense of all. - Unknown.
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"Horse sense is the thing a h...

"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. " - W. C. Fields
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"One doesn't have a...

"One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you." โ€” Larry Gelbart
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." -Isaac Asimov
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Forgive me my nonsense, as I also ...

Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense. ....Robert Frost
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โ€œRecapitulating, we may say that according to the general theory of relativity spa...

โ€œRecapitulating, we may say that according to the general theory of relativity space is endowed with physical qualities; in this sense, therefore, there exists an ether. ...nor therefore any space-time intervals in the physical sense." - Albert Einstein.
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"I get a sense among certain young people on social media that the way of making change i...

"I get a sense among certain young people on social media that the way of making change is to be as judgemental as possible about other people....then I can sit back and feel pretty good about myself because 'Man did you see how woke I was? I called you out!'" - Barack Obama
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โ€œAt grief so deep the tongue must wag in va...

โ€œAt grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.โ€ โ€“ Dante, Inferno.
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"Like so many Americans, she was trying t...

"Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops." โ€” Kurt Vonnegut
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โ€œThe world is full of magic th...

โ€œThe world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.โ€โ€•W.B. Yeats
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โ€œAll sins have their origin in...

โ€œAll sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority, otherwise called ambition.โ€ ~Cesare Pavese
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"When law and morality contradict each other, the citiz...

"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." -- Frรฉdรฉric Bastiat
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"The sense of meaning that life can provide ...

"The sense of meaning that life can provide to you is proportionate to the amount of responsibility you decide to take on"- Jordan Peterson
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When you find a...

When you find a path, you lose all sense of direction
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"If the English language made an...

"If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur." โ€” Doug Larson
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โ€œWe accept reality so readily -...

โ€œWe accept reality so readily - perhaps because we sense that nothing is real.โ€ โ€• Jorge Luis Borges
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"You sensed that you should be following a different path, a more ambitious one, ...

"You sensed that you should be following a different path, a more ambitious one, you felt that you were destined for other things but you had no idea how to achieve them and in your misery you began to hate everything around you." Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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"In a sense, pornography is the most political form o...

"In a sense, pornography is the most political form of fiction, dealing with how we use and exploit each other, in the most urgent and ruthless way." - J. G. Ballard
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โ€œMan's most valuable trait...

โ€œMan's most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe.โ€ โ€” Euripides
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"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human value...

"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human valuesโ€”reconciling conflicts, sharing forgiveness and gratitude, deepening a sense of loving intimacy, and rising above our myopic experience of ourselves, our lives, and the world." โ€”Joseph Loizzo
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"Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, driv...

"Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic." - Bertrand Russell
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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired...

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed - Dwight D Eisenhower
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