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Common Sense Quotes

There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself.

Author: Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist

The common people of America display a quality of good common sense which is heartening to anyone who believes in the democratic process.

Author: George Gallup (1901-1984)

Profession: American Public Opinion Expert

Common sense is the genius of humanity.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Common Sense is very uncommon.

Author: Horace Greeley (1811-1872)

Profession: American Newspaper Editor

My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Author: Katharine Hepburn (1907)

Profession: American Actress, Writer

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if it has common sense on the ground floor.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.

Author: Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

Profession: French Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.

Author: Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895)

Profession: British Biologist, Educator

Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.

Author: Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895)

Profession: British Biologist, Educator

When two men share an umbrella, both of them get wet.

Author: Michael Isenberg

Profession:

A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.

Author: Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958)

Profession: American Engineer, Inventor

He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.

Author: Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)

Profession: British Author, Clergyman

Common Sense is in medicine the master workman.

Author: Peter Latham

Profession: