Common sense is genius in homespun.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Common Sense Quotes
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke,...
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of...
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
The Day of Judgment is an important notion: but that Day is always with us
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then...
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.